Puerto Rico Golf Vacation
Golf in Puerto Rico is top-notch and filled with scenery and vegetation that is beautiful and unique. Easily accessible, Puerto Rico is an American territory meaning passports are not required for American citizens. This Caribbean island boasts more high quality golf courses than ever before.
Puerto Rico’s incomparable beauty, endless recreation and style are the hallmarks of this premier golf vacation destination. Top Puerto Rico golf packages include Rio Mar with 2 excellent courses and 20 minutes north along the coast it’s the Gran Melia with Trump International’s 2 golf courses. The luxury Bahia Beach golf resort and Royal Isabela rank among the best golf travel to the Caribbean. Old San Juan is the oldest city in the Americas and an afternoon visit is worth the drive. Book your Puerto Rico golf vacation package with Sophisticated Golfer today.
BEST OF PUERTO RICO’ Golf Tours. Our Puerto Rico program is unsurpassed in the world of golf tourism. Golf courses include; Bahia Beach, Dorado East, Royal Isabela, Trump International, Trump Champion, Rio Mar River, Rio Mar Ocean, El Conquistador
Featured Puerto Rico Golf Courses…
Bahía Beach Golf Course
Bahía Beach Golf Course is a scenic 6,979-yard layout overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, 80 acres of saltwater lagoons and the mountainous El Yunque National Rainforest. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Bahia Beach was created around a network of saltwater lagoons as fifteen of the 18 holes border some form of water, as the course takes a means being route around the lagoons before emerging onto the Atlantic coast for the final three holes.
Dorado East Course
This classic Robert Trent Jones Sr. Design opened in 1958 and is still the top rated course in Puerto Rico. The course has also recently undergone renovations from the Ray Floyd group. It measures 7,000 and offers several holes playing along the Caribbean Sea. Originally, J.D. Rockefeller commissioned Robert Trent Jones to design both the East and West courses at Dorado for his private use in the 1950’s. Chi Chi Rodriguez worked here in the early 1960s before his World Golf Hall of Fame career. Dorado East of the flagship at Dorado a Puerto Rico golf development which features 4 total courses located west of San Juan.
The golf course, designed by Arthur Hills, opened in 1993. Set on more than 200 feet of elevation change, few shots are played to the same elevation twice. The course is awash in elevated tees, which offer views of the Caribbean Sea and El Yunque National Rainforest, including both the first and 10th tees, which are located near the perched clubhouse location. In addition to rolling hills and a handful of water hazards, El Conquistador is also full of iguanas, which find their way onto the fairways and bunkers from time to time. This is the only course at the El Conquistador Resort located on the east coast of Puerto Rico.
Rio Mar Ocean Course
The Ocean course is the second of the 2 golf courses at the resort and was designed by George and Tom Fazio in 1975 when premium resort golf was only beginning to spring up around the Caribbean. This creation was in the later years of the uncle-nephew architecture team, before Tom would branch out on his own to become one of the preeminent architects of today. The 6,782-yard course, like many great resort courses, follows a dramatic trajectory in design before building to a climactic close.
Rio Mar River Course
The Rio Mar is home to this championship courses designed by Greg Norman in 1997. This was Norman’s first design in the Caribbean and plays to 6,931 yards. It is a marriage of the dense swath of tropical land that runs along the Mameyes River combined with Normans own vision for a great Puerto Rico golf course. It is an exciting course that maximizes the aesthetic gifts of the land.
Royal Isabela Course
Royal Isabela Golf Links was designed by Stanley and Charlie Pasarell with great passion for the land and the game. The design evolved from the land itself. Their hands-on and minimal-impact approach pays tribute to Golf Links’ majestic partner: nature. The landscape’s native grasses, natural sand dunes and deep canyons are integral to the layout, while sod-faced bunkers add a Scottish flair to this island gem. These elements, along with trade winds shape the course’s character and captivate the golf purist.
Trump Championship Course
The Championship Course at Trump International Puerto Rico begins among spectacular man-made lakes and follows to the ocean with incredible water views. The meticulously crafted fairways feature stellar scenery. The course winds through lush tree groves and over waterways and lakes, amid tropical blooms and past scenic bluffs, delivering an unparalleled golfing experience. The Championship golf course at Trump International hosts an official PGA Tour Event, the Puerto Rico Open.
Trump International Course
Located in the town of Rio Grande, 30 minutes from San Juan at the foothills of the world famous El Yunque Rainforest, Trump International Golf Club Puerto Rico is spread over one thousand lush acres on the Atlantic coast. Trump International Golf Club boasts 2 of Puerto Rico’s best golf courses, both of legendary proportions and designed by Tom Kite. The International Course runs through beautiful hills and then sits on green mangroves for a challenging yet beautiful golf setting.
Rio Mar Golf Resort
Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is a beautiful Puerto Rico golf resort that sets this island’s standard for hospitality and service. Richly appointed tropical luxury makes each guest room a welcome, private haven. Spectacular views of the sapphire blue Ocean or golf courses and mountains complement the island-styled decor setting us apart from other resorts in Puerto Rico. Rich, natural woods, Italian tile, plush fabrics and preferred amenities surround each guest with privileged comfort. 9 restaurants, lounges & entertainment venues at this Caribbean resort promise to satisfy every appetite for great food and relaxation. Rio Mar boasts 2 of Puerto Rico’s premier courses, the Ocean and River.
Royal Isabela’s Golf Lodge was designed with land preservation, conservation and sustainability, but without sacrificing luxury. The luxury Casita accommodations have all 5 star qualities now one of the best for golf travel to Puerto Rico. Besides golf ecological tours of the property are popular, bird watching is great, and the natural surroundings are beautiful right from your Casita’s private patio. The restaurant here might be Puerto Rico premier dining experience. It’s a drive from the airport, around 2 hours but with a private car and driver it’s bearable plus non-stop flights to San Juan are very accessible from most east coast US cities.
