Los Cabos has no shortage of incredible golf courses from some of the game’s best designers. Enjoy unique desert landscapes or endless ocean vistas as you tee it up and test your skills. Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones II, and Tom Weiskopf have all traveled south across the border to craft some of the continent’s top tracks. Golf in Cabo is the perfect addition to any vacation.
Some of the best golf courses in Cabo San Lucas are just a short drive from Villa La Estancia. The Palmilla Golf Course, located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, is the home course of the famed One&Only Palmilla. No matter your score, driving down lush green fairways to the sparkling Sea of Cortez is a golfer’s dream outing. Other top Cabo golf courses include the El Dorado Golf Club at Cabo Real and Cabo del Sol.
Didn’t bring your golf clubs? Many Los Cabos golf courses offer club rentals for a nominal fee.
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Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., Cabo Real is a championship golf course featuring three spectacular ocean front holes and much more.
El Dorado Golf Course
Crafted by Jack Nicklaus himself, El Dorado Golf Course is an incredible track that blends with, rather than dominates, the natural Baja landscape.
Diamonte Cabo San Lucas
Diamonte Cabo San Lucas is home to the brand new Tiger Woods Design Golf Course, El Cardonal, and the always popular Dunes Course. El Cardonal opened December 2014. Enjoy “dramatic long-range views of the Pacific Ocean, natural arroyos, mature vegetation, [and] native dunes.” The Dunes Course, designed by Davis Love III, is the “only Cabo San Lucas course located on the Pacific side of the Baja Peninsula.”
Cabo San Lucas Country Club
This Pete Dye-designed course features 18 amazing holes of golf, and is one of the only Cabo San Lucas golf courses that features views of the famous Arch at Land’s End. The Cabo San Lucas Country Club broad fairways navigate a largely untamed desert landscape rich with groves of Palo Blanco trees, Cardons and an array of animal life. Nine sparkling lakes add to both the aesthetic and the course’s level of difficulty.
Cabo Del Sol
Cabo Del Sol is home to two great Cabo golf courses: The Ocean Course and Desert Course. Each are a beautiful challenge set amongst the amazing Baja landscape. The Ocean Course is a “world-renowned Jack Nicklaus Signature design stretching for more than a mile along a coastline of craggy rock outcroppings and sun-washed shores.” The Desert Course is a Tom Weiskopf design that combines “desert and ocean, canyon-like arroyos and a variety of foliage creates a breathtaking backdrop as well as a significant challenge.”
Palmilla Golf Club
Palmilla Golf Club is a quintessential Cabo golf experience. You’ll feel like you’re golfing on the beach right there on the amazing Costa Azul. According to the Palmilla golf website, “Hurricane Odile significantly impacted Palmilla Golf Club and our team members and we are working hard to bring back our beloved Club and to delivering a true Palmilla Golf Club experience.” The Palmilla golf course will officially re-open April 20, 2015.
Club Campestre San Jose
The Club Campestre San Jose beautiful 18-hole, Jack Nicklaus design golf course offers spectacular views from every hole. The Club Campestre golf course is “spread across the gently rolling foothills of the Sierra del la Laguna Mountains, between the mountains and the sea, the course offers spectacular views from every hole.”