Golfing in Puerto Vallarta
There are 9 outstanding golf courses in the Puerto Vallarta area that are sure to impress and appease you. Each golf course has a beautiful view of the coastal line and The Bay’s glimmering waters, ranging between 9 and 18 holes, and offer a variety of packages to suit your budget and needs.
Vallarta’s golf courses include El Tigre Golf Course, Flamingos Golf, Litibu Golf Club, Marina Vallarta Golf Club, Nayar Vidanta Golf Course, Vista Vallarta Nicklaus Course, Punta Mita Bahia Golf Club, Punta Mita Pacifico Golf Club, and the Vista Vallarta Weiskopf Course.
Prices per game of golf vary between each stunning golf course and the discounts, twilight fees, and other promotional packages offered are unique to each individual club. On average, prices can range between $95 and $180, depending on the golf course and whether you choose to play a 9 or 18-hole game. Extra features and add-on fees vastly vary between each course.
El Tigre, a par-72 course, is the newest and most modern designed golf course to date in Puerto Vallarta. Designed by Robert von Hagge, this course offers 7,239 yards, 9 bodies of water, and a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. El Tigre is well known for its world-class golfing; boasting state of the art facilities and an exclusive 45,000 sq. ft. country clubhouse featuring panoramic views of the entire course.
Just outside of Paradise Village you will find this gorgeous 18-hole countryside golf course. The Flamingos Golf Course is well known for it’s jungle-like aura, complete with exotic birds and numerous lakes. Architect Percy J. Clifford captured Mexico’s marvelous landscape and culture in this impressive 6, 982-yard, 18-hole golf course.
Litibu Golf Club
Opened on March 7, 2010, the Litibu Golf Club was designed by architect Greg Norman, who was inspired by Puerto Vallarta’s tropical beauty. The Litibu Golf Course is intended to challenge even the most experienced golfer. This course is an expansive, 7,022 yard, 18-hole paradise that includes jungles, coastal landscape, and panoramic views.
This luxurious golf club is located at the center of Marina Vallarta region and is surrounded by thick jungles, lavish lagoons, and a multitude of exotic species. The seams of the beautiful Marina Vallarta Golf Club are lined with upscale condo’s and villas. Architect Joe Finger designed the Marina Vallarta Golf Club in 1989, featuring 18 holes spread out over 6,701 yards, a Hacienda style club house with a restaurant, and is a mere 5 minutes from the international airport.
Architect Jim Lipe has recently completed renovations of this beautiful 6,800 yard, 18-hole golf course. Neighboring El Tigre, the Nayar Vidanta Golf Course is slightly less challenging yet a strategic course for both the expert and rookie golfer. This course offers refreshing views of the Pacific Ocean and Banderas Bay, and includes many lakes and bunkers throughout.
Vista Vallarta Nicklaus Course
This signature design course by Jack Nicklaus stretches along the lush rainforests of Puerto Vallarta and is a world-class, championship golf course. It’s 7,073-yard perch atop the high Vallarta peaks provides golfers with an astonishing view of the Marina Bay and Banderas Bay, tropical jungles, and the Sierra Madre mountain range. The Vista Vallarta Nicklaus Course is intended for only the elite golfer, where they can enjoy 18-hole, par-72 rounds of golf.
Punta Mita Bahia is an 18-hole 7,035-yard championship course, designed by Jack Nicklaus, and was first opened in November 2009. This course is intended for the avid golfer and features brilliant views of the Pacific Ocean with five holes that continue along the ocean front.
Established on September 1, 1999, this Jack Nicklaus designed golf course features silky-white beaches and glamourous northern views of the Sierra Madre mountain range. Bordering both the Pacific Ocean and Banderas Bay, this 7,014 yard 9-hole course is truly unique, as it encompasses all the natural beauty surrounding its location. The Punta Mita is suitable for both the expert and beginner golfer and is sure to impress.
Vista Vallarta Weiskopf Course
Located along the foothills of the Vallarta rainforest, the Vista Vallarta Weiskopf Course is surrounded by thick jungles, bottomless ravines, and flowing creeks. This Tom Weiskopf designed 6,976-yard, par-72, 18-hole course features extreme terrain that is guaranteed to astonish and entertain golfers of all skill levels.
Whether you’re an avid golfer or a beginner, golfing in Puerto Vallarta is a phenomenal experience that is sure to impress! So don’t hesitate; play where the pros play and book your dream golf trip today - in fabulous Puerto Vallarta!