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There are several golf courses in Playa del Carmen and the nearby Mayan Riviera, including: Mayakoba (a Fairmont Hotel) offers the El Camaleon’s golf course, the most famous in the area. Designed by Greg Norman and home of the Mayakoba Golf Classic, the only PGA Tour Event in Mexico and the first official PGA Tour event ever held outside of the United States. Held yearly in February.
El Camaleon Golf Course PGA Tour
The 7,039-yard layout is unique – not just to México but to the entire golfing kingdom. The course bends through three distinct landscapes – tropical jungle, dense mangroves, and oceanfront stretches of sand with holes bisected by massive limestone canals. It includes a cenote, a massive, ancient cavern common to the area, into the heart of the opening fairway. As in all Norman projects, he has balanced the course to make it enjoyable for golfers of all abilities. From the tips, El Camaleón is a major league test, a real Shark bite. However, each hole is sprinkled with a minimum of five tee blocks, so there is a distance for every player.
While the course is a standout, the additional services are equally as stunning. The handsome, Mayan influenced clubhouse rises above the 18th green and the adjoining practice facility and driving range are five star. or Canada.
Playacar Spa and Golf Club.
The Robert Von Hagge designed 18-hole championship golf course is among the lush foilage of the Yucatan Peninsula and only a few hundred yards away from the crystal clear, turquoise ocean, and the fine white sands of the Caribbean Sea.
This magnificent golf course, par 72, with a distance of 7,144 yards is considered one of the most challenging courses in the area. Serivces include: rental clubs, practice range, putting and chipping grean, locers, showers, club storage and lessons. PlayaCar Spa and Golf Club video