The course is a good spot for a practice round, though low-handicappers won't find much of a challenge. The par 4's are short, but the par 3's offer up a bit more of a challenge. Moreover, the elevated greens will give most golfers a bit of a test. It's a good place if you're looking for a relaxed, fun round, but skip this course if you're looking for a serious challenge.
This course has made itself an established location to play a few rounds, since it was founded in 1986. The course has 9 holes, which stretch out a distance of 3300 yards. Also note that they've got a golf professional, Adam Stierman, available, so consider this location if you're not an experienced golfer.
The course is located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. It is in a location that gives golfers wonderful views of the mountainous Isabel De Torres National Park. Trees dot the property, and a mixture or resort villas and residences border the edges of the course.
Take a moment to read the chart below for a brief summary of this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
If your highest skill isn't putting, arrive a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to have a little practice time. Fortunately, the course does house a practice putting green for golfers to make the most of. Beginners or even professionals that are fine tuning their swing could use the driving range that is found here.
Los Mangos Golf Course is near Puerto Plata, the nearest metropolitan area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the course.
If having other golf courses around interests you, there are a couple of other courses that you may want to check out within within traveling distance of Los Mangos Golf Course. These include Playa Dorada Golf Course and Costa Azul. The most proximate is Costa Azul. It's found readily by taxi cab, so hail one and head over for a few rounds of golfing.
The number of other people hitting the links can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full area hotel rooms are. You can expect lodging options close by, meaning you can expect to encounter a somewhat large number of other visiting guests playing some holes and kicking back alongside you. Those who'd like to stay near this golf course won't have trouble finding a room. Below, you'll find those hotels which are located nearest to the greens.
|Club Villas Jazmin||0.2||NE||Hotel|
|Sun Village Resort & Spa||1.1||NW||Resort|
|Lifestyle Presidential Suites||1.1||WNW||Resort|
|Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort||4.4||SE||Resort|
Located in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, Los Mangos Golf Course offers a unique golfing experience. Regardless of whether or not you're rooming in this location, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. From this location, Puerto Plata is to the east-southeast.
Location: Calle Principal, the vicinity of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Primary Phone: (809) 970-7143
FAX: (809) 970-7465
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