GOLF COURSES IN THE CARIBBEAN

GOLF COURSES : DESTINATIONS - CARIBBEAN & MEXICO

Golf Courses in the Caribbean

Holidays combined with Golf in the Caribbean Islands have been captivating travelers for centuries.

The Caribbean Islands are famous for their beaches, sugar-soft sand a peaceful place to take time out and relax. Although the islands are often visible from one another, they are different. Some of the islands are lively and developed while others just have picturesque panoramas over the turquoise and emerald water. The Caribbean is a great place for golf and because each course is so unique there are enough courses to satisfy the most avid golfer.

Golfing can be a relaxing experience, as well as an exciting competition when visiting a multi-faceted vacation destination in the Caribbean. Travelers may arrange package vacations to fit the needs of golfing and non-golfing enthusiasts alike. With a large variety of activities, the perfect climate, and plenty of beaches, this beautiful Caribbean region makes for truly memorable leisure or business experience.

BAHAMAS

The Bahamas specifically the Grand Bahama Island, maintain an international glamour and tropical ease.

Golfers come from around the world to play in world-class tournaments.

Popular golf courses in the Bahamas:

-The Gran Lucayan-Reef Course, 18 holes, par 72, 6909 yards - Grand Bahama Island

Closest Hotels: Lighthouse Point at Grand Lucayan, Pelican Bay Resort at Lucaya

-Ocean Club Golf Course 18-holes, 72 par, 7110 yards - Atlantis, Paradise Island

Closest Hotels: The Royal at Atlantis, The Reef at Atlantis

-Royal Blue Golf Course 18 holes, 72 par, 7153 yards – Baha Mar Nassau

Closest Hotels: Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas, SLS Baha Mar

BERMUDA

Extraordinarily pleasant weather and a distinctive island escape make people love Bermuda heartedly.

Bermuda is composed of approximately 180 islands linked by bridges. All of the islands feature spectacular beaches., vegetation, and unique wildlife. Golfers have always been attracted to Bermuda’s scenery, agreeable climate, and sophisticated activities. All golf courses offer spectacular ocean vistas.

Popular golf courses in Bermuda:

-Turtle Hill Golf Club/ Fairmont Southampton, 18 challenging par 3 holes, 2,684-yard, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean

Closest Hotels: Fairmont Southampton, The Reefs Resort & Club, Wades Garden

- Tucker’s Point Golf Course, 18-hole, par-70, 6491 yards

Closest Hotels: Rosewood Bermuda

CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA, PLAYA DEL CARMEN - MEXICO

Cancun & Riviera Maya Mexico is famous for its beautiful weather, turquoise waters, and unmatched historical beauty.

Popular golf courses:

-El Camaleón Mayacoba, 18 holes, par 72, 7024 yards - Playa del Carmen

Created with the goal of producing a tournament-quality golf course while maintaining an enjoyable sense of 'play-ability for players of all skill levels, this course was designed to enhance the most desirable natural features of its tropical forest and seaside settings.

Closest Hotels: Fairmont Mayakoba, Rosewood Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba Resort, Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda, Grand Velas Riviera Maya.

-Vidanta Riviera Maya, 18 holes, Executive par 54, 2923 yards - Located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, is a par 3 Jack Nicklaus masterpiece. The contrast that exists with the colors of this course gives it natural Caribbean beauty.

Closest Hotels: Vidanta Riviera Maya, The Grand Mayan at Vidanta Riviera Maya, The Grand Bliss at Vidanta Riviera Maya.

-Riviera Maya Golf Club by Bahia Principe Golf, 18 holes, par 72, 7272 yards with magnificent Mayan jungle, natural lakes, and cenotes in a rugged geography.

Closest Hotels: Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, Grand Bahia Residences and Golf, Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an, Sunscape Akumal Beach Resort & Spa

CUBA

Cuba is the largest Caribbean island in size (750 miles long) easily accessible from Canada and Europe.

There are many excellent beaches on the mainland and offshore keys. There is an extremely strong Latin culture and Spanish colonial architecture in Havana, Santiago, and other cities. Cuba has a large tourism industry with many hotels, resorts, villas, and world-class golf.

-The Varadero Golf Club, 18-hole Par 72 Golf Course: 5 Holes Par 5, 5 Holes Par 3, the remaining 8 Holes are par 4. It has 6 269 linear meters of travel between the First Tee or the Green of 18 Hole.

The current layout of the course was designed by architect Les Furber, President of the Canadian Golf Design Services LTD (GDS), in the style of Robert Trent (Jr.). It extends over a narrow area of 3.5 km located between the hotels “Be Live Adults Only Los Cactus”, “Be Live Experience Tuxpan”, “Iberostar Bella Costa”, Meliá Las Americas “Golf & Suites Resort”, “Meliá Varadero”, “Sol Club Palmeras”, and “Sol Club Sirenas-Coral”.

Closest Hotels: Meliá las Americas, Meliá Varadero Hotel, Sol Varadero Beach Resort

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The island offers a selection of resorts with their own golf courses, carefully designed incorporating the hills and coastline.

-The Playa Dorada Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Features an 18-hole, par 72, 6765 yards, with lush terrain, sloping hillsides, wide fairways, and huge sand bunkers. Punta Cana is a surprisingly hidden paradise located at the edge of the Dominican Republic.

Closest Hotels: Meliá Caribe Beach Resort, Barceló Bávaro Palace, Paradisus Punta Cana, Barceló Bávaro Beach

The resort offering 27-holesl of golf:

Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort All Inclusive

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