Golfing in Mexico's Riviera Nayarit
For those who love the links, few locations compare with the impressive golf courses of the Riviera Nayarit. The area has become known as a premier golfing destination in Mexico and one of the preferred destinations for golfers from around the world. The secret to these courses' success resides in the combination of magnificent surroundings including mountains, tropical forests and beaches, with the incredible design of masters such as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Jim Lipe, Robert Von Hagge& Baril and Percy Clifford.
Offering six world class golf courses and three more upcoming there's only something else to add:
¡Take the Riviera Nayarit Golf Tour!
|VIDANTA GOLF NICKLAUS DESIGN NUEVO VALLARTA GOLF COURSE|
Opened in 2001, this 18 hole Jim Lipe course design is a par 70 Nuevo Vallarta golf course with a driving range, 7 lakes, 48 bunkers, and nearly 6740 yards of challenging Mexico golf. Located just 15 minutes from Puerto Vallarta airport on the Grupo Vidanta beach property, Nayarit's El Nayar Vidanta golf course provides impressive views of Mexico's Pacific Ocean, the Rio Ameca, and the surrounding Sierra Madre Mountains. Jim Lipe is Jack Nicklaus' head golf course designer and this beach golf course reflects that great heritage.
EL TIGRE GOLF COURSE
|FLAMINGOS GOLF COURSE|
Designed in 1970 by Percy Clifford (creator of some of Mexico's top courses) as a cornerstone of the Nuevo Vallarta & Flamingos resort development. The course today is fully mature and unlike any other in Riviera Nayarit making it one of the most popular due to its beautiful rolling hill terrain, lush tropical forest and natural lagoons and mangroves.
|LITIBU GOLF COURSE|
Designed by the legendary golf player Greg Norman, Litibu Golf Course opened in early 2010 hosting the International Canadian Golf Tour Tournament. The unique feature of this par 72, 7,022 yard course is that it was built over a surface of 68.48 hectares, where 7 holes are a “link” style, 8 others are surrounded by virgin jungles, and the last 3 are run along the Pacific Ocean.
|PUNTA MITA PACIFICO GOLF COURSE|
Punta Mita Pacífico course was opened in September of 1999 and plays out at par 72 and 7,014 yards of the most breathtaking golf course in Mexico (possibly in the world). A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course that offer extraordinary ocean views and world-play.
|PUNTA MITA BAHIA GOLF COURSE|
The newest addition to Punta Mita's golfing achievement; the Punta Mita Bahía Course, opened in late 2009 and is as stunning as its sister course. Featuring six ocean holes and playing between 5,180 and 7,030 yards its just one more stunning design by Jack Nicklaus.