woman playing golf in puerto vallartaVisit any of nine Puerto Vallarta golf courses during your stay in this tropical Pacific paradise. Set against the backdrop of gorgeous mountains and nestled in a timeless setting of traditional architecture and local tranquility, Puerto Vallarta golf courses are excellent locations for tournaments, executive trips, and people who just want to relax on the greens.

Vista Vallarta

This championship Jack Nicklaus course is only three miles from the airport and just a little further from the hotel district. A cab ride here never costs more than 10-15 US dollars. Located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains, this 18-hole golf course gives you a breathtaking view of the Bay of Banderas. Part of the 2002 EMC World Cup Golf Tournament was played here. Enjoy idyllic temperatures as ocean breezes meet mountain breezes here over excellent greens and a challenging courseway.

Four Seasons Golf Course at Punta Mita

Jack Nicklaus designed this course using an island off Puerto Vallarta as one of the greens. Talk about a water barrier! This golf course is intended to be used only by guests of the resort and members of the golf club. Consider booking your stay here so you can put on the world’s only natural island green.

Paradise Village Golf Course “El Tigre”

This 7,239 yard 18-hole golf course is a great place for novice golfers, and the ideal place to take clients who is still working on perfecting. Designed by Von Hagge, Baril, and Smelek, it was intended as a course that is both exciting and forgiving. It is also conveniently located only 30 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Flamingos Golf Course

This Puerto Vallarta golf course covers over 72 acres and is renowned for its well-groomed courseway. Because it is lined with orange, mango, and lemon trees, shots are challenging for even professional who visit this course to practice their game. To get here, take a 30-minute cab ride from either Nuevo Vallarta or Puerto Vallarta.

Marina Vallarta Golf Club

This is a challenging championship 18-hole course designed by Joe Finger, world famous American architect. The Marina Vallarta is renowned for its use of natural and aesthetically pleasing obstacles. Play a game or two here and enjoy the challenge presented by native tropical plants, gorgeous palm trees, and natural lagoons that teem with indigenous wildlife. You do not have to take a cab to get here, because this golf course is located within walking distance of the Puerto Vallarta Marina. If you are planning to hit the greens as soon as you get off the plane, the cab fare is less than 5 US dollars.

Mayan Resorts Golf Nuevo Vallarta

Golfers looking for a true challenge can find it only 30 minutes of the road from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Here, try your hand at some of the most difficult shots in the midst of seven lakes, a river, and the ocean itself! Hole number 13 gives a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean from the banks of the Ameca River. Hole number 14 offers a view of the Pacific to the left and a lake on the right and front side of the green.

Golf Directory

Business Description Location Phone Number
Marina Vallarta Golf Club 18 Hole Golf Course Paseo de la Marina 011 52 (322) 321-0073
Flamingos Golf Course Older Course, Needs Attention-Different North of Airport, 7 mi 011 52 (329) 298-0280