Punta Espada is the most recommended golf course in Punta Cana, according to the TripAdvisor tourism website.
Situated in the country’s easternmost region, the golf course was designed by international golf legend Jack Nicklaus.
Other popular golf courses mentioned in the website’s survey: La Cana Golf Course (27 holes, and designed by the famous P.B. Dye); the Barceló Lakes Golf Course, (18 holes, recently redesigned by P.B. Dye); the Iberostar Bavaro Golf & Club (18 holes, designed by P.B. Dye).
On three separate occasions this world-famous golf course has hosted the PGA Champions Tour.
Punta Espada is situated in the exclusive Cap Cana resort, just minutes away from most major hotels in the area.
Punta Cana is considered a paradise for golfers because of the quantity and quality of its golf facilities, almost all designed by world-renowned golf legends.
TripAdvisor also recommends the following golf courses in the region:
La Cana Golf Course:
This 27-hole golf course was designed by golf legend P.B. Dye. It is one of the most important attractions of the famous Puntacana Resort & Club.
It is the first golf course to introduce the use of Paspalum, a special turf that is irrigated with sea water.
Many of the golf courses in this beautiful destination are situated along the seashore.
The luxury boutique hotel Tortuga Bay, considered to be one of the finest in the entire region, is situated just minutes from the golf course.
Barceló Lakes Golf Course:
This 18-hole golf course was recently redesigned by the famous P.B. Dye. The course is situated adjacent to the Caribbean Sea. The course features a lake, wetlands and lush tropical forests.
The golf course is one of the main attractions of the Barceló Hotel complex in Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana.
The Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, an adults-only facility, is one of the finest hotels in the region offering an all-inclusive luxury package especially designed for golfers.
Iberostar Bavaro Golf & Club:
Also designed by P.B. Dye, this 18-hole course features a truly elegant club house, and is an important feature of the Iberostar chain in Punta Cana.
The chain operates four hotels in the region, including the newly renovated Iberostar Punta Cana, all-inclusive luxury family-friendly facility, and the 272-room, adults-only, Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro.