Cancun is known for its romantic atmosphere. Couples from all over come for the great food, the sunset, the beach, and of course the gorgeous resorts and hotels. But fun fact, did you know Cancun is one of the golfing capitals of the world? Yes, Golf. All over Cancun, golf courses with amazing views, wildlife, and pure beauty can be found. For all you golfers out there, men and women alike, these are the courses you HAVE to bring your clubs to.
Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok
At this course, they really mean it when they say you can play year round. Open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, this course is the region’s oldest and most sought after course. Many of the resorts on the island offer packages to play at this course and enjoy all it has to offer. Grab a delicious meal as you watch the scenery of the 7,000 yards of the property or go shop before hitting the putting green. The best part about this course? The view! It is located between the Caribbean Sea and the Nichupte Lagoon, so wherever you are, the ocean is staring right back at you. Let’s just say that in Cancun, golf and romance can be one in the same, especially at the Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok.
Moon Spa & Golf Club
You will be back again and again to play at this course. At Moon Spa and Golf Club, there are three 9-hole courses to choose from. Pick the two you want to try and keep coming back for more! While playing, you will encounter the natural wildlife of Cancun as well as a stunning view of the Riviera Maya. Amenities include a pro-shop with brand name products, chipping and putting greens, driving range, rental clubs, lockers, showers and even two restaurants that serve your choice of Italian or Asian delicacies. And if you are one of those that wants to get into golf and doesn’t want to pass up this course, Moon Spa and Golf Club even offers lessons from professionals!
Iberostar Cancun Golf Club
The Iberostar Cancun Golf Club is an 18-hole Aoki Design golf course that is sure to leave you breathless from its beauty. Players from near and far have said this is one course that is well maintained and worth coming back to every time. The exotic wildlife you will encounter, as well as the water from the lagoon that can be seen nearly the whole course, will make you forget about all your worries. You will truly feel a part of the beauty and nature Cancun offers. After you finish your round, hit the 19th Hole Restaurant for a bite to eat and don’t forget a souvenir from the pro-shop on site.
Whether you’re a pro, beginner, or just wanting to rock a polo shirt, you have to try these courses next time you are in Cancun. Make time to enjoy Cancun’s romantic atmosphere, but be sure to pack a few Polo shirts and a sharp pair of sunglasses so you are set for the amazing golf that awaits you!