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 is the designer of this golf course. There are 18 holes here, and they have 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

Look through this table if you want some quick facts.

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 putting isn't your strong suit, get there a slight bit before you're scheduled to tee off to have some practice time. Fortunately, the course does offer a practice putting green for golfers to use to their advantage. Beginners or people who have been playing for years that are practicing their swing can make use of the driving range that is available here.

What's Nearby

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

If you are someone who likes variety, there are other golf courses near this one. Well- known courses in the area include Playacar Golf Course, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. Each is within 12 and a half miles and the nearest of the three, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, is only a meager distance away from the main course, so it won't be troublesome to plan on stopping by for some rounds on the links.

How many other people you encounter while playing a few rounds will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You'll find an abundance of places to stay in the area, meaning you can expect to encounter a fair number of additional traveling guests golfing and taking in the sites alongside you. Those hoping to stay near this golf course shouldn't have much difficulty booking a room. In the following table, you can see which hotels are located nearest to the sand pits at The Nicklaus Design Golf Course.

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, located at Grand Mayan Riviera Maya, is found 11.4 miles northeast of Playa del Carmen, a city in the Riviera Maya; it is seven and a half miles (12 and a half kilometers) 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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