Golf in the Riviera Maya
Aside from its incredible scenery and premiere accommodations, the Riviera Maya offers the highest quality internationally-acclaimed golf courses.
By Cesar Lerma
Edited by Haydé Escalante
Translated by Nyima Bieber
Golf has its origins in Scotland in the fifteenth century; it is a precision sport where the goal is to put a ball into holes distributed along a field with various traps, in the fewest number of attempts. What better way to begin to practice or improve your golf game than by playing amidst the beautiful scenery of the Riviera Maya?
Among a number of courses in the Riviera Maya, two stand out for their magnificent composition and spectacular scenery. They are considered by aficionados as some of the best places to play.
El Manglar Golf Course.
This course’s intensely vibrant greens, marvelous lakes and spectacular view make it a dream course for lovers of the sport. It is located at km 48 of the on the Puerto Morales- Playa del Carmen highway.
El Camaleón Mayakobá.
Known internationally for hosting the first PGA tournament outside the United States and Canada in 2007, the course is named after a chameleon due to its’ ever-changing landscape: exotic jungle, sand dunes and mangroves among others.
If you’re searching for a great place to play golf, look no further; the Riviera Maya offers the best. Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort is located close to the most famed courses in the region, offering a number of complete packages for enjoying the sport with the benefits that only a luxury All Inclusive, AAA Five Diamond resort can provide. You’ll also enjoy superb service, Spa, gourmet restaurants and an endless number of activities.
For your next golf vacation, visit the Riviera Maya. Reserve the perfect golf package for your needs and play on sublime tropical courses.
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