Experience the ultimate affordable golf holiday on the French Riviera

Are you an avid golfer in search of a holiday destination, where you can play on a variety of courses without breaking the bank? Look no further than the French Riviera, where you’ll be just minutes away from 12 of the region’s most renowned golf courses when you stay at Lou Messugo self-catering apartment.

affordable golf on French Riviera buggy and fairway

The unbeatable value of our affordable holiday apartment enables you to play every day, at a variety of clubs, with money left over to enjoy the surrounding area. A holiday here is a golfer’s dream come true!

The French Riviera is renowned for its beautiful courses and year-round sunny weather, making it the perfect destination for golfers of all levels. Whether you’re looking to improve your game or simply want to spend some time on the greens, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to tee off in this stunning region.

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Golfing on the French Riviera: a paradise for golfers

Let’s delve into those reasons to book an affordable golf holiday on the French Riviera. This beautiful region is blessed with 300 days of sunshine a  year and a mild winter, making it the perfect destination for year-round golfing and especially attractive for off-season travel when flights and accommodation are usually better value.

With over 60 clubs and practices on the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera), you’ll have a wide variety of courses and prices to choose from. Whether you’re an experienced golfer looking for a challenge, or a beginner seeking to improve your game, there’s something for everyone on the French Riviera. And for those who are new to the game, don’t worry – there are plenty of courses designed for beginners, with English-speaking pros available for lessons.

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The ultimate golfing and holiday experience on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is renowned for its stunning golf courses, with sweeping views of the mountains and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea from many of the fairways and greens. However, that’s just the beginning. This region also offers a rich tapestry of culture, beauty, and adventure for both golfers and non-golfers alike.

Indulge in the region’s outstanding gastronomy and wine, soak up the sun on gorgeous beaches, experience the excitement of festivals and carnivals, admire stunning architecture, explore perilous hilltop villages, and shop for unique treasures in picturesque local markets.

rocky cove french riviera with boat

With world-renowned art galleries, fabulous shopping, and the famous Nice Carnival and Monaco Grand Prix, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And after a day on the greens, you’ll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in all that the French Riviera has to offer. Whether you’re a golfer or not, this region promises to deliver an unforgettable holiday experience.

Discover the advantages of staying at Lou Messugo for your affordable golfing holiday on the French Riviera

For a seamless, cost-effective golfing holiday you won’t forget, opt for self-catering accommodation with on-site owners. It’s the perfect way to keep costs down, leaving more spending power for the fairways. And Lou Messugo, with its unbeatable combination of affordability and quality is the place to be!

Staying at Lou Messugo, we, Phoebe and JF your French-speaking on-site hosts, can help with reservations, organising lessons, and finding the best price green fees. JF is a golfer himself and is more than happy to give advice on courses.

table on terrace with view of garden at Lou Messugo gite

Our fully equipped, comfortable apartment has free unlimited WiFi for easy booking and course research. There’s ample space to store your clubs in the garage and outdoor taps to clean your equipment.  A washing machine, dryer, and iron at your disposal enables you to look your best on the golf course at no extra cost to yourselves (no hefty hotel laundry fees).

Lou Messugo offers secure parking and complimentary charging for electric cars, directly outside the front door, making your stay as convenient and good value as possible.

The apartment is situated in a quiet residential area in Roquefort les Pins, a short walk from restaurants, shops and bars. The lively town of Valbonne with its many cafes and restaurants is just a ten-minute drive away. Our perfect location enables you the choice to eat out if you wish but equally stay in and relax, saving those precious pennies for more golfing treats.

massage on terrace at Lou Messugo self-catering holiday apartment

Enjoy our self-catering facilities as you cook up a meal on the BBQ or relax on the private terrace with a glass of delicious local rosé. Unwind with a splash in the pool and complete your day with a leisurely game of boules on our on-site pétanque court. For a special treat, relax with a massage from a local therapist who visits the apartment, at a fraction of the cost you would pay at a hotel spa.

Get your clubs ready! Discover the best golf courses nearby

At Lou Messugo, our convenient location allows you to enjoy your golfing holiday to the fullest by spending less (time and money) on travel. Being located in the heart of the French Riviera with 4 golf courses around 15 minutes or less away and another 6 within 30 minutes, you can use your savings on fuel for another round on the greens!

french riviera golf course

Château de la Bégude, Route de Roquefort les Pins, Opio, – 4.8 km / 7 mins

*Golf de la Vanade, Route de Grasse, Villeneuve-Loubet – 7.6 km / 11 mins

Grande Bastide, 761 Chemin des Picholines, Châteauneuf de Grasse – 7.7 km / 13 mins

*Victoria Golf Club, 1475 Chemin du Val Martin, Valbonne – 11 km / 17 mins

Cannes-Mougins, 175 Ave de Golf, Mougins – 13 km / 21 mins

Country Club de St Donat, 270 Route de Cannes, Grasse – 14 km / 22 mins

*Le Provencal, 95 Ave Roumanille, Biot-Sophia Antipolis – 15 km / 21 mins

Royal Mougins, 424 Allée du Roi, Mougins – 15 km / 24 mins

Biot, 1379 Route d’Antibes, Biot – 18 km / 23 mins

Claux-Amic, Route des 3 Ponts, Grasse – 19 km / 28 mins

Cannes-Mandelieu Old Course, 265 Route du Golf, Mandelieu – 25 km / 32 mins

Riviera Golf Club de Barbossi, 802 Ave des Amazones, Mandelieu – 26 km / 33 mins

St Endréol, Domaine de St Endréol, La Motte – 70 km / 1 hr

Courses marked with * are 9 holes only.

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Ready for the golfing experience of a lifetime on the breathtaking French Riviera that won’t cost the earth? Get in touch now to discuss your needs and plan your stay at Lou Messugo self-catering apartment.

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This post was originally published in October 2012 and has been completely updated and revised for 2022


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