Mexico Golfing Vacations

Last Updated: February 26, 2014 by
Categories: Activities, Golf, Vacation

Mexico is a great destination for a golf vacation

Golf Vacations MexicoWith its rich cultural heritage, flavorful cuisine, year-round warm climate, and nearly 5800 miles of coastline, Mexico is one of the world's premier tourist destinations. But, did you know that Mexico is also one of the best places to play golf? Mexico is actually the number two most popular destination country for golfing vacations in the world, with the United States being number one.

Courses Designed by Some of the Best Golf Architects in the World

Many courses in Mexico have been designed by some of golfing's best well-known celebrities, including Jack Nicklaus, Davis Love III, Tom Weiskopf, Greg Norman and Tiger Woods. While other Mexican courses have been designed by some of the premier golf course architects in the world, such as Tom Fazio, Charles B. Macdonald, Robert von Hagge, and Pete Dye. And, with nearly 200 golf courses in Mexico, the list of renowned course architects goes on and on.

"Location, Location, Location!"

Many golf courses in Mexico are located right next door to some outstanding vacation resorts with many amenities, like hotels, spas, and restaurants, conveniently close by. With the widely varied terrain of Mexico, there are lots of options, that often include picturesque backdrops of mountains, forests, deserts, oceans and lots of colorful flora. There are courses that have been carved out of jungles of lush vegetation and mountainous landscapes. There are also some pretty fabulous courses that are built right along the coast, with rolling waves, ocean breezes, sandy beaches, and sometimes even with island greens that are actually on islands. For real estate buyers, investors, ex-pats, and retirees, there are lots of single family homes, villas, townhouses and condominiums located in golf course communities throughout Mexico.