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Key Info

Paseo Xaman-Ha, s/n Mz. 26, lote 1

Price & Hours

Green fees vary by course
Hours vary by course

Details

Golf, Sports Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
3.5scorecard
  • 3.0Value
  • 3.5Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

The area's golf courses are picturesque and challenging – in addition to drawing Playa del Carmen travelers, many Cancún vacationers venture south to play a round on the links. The most popular courses are the Hard Rock Golf Club, the Iberostar Golf Club Playa Paraiso, the Grand Coral Golf Riviera Maya and El Camaleón Mayakoba Golf Club. Hard Rock is praised for all-inclusive perks and challenging course; Grand Coral wins favor with golfers thanks to its fair rates and beautiful design, though some say the greens could use a bit of improvement; and El Camaelón Mayakoba is heralded as a "gem" of a PGA course with well-manicured greens and excellent service. Meanwhile, Iberostar Golf Club Playa Paraiso is a hit with golfers for its tough fairways and attentive staff.

Green fees vary by course, but some offer twilight specials and golf packages for vacationers to save on rates. You'll find Hard Rock in southern Playa del Carmen, Grand Coral Golf Riviera Maya in the center of town and El Camaleón Mayakoba at the northern end. If you're up for the drive Iberostar Golf Club Playa Paraiso sits about 25 minutes north of Playa. For additional information on rates, opening times and more, visit the individual golf courses' websites.

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