If you like to include a round of golf or two in your Royal Resorts vacation, check out the latest news about the Royal Golf program. Royal Resorts members and guests are entitled to special rates for play at these prestigious courses in the Cancún area and the Riviera Maya and there are weekly tournaments too.
Designed by Tom Weiskopf, Cancún’s newest course stretches for 7,241 yards between the bay and Puerto Cancun marina. Holes 15 and 16 overlook the beach and Hole 18 is the most challenging. Marina Town Center mall is nearby with plenty of restaurants for lunch and a cool drink afterwards.
Located in the Hotel Zone, Iberostar Cancun is a 6,734-yard par 72 course between El Rey archaeological site and Nichupte Lagoon. The most challenging hole is the 14th hole par three.
El Camaleón Mayakoba
Designed by Greg Norman, this 7,024-yard par 72 Riviera Maya course has a jungle and mangrove setting with cenotes, canals, rock outcrops and beach views. It hosts the Mayakoba Golf Classic PGA Tournament in November, in 2020 the dates are November 30 to December 6 and it will be played without course spectators.
Designed by Nick Price, Gran Coyote (formerly Grand Coral) is located behind The Royal Haciendas in CoraSol, Riviera Maya. This 7,050-yard course has challenging bunkers and water features. Hole 7 is the most difficult one to play.
Iberostar Playa Paraíso
Designed by P.B. Dye, this Riviera Maya 6,800-yard par 72 championship course has features including a river of rocks and a replica of Chichén Itzá’s famous El Castillo pyramid. The 18th hole par 5 is the most challenging.
We hope that you will join us for the weekly tournaments at these courses: Monday at Gran Coyote; Wednesday at Iberostar Playa Paraíso, Thursday at Iberostar Cancun; Friday at Puerto Cancun (at least 12 players) and Sunday after 12 p.m. at El Camaleón (at least eight players).
Booking Tee Times
Call the Golf Reservations Center at ext. 165 or the Concierge at ext. 172 to book tee times (reservations one day before). Ask your concierge for information about transportation to the courses.
If you don’t want to carry heavy golf gear with you, Royal Market offers a convenient golf bag rental service at The Royal Sands and The Royal Haciendas.