Golf Courses

There are a number of Riviera Maya golf courses available for all levels of play during your Akumal vacation. The courses of the Mexican Caribbean offer practice areas, putting greens, golf-cart rental, golf clubs for men or women, special shoes, and tips from on-site pros. For more information visit the following websites, or the official site of the Mexican Caribbean Golf Course Association. Below is a list of courses with contact information.


Riviera Maya Golf Club The brand new Robert Trent Jones Junior designed 27 Hole championship course including 9 Hole Par 3 course. This pristine course is now open and receiving rave reviews.  Located at Bahia Principe in Aventuras Akumal.  Tel: 984 875 5085/984 875 5000. Book with Akumal Direct and receive 10% off all golf at the Riviera Maya Golf Club.

The Playacar Golf Course is a world class 7144 yards, 18 Hole Par 72 championship Golf Course designed by Robert Von Hagge. This fabulous course is certainly one of the very best courses in the Riviera Maya and is located in an high end development called Playacar on the southern side of Playa del Carmen on Paseo Xaman Ha.  The number to the Playacar pro shop is 011-52-984-873-0624 and 873-0624 if calling locally.  

Between Playa Del Carmen and Akumal there is a small but certainly challenging course in Puerto Aventuras. This 36 par bermuda grass, jungle golf course was designed in 1991 by Thomas Leman and is a definitely favorite of the local golfers and visitors “in the know.”  The number to the Puerto course if dialing from the States is 011-52-984-873-5109 and 873-5109 if calling locally.  

Other excellent courses in the area are:

Moon Palace Resort Golf Club

7165 Yard Par 72 jack Nicklaus Signature course. Located at the Moon Palace Resort near Playa del Carmen. Tel: 998 881 6000 

Playa Mujeres Golf Club
World class Mexico Top 10 Greg Norman course. 18 Par 72 holes. Recognized by EWG  Located 5miles north of Cancun at Punta Sam. Tel: 998 887 7322

Pok Ta Pok Cancun Golf Club
Oldest and most prestigious golf club in Cancun located in the heart of the hotel zone. 18 hole par 72 championship course includes driving range, 2 putting greens , 3 tennis courts, and pro shop.  Tel: 998 883 1230   

Cozumel Country Club

Very challenging Nicklaus Design Group par 72 course.  Located 15 mins from the international pier and 15 minutes from Cozumel Airport.  Tel: 987 872 9570 

El Camaleon Mayakoba

Beautiful 18 hole par 72 Greg Norman course. Pro shop, driving range, golf carts with GPS yardage information software. Greg Norman's Fairmont Mayakoba has been the host to the newest PGA event, The Mayakobá Classic, since 2007. This event marks the first money paying official tournament ever held in Mexico. Located 45 minutes south of Cancun at The Fairmont Mayakoba.  Tel: 984 206 3088 

Iberostar Golf Club

More than 6700 yards of world class 18 hole par 72 course located in Cancun Hotel Zone complete with peacocks, crocodiles, iguanas and tropical birds. Tel: 998 881 8016 

Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club

P.B.Dye designed 18 hole par 72 course located just 30 minutes south of Cauncun International Airport between Playa Secreto and Playa del Carmen.  Iberostar offers a full All-Inclusive service to golfers. Tel: 984 877-2847

Mayan Resorts Golf - Maya Palace

Jack Nicklaus designed 18 Hole par 54 course with 2923 yards.  Located at the Mayan Palace Resort just north of Playa del Carmen. Tel: 984 206 4043

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