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 course in Cancun has become an established and respected place to play a round of golf. The lay of the land, holes, and surprise challenges all came from the imagination of Robert Trent Jones, Jr, the lead architect of Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. It has been given a course rating of 70.0, and its 18 holes measure out to 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 some time to look through this table for a few quick facts.

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 putting isn't your strong suit, arrive a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to take advantage of a little practice. The great thing is that the golf course does offer a practice putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. Beginners or even seasoned pros who are taking the time to practice their swing should make use of the driving range that is found here.

What's Nearby

The closest metropolitan area to Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is Cancun.

The most proximate airport is Cancun International Airport, so guests landing and departing there should highly plan for a day of golfing here.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses nearby. Notable courses 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 one of the group Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is an accessible distance from this golf course.

The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest hotels. You'll find 110 places to stay near this golf course. Check out the closest ones by looking at 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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