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Melia Cariari Golf Course

Melia Cariari, San Jose 1007, Costa Rica
506 239 0022
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Ranked #42 of 79 Activities in San Jose
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Owner description: This designer championship golf course on the grounds of the Melia Cariari Hotel was Central...
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Owner description: This designer championship golf course on the grounds of the Melia Cariari Hotel was Central America’s first. Pro and amateur events are held here regularly.
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This course is more difficult than average but a constant pleasure to play. Never Boring, Sometimes very challenging, always fun. Caddies are required and relatively inexpensive. "A" caddies speak English and know the game and course. "B" caddies are good too, less English. Somewhat narrow, some greens tough to hold, some beautiful vistas. Staff is friendly and helpful. Food service... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

the greens played slow in the morning however picked up as the round continued would play the course the next time i return the weather was good could use a snack cart for players

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Hollywood, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

well kept coarse, though pretty pricey. good rental equipment available. most golf in costa rica is high, this is a relatively new development. most coarses are less than 10 years old. this is one of the oldest. no longer private open to the public

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Antigua
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

a decent course and I recommend renting a cart. The fairways are long and the greens are usually in good condition.

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Brasil de Santa Ana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I loved playing at this golf course. I just wish it was closer to where we live. Wonderful layout and good caddies. Not walker friendly, it's a long course.

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Victoria, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Played Cariari Golf Course again in July 2013. Last played in mid 1990's. It is a great golf course with wonderful and tricky holes. Great service by starter and caddy (required when riding cart). I suggest taking a caddy to help read putts and find balls. Lots of beautiful trees, flowers, and birds. Nice restaurant, too.

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Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Great golf course, as well as great caddies. Very friendly, and knowledgable. Staff was very helpful. Course was in great condtion, beverage cart was attentive. Meal afterwards was excellent.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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134 reviews 134 reviews
25 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

A long-time friend invited me to play when I visited him in San Jose. We had a very enjoyable round on a beautiful course.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I have eaten there several times with friends who belong to the club and the food has always been good and the prices for good food in CR are reasonable. Even with a large group, they are able to handle it with prompt delivery and excellent service.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

It is a nice golf course, it may be the oldest one in Costa Rica, very well maintained, and in a nice place.

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