104 blvd des Plages,
Anglet, nr Biarritz, Aquitaine F-64600
18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
9-hole par-29 Imperatrice course (1404 m from mens' tees).
5 km N of Biarritz
Leave the A63 motorway at exit (Bayonne-Sud) and take the D932 direction Anglet-Centre/Biarritz. Follow Anglet and Anglet Plages signs on the N263 and D5. After a few kilometres follow signs to Chiberta Plages. Look out for golf holes and entrance to Chiberta Golf Club and Hotel on your left.
Golf de Chiberta: There is an abundance of "old world" linksy charm to much of the course at Chiberta. Together with several oceanside holes, Tom Simpson's design also includes some real touches of masterly craftsmanship.
Two-thirds of the 18-hole course is played in a genuine links setting, complete with sea views, open landscape and (if you are lucky) a modest sea-breeze. The remainder of the course occupies a more tree-lined environment, where the holes are no less inspired. That said, the short par-4 17th is a bit eccentric, with a small pine forest growing up in front of the tee boxes - women may need a pitching wedge to clear the trees.
The slick greens look relatively flat but often contain an array of deceptive slopes and borrows. As long as you keep your ball off the beach and out of the villas dotted around the course, you’ll be in for a real seaside golfing treat at Chiberta.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Back in the 1920s the Duke of Windsor was a visitor at this course, where architect Tom Simpson was instructed to build one of the world's finest courses.
104 boulevard des Plages, 64600 Anglet.
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At the heart of the Chiberta golf course is the 4-star Hotel de Chiberta. Charming 1920s architecture combines with trendy yet elegant rooms, fashionable dining, large panoramic terraces, a spa and indoor pool.
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