Various types of tropical fruit trees and palm trees are found throughout the course. The fairways are long, but generally fairly straight, and the course benefits from some creative bunkering. However, the toughest part of the course might just be the wind, which is present almost any time you choose to play.
This golf course could be considered a well-established place to hit a round of golf, since it was founded in 2000. The course layout, holes, and sand traps reflect the design of Jose "Pepe" Gancedo, the lead architect of this golf course. It features a course rating of 75.2, and its 18 holes measure out a total of 6021 yards. Also note that there's a golf pro, Lawrence Krupp, available at the course who can help first-timers perfect their swing or provide advanced lessons for accomplished golfers.
The course was designed to stick to the area's gently rolling natural terrain. Fairways are well-lined by tropical trees, and several lakes make their presence known. The course winds through a beach resort, and is close-by the warm blue waters off Los Corales Beach.
Be sure to look through the table below if you want some quick facts.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
Greens fees for 18 holes are $91 from May to October, and $121 from November to April. To play 9, it's $65 year-round. Golf cart rental is included in the price, and clubs and other equipment can be rented for $30-40.Cocotal Golf and Country Club accepts these credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, Master Card and Visa.
Proper golfing attire is required, including a collared shirt. No jeans are allowed, and metal spikes are also prohibited.
If putting isn't your strong suit, get there a slight bit before your game is scheduled to start to have a little practice. Fortunately, this course does offer a practice putting green for golfers to use. Beginners or seasoned golfers that are fine tuning their swing can make use of the driving range that is available here.
The closest metropolitan area to Cocotal Golf and Country Club is.
Only eight and a half miles away off from the course, the nearest airport,, is consistently used by the same type of vacationers as those that go golfing at Cocotal Golf and Country Club.
If you are someone who likes variety, there are other golf courses near Cocotal Golf and Country Club. Notable courses in the area include The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of them are within four miles and the nearest one of the three, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, is just a quick hike off from the main course, so you can plan going over for some rounds on the links.
How many other people you encounter while playing a few rounds will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying nearby. Vacationers love this area and all it has to offer, so if you're interested in staying near here, you'll have multiple options. The hotels which are found nearest to Cocotal Golf and Country Club are listed in the table below.
|Secrets Royal Beach||0.7||NE||Resort|
|Paradisus Palma Real Resort||0.8||ENE||Resort|
|Melia Caribe Tropical||0.9||E||Resort|
|Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive||1.0||NNE||Hotel|
|Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive||1.2||N||Resort|
Cocotal Golf and Country Club is located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's two miles (three kilometers) to the southeast of Friusa.
Location: the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hispaniola
Primary Phone: (809) 687-4653
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