Golf in Costa Rica was once limited to the country club crowd. However, the construction of several large resorts served as the perfect setting to create world-class golf courses. Golf greats like Arnold Palmer and Robert Trent have dedicated their names and expertise to some of the best golf courses in Costa Rica. Great weather, ocean front views, and on-site luxury accommodations make Costa Rica a great destination for golfers. Pack up the clubs, or rent during your stay, and you are all set for a day - or a whole vacation - on the green.
The following are our top recommendations for golf courses in Costa Rica. Reserve your flight online, or call a Nature Vacations travel designer to help with planning your entire Costa Rica golf vacation.
|This par-72 championship course was designed by Arnold Palmer and is also ranked one of the top 100 in the world. Views of Bahia Culebra can be appreciated from all angles of the 220 acre course.|
|Reserva Conchal’s Garra de Leon Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones II, is considered one of the top 100 in the world thanks to challenging holes and beautiful oceanfront views.|
|Located near the surf Mecca Playa Avellanas, this 18-hole oceanfront course designed by Mike Young will have you sharing the green with exotic wildlife like monkeys, coatis and over 159 types of birds.|
valle del sol
|Valle del Sol, one of Costa Rica's oldest golf courses, is set in a residential community in the Central Valley with beautiful landscaping and is home to many annual tournaments.|
|A favorite among locals, Los Delfines 9-hole course offers a green jungle setting on the Nicoya Peninsula frequented by red macaws and other exotic animals.|