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Playacar Golf Club

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Address: Mza 26 Paseo Xaman-Ha s/n Lote 1 | Fraccionamiento Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 873 4990
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Hard rock golf course

We had a great days golf. Played first tee of time to avoid the heat and to get around our jet lag. Welcomed with all inclusive breakfast and drinks. Out onto the course with a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
Benjamin B
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barrie,on, canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I joined this club as a Family Membership in Sept 2016 for a cost over $5000 US. They aerated the greens shortly after we joined and treated them with sand which they have done 4 times since. There is no new growth of grass, no seeding, no application of soil, no fertilizer. The greens are hard as rock and do... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Narrow fairways, very small greens and a lot of green side bunkers. The course was not in its best condition. Service and staff were very good.

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Thank Erkki1
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The people behind front desk are very unfriendly. And at the course restaurant, it took nearly 45 min for TWO hotdogs.

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1 Thank kitesurfjerry
Mazatlan, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We come every year and play golf here frequently. Over the last couple of months it is going from worst to extremely catastrophic... Never thought that was possible, but yes, for some unknown reason they fired the pro- Adan who was always on site, available and just wanted to make all players feel welcome. Now he is replaced by a... More 

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2 Thank Helena M
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

To start the day of golf I will agree with many other reviewers about the rude front desk staff. Extremely slow and unhelpful. Pro shop has lots of Hard Rock Cafe t-shirts but very limited and expensive golf gear. Balls and gloves are outrageously priced. On to the snack bar, wonderful breakfast and friendly staff. Out to the course and... More 

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Thank Vanda C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great days golf. Played first tee of time to avoid the heat and to get around our jet lag. Welcomed with all inclusive breakfast and drinks. Out onto the course with a choice of great clubs and off on our way via the driving range. On the course there was plenty of wildlife. Occasionally having to give... More 

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Thank Benjamin B
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Course was in very good shape, greens are very small but well maintained. Lots of bunkers and water. I usually shoot low 80s and felt very good shooting a 92 and 95 from white tees. Look on golfnow.com for reduced rates. Played for $49.00 and $72.00. Best price resort could get was $150.00. The bonus is it is all inclusive,... More 

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San Bruno, California
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I've played many of the local courses including both Iberostars, Mayakoba, Riviera Cancun, Grand Coral, El Tinto, and Playa Mujeres. This by far is the most difficult in terms of greens. They are small, fast, and surrounded by hazards. I found bunkers in many of the holes that you cannot see from the fairway. Some of the greens are so... More 

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1 Thank MisterD94401
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I have to say the course is worth somewhere in the $50-75 range. I wouldn't pay more than this. The course was in good condition however it is extremely narrow and the greens are the smallest I've every played. I'm a 5 handicap and shot 80 and 82 on my two days. The burmuda greens roll great and the fairways... More 

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1 Thank Homero C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I played a the off chance due a cancelled trip so used the money to play golf instead. 20% discount due to staying in a Riu hotel. That got the price down to $102 (£70-£80) I had to hire clubs which was $50 so taking it up to $152. It wasn't until I paid they told me no balls are... More 

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