Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok

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The course has creatively and artistically made use of its natural abundance of water. A profusion of sand traps and a pleasant supply of trees and other vegetation also feature prominently. Pok-Ta-Pok is the oldest course in Cancun, and it remains the most prestigious. With tournament-quality golf, ancient archaeological treasures, and stunning panoramic views, it isn't difficult to see why.

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok

Course Description

Built in 1976, this golf course in Cancun has become an established and respected place to play a round of golf. Robert Trent Jones, Jr is the designer of Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. The golf course has earned a course rating of 70.0, and its 18 holes measure out a total of 6473 yards.

The course at Pok-Ta-Pok borders both the Nichupte Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. It incorporates hundreds of miles of shoreline, and features one of the most unique natural hazards you'll ever encounter: the 1,000 year old Maya ruins of El Rey, made from luminous sandstone and teeming with iguanas.

At a Glance

Take a minute to read the following table for a brief summary of this course.

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6473 70.0 122 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

For a round of golf the price is $175, though after 1:00pm the price drops to $125.


If you need some more time to work on your putting, get there a bit before you're scheduled to tee off to take advantage of some practice time. Luckily, the course does offer a putting green for guests to use. Newbies or even people who have been playing for years that are taking the time to practice their swing could use the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is near Cancun, the most close by urban area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the course.

The closest airport, Cancun International Airport is consistently utilized by the same group of vacationers as those that go golfing at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses close by. Well- known courses in the area include Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, Puerto Cancun Golf Course, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. All of which are within easily reached by taxi and the closest of the group Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is within traveling distance of this course.

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from nearby hotels. Those who'd like to stay in a hotel near this course can certainly find a spot. In the following table, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.

Places to Stay Near Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Hotel Suites Laguna Verde 0.1 W Hotel
Imperial Fiesta Club -- -- Hotel
Sina Suites Cancun 0.2 SE Hotel
Imperial Laguna Cancun 0.2 SE Hotel
InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun 0.4 ENE Resort
Hotel Villas Kin-ha 0.5 ENE Hotel
Dreams Sands Cancun -- -- Resort


Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok can be found in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's to the east-southeast of Cancun.

Location: Kukulcan Boulevard atKm 7.5, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (998) 883-1230

Secondary Phone: (998) 883-1277




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