Why Choose a Golf Holiday in Cancun?
One of the best tourist destinations in the world, Cancun sits on the North East coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in n area known as the Riviera Maya.
The Riviera Maya is a collection of the best world-class 5-star resorts, renowned for its gastronomic delights, amenities, and outstanding service.
Most of the hotels are located just south of Cancun on the hotel zone, a Peninsula of land stretching from Puerto Cancun in the North down to Riviera Maya in the South.
The region’s beauty with views of the crystal clear Caribbean Sea, ancient Mayan ruins, mangroves, and the jungle of the Mayan Riviera all add to the venture of what the region has to offer.
Golf Holiday in Mexico
Mexico has hosted the World Golf Championship events on the PGA Tour that attract the most talented golf fans. You can play challenging championship courses like those in Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. There are numerous golf courses in the region. The three best are the golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr and Jack Nicklaus. Therefore we believe the best quality courses are the Cancun Club at Pok Ta Pok, Riviera Cancun golf course, and the Moon Spa & Golf Club.
If you’re, you’re Mexico’s golf holidays. There are plenty of great resorts to stay at that will put you close to some of the best courses in the country.
Golf in Mexico – A Guide to Weather
Golf in Mexico offers a pleasant climate all year round. Mexico’s winter golf holiday is widespread, with guaranteed sunshine and low temperatures of around 20 degrees. Spring and autumn are also excellent times to play golf in Mexico, as the weather is cooler than in summer but still warm enough to enjoy a round of golf.
Golf Hotels in Mexico
The most popular golf holidays are located at the following golf resorts:
Moon Palace Cancun Golf Spa
One of the largest all-inclusive resorts in Cancun offers guests 27 holes of golf and is close to several other courses in the area.
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun
A luxury resort located on a stunning stretch of beach. The resort has its 18-hole course and a golf club with concierge services that can organise tee times at other courses in the region.
Le Blanc Golf Spa Resort
Located in Cancun’Cancun’sZone and offers guests a 27-hole course, all-inclusive, and a range of other leisure facilities.
Golf Courses in Mexico
Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok is a golf course located in the Riviera Maya. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and opened in 1976. It is one of the most popular golf courses in Mexico and has hosted several PGA Tour events.
Riviera Cancun Golf Club
Located in the Riviera Maya and features two 18-hole courses, the Nicklaus Course and the Norman Course. Nicklaus Course is a links-style course with water coming into play on several holes. The Norman Course is a more traditional layout with tree-lined fairways.
Playa Mujeres Golf Club
Located just north of Cancun in the gated community of Playa Mujeres. The course was designed by Greg Norman and opened in 2008.
Moon Spa & Golf Club
Puerto Vallarta features an 18-hole course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The course is located on a cliff overlooking the Bay of the sea and features some of the most scenic holes in Mexico.
How many golf courses are there in Mexico?
There are 225 courses in Mexico. However, you will want to play the best golf resort courses for the best-golfing experience. Mexico is regarded as one of AmericaAmerica’sopular golfing destinations. Golfing in Mexico is a unique experience since most courses are built in stunning settings overlooking the jungle, hilltop, island or mangroves.
Enjoy Local Culture on Mexico Golf Holidays
Cancun has a wide variety of tourism and, therefore also, plenty of local cultures, too. We recommend that you take part in the Caribbean carnival annually on Isla Mujeres Island. Then, enjoyy the music and dance and local delicacies for your dinner.
The Hotel Zone is where most of everything is happening, and consequently, you are likely to spend your time there. Within the Zone, it is effortless to navigate around, and most areas are walkable. Buses and taxis are readily available and a cost-effective way of going further out. Should you wish to visit Chichen Yza, Coba Ruins, or Tulum, most Hotels have Tours readily available.
Food & Drink
All of our Cancun hotels are hand-picked and all-inclusive. Therefore, we can expect an extensive choice of restaurants, including Oriental à la carte, complete with teppanyaki tables, classic Italian cuisine, traditional Caribbean and Mexican and lots of seafood and fresh fish. In addition, there are international buffets with themed stations, poolside dining, gourmet Mediterranean delights, and a Brazilian steakhouseYouyou can find restaurants with a great atmosphere outside your resort overlooking the Nichupte Lagoon in the Hotel Zone, where you can expect authentic Mexican. Classic Italian and seafood and market grills. Beach cocktails are classic margaritas, Mai Tais, Paloma tequila cocktails, and the famous Caribbean rum punch.
Cancun Top Tips
Tipping is a way of life in Mexico, and restaurants usually add 15% to the bill, whereas they don’t 10-15% to your account. Hotel Porters a tip of $1 per suitcase is usual. The dress code is casual. However, wearing swimsuits away from the pol areas is a no-no. Wearing flashy or suggestive clothing in the smaller resorts is also inappropriate.