Nayarit has nine golf courses, get to know them!
Because of its sun and beach destinations, Nayarit has been positioning itself as the favorite of golfers, who challenge themselves in this sport that has recently attained the Olympic status…
In sports, golf is one of the most sophisticated disciplines. Due to its form of individual outdoor competition, it has become a recurring activity for people who seek, in addition to challenging their skills, to find unprecedented natural settings.
Because of its sun and beach destinations, Nayarit has been positioning itself as the favorite of golfers, who challenge themselves in this sport that has recently attained the Olympic status.
If you are interested in this topic, here’s the nine golf courses in the state of Nayarit.
The 9 golf courses in Nayarit
El Tigre Golf Course
Considered by Rolex as one of the top thousand courses in the world, this complex represents a challenge for golf fans and professional competitors.
In addition to the above mentioned, this complex has hosted world class tournaments, as its twelve lakes and three beach-type sand traps form the perfect combo for competition.
Punta Mita Bay
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this exclusive course has seven holes, five of them next to the ocean, and two more with ocean views. To access it, you must be a member of the club, or be a guest/resident of the hotels within the tourist development.
It’s just over seven yards, framed in one of the most beautiful destinations in Nayarit, you will be captivated by it, especially in winter, when you can see up close the whales arriving the region.
Punta Mita Pacific
Also designed by Jack Nicklaus, this exclusive venue is located at the northern end of Banderas Bay, sprawling over two hundred acres with ocean views from every hole.
It’s green settings and luxurious site have led to it beeing considered the most impressive course in all of Mexico, since its inauguration in 1999.
To access it you must be a resident, club member or guest of the development.
El Nayar Vidanta Golf
Located in the middle of the jungle region south of Nayarit, specifically in the municipality of Bahía de Banderas, this golf course consists of seven lakes, 49 sand traps and the Pacific Ocean as the main setting, where the Nicklaus Golf Academy is located.
It is part of the Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta complex.
Flamingos Golf Course
A pioneer of its type, it was built in 1970 and is part of the cornerstones that were built around this tourist region.
Its discreet hills in the middle of the tropical jungle make fans of this sport and nature consider it as one of their first options.
It has eighteen holes Par 71 and is located in Nuevo Nayarit.
Greg Norman Vidanta Golf
Designed by Greg Norman and located in one of the most important tourist complexes in the region, this course has first-class facilities.
Its exciting location on the banks of the Ameca River makes it a jewel for athletes from all over the world; Local residences are part of the scenery that competitors can find in this place.
It also has the longest golf cart suspension bridge in the world.
Higuera Golf Club
Located in Punta de Mita, Nayarit, this complex also designed by Greg Norman, has almost 70 hectares for competition, where its seventeen holes distributed between the jungle and the beaches of the Pacific, offer visitors an unparalleled experience.
Nayar Country Club
Ideal for people who love challenges, this course is located on the slopes of Cerro de San Juan, a mountain located in the Sierra Madre Occidental and which shares, in addition to nature, the urban complexes of Tepic, capital of the state of Nayarit.
Its almost three thousand yards form an interesting challenge for people looking for settings far from the beach.
The Lakes Vidanta Golf
Designed and developed by the Jack Nicklaus Design group, it is the new addition to Nuevo Nayarit’s golf offering.
It has ten holes, three different views of Vidanta and wooden paths.
It’s design was inspired by some of the top world-class courses, and it also offers the added value of having extended business hours, until 11:00 p.m.
If you want to know more about these venues, their location and contacts, you can find them online and make a reservation.
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