Gran Melia Golf Resort
Gran Melia golf resort Puerto Rico is located on a lush peninsula 19 miles from San Juan, Gran Meliá Puerto Rico delivers a bold new statement on the nature of hospitality. Guest can discover the tropics a new with Gran Meliá’s signature Red Glove Service. Set against the backdrop of El Yunque rainforest, the villas and pavilions of Gran Meliá rise from an oceanfront landscape of gardens, pathways and pools. Our guests structure their days around play on the 2 championship golf course located at the adjacent Trump International Puerto Rico. The Championship golf course at Trump International plays host to an official PGA Tour event each year.
St Regis Bahia Beach
St Regis Bahia Beach golf resort represents the ideal union of luxury and natural beauty. This property lies on 483 acres of lush native maritime forest, 25 minutes away from San Juan’s Airport. Bahia’s private vacation enclave introduces an unrivaled dimension of luxury and hospitality to Puerto Rico. The striking interplay between nature and elegant design colors everything, from exquisite cuisine to the acclaimed Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf course. Bahia beach is located about 10 minutes drive to the 2 golf courses at Trump International for those seeking 3 total unique Puerto Rico golf course to play while enjoying 5 star luxury resort services.
Best Of Puerto Rico Golf Sample Itinerary
Our Puerto Rico golf travel program is unsurpassed in the world of golf tourism. The best of Puerto Rico golf tours work best for parties 4, 6 or 8 golfers sharing transportation.
Puerto Rico Golf courses available to play include; Bahia Beach, Dorado East, Royal Isabela, Trump International, Trump Champion, Rio Mar River, Rio Mar Ocean
Accommodations with our Best of Puerto Rico Golf Tours depend on your group’s requirements and budget. Sophisticated Golfer recommends the newly renovated Rio Mar Resort featuring 2 golf courses of its own, the Gran Melia Golf Resort, and the 5 star St Regis Bahia Beach golf resort. The Itinerary below is based on staying at the Gran Melia or St Regis Bahia Beach. Customs versions with lodging at Rio Mar, playing more golf or staying more nights are available, just a phone call away,
Begin your stay with arrival at San Juan airport (SJU) and prepare for transfers to your resort of choice on the east coast of Puerto Rico. Enjoy a greeting at the airport upon arrival by drivers arranging for private transfers. Check-in and begin your stay.
Play Trump Puerto Rico Championship golf course and a morning golf time. Designed by Tom Kite with Bruce Besse, This course hosts the Puerto Rico Open each year an official PGA Tour event. Stunning views of the ocean and El Yunque rainforest are an added bonus as players enjoy golf in this tropical Caribbean paradise.
Play Bahia Beach… Bahía Beach Golf Course is a scenic 6,979-yard layout overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, 80 acres of saltwater lagoons and the mountainous El Yunque National Rainforest. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Bahia Beach was created around a network of saltwater lagoons as fifteen of the 18 holes border some form of water, as the course takes a means being route around the lagoons before emerging onto the Atlantic coast for the final three holes.
Play at Trump Puerto Rico International golf course. Designed by Tom Kite with Bruce Besse, both courses at Trump International feature awe-inspiring scenery as they wind their way through vegetation, over lakes and waterways. Both courses feature stunning views of the ocean and El Yunque rainforest. The tees are grassed in Paspalum, while the greens are grassed in Sea Dwarf paspalum.
Check out of your accommodations after breakfast. Transfer west passing through San Juan on to Dorado. After the 2 hour drive you’ll arrive at Dorado and play the venerated East Course at Dorado
The Dorado East course is a classic Robert Trent Jones Sr. Design opened in 1958 and is still the top rated course in Puerto Rico. The course has also recently undergone renovations from the Ray Floyd group. It measures 7,000 and offers several holes playing along the Caribbean Sea. Originally, J.D. Rockefeller commissioned Robert Trent Jones to design the East course at Dorado for his private use.
After golf today and lunch at Dorado transfer 1.5 hours to the northwest tip of Puerto Rico and Royal Isabela. Check into your luxury casita at Royal Isabela. Overnight in luxury Casitas at Royal Isabela
Play the dramatic new Royal Isabela Golf Links. The landscape’s native grasses, natural sand dunes and deep canyons are integral to the layout, while sod-faced bunkers add a Scottish flair to this island gem. These elements, along with trade winds shape the course’s character and captivate the golf purist. Overnight in luxury Casitas at Royal Isabela.
Play Royal Isabela Golf Links. Royal Isabela is one of the most beautiful, challenging and interesting golf courses in the Caribbean so we recommend a second round.
Enjoy the resort’s beautiful grounds and your Luxury Casita after golf today.
Check out of your accommodations at Royal Isabela and bid Puerto Rico farewell. Transfers back to SJU, San Juan airport are included with driver service.
7 Nights Best of Puerto Rico Golf Vacation Package
4 nights Gran Melia or St Regis Bahia Beach
3 nights Royal Isabela
Breakfast daily at all locations
Serviced transfers from, airport, all golf courses, & between destinations
Assistance on arrival & greeting with signage
6 rounds of golf with cart
2 rounds Royal Isabela Golf Links
1 round Dorado East Course
1 round Bahia Beach
1 round Trump Champion
1 round Trump International
Custom designed itinerary prior to departure
Prearranged & preferred golf times
All taxes & resort service fees
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* Pricing based on single or double occupancy
* Discounts for groups with 8 or more golfers
* All Best of Puerto Rico golf packages can be fully customized.
* 6 and 8 night custom golf packages available.