El Conquistador Resort & Country Club

Located on the northeast corner of Puerto Rico, El Conquistador offers a course that should suit golfers of varying skill levels, and also offers views of the El Yunque Rain Forest on one side, and the Atlantic ocean on the other. The fairways are relatively straight, but water hazards and well-bunkered greens can create plenty of challenge.

Course Description

This golf course has made itself a classic location to play some holes, since it was founded in 1993. The layout, difficulty of the holes, and sand traps are all part of the design by Arthur Hills , the lead architect of the course. The golf course has a course rating of 70.6, and its 18 holes measure a total length of 6662 yards. Also be aware that there is a pro, Thomas McCoy , available on-site, so golf here if you need instruction or tips.

The course features a number of elevation changes, which is somewhat unique among resort courses, and will add an interesting dimension to your round. The course is dotted with palm trees and is surrounded by the lush natural surroundings of the region.

At a Glance

You can look through the table below to learn a few quick facts.

El Conquistador Resort & Country Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6662 70.6 122 -- --

What's Nearby

The closest populated area to El Conquistador Resort & Country Club is Fajardo.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses very close. Well- known courses in the area are Rio Mar Country Club River Course, Coco Beach Golf Club International Course, and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. Each is within 11 and a half miles and the closest of the group, Rio Mar Country Club River Course, is just a cab ride away from El Conquistador Resort & Country Club.

The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying nearby. Though most major hotels are located a few miles from this course, the table below outlines the few, smaller options you might like near El Conquistador Resort & Country Club.

Places to Stay Near El Conquistador Resort & Country Club
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 0.0 N Resort
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 0.2 S Resort
Fajardo Inn 1.7 S Resort

Location

El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, within El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is located on the southern side of Las Croabas, a town in the vicinity of Fajardo; it is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Fajardo.

Location: 1000 Conquistador Avenue, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (787) 863-1000

Website: http://www.elconresort.com/Things-to-Do/Golf

 

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