Mexico is the #2 worldwide golf vacation destination for American golf travelers. Adding to the attraction of Mexico golf is year round sunshine and beautiful beaches. The leading golf travel regions in Mexico include Cancun/Rivera Maya along the Mexican Caribbean coast, and to the west Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos. Cancun golf in particular is leading the way with value minded golf and resorts like the all inclusive Moon Palace Cancun. For a luxury Mexico golf vacation package consider the beautiful Mayakoba golf resort in the Rivera Maya featuring the Fairmont Mayakoba resort and the El Camaleon golf course.
In the Mexican Caribbean the premier golf courses include El Camaleon in the Rivera Maya and the new TPC Cancun about 30 minuets north. Combine your Mexico golf vacation package with sightseeing trip to the Mayan Ruins of Tulum or Chichen Itza.
Featured Cancun Golf Courses…
Moon Spa & Golf Club
Moon Palace is home to one of the only two Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses in Cancun, set on the rolling Cancun – Riviera Maya landscape. Its dynamic layout challenges golfers to navigate through native vegetation as well as wetlands and strategically placed bunkers. Each of the three nine-hole courses offers a distinctive environment that challenges professionals and amateurs alike.
Riviera Cancun Golf Club
Rivera Cancun is the second signature course by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. It features strategic bunkering, immaculate greens and a stunning layout of fairways. A spectacular Mexican contemporary clubhouse invites golfers to relax and enjoy the tranquility of the natural reserve that surrounds the course, including the dunes, lakes, mangroves and Tasiste native palm trees, which are some of the elements that make this course a visual stunner.
Playacar Spa & Golf Club
Playacar offers the perfect combination of natural beauty and man-made creations, and it’s as challenging to play as it is beautiful to view. This magnificent championship golf course, designed by renowned architect Robert Von Hagge and carved out of the dense Mayan jungle, is only a few hundred yards from the crystal-clear, turquoise ocean and white sands of the Mexican Caribbean Sea. The thrilling design of the golf course has made Playa del Carmen one of the most popular golf destinations in Mexico.
El Camaleon Golf Club,
El Camaleon host of the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic is located at the Fairmont Mayakoba Resort. Designed by Greg Norman, is unique in the golf world. As its name suggests, El Camaleón is ever changing. The stunning Playa Del Carmen golf course bends through 3 distinct landscapes -dense tropical jungles, mangrove forests, and stunning oceanfront stretches of sand. Norman has even incorporated a cenote, an ancient underground cavern and river system into the center of the opening fairway. In the distance is one of the world’s largest coral reefs and the island of Cozumel.
The new TPC Cancun course, designed by Nick Price. The complex is eventually slated to have a second course by Tom Fazio. It is a large development with homes and a beach club. In an environment friendly concept respecting the lush vegetation that surrounds the course Nick Price was inspired to create a challenge on each hole. 18 holes on wide greens with Platinum Paspalum grass tip to tip and 84 sand traps accompanied by five lakes make the environment a natural landscape to enjoy on your Cancun golf vacation tour. As the only TPC course outside the United States, the TPC Cancun Golf at Cancun Country Club collaboration provides an experience unique in all Mexico.
Featured Mexico Golf Resorts & Hotels
Cancun Moon Palace Golf Resort
Cancun Moon Palace golf resort is a luxurious resort with excellent service and comfortable facilities. This All Inclusive meals and drinks property is the largest in all of Latin America. It’s made up of 4 sections, Sunrise, Nizuc, Golf, and Grand. Each section has its own pools, restaurants and bars. This is resort living on a grand scale with 2,457 luxurious rooms. There are 3 excellent golf courses to play combined with a stay at the Moon Palace Resort. The Moon Palace Golf Club located on property, the Rivera Cancun Club located 10 minutes drive away and the golf club at Playacar about a 45 minute drive from the Moon Palace Resort.
The Fairmont Mayakoba Golf Resort
The Fairmont Mayakoba Golf Resort is one of the most uniquely designed resorts in the world today. It’s located about 45 min from Cancun airport in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Fairmont Mayakoba is tucked away around the natural waterways of a mangrove and the layout is conducive to a quiet, relaxing getaway. Oceanfront casitas have stairways leading to the beach, while most of the other rooms and suites are perched over lagoons. Electric carts and long wooden boats transport guests between the lobby, a central island with swimming pools, the beach, and the rooms.
Cabo San Lucas Golf Courses
Cabo San Lucas and the Los Cabos area, has become one of Mexico’s best golf destinations. From San Jose Del Cabo to the town of Cabo San Lucas, golf courses are skillfully carved out of the desert and accented by the Sea of Cortes and Pacific Ocean. The area has always been known for great sport fishing with the warmer waters of the Baja clashing with the cold Pacific. Combining golf and fishing can makes for a complete sporting travel experience.
Featured Cabo San Lucas /Cabo Del Sol Golf Courses…
Cabo Real Golf Course
Cabo Real was home to two PGA Senior Slams, and a host of other prestigious golf tournaments, the 7,037 yard Cabo Real Golf Course designed by Robert Trent Jones II has what is considered the toughest front nine of golf in Los Cabos. Its three spectacular ocean front holes put Cabo Real on the golf world map in 1996 when whales put on a spectacular show breaching just yards offshore during the Senior Slam golf tournament. Long considered the favorite of many pros, the Cabo Real course is a must during any visit.
Club Campestre San Jose
Club Campestre was designed around the unique lifestyle of Baja, Club Campestre San José expands across more than 220 hectares of magnificent desert terrain, offering the experience you´ve been looking for. The course is located slightly inland and plays to over 7,000 yards from the back tees. With its spectacular views to the Sea of Cortez, canyons and mountains, Club Campestre San José invites you to enjoy the incredible panoramic views and dramatic elevation changes.
Puerto Los Cabos Golf Course,
Puerto Los Cabos is located the western end of the San Jose del Cabo/Cabo San Lucas corridor. The course presents a unique composite design consisting of 9 holes from Jack Nicklaus and 9 holes from Greg Norman. Completed 18 hole layouts from each of these designers was completed in 2012 at Puerto Los Cabos for members. This unique opportunity allows golfers to experience the difference in design philosophies. Never before has work from these great designers been used to create 18 holes.