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 site for visiting golfers. The layout, holes, and bunkers are all part of the design by Robert Trent Jones, Jr, the architect of the course. The golf course has a course rating of 70.0, and its 18 holes stretch out 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 look at the following table for summary information.

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, plan to arrive a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to take advantage of some practice. Fortunately, this course does offer a putting green for golfers to use. First-timers or even seasoned golfers that are working on their swing can spend some time at the driving range that is found here.

What's Nearby

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is near Cancun, the nearest notable 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 people who golf at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok.

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other golf courses near this one. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, Oasis Cancun Golf Club, and Puerto Cancun Golf Course. All of them are within easily reached by taxi and the nearest of the group Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is somewhat close to, and conveniently accessed from this course.

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. There is an impressive choice of accommodations nearby, which means you will likely be sharing the experience with a relatively high number of additional active travelers golfing and taking in the sites alongside you. Those looking to stay in this neighborhood have multiple options. 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 is situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it is 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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