Pok-Ta-Pok is what the Ancient Maya called their favorite ballgame This game was used to resolve conflicts and matters of honor in a peaceful way, and decided the destiny of entire cities. Today golfers from around the world put their skills and mastery to the test at the well-known golf course Pok-Ta-Pok located in the Cancun Hotel Zone.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. this 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course is nestled between the Nichupte Lagoon and the warm Caribbean Sea. Cancun Golf Club at Pok ta Pok is known for its dramatic sea views, lush tropical vegetation and a wealth of archaeological Mayan treasures dating back to 1,000 years ago. Once inside Cancun Golf Club, it’s hard to believe that this golf oasis is located in the heart of the Hotel Zone.
Although a veteran amongst other newer golf courses in Riviera Maya, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is a great course to play. The layout is challenging enough for both high and low handicappers. And the breath-taking views of the Caribbean and the lagoon from just about every hole, make this championship golf course one of the most scenic in the area.
Cancun Golf Club also features such facilities as a driving range, 2 practice putting greens, a pro shop and a lovely restaurant/bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with panoramic views of the Nichupte Lagoon and the Hotel Zone.
If You Are Staying in Cancun Pok ta Pok is a Convenient Choice
For those, staying in the area and looking for a quick round of golf, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok is a good choice. However, if you are vacationing on Riviera Maya, be it in Akumal or Playa del Carmen, it probably makes more sense to choose other golf courses, such as Iberostar Playa Paraiso, Playacar or El Camaleon at Mayakoba.