South West France is arguably one of the very best areas for golf in Europe. There are several world class courses less than an hour away from Libellule, as well as many other beautiful courses offering something for everyone. Whether you are a group of scratch golfers looking to play at some of France's best courses, or a keen beginner looking for your first taste of European golf, then Libellule offers the perfect base.
All the courses below are between 15 minutes and 1 hour's drive from Libellule:
This is the second oldest course in France, built in 1888. The course extends over 30 hectares and has 70 bunkers. It has very high quality greens. Located near the centre of Biarritz. Par 69, 5402m.
An international course, designed in 1926, is rated among the top 10 in France. It is by the sea, in a forest and by a lake. There is also a 9 hole course which is excellent for beginners and golfers of all levels. Designed by Tom Simpson. Par 70, 5901m.
Rated 15th best in Europe by Golf World magazine, Seignosse is a famous modern masterpiece. It threads its way through pine trees and cork oaks, over steeply undulating terrain and daunting water hazards. Rolling fairways with sand traps and water hazards. Par 72, 6129m.
Created in 1930, this is one of the most beautiful courses in France. Every hole is lined on both sides by a variety of trees. The greens are of the best quality. You will need your handicap card to play here. Par 71, 6004m.
A remarkable course laid in the pine forests of Les Landes and along the beach. Both technical and strategic, even proficient golfers will find it a challenge; jagged bunkers are a remarkable form of defence for the greens, and putting surfaces are contoured. Designed by Robert Trent Jones. Par 72, 6173m.
Between sea, forest and pond, the Pinsolle's golf offers to beginners and experienced players a course making it possible to improve their play.
Quite short and undulating course located in a woody park. Requires precision and technical game. but can be played by beginners as the distances are reasonable.
A competitive course, among the vineyards and the forest with very fast and technical greens. A wonderful course around an old farmhouse.
Provides fantastic views of the Basque countryside and over the Pyrenees. It is partly wooded and partly in the open. Bunkers and greens require a lot of careful thought and precision. It is a very technical course. Par 72, 6142m.