Riviera Cancun Golf

The fairways here roll along subtly, and a number of holes will give golfers great looks at the Caribbean Sea. The vegetation around the course has been left in tact, and as a result, its flora is varied and unique. The mangroves and the Tasiste (native palms) are real treats. Also enjoy the course's wooden bridges and contemporary clubhouse.

Course Description

Having been erected in 2008, travelers playing this course will enjoy newly built, modern amenities. Jack Nicklaus is the designer of Riviera Cancun Golf. The golf course has earned a course rating of 72.3, and its 18 holes stretch out a length of 6292 yards.

Isolated from the busy streets of Cancun and its glitzy resorts and hotels is the Riviera Cancun. The course has been carved out of the swampy mangrove forests south of the city, and incorporates some of the region's natural bodies of water. The setting is tranquil and the views are incredible.

At a Glance

Be sure to look through this table if you want some quick facts.

Riviera Cancun Golf Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6292 72.3 136 Yes Yes


If you need some more time to work on your putting, plan to arrive a little before your scheduled tee time to have a little practice time. Luckily, this golf course does offer a practice putting green for golfers to use. Newbies or seasoned golfers who are taking the time to practice their swing could take advantage of the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

Riviera Cancun Golf is in the same area as Cancun, the closest notable area, so a trip into the city is a definite option.

The most proximate airport is Cancun International Airport, so tourists landing and departing there might want to consider golfing here. The airport is about three and a half miles away off from this course.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses near this one. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. All of which are within five and a half miles and the closest of the three, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is only a small distance off from the main course, so it won't be a bother to plan stopping in for some rounds on the links.

The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely ——it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. There is a wide selection of hotel options close by, so you can expect to encounter quite a few fellow visiting guests golfing and taking in the sites alongside you. Still need a place to stay? You will find plenty of hotels located near this golf course. Find those closest to Riviera Cancun Golf in the following table.

Places to Stay Near Riviera Cancun Golf
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Moon Palace Golf Resort - All Inclusive 1.7 S Resort
Courtyard by Marriott Cancun 2.9 NW Hotel
Westin Resort & Spa Cancun 3.2 NE Resort
The Westin Regina Resort Cancun 3.2 NE Resort
Sun Palace 3.4 NE Resort
Bel Air Collection 3.5 NE Resort
Royal Solaris Cancun 3.6 NE Resort


Riviera Cancun Golf is found in the vicinity of Cancun, in Quintana Roo; it is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the south of Cancun.

Address: Kukulcan Boulevard at Km 26, The vicinity of Cancun, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (998) 881-6080

Website: http://www.golfcancun.com/courses/riviera-cancun-gc/


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