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

Golfers can head over knowing that it will be a contemporary, up-to-date course. It's been open since 2008. The layout, holes, and surprise challenges are all part of the design by Jack Nicklaus, the architect of this golf course. It has 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 the following table for a few key facts concerning this course.

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


If your highest skill isn't putting, arrive a bit before you're scheduled to tee off to get in some practice. Luckily, this golf course does have a practice putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. Novices or people who have been playing for years who are taking the time to practice their swing should make use of the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

The closest major area you'll find to Riviera Cancun Golf is Cancun.

The most proximate airport is Cancun International Airport, so guests flying in there may want to consider golfing here. The airport is just three and a half miles away away from this golf course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options nearby. Notable courses in the area are Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, Oasis Cancun Golf Club, and Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club. All of which are within five and a half miles and the closest of the three, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is just a meager interval away from the main course, so it won't be a bother to plan stopping by for some rounds on the links.

The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the area's hotels are. You'll find a wide selection of hotel options in the vicinity, so there will also be large numbers of additional traveling guests enjoying themselves alongside you. Those who'd like to stay in this neighborhood can certainly find a spot. In the table below, you'll see a list of the hotels found closest to Riviera Cancun Golf.

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
Raintrees Club Regina Cancun 3.3 ENE Villa complex
Sun Palace 3.4 NE Resort
Bel Air Collection 3.5 NE Resort


Located in the vicinity of Cancun, Riviera Cancun Golf offers a fun golfing experience. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you should consider stopping by for some fun in the sun. If you're wondering, Cancun is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the north.

Location: Kukulcan Boulevard at Km 26, the vicinity of Cancun, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (998) 881-6080

Website: https://www.playgolf.mx/portfolio/riviera-cancun-golf-club/

Email: teetimes@rivieracancungolfclub.com


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