Experience Punta Cana, a mysteriously hidden paradise positioned at the East edge of the Dominican Republic. The landscape having a warm temperature abounds with tall coconut palms. A golf vacation friendly destination, the beach strip's fair wind and sparkling sand is an excellent place to spend a romantic night with a lover. Golf courses featured are Faldo Legacy Course, Punta Espada, La Cana Golf Club, Cocotal Golf & Country Club, Punt Blanca, Corales Golf Course, Barcelo Golf Club and the Catalonia Caribe Golf Club.
Mingle with nature, enjoy the sun, eat exquisite food served in posh restaurants and come and find out why the former President chose this Caribbean promised land as a site for some golf memories.
The Faldo Legacy course in Roco Ki, which was opened on the 15th of December 2008, was quicky seen and chosen by Travel and Leisure Golf as one of the world's 10 best new courses for 2008. Golfers should take full advantage of its golf vacation package as its environment features elevated headlands, pure white sand beaches and tropical mangrove forests.
For those challenge-hungry golfers, the dramatic 17th hole called El Caiman, offers comparison to that of the Pebble Beach except that the hole is followed by and equally breathtaking 18th hole named Los Dos Rezos, the Two Prayers. The player plays over not one but two ocean inlets making these the two most daring Caribbean golf holes.
The 7,000 yard par 72 course has 18 holes and 8 of which are cruising along the Caribbean's blue waters. With stunning views and more than three miles of white sand beach, no wonder it became the first of three Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses in the Cap Cana.
The Punta Espada Golf Course's design was intended to make use of the landscape. The topography contains bluffs, waterways, foliage and the beach. Probably the best thing about the course is that it can accommodate all levels of golf players making it a comfortable golf vacation decision.
After finishing courses from all over the world, Dye came back to the Dominican Republic to make a world-class beachfront golf course for Frank Rainieri who is the owner of the Punta Cana Resort.
The course runs at a long 7,100 yards before reaching the tournament tees but golfers find their reward by having four excellent holes hugging along the Caribbean Sea and twelve of which offer a spectacular sea view. The lush green grass and the pristine white sand beach are very satisfying especially if discount golf vacation packages this spring are available.
Designed by the famous Jose “Pepe” Gancedo, a six-time Spanish golf champion, he used the landscape to its advantage by utilizing the terrain's natural features. By doing this, players can easily recall the lay of the land after the player has finished.
A player-friendly environment itself, the course is a great area for amateur and professional golfers to improve on their game. The transportation caddies are included in the golf vacation package.
This challenging course was designed by the architect and famous champion Nick Price. Wetland areas with large waste bunkers and big lakes built naturally into the tropical vegetation makes up this wonderfully made golf course. The par 72 golf course gives players a challenge and at the same time is enjoyable what with all the bunkers and fairways.
Set between the rocky cliffs and the ever expanding Caribbean Sea, this golf course was designed by Tom Fazio and was completed on November 24, 2009. The course offers adventure as your game will take you to lush green vegetation to the crystal blue lakes and dramatically alongside the cliffs where the waves are constantly crashing against the rocks. With a variety of short and long holes, the last three which is known as the “Devil's Elbow” will be a golfer's greatest challenge. By playing Corales, golfers will want to come back and try to master the course as holes with downwind and a tremendous variety of environmental elements will come into play.
Barcelo Golf Club was opened in 1991 and was designed by Juan Manuel Gordillo. It's par 72 golf course and 18 holes offers golfers and exciting experience as they will the lush green vegetation while being surrounded by a lake. The small elevated greens are covered well by the bunkers making it an equally challenging course to play.
The Barcelo Golf Club offers discount golf vacation packages which already includes the transportation to and from the course.
Avid golfers should check out golf vacation packages available all year 'round in Punta Cana. Book a great experience get away by visiting the website at www.golfzoo.com