Golf vacations in Riviera Nayarit & Puerto Vallarta have become increasingly popular for both novice and professional golf lovers from around the world. You’ll find no better place to work on your golf drive, your putting, your short game, and your long game than on these world-class golf courses! Most are PGA certified!
Few golfing vacations can compare with the stunning views of Banderas Bay and the Pacific Ocean, plus pristine Mexico beaches and the amazing tropical rainforests of the Sierra Madre Mountains as a backdrop.
Vallarta-Nayarit offer exclusive resort hotels, affordable luxury, and many exceptional world-class golf courses designed by such golfing masters as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Jim Lipe, Percy Clifford, and Robert Von Hagge & Baril.
Flamingos Golf is a 6853 yard long par 72 championship course with slightly narrow fairways that are naturally laid out on gently sloping terrain. The course has Bermuda grass in both fairways and greens and has 9 water hazards and 43 bunkers, most of which protect the approaches into its slightly fast greens. Flamingos has an excellent design that will allow you to obtain dramatic results if you plan your strategy well and play target golf. This includes not only ball placement on fairways but also club selection on holes that have ocean breeze and smart pitching. The course has 4 tee-off marks and will accommodate long and short distance hitters and will provide the right level of challenge for players of different levels.
Developed by Greg Morgan, this 18 hole golf course offers a beautiful environment where the flora of the region combines perfectly with its modern design. If you want to experience a golf vacation in Mexico, Litibú is an excellent place to discover all the natural wonders of the Mexican Pacific.
Seven holes are “link” type, 8 holes lie within the forest ecosystem and 2 more are “signature” holes. They are located near the beaches of Punta de Mita. It presents a constant challenge since it has 130 bunkers. Its impeccable balance between environment and aesthetics make the game worthwhile. Designed 5 years ago, it is one of the most attractive in the region; offering various services such as public parking, rental of equipment, golf carts, a snack lounge, mobile bar and a restaurant with bar.
Designed by Joe Finger, this Puerto Vallarta golf course is located in the exclusive Marina Vallarta zone, only a few steps from the most renowned hotels of the city. It is also located within a short distance of its boardwalk and international airport.
This 18 hole golf club is considered a mature course, since it was designed more than 25 years ago. A combination of tropical atmosphere, exotic animals of the region, beautiful views of the Sierra Madre, the Pacific Ocean, and the Banderas Bay characterize this course.
Since some holes are near the sea, the wind plays a challenging role for the golfer; its fairways are narrow and its greens are sometimes slow and difficult to interpret. Likewise, its difficulty increases since palm trees and 6 lakes surround it. The golf experience changes considerably depending on the time of the day you play, during the afternoon the wind and sun can radically change the scores.
Located on the highest point of the Vista Vallarta golf resort, this course offers beautiful views of the Banderas Bay. Green prairies, huge trees and natural rivers complement this beautiful Jack Nicklaus design. Local and expert golfers consider it the best in Puerto Vallarta and among the top 10 golf courses in Mexico due to its difficulty and friendly atmosphere. Its wide fairways invite you to practice this sport and forget about stress.
This course is characterized by challenging you to correct your shots to obtain a good score at the end of each round. Visit the two par 5 (hole 3 and 12) the most spectaculars of this golf course. Be aware of a combination of two very difficult holes, par 4 (hole 6 and 14) that perplex even the most experienced golfer, due to its first sight distance and aggressiveness.
Located in the lower part of Vista Vallarta, this 18 hole par 72 golf course is one of the most spectacular to practice golf in Puerto Vallarta. Designed by the acclaimed Tom Weiskopf and inaugurated in 2001, it is built on a ground end of wild fauna and curved streams.
Recently, it was considered one of the top 10 golf courses in Mexico by a panel of golf experts, and published in the “Best Golf Guide to the Mexican Riviera”. This course is challenging for the more experienced players, but it is also friendly to women since many obstacles are safe due to the red mark positions.
This golf course also offers players a Pro Shop, a convenience boutique for ladies and gentlemen.