The combination of warm and sunny climate, tropical flora and fauna, good infrastructure, and luxury resorts along the coast of the Riviera Maya, has inspired the best international designers in the golf industry to create excellent golf courses. This destination, known by some as the Mayan Riviera, includes the coastline from Cancun all the way south to Tulum and has become a true mecca for golf players. Each year professionals and amateurs alike come to enjoy the paradisaical golf courses in the Riviera Maya and to participate in international tournaments.
Here are some of the most renowned golf courses in the Riviera Maya in Mexico:
El Camaleon Golf Club
Located at the Mayakoba resort, this golf course stretches out among the tropical jungle and mangroves, all the way to the sea. Plus, it was home to the Mayakoba Classic, the only official PGA TOUR event held outside the U.S.A. or Canada.
Designed by: Greg Norman
El Manglar Golf Course
Located at the Mayan Palace hotel, this executive golf course boasts two lakes and 2,923 yards full of natural vegetation, challenge, and an exclusive golf design.
Designed by: Nicklaus
Grand Coral Riviera Maya Golf
Located at the Grand Coral Riviera Maya Resort, this golf course was specially designed to minimize its environmental impact. This challenging course blends into its natural surroundings and includes lakes and a particular type of grass that withstands high levels of salinity. Ideal for the eco-aware golfers!
Designed by: Nick Price
Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Course
Located at the Iberostar Paraiso Beach hotel, this demanding golf course is considered one of P.B. Dye’s most difficult designs. Its amazing vistas, distinctive rock work, and first class playing surface are sure to entice any golf player.
Designed by: P.B. Dye
Playacar Golf Course
Located right by the Playacar Palace resort, this 7,144-yard golf course is only a small distance from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, right in the middle of Playa del Carmen.
Designed by: Robert von Hagge
Puerto Aventuras Resort Course
Located in the heart of Puerto Aventuras, this golf course is both challenging and exciting despite its relatively small size. Covered by Bermuda grass and surrounded by palm trees, it is definitely worth a visit.
Designed by: Thomas Lehman
Riviera Maya Golf Courses
Located in the Riviera Maya, this golf course includes a total of 27 holes. Divided into a 9-hole course and an 18-hole course, it provides great challenge surrounded by natural lakes and water holes.
Designed by: Robert Trent Jones II
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