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, newly built facility. It was built in 2008. The lay of the land, difficulty of the holes, and sand traps all came from the imagination of Jack Nicklaus, the lead architect of this golf course. It has a course rating of 72.3, and its 18 holes measure a total distance 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

Take a look at the table below to learn a couple of 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 putting isn't your strong suit, get there a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to have a little practice time. Fortunately, this golf course does house a putting green for guests to use. First-timers or professionals who are taking the time to practice their swing can make use of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

The closest metropolitan area to Riviera Cancun Golf is Cancun.

At just three and a half miles away away from the golf course, the most proximate airport, Cancun International Airport, is often used by the same type of visitors as people who golf at Riviera Cancun Golf.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other golf courses nearby. Well- known courses in the area are Oasis Cancun Golf Club, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, and Iberostar Cancun Golf Course. All of which are within five and a half miles and the nearest one of the group, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is only a short hike off from the main course, so you can make going over for some rounds on the links.

The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the area's hotels are. You'll find an impressive variety of lodgings in the vicinity, so you will likely be sharing the experience with a rather high numbers of fellow tourists and hotel guests having a good time golfing and exploring alongside you. If you're thinking it would be nice to stay close to this location, you can certainly find a room. Which hotels are closest to the sand pits at Riviera Cancun Golf? The table below lists nearby options.

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

Location: 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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