Avalon Golf and Country Club

Set inland on a high plateau, the Avalon Golf and Country Club offers a refreshing new golfing experience in Mauritius. Surrounded by tea plantations, rivers, ravines, and mountains the course offers sweeping views of the southern coastline. Featuring an undulating, windswept terrain, punctuated by small ravines, the 18-hole golf course, has been designed to international standards by the world-renowned South-African architect Peter Matkovich. Apart from its distinctive and natural features, the design brief for the course was to foster and bring out the indigenous flora and fauna of the island.

The layout was designed with the prevailing South-East trade wind in mind. All par 3’s and par 5’s play in different directions, thus providing a variety of conditions throughout the round. The lush, green, all-season fairways, exceptional bunkering and the clever use of rivers and ravines features add to its challenge.

The course is perhaps best remembered for its signature hole number 4. The tee shot is played from a tee box set on an elevated ridgeline, across a ravine, to a fairway situated well below the tees. A breathtaking tee shot, that requires a degree of precision and commitment to the shot.

The par 3, 14th is one of the most difficult short holes on the course. At 164m off the men’s tee box, a  medium iron shot is played to a green with a small stream running along the right hand side of it. A bunker protects the left side of the green, so the conservative play might be to the area short left of the green, where a mound could deflect your ball back onto the front of the green. Making par is always a good score on this hole.

While most golf rounds in Mauritius are played along the coast, Avalon offers a contrasting golf experience, giving some welcome variety to a golfing holiday on the island. It is easily accessible from all parts of the country making it possible to play even if you are staying at one of the coastal resorts such as Constance Belle Mare Plage or the Shangri-La Le Tousserok Hotel. There is no accommodation available on site.

For more information about playing at Avalon and Mauritius golfing holidays, contact us here or call +44 208 249 5919 (UK) or +65 919 412 56 (Asia) to speak to our Mauritius Golf Holiday’s team.


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Avalon Golf Course Information

  • Holes 18
  • Par 72
  • Mens Length: 5499 m
  • Ladies Length: 4899 m


  • Putting Green
  • Clubs for Hire
  • Pro Shop
  • Driving range
  • Chipping green
  • Practice Bunkers
  • Golf Carts
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Locker Rooms