The Nicklaus Design Golf Course

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The Nicklaus Design Golf Course at Grand Mayan Riviera Maya has been designed in a 1950's style to increase complexity. A masterpiece of technically and natural beauty, the signature hole is characterized by three traps- one on either side of the green and one in the middle.

Course Description

The first tee time is 7:30 am.

Nicklaus designed this course. They have 18 holes here, and they stretch out a total length of 2923 yards.

The Nicklaus Design Golf Course is set in a stunning location right on the water, and the beauty of the place is set off further by a pair of natural lakes that wander all throughout the course.

Jungle vegetation, tropical trees, and rock formations add to the laid-back Caribbean ambiance here on Mexico's eastern shore.

At a Glance

Take a moment to look through the following table for a quick summary of this course.

The Nicklaus Design Golf Course Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 54 2923 -- -- Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

Appropriate golf attire is required.


If you need a little extra help with putting, arrive a slight bit early to take advantage of some practice. Fortunately, the course does house a practice putting green for patrons to make the most of. Beginners or even people who have been playing for years that are working on their swing could spend some time at the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

The closest urban neighbor to The Nicklaus Design Golf Course is Puerto Morelos.

If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are other golf courses to choose from near The Nicklaus Design Golf Course. Notable courses in the area are El Camaleon Mayakoba, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Each is within 17 miles and the nearest one of the bunch, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, is only a meager interval off from the main course, so you can plan heading over for a few rounds of golf.

The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full area hotel rooms are. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying nearby. If you're thinking it would be nice to stay in this neighborhood, you have some viable options to consider. Find the hotel that suits you best in the list of nearby options below.

Places to Stay Near The Nicklaus Design Golf Course
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Grand Mayan Riviera Maya 0.4 E Resort
Iberostar Paraiso Beach 0.5 SW Resort
Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar 0.5 S Resort
Valentin Imperial Maya 0.6 ENE Resort
Iberostar Paraiso Maya 0.7 SSW Resort
Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso 0.8 S Resort
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa 1.8 S Resort


The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, on the same premises as Grand Mayan Riviera Maya, is located 11.4 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, a city in the Riviera Maya; it is 7.7 miles to the south west of Puerto Morelos.

Location: Km 48 Carretera Federal, the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (866) 231-4423




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