Imagine a first class golf course right in the middle of the Caribbean just few meters away from the beach… this exists!
Playacar and Mayakoba have some the best courses in Mexico turning Playa del Carmen a fantastic destination for golf enthusiasts. The location and the weather generate such an incredible atmosphere for golfers it’s almost a surreal experience to play 18 holes in this place.
Playacar has an established golf community located in a very exclusive residential area in the southern part of the city, tourists and locals have enjoyed the pleasure of playing in these green fields for more than 20 years. It’s surrounded by jungle and the design alienates the players from any visible building, it’s like you are in the middle of nowhere. This club also provides a premium service which includes spa, pro-shop and other amenities. Prices start at $130 USD.
Mayakoba resort also has a very impressive course. Created in 2006, this relatively new course is located outside Playa del Carmen on the highway towards Cancun. Named El Camaleon (the chameleon) the fields present a beautiful dark green color very representative of the Riviera Maya. This place is also the host of the PGA Tour in Mexico. El Camaleon is the highlight of this elite development that includes The Fairmont Hotel. The carts count with GPS taking your game to a high tech level in the middle of the jungle. Prices start at 349 USD.