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Address: 72 Estate River | Kingshill, 00851, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-778-5638
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Perhaps the best golf course in the Caribbean, Carambola is a par-72 course...

Perhaps the best golf course in the Caribbean, Carambola is a par-72 course with lots of uphill and cross-water shots.

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A pleasant round of golf

The course has a nice layout and was in good condition. Not very busy. Played the first few holes alone until I caught up with a twosome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
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Forest, Virginia
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Forest, Virginia
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151 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The course has a nice layout and was in good condition. Not very busy. Played the first few holes alone until I caught up with a twosome.

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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I had a wonderful experience at Carambola Golf Club. When I arrived the golf shop staff was very friendly. It was a Wednesday and the course was not very busy so we were never pushed and we never had to wait. The course was in much better shape than I had anticipated after reading a lot of the reviews but... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fantastic Robert Trent Jones layout, Usually needs a littleTLC Starter Johnny is the best and Tyrone is a great bartender, did not make it there this year but have been going there for at least the last 20 years - miss it!

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1 Thank Suenick25
Florida Panhandle
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Serious maintenance deficiencies. While an exceptional design, traps are dirt, fairways are anything but, greens are rock hard, as is the range. An extremely perfect RTJ work of art has faded into obscurity. Don't bother.

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5 Thank Zgolfer
Greenville, South Carolina
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206 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We're not golfers, but thoroughly enjoyed going to the Carambola Golf Course to have breakfast or lunch overlooking the course. We were looking for an alternative to the high prices for food at the Carambola Beach Resort where we were staying. Pauli and Lori from the Blue Water Terrace on the east end now run the small restaurant/deli located at... More 

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1 Thank Wanda S
Austin, Texas
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64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

For $85 (which included $40 off for being a Carambola resort guest), I expect a course that is maintained to a higher standard. Rocks in the sand bunkers still. A tractor leaked all its hydraulic fluid onto the first hole right in our path, so that caused a considerable delay and no doubt killed that grass off for a while.... More 

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3 Thank LindaN22
Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I always look forward to playing a Robert Trent Jones course so was all too happy to take my clubs with us to St. Croix. True to RTJ the layout is sweet and pleasing to the eye. Unfortunately the course conditions were quite pedestrian to poor. Many of the fairway bunkers that would normally add definition and perspective have been... More 

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4 Thank eskied
Boston
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

On Wed and Fridays, ( probably only off season I would imagine) they were running a special, $35 including a golf cart. We were excited to check out this course since it was designed in the 60’s by Robert Trent Jones. It is much different than the Ocean Course at the Buccaneer. It is longer and a bit more challenging.... More 

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4 Thank kathleen A
Girard, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The course was well designed and a beautiful location, but I was certainly surprised and disappointed at the conditions....they were just awful and I'm not sure why. It will take alot of work to get this course "up to par".

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3 Thank susie316
uk/usa
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81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

decent layout, approx 6850 from back tees, quite a few holes with carries over water to green, hilly and a tough course to walk with pull cart. not in great shape with grass over running the sand in most of the bunkers, slooow greens. certainly not an easy course, quite enjoyable. if you need a golf fix on an actual... More 

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