Morocco is a country known for many beautiful sights. From the wonders of the Sahara Desert to the breathtaking religious architecture, Morocco has a lot to offer to those visiting. But in Casablanca, the city made famous by classic Hollywood, what you might not expect to find is a world renowned golf course.
The Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort
The Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort is located in El Jadida, only a short distance away from the famed city of Casablanca. The resort has made its home on the shoreline, and combined with the warm sunshine that so often blesses the north of Africa, makes for a truly exquisite experience.
The Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort was designed by Gary Player, one of golf’s greatest players and arguably one of the best of all time, even above players like Tiger Woods. His distinction as one of the sport’s best players can be seen reflected in the course, which has been designed to challenge players while also taking full advantage of the location surrounding it.
The green of the course runs parallel to the shoreline, with the beautiful sandy beaches bleeding into the bunkers of the 18 hole Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort. Expect to see crystal clear waves lapping at the shoreline as you play, and even marine wildlife in the shallow depths, for a sight wholly unique thanks to the course’s genius location.
The picturesque views of the shoreline alongside the warm sunny weather makes the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort feel like a dream, a combination too good to be true when coupled with a world famous golf course. A seaside getaway and a luxury golfing experience all in one, it puts the course up there as one of the world’s most unique courses, in the best way possible.
The bunkers across the course keep the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort interesting, and provide an exciting challenge. The course has been designed with seasoned players in mind, however is still accessible to players of all skill levels. Players are expected to make precise shots to avoid the hazards presented to them, with a 72-par in place to incentivise players to take their time and play their best. But with such stunning views, who would want to rush through a course like this?
The Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort itself is nothing to scoff at either. Home to almost every amenity imaginable, this five star hotel offers massages, an outdoor swimming pool, and private dining just to name a few. The hotel has been designed to cater to all guests needs, with a luxury experience for guests a number one priority.
Use this downtime between games on the green to experience the best Morocco has to offer, especially the food, which is prepared at the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort by renowned chefs. Famous Moroccan dishes include couscous and chicken dishes, however with the coastline mere feet from the course, seafood is also guaranteed to be delicious and incredibly fresh.
Or, explore outside the hotel, and see the sights Morocco has to offer. Casablanca is a must-see location for those visiting the country, with its breathtaking buildings that even classic Hollywood couldn’t capture in their complete splendor. Or, experience the country’s vast and diverse culture, which is sure to leave no shortage of surprises for tourists experiencing the country for the first time.
Trips to the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort can be purchased for less than £500 p.p., which includes unlimited access to the course as well as all the services provided by the hotel. It is a truly magical experience, and a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore one of the golfing world’s most picturesque courses.