Golfing in Sayulita, Mexico

Golfing around Sayulita, Punta Mita, and Puerto Vallarta


Whether you’re a scratch golfer or don’t know a nine iron from a tire iron, Sayulita, Punta Mita and the surrounding areas in Nayarit have many world-class golf courses.

Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf, Robert von Hagge, Joe Finger and other great golf course designers have created a variety of beautiful courses open to the public in nearby Punta de Mita and Puerto Vallarta. Shouldn’t you give them a try?

Vista Vallarta

Vista Vallarta features a signature design by Jack Nicklaus. World-class golf is surrounded with breathtaking views of Puerto Vallarta, the marina and Banderas Bay. A signature design by Tom Weiskopf complements challenging terrain with dense jungles, deep ravines and swift creeks.

Four Seasons Punta Mita

Four Seasons Punta Mita Golf Course, designed by the Golden Bear himself, is set among white-sand beaches and the Sierra Madre. Eight holes border either the Pacific Ocean or the Banderas Bay. The green of one truly unique hole is located on a natural island in the ocean. The 200-acre course is challenging for experienced golfers yet friendly enough for the beginner.

El Tigre at Paradise Village

Von Hagge’s El Tigre at Paradise Village is the newest offering in Puerto Vallarta. Challenging for experts but forgiving for beginners, this 7,239 yard masterpiece features an archway constructed like a Mayan temple and nine separate bodies of water – not including the Pacific Ocean or the Paradise Village Beach Resort and Spa.

Mayan Palace Golf and Tennis Club

Mayan Palace Golf and Tennis Club, just next door to El Tigre, is a fun, less-challenging 18-hole course for golfers of all ages. One scenic hole plays over a lake to an oceanfront green with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the Bay. Both professional and weekend players will enjoy putting their strategies and skills to the test on this 18 hole, par 71 course designed by Jack Nicklaus.

Campo De Ensueño

If you’re looking for Sayulita golf, just take a short trip to Campo De Ensueño/Field of dreams golf course. A quick 20-minute drive north up the coast from Sayulita, this 9-hole course offers players scenic mountain and jungle surroundings, two small bodies of water and the green of one hole is placed up on a rock island surrounded by a moat.

Marina Vallarta Golf Club

Marina Vallarta Golf Club in Puerto Vallarta offers lush vegetation, natural lagoons, iguanas, tropical birds and a golf course designed in 1989 by famed architect Joe Finger. Enjoy this year-round, challenging 18 hole, par 71 layout.

Los Flamingos Country Club

Los Flamingos Country Club is an 18-hole course designed by architect Percy J. Clifford. Just three minutes from Paradise Village, this countryside course is resplendent with lakes, jungle and countless birds.