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Playacar Golf Club

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Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha, s/n Mz. 26, lote 1 | Fraccionamiento Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 4990

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I first played Playacar in 1996 when it was first carved out of the jungle and then again 10 years later as it became more developed and again now that it is mature. It is rated... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Kirkland, Canada
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Turned up for a game of golf organised by the Guest Services from our Hotel (Occidental Grand) . This price on arrival suddenly changed. Maybe a misunderstanding between the Hotel and the Golf course but the attitude from the lady member of staff was appalling. We had made clear to all what our requirements were. What was disappointing is they... More 

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Ashland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Compared to nearby courses, Mayakoba and Iberostar, this course pales in comparison. The price is comparable to the other two, but it is not in the same condition. Basically, the course should be priced at half to make it a value. Not for the duffer, since it is fairway then jungle!

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Playacar Golf Club was the closest golf course to our hotel, so we figured, why not? It was literally a 5 minutes walk, which we took advantage of (it is beauitful and in a gated community!). We had made sure before we arrived in Mexico that our reservation was confirmed and confirmed again once we had arrived. We were greeted... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We played this course several times and had a great time. Fairways narrow and greens are difficult so we recommend arriving early enough to practice on the greens and chipping area before teeing off. The jungle tends to devour golf balls so bring extra. Golf fee includes cart, beverages and snacks and also food in the club house. Excellent value.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

we had a wonderful golf outing. The course was in great shape they have re numbered the holes and changed the Tees. The staff are very friendly. It was busy but it moved. Always a lot of fun and Hard Rock has made good improvements. It is a little shorter so it can move faster still very challenging . Have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

A friend described the course perfectly, it's a good vacation golf course but not some place I would seek out. If you are expecting the ocean views, this course isn't it. We played Mayakoba before this round so we were a little spoiled. The food choices are limited and the clubhouse is very small.

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Kirkland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I first played Playacar in 1996 when it was first carved out of the jungle and then again 10 years later as it became more developed and again now that it is mature. It is rated as the toughest course in the Yucatan and that rating is well deserved. Not particularly long or tricky and in good condition, but the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have written plenty of reviews over the past year, but none of them have been labeled as terrible, I actually feel ripped off for what it cost me to play here in total and poor service. There were a couple of issues in particular that were of concern, I tried to speak to a manager after I had played... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went and played a fun scramble with a few dozen of our friends and let me tell you this course is harder than it appears! There are several risk reward holes to make you a hero or the laughing stock of your buddy's! We really enjoyed all the wildlife too, from the lizards big enough to swallow a golf ball... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The staff is very unprofessional. Worst ever met!!!! Playa del Carmen is the other great courses, enjoy them !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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