The Yucatan Peninsula Golf

With choices in the city and others in rural Yucatan, the golfing options here are diverse and satisfying

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Showing its many colors, the Yucatan Peninsula adds on to its repertoire of spring break haven and eco-tourist retreat with a strong offering of golf. Tourists looking to get in a relaxing game during some free time will be happy to know that courses line the coast, and you are unlikely to ever be far from one.

Local Golf Courses

Golf courses on the Yucatan Peninsula include golf courses in Riviera Maya and Cozumel. There are also a number of golf courses that are located in the Yucatan's largest city, Cancun. If you plan on golfing in one of these locations specifically, we suggest using one of our gudies: Riviera Maya Golfing Guide, Cozumel Golfing Guide, Cancun Golfing Guide.

Riviera Maya Golf Club


At the Riviera Maya Golf Club, guests will find a Robert Trent Jones designed paradise. This course capitalizes on its location amid 720 acres along the exotic Mayan jungle. With an impressive 36 holes, the greens stretch along lakes, cenotes and lush vegetation. This facility is also equipped with two driving ranges, a chipping area, large putting green and exclusive clubhouse. Featuring the latest in technological equipment, this course offers GPS capabilities and a virtual program that will assist golfers in choosing the best clubs for each hole. Managed by the Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort group, the enormous clubhouse is loaded with features, including two restaurants, a variety of bars, a relaxing spa, multiple tennis courts, a quality golf shop and a fitness center.

Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club

Just a 30-minute drive from the Cancun International Airport, the Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club offers a scenic 18-hole course created by P.B. Dye. Along with a lit driving range and putting green, this 6,800 yard facility is equipped with showers and lockers for both genders, as well as a quality Pro Shop stocked with brand names like Nike and Titleist. Patrons of the Playa Paraiso will be thrilled by the course’s all-inclusive services. Along with your greens fees, you’ll be treated to complimentary food and drinks, which can even be delivered to the green while you golf.

Cozumel Country Club

The first golf course to be created on its namesake island, the Cozumel Country Club Golf Course is another Nicklaus designed facility that took a total of five years to complete. A truly eco-friendly course, the Cozumel Country Club received the coveted certification for Environmental Planning on behalf of the Audubon international. Golfers will enjoy an enchanting setting that works to preserve the pre-existing mangroves and marshes.

El Camaleon Mayakoba

Set along the coast of the Caribbean Sea, the El Camaleon Mayakoba golf course features 18-holes with dunes, cenotes, limestone and mangrove hazards. Golfers are invited to the David Leadbetter academy for instruction and technique lessons, or head down to the double-sided driving range for some practice. Unique offerings of El Camaleon includes their collection of golf carts that come equipped with GPS technology, allowing players to track yardage, record their scores, and remotely order refreshments.

Golf Courses
Name Phone Location
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok (998) 883-1230 Kukulcan Boulevard atKm 7.5 - 6.8 mi. (10.9 km) East-Southeast of Cancun
Cozumel Country Club (987) 872-9570 Carretera Costera Norte, KM 6.5 - 3.8 mi. (6.1 km) North-Northeast of San Miguel
El Camaleon Mayakoba (984) 206-4653 Fairmont Mayakoba - 4.3 mi. (7.0 km) Northeast of Playa del Carmen
Iberostar Cancun Golf Course (998) 881-8000 Iberostar Cancun All Inclusive - 8.7 mi. (14.0 km) Southeast of Cancun
Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club (984) 877-2847 Iberostar Paraiso Beach - 8.2 mi. (13.3 km) South West of Puerto Morelos
Jaguar Golf Course at Yucatan Village & Resort (999) 800-4000 Carr. A Progreso KM 15.5 - 8.7 mi. (14.0 km) North of Merida
Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club (998) 881-6000 Moon Palace Golf Resort - All Inclusive - 10.0 mi. (16.1 km) North of Puerto Morelos
Oasis Cancun Golf Club (888) 774-0040 Oasis Cancun All-inclusive - 8.2 mi. (13.2 km) Southeast of Cancun
Paradisus Cancun Golf Club (998) 881-1100 Paradisus Cancun Resort - 8.0 mi. (12.9 km) Southeast of Cancun
Puerto Cancun Golf Course (998) 892-1958 Blvd Km1.5 Kukulcan - 2.9 mi. (4.7 km) East of Cancun
Riviera Cancun Golf (998) 881-6080 Kukulcan Boulevard at Km 26 - 10.8 mi. (17.4 km) South of Cancun
Riviera Maya Golf Club (984) 875-5048 Grand Bahia Principe Akumal - 2.1 mi. (3.4 km) South West of Akumal
The Nicklaus Design Golf Course (866) 231-4423 Grand Mayan Riviera Maya - 7.7 mi. (12.4 km) South West of Puerto Morelos

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