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Discover Golf in France at Barriere Hotels

By: Golfshake Editor | Tue 14 Jul 2020

For golfers in the UK gazing across the English Channel, there is a feast of golf awaiting you in France, presenting high quality throughout a vast array of regions, featuring outstanding courses, comfortable accommodation, delicious cuisine, and a rich culture, all of which is easily accessible and ready to be experienced. 

Barrière Hotel is one of the smoothest pathways you can venture on to sample the best that the French Republic can offer. This chain of venues boasts a spectacular portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts across the country, providing a variety to choose from, ideal for any taste, whether you are in search of a coastal break or a more bustling city adventure, there is something for everyone.

If you are planning a golf holiday nearer to home, France is the place, as these hotels demonstrate.

The Hotels

Hotel Barrière L'Hôtel du Golf Deauville

Located in Normandy, Golf Deauville is a grand, striking venue, noted for its Norman architecture and stunning views. There are 169 spacious and well-furnished rooms within a hotel that also features a restaurant, leisure facilities and pleasant bar, all of which makes for a tremendous base for a golf break to France, just a short drive from Caen and three-hours away from Calais.

Its golf course was designed by Tom Simpson and opened for play in 1929, measuring 6,508 yards and showcasing a strategic, thoroughly enjoyable test of golf. 

The 'Murder on the Links' episode of the popular ITV series Agatha Christie's Poirot was filmed here.

For more information, visit Golfbreaks.

Hotel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard

Tucked away in Brittany in the heart of Dinard, this 5-star hotel is the ideal seaside retreat, offering guests a choice of elegant rooms enhanced by modern facilities, with the venue just a short stroll from the beach, casino and local attractions, with some wonderful golf courses on its doorstep.

Dinard is a rugged, classic links known for its scenic vistas throughout, while coastal views are also featured at Golf de Pleneuf-Val-Andre, while the likes of Golf de Saint-Cast Pen-Guen, Golf de Granville, Saint Malo and Golf des Ormes should be on your list to play.

For more information, visit Golfbreaks.

Hôtel Barrière L'Hermitage La Baule

Overlooking La Baule Bay, this luxury hotel is among the most revered in the Loire Valley, just a short journey from Nantes. Its 207 bedrooms are noted for their sea views, just adding to the tranquility, aligned with a lively restaurant and bar, not to mention the leisure facilities, completing an unforgettable golf holiday.

As for the golf, you are spoiled for choice in this part of the world, but nearby is the 36-holes at Golf International Barriere La Baule. Elsewhere, the parkland Golf de Nantes and strikingly laid out Golf de Pornic simply add to the dish of outstanding courses in this region.

For more information, visit Golfbreaks.

Hôtel Barrière Le Westminster Le Touquet

Situated in the north of France, this elegant hotel is stepped in history and celebrates the grandeur of the 1920s, taking you back in time through its 115 rooms, but adding contemporary touches courtesy of the spa and well equipped leisure facilities. For the evenings, you can sample the Michelin star Le Pavillion Restaurant, the luxury Brasserie Les Cimaises, and the attractive cocktail bar.

While staying here, you could even play the acclaimed Les Pins Course at Hardelot, ranked alongside Europe's best, or its younger sister, Les Dunes, and maybe the highly respected Le Touquet La Mer Course. La Feret is one for the list too.

For more information, visit Golfbreaks.


When you consider the elegance of the accommodation, the quality of its courses, and the accessibility, a golf break to France is a highly underrated experience, something that through Barrière Hotels, increasing numbers of golfers are discovering each year.

For more information on Barrière Hotels, visit Golfbreaks.

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