The Caribbean has always been a popular golf destination, but today there are more choices than ever for golfers. On almost all the islands there is Golf Course that we will be perfect to So pack your clubs for your next trip to the Caribbean, and experience firsthand the fun of playing golf under the tropical sun.
This links course at the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa has 18 sea-view holes that distract duffers with panoramas of the Caribbean and nearby St. Martin/Maarten. But keep your eye on the ball, because the course is full of lagoons and ponds, including one stocked with bonefish if you decide to throw down the clubs and pick up a rod and reel.
This par-71, 18-hole championship course in St. John’s is located next to the Jolly Harbour Marina in a lush tropical setting and winds around seven lakes.
This Robert Trent Jones II designed course is Aruba’s only 18-hole championship golf course. It’s a par-71, 6,811-yarder that highlights not the ocean but rather Aruba’s arid outback of cactus and Divi-divi trees.
The Abaco Club is home to a wonderful seaside, Scottish-style links course (minus the harsh wind and stony soil), a par-72, 7,138-yard masterpiece. It also includes a world-class practice facility that includes a double-edge range and a short-game practice area.
The Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahamas Island features a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The open and breezy course has 6,909 yards of greens and fairways scattered with bunkers, rough, and water hazards. Golfermagazine named the course as one of the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World, and it hosts several national championship tours.
The exclusive Lyford Cay gated community on the west end of New Providence Island is built around the Lyford Cay Club, a members-only institution with an 18-hole championship golf course ranked among the world’s best—if you can get an invitation to play.
The luxury Ocean Club neighboring the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island boasts a Tom Weiskopf-designed resort course that will appeal to weekend warriors and serious golf fanatics alike.
Sandy Lane is where Tiger Woods got married, so need we say more about the quality of the golf here? The resort’s Green Monkey course (named for the green Bajan monkeys you may see scampering across the greens) was designed by Tom Fazio on the site of an old quarry, the walls of which tower over some of the fairways and bunkers. The Tom Fazio-designed course features 18-holes, is a par 72, and has 7,343 yards. However, you can only play if you stay at the pricey Sandy Lane resort and are willing to shell out a greens fee in the $400 range.
Royal Westmoreland established in 1995 as the only gated resort will full amenities. With over 250 beautiful homes, an 18 hole Robert Trent Jones Jr golf course, members only beach club on the famous Mullins Beach, fitness centre, salt water swimming pools, clay tennis courts, stunning club house, and best of all a busy schedule of many social opportunities with a vibrant members’ community.
Who says you have to stay at a big luxury resort to get access to the best golf courses in the Caribbean? The resort complex on the former Blaauw plantation and delivers world-class golf alongside beautiful Blue Bay.
Montego Bay’s Half Moon has been called the best golf resort in the region by Caribbean World magazine, and the golf course has been recently renovated to better suit the modern game. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and modernized by Roger Rulewich.
“Rugged” is the best word to describe this Providenciales course, which challenges golfers not only with water hazards and sand traps but also a variety of natural limestone outcroppings. This course is not for the faint of heart.