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

Erected in 2008, tourists visiting this golf course can expect newly built, modern facilities. The greens, holes, and sand traps all came from the imagination of Jack Nicklaus, the architect of Riviera Cancun Golf. It has a course rating of 72.3, and its 18 holes stretch out 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 minute to read the table just 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 you need some more time to work on your putting, plan to arrive a bit before your scheduled tee time to have some practice. Luckily, the course does have a putting green for golfers to use. Beginners or professionals who are taking the time to practice their swing can make use of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

Riviera Cancun Golf is close to Cancun, the closest major area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the golf course.

Just three and a half miles away away from the golf course, the closest airport, Cancun International Airport, is typically utilized by the same group of travelers as those golfing at Riviera Cancun Golf.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are three other golfing options near Riviera Cancun Golf. Notable courses in the area include Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. Each is within five and a half miles and the closest one of the three, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is only a small interval off from the main golf course, so it won't be a bother to plan going over for a few rounds of golf.

The number of other vacationers sharing the green can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the area's hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying nearby. Those hoping to stay in this vicinity can certainly find a spot. 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
Sun Palace 3.4 NE Resort
Bel Air Collection 3.5 NE Resort
Royal Solaris Cancun 3.6 NE Resort


Riviera Cancun Golf is located in the vicinity of Cancun, in Quintana Roo; it's 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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