Cocotal Golf and Country Club

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.

Course Description

Founded in 2000, this course in the Dominican Republic has become an established and respected place to play a round of golf. The layout, hole placement, and feared sand traps all came from the imagination of Jose "Pepe" Gancedo, the lead architect of Cocotal Golf and Country Club. It features a course rating of 75.2, and its 18 holes stretch out a distance of 6021 yards. Also be aware that there is a golf pro, Lawrence Krupp, available on the premises, so golf here if you want a little help perfecting your swing.

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.

At a Glance

Take a look at the table below to learn a couple of key facts concerning this course.

Cocotal Golf and Country Club Specifications
Holes Par Yards Rating Slope Driving Range Putting Green
18 72 6021 75.2 131 Yes Yes

Policies and Fees

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 scheduled tee time to have some practice time. Luckily, this golf course does house a putting green for patrons to practice on. Learning beginners or professionals that are fine tuning their swing should take advantage of the driving range found here.

What's Nearby

The closest populated area to Cocotal Golf and Country Club is Friusa.

At eight and a half miles away off from the course, the closest airport, Punta Cana International Airport, is typically utilized by the same group of travelers as people who golf at Cocotal Golf and Country Club.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other choices close by. Notable courses in the area are Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of them are within four miles and the closest of the bunch, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, is just a short hike away from the main course, so it won't be hard to plan a quick trip for a few rounds of golf.

Whether the golf course is full of players or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There is a wide selection of lodgings in the vicinity, meaning you will likely be sharing the experience with a somewhat large number of additional vacationers golfing and exploring alongside you. Those who'd like to stay in the vicinity of this golf course can certainly find a spot. In the following table, you'll see a list of the hotels found closest to Cocotal Golf and Country Club.

Places to Stay Near Cocotal Golf and Country Club
Accommodation Name Distance Direction Type Star
Now Garden 0.5 NE Resort
Secrets Royal Beach 0.7 NE Resort
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 0.8 ENE Resort
Melia Caribe Tropical 0.9 E Resort
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 1.0 NNE Hotel
Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive 1.0 NNE Hotel
Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive 1.2 N Resort


Cocotal Golf and Country Club can be found in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's 2.0 miles to the southeast of Friusa.

Location: the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hispaniola

Contact Information

Primary Phone: (809) 687-4653




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