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, featuring ancient archaeological treasures and stunning panoramic views.

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok

Course Description

This golf course has become an established place to tee off, since it was built in 1976. The layout, holes, and practice areas all came from the imagination of Robert Trent Jones, Jr, the lead architect of this golf course. The golf course has a course rating of 70.0, and its 18 holes measure a total distance 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 look at the following table for summary information concerning 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 $89, though after 1:00 p.m. the price drops to a $69 Twilight Rate. All of these fees includes the cart. If you need to rent clubs, it will cost $28.

All prices are in USD.


If you need some more time to work on your putting, plan to arrive a slight bit early to take advantage of a little practice time. Luckily, this golf course does offer a practice putting green for golfers to use to their advantage. Beginners or even professionals who are working on their swing can spend some time at the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is in the same area as Cancun, the nearest metropolitan area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the golf course.

The closest airport is Cancun International Airport, so vacationers landing and departing there should highly plan on golfing here.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are three other golfing options nearby. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, Puerto Cancun Golf Course, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. Each is within easily reached by taxi and the closest of the three Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is within a convenient distance of this course.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary ——it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the area's hotels are. At this course, you can expect to see a fair amount of hotel guests who are staying close by. Still need a place to stay? You will find plenty of accommodations near this golf course. Several of the closest ones have been listed in the table below.

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'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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