Riviera Maya Golf Club

Unlike most other courses in the Maya Riviera, which are generally fairly flat, this course achieves a surprising amount of elevation change. While the terrain on the front 9 is more gentle, the back 9 experiences the bulk of the elevation shifts. The back 9 is also where the vegetation becomes more mature, and where golfers can enjoy the course's cenote's.

Course Description

Robert Trent Jones II designed the course. It has a course rating of 72.1, and its 18 holes stretch out a length of 6691 yards.

The Riviera Maya Golf Club features 2 courses: an 18-hole and a 9-hole. The courses were cut out from a limestone quarry, and are spread out over the dense jungle of Mexico's Caribbean coast. The course is home to many of the natural features that make Mexico's eastern coast special, including their cenote's -- the spectacular sinkholes collapsed from the underlying limestone bedrock.

At a Glance

Take a look at this table for a brief summary of this course.

Riviera Maya Golf Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6691 72.1 128 Yes Yes


If putting isn't your strong suit, get there a little early to take advantage of a little practice. The great thing is that this golf course does house a putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. First-timers or professionals who are taking the time to practice their swing can spend some time at the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There is an impressive choice of places to stay in the area, meaning you can expect to encounter large numbers of other active travelers having a good time golfing and exploring alongside you. Still need a place to stay? You will find plenty of hotels located near this golf course. The ones located closest to Riviera Maya Golf Club are listed in the table below.

Places to Stay Near Riviera Maya Golf Club
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Grand Bahia Principe Tulum 0.4 SE Resort
Grand Oasis Riviera Maya 0.5 E Resort
Hotel Be Live Grand Riviera Maya 0.6 E Resort
Oasis Akumal 0.6 E Resort
Grand Bahia Principe Akumal 0.9 S Resort
Akumal Beach Resort 1.7 NE Hotel
Hotel Akumal Caribe 1.9 NE Hotel


Located near the center of Akumal, Riviera Maya Golf Club is part of Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, and can provide a fun golfing experience. Whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time.

Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal-Benito Juarez at km 250, Akumal, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (984) 875-5048

Website: http://www.rivieramaya-golfclub.com/


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