Punta Cana is one of the largest single destination for golf in the Caribbean. There are about dozen golf courses in the Punta Cana and almost 30 in the whole of the Dominican Republic. The golf courses are being built and remodeled all the time so check with the golf course for the update on the course you would like to visit.
You can easily rent equipment at most of the courses.
The Bávaro Golf Course at Barceló Bávaro Beach is the best golf course on this end of the island. The course was re-design by world-renowned golf course designer Pete Dye in 2010. The course traverses through a lush mangrove forest, with 25 inland lakes and 122 strategically positioned bunkers.
Another very popular golf course is Punta Cana Golf Club, near the Punta Cana Resort & Club. This golf course was also designed by Pete Dye. Here on most of its holes one can enjoy panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.
Many of the Punta Cana Resorts are golf resorts and many of these golf resorts open their golf courses only to their clients and their guests. These are some of the Golf Courses around Punta Cana:
|Golf Course||Holes||Par||Green Fee|
|Bávaro Golf Course||18||72||Guests: US$ 40-60|
|La Cana Golf Course||18||72||US$76-140|
|Catalonia Caribe Golf Course||18||open to guest only(?)||Closed for maintenance in 2012|
|Catalonia Cabeza de Toro Golf Course||9||open to guest only(?)|
|Corales Golf Course||18||72||Open to residents and their guests only.
Rates for PUNTACANA Resort & Club guests start at US$195
|available exclusively to residents of the Corales residential community and guests of Tortuga Bay and Puntacana Hotel|
|Hacienda Golf Course||under development in 2012|
A good map of golf courses near Punta Cana can be found at PuntaCanaGolf.net.
Punta Cana Golf Course Review
Ratings and reviews of various golf courses in Punta Cana and around Dominican Republic can be found at these sites. Besides that they also offer much more detailed information for golfers.