El Camaleon Mayakoba

The course features an abundance of water hazards, which factor into all but three of the eighteen holes. When making its way closer to the ocean, the course is lined by sand dunes and distinctive mangroves. Further inland, it winds through a dense tropical jungle. Such dramatic changes in the landscape is the why its aptly been named El Camaleon (the chameleon). Golfers of all ages and abilities will be able to enjoy this picturesque course.

Course Description

You can golf here year round.

The course is open daily from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Built in 2004, vacationers heading to this course should expect to enjoy relatively modern amenities. Greg Norman is the designer of this course. The course has 18 holes, which stretch out 7024 yards.

The course is situated on the Caribbean coast across from Cozumel. Fairways are bordered by water at times, thick forest at others, and occasionally by the resorts around which it makes its home. Two breathtaking holes take golfers right up to the ocean. Subterranean caves and sparkling lagoons are prominent features elsewhere.

At a Glance

Look through the following table if you want some quick facts.

El Camaleon Mayakoba Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 7024 -- -- Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

El Camaleon Mayakoba accepts these credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

Metal spikes are not permitted at the course.


If you need some more time to work on your putting, plan to arrive a slight bit early to get in a little practice time. Fortunately, the course does house a practice putting green for patrons to use to their advantage. Newbies or even people who have been playing for years who are working on their swing can make use of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

The closest populated area to El Camaleon Mayakoba is Playa del Carmen.

The closest airport is Playa Del Carmen Airport, so visitors flying in there should highly plan on golfing here. The airport is just five and a half miles away out from this golf course.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses nearby. Well- known courses in the area are Playacar Golf Course, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, and The Nicklaus Design Golf Course. All of which are within seven miles and the nearest of the three, Playacar Golf Course, is readily driven to by taxi cab, so hail one and head over for a great golfing experience.

The popularity this golf course on any given day can vary ——it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. At this course, you can expect to see a fair amount of visitors from nearby hotels. Those who hope to stay in the vicinity of this golf course should be able to find what they are looking for. Below, you'll find the closest accommodations.

Places to Stay Near El Camaleon Mayakoba
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Fairmont Mayakoba 0.4 SE Resort
Rosewood Mayakoba 0.4 NE Resort
Banyan Tree Mayakoba 0.4 S Resort
Blue Diamond Riviera Maya 0.7 NE Hotel
Ocean Maya 1.0 NE Resort
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 1.1 SSE Resort
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun 1.1 ENE Resort


El Camaleon Mayakoba, on the premises of Fairmont Mayakoba, is found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it's four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.

Location: Carr. Fed. Chetumal-Pto Juarez, the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (984) 206-4653

Website: http://www.mayakobagolf.com/

Email: info@mayakobagolf.com


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