Since the1990s, Cabo San Lucas has been known as one of the premier golf destinations in Mexico. The increasingly popular city has a number of outstanding courses thanks to Jack Nicklaus and other golf designers, who put Cabo San Lucas in the golf spotlight. Now, three of the world’s top golf courses are located in Cabo with others not far behind. Whether you are looking for beautiful scenery, the perfect challenge, or are just looking to perfect your game, there’s a course for you in Cabo San Lucas. These five courses rank among the greatest in the city.
Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course
Over the years, few courses have garnered as much attention as those designed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus. One of his most famous courses, the Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course, plays long at 7,075 yards and overlooks the Sea of Cortez. As one of the top 100 courses in the world, this premier golf course in Cabo offers sweeping views of the desert, mountains, and sea. There are rolling greens and a variety of elevation changes that make it both challenging and rewarding. Nicklaus himself once said that the Cabo del Sol Ocean Course is “the best golf property I’ve ever seen,” and we are sure you will agree. This course, which sits just 15 minutes away from Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, is a great choice for guests looking to get in a game during their stay.
Palmilla Golf Course
The second top ranked golf course in Los Cabos is just 22 minutes from the Villa Group Resorts. Also designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus, the Palmilla Golf Course is the second of three courses in the area to be rated as one of the top 100 courses in the world. The Palmilla Golf Club offers three different 9-hole courses, so that golfers can mix up their game between the Arroyo, Mountain, and Ocean courses. Each offers breathtaking views, challenging greens, and some of the best holes in the game. In addition, there are five sets of tee boxes at all three courses, providing the ideal range from golfers of every level.
Diamante- Dunes Course
Davis Love III lent his talent to create another world-class course in Cabo San Lucas. Once rated #38 in the world by Golf Magazine in 2015 and the number one course in Mexico by Golf Digest in 2016, this course never fails to make an impact on novice and expert golfers alike. As a premier green in the area, the Dunes Course provides 7,300 yards of championship level golf. The stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, link-style layout, and14-acre practice and development facilities make this the idyllic course for those looking for a fantastic game. The club offers professional caddy service, a resort style clubhouse, and complimentary course-side comfort stations so that everyone has the ultimate experience.
Querencia Golf Club
This 18-hole course designed by Tom Fazio spans over 300 acres and offers a great place to play golf while taking in the beautiful scenery of Cabo San Lucas. Ancient cacti and lush palm trees adorn the deep arroyos and cool plateaus that challenge and reward golfers. A 30-minute drive from Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, this world-class course is often thought to provide golfers with a break from the crowds that frequent Cabo.
Cabo Real Golf Course
The sweeping ocean views, blossoming fairways, and swaying palms are just a few of the highlights of this world-class course. Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, the Cabo Real Golf Course plays long at 7,037 yards. While challenging throughout, the back nine greens ease up a bit and allow guests to enjoy the spectacular views. Guests staying at Villa del Palmar will find this golf diamond just 20 minutes away, giving them another great option for a daily golf game.