Known for its tropical splendor, Costa Rica golf has become the hemisphere’s ultimate destination with a fulfilling laid back style welcoming over 1.7 million visitors each year, with more than half of them visiting the Guanacaste area on the west coast.
Costa Rica is a magical place of astounding beauty, where air and water of the purest quality blend with breathtaking natural beauty.
Costa Rica is recognized as having one of the most developed democratic systems of government in Latin America. The quality of life is rated as one of the highest in the Western hemisphere.
Costa Rica has two major international airports, the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) located in San José (capital city) serving the majority of flight traffic coming to Costa Rica, and the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR), located in Liberia, which is now serving the tourism and economic growth of the Guanacaste region including the Westin Playa Conchal and Four Seasons Resorts on the west coast.
Perched on the edge of Costa Rica’s Northern Pacific Coast – between lush tropical forests and the Pacific Ocean – Reserva Conchal is the most prestigious beach and golf community in the Guanacaste Region on the West coast of Costa Rica. The resort is also home to all-inclusive Westin Playa Conchal Golf Resort & Spa, and Playa Beach. Spanning 2,300 acres, this eco-friendly resort is dedicated, above all, to maintaining harmony with its natural surroundings. The centerpiece of the resort is a championship golf course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones II.
Featured Costa Rica Golf Courses
La Iguana Golf Course, Los Suenos Resort
The La Iguana golf course in Costa Rica features 18 holes designed by Ted Robinson located at the Los Suenos Resort and situated alongside an exotic rain forest with breathtaking ocean views. This Costa Rica golfing gem is richly landscaped to include exotic native plants, banana trees, orchids, monkeys and more than 150 species of birds and local wildlife.
Knowledgeable golf guides are happy to point out all the beautiful Costa Rica highlights of this thrilling course. The mesmerizing scenery masks a challenging game - one well worth conquering. The 6,700 yard course rating is 73.4, par is 72 and slope 145. Los Suenos is located about 1 hour from San Jose and 2 hours from Liberia airport.
Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the name says it all. One of "Best 100 Courses outside the United States" by Golf Digest, this Arnold Palmer course is a golfer’s paradise. The Four Seasons golf course is a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The signature 6th hole is a par 4 featuring a huge drop and awesome view of the Pacific Ocean. Play this course to enjoy seeing howler monkeys and plentiful flora. The course is located in a remote setting but available with 1 hour drive for our client staying at the Westin Playa Conchal Resort.
Hacienda Pinilla, Costa Rica
The Golf Course at Hacienda Pinilla offers one of the finest settings for links enjoyment in a country renowned for its golf tradition. Created by respected architect Mike Young, the layout conforms gracefully to the natural flow of the land, weaving through the tropical forest along the shores of the Pacific to provide an unparalleled blue water backdrop. This par 72 course, which can play up to 7,200 yards, was designed to enhance the natural landscape of Hacienda Pinilla.
Reserva Conchal, Playa Conchal Resort, Costa Rica
Reserva Conchal golf course is located in Guanaste near the town of Brasilito and close to major attractions like Flamingo beach, Tamarindo, and Coco beach. This golf course is part of the Reserva Conchal resort that houses the Westin Playa Conchal. Reserva Conchal golf course is a Robert Trent Jones II design that has a mix of easy and tough holes. What makes this course special is the mix of rainforest and ocean scenery. This is one of the top three golf courses in Costa Rica.