Mauritius is your hole in one holiday

When it comes to packing a travel bag to visit one of the most beautiful islands on the planet, common items include sunscreen, flip flops, board shorts and a hat. In Mauritius, you can add items like a tee, putter, three iron and golf balls.

Other than world class beaches, spectacular mountains and internationally adored cuisine, the island hosts some of the very best golf courses in the world with wild backdrops. While Mauritius is a small island, their courses certainly aren’t scaled down and can provide a real challenge or just another relaxing day out. From only R7999 per person sharing for 7 nights’ accommodation, including flights, transfers and a selection of activities. Contact holidays@kulula.com for more.

Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita

This course was designed by South Africa’s very own championship- winning golfer, Ernie Els. Players and enthusiasts have the chance to make par in 72 shots on this 18 hole course.

Four Seasons is built to USGA standards and would be a worthy host for any championship. Six of the 18 holes are set right on the oceanfront. The 18th is commonly known as one of the most breathtaking in the world.

The Links Golf Course

Designers Rodney Wright and Peter Allis have done the Mauritian golfing fraternity justice by designing 18 holes of eclectic beauty.

With over 5, 942 metres of playable course, The Links is up to USGA standard and offers more than just a round of golf, including gastronomy, diving, spa and lessons.

Heritage Golf Club Mauritius

Heritage Golf club is a multi-award winning championship golf course which is found in the southern part of Mauritius. With over 6.4km of course awaiting players, the setting is undeniably beautiful with green rolling hills and a blue lagoon as an obstacle.

Heritage Golf Club is a 27-hole complex and provides an enjoyable experience for golfers of all handicaps. The establishment is also child friendly, and a nine hole pitch and putt course is available to young, aspiring golfers.

Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club (Trou d’eau Douce)

The island off the island, Ile Aux Cerfs is set just off the coast of Mauritius with 87 hectares of untouched paradise. The little island of Ile Aux Cerfs also doubles a haven for golfers.

Designed by Bernhard Langer, the 18 hole course has several themes that are recurring throughout the island - some which are beautiful and others that are testing. With nine lakes and several sea inlets to negotiate, the course isn’t too tricky and offers an authentic and playable experience for all golfers.