Expect a challenging round of golf at the immaculately maintained Playa Paraiso. Wooded areas create many natural obstacles, and sand traps are both numerous and deep. Greens are undulating, and turning in a solid score here with require a steady mixture of both power and precision.
Golfers can expect this to be a modern, relatively new course. It opened in 2005. The lay of the land, hole placement, and feared sand traps were created by P. B. Dye, the lead architect of Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. It has a course rating of 72.4, and its 18 holes measure a total length of 6701 yards.
The golf course has been carved out of the dense dense Maya jungle just inland from the Caribbean Sea. As a result, the rough along the already narrow fairways can be quite intimidating. The natural terrain is filled with subtle elevation changes, and the course uses this to its advantage.
Review this table for a few key facts concerning this course.
|Holes||Par||Yards||Rating||Slope||Driving Range||Putting Green|
For adults, greens fees are normally $199, and are $135 during twilight hours (after 3pm). Kids play for $86 regardless of the time of day. Drinks and snacks are included in the fee. Rental clubs are available for $40.
If you need a little extra help with putting, plan to arrive a little before you're scheduled to tee off to get in a little practice time. The great thing is that the course does offer a practice putting green for golfers to use. First-timers or even seasoned pros that are fine tuning their swing should spend some time at the driving range that is found here.
The closest populated area to Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club is Puerto Morelos.
Only 12 miles away off from the course, the closest airport,, is consistently used by the same group of vacationers as those golfing at Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club.
Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are some other courses near Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Notable courses in the area include The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Playacar Golf Course. Each is within 12 miles and the nearest of the three, The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, is only a small hike away from the main golf course, so it won't be trouble to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf.
The crowdedness of the golf course can vary widely ——it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There may be places to stay close by, so there will also be quite a few other vacationers playing some holes and kicking back alongside you. There are a substantial number of hotels located near this golf course. The ones located closest to Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club are listed in the following table.
|Iberostar Paraiso Beach||0.3||SE||Resort|
|Iberostar Paraiso Maya||0.5||SSE||Resort|
|Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso||0.7||SE||Resort|
|Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar||0.7||ESE||Resort|
|Grand Mayan Riviera Maya||0.9||E||Resort|
|Valentin Imperial Maya||1.2||ENE||Resort|
|Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa||1.5||S||Resort|
Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, within Iberostar Paraiso Beach, is found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it's eight miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the south west of Puerto Morelos.
Location: Carretera Chetumal-Cancun Km.309, the Riviera Maya, Mexico
Primary Phone: (984) 877-2847
Secondary Phone: (984) 877-2800
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