Golfing in Reunion Island – a relaxing and exotic experience
Reunion Island is the perfect destination for golf lovers who wish to combine sports practice with a complete change of scenery. The 3 golf courses of the island will satisfy the needs of all, beginners as well as enthusiasts. Between volcano, clear waters and luxuriant vegetation, the landscapes offered by the different courses will never cease to delight you.
Golf du Bassin Bleu: a technical course in an idyllic setting
The most technical golf course is the Bassin Bleu, also called Golf de Saint-Gilles-les-Hauts. Designed in 1990 by Robert Berthelet, this 18-hole course hosts many tournaments, such as the Reunion International Open. While the first 9 holes face the sea, with a breathtaking view of the Reunionese coast, the last 9 holes are located in the shade of a eucalyptus forest, whose coolness will be welcome during the hot summer days.
After the effort, the comfort! After your golf session, enjoy the comfort of a 220m² swimming pool with a view of the ocean, or succumb to the call of the many treatments offered by the golf’s wellness area. If you wish to extend this sporting moment with a cultural escapade, the golf course is also the starting point for a visit to the Villèle museum and the Moulin Kader walk.
Bourbon Golf Club: a family club for all levels
Built in the state forest of Étang Salé in the South, this 18-hole Par 72 course created by Michel Gayon in 1969 is the oldest on the island. Its classic but technical design will delight beginners as well as more experienced players. Several introductory courses and lessons for those wishing to improve or discover the discipline are offered by the establishment.
Moreover, this golf course is perfectly adapted to family vacations, since it offers a multitude of activities that will delight children and adults. Tennis, beach, hiking or horseback riding, the club is bound to have something for you. Renowned for its filaos and bougainvilleas, the club offers an unparalleled view of the heights of Reunion Island, which will make your golfing experience all the more memorable.
The Golf du Colorado: a physical course on the heights of the island
Also called Golf de Saint Denis, the Colorado golf course is also signed Michel Gayon. Built in 1984, this 9-hole course is the highest on the island. With an average altitude of 600 meters and a difference in altitude of 180 meters, the course is both technical and physical. A few kilometers from the capital, this hilly Par 34 is accessible to all and offers an unparalleled experience in a friendly atmosphere. The club’s pro shop offers specialized clothing and accessories, as well as complete equipment for rent. The course is also one of the twelve leisure facilities on the island that can accommodate people with disabilities.
Golf Week – six days of competition culminating in a gala event – is held here every year, with each year being more popular than the last. For added challenge and comfort, the Golf Club of Colorado recently undertook an expansion of its course. You will soon be able to discover several new holes and enjoy the sensation of playing on brand new greens.
The Beauséjour Sport Club: a golf driving range to start or improve
The Beauséjour Sport Club’s golf practice is the perfect facility for those who wish to discover the discipline or improve their technique. Initiations and discovery sessions are open to all, from the age of 6. It is therefore the ideal establishment for any amateur wishing to integrate the practice of golf with a heavenly vacation in the heart of the Indian Ocean.
Don’t hesitate any longer and set out to conquer the golf courses of Reunion Island. For a trip rich in discovery, choose an inter-island trip. You will be able to test yourself on the splendid courses of the Seychelles or the famous Mauritian Golf Clubs. The Vanilla islands are waiting for you for a wonderful and unforgettable golfing trip!