One of the most important golf destinations in Mexico

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico – Riviera Nayarit is the new destination of the Mexican Pacific and has beautiful golf courses, two of them designed by two famous golf figures, Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus.

Operated by Fonatur Operadora Portuaria, the 18-hole golf course in Litibú, designed by Greg Norman, is open to the public seven days a week and offers all golf services, including a pro-shop. The beautiful Litibú field is developed on an undulating terrain offering difficult climbs and descents along the Pacific Ocean. This golf course is located in the development of Fonatur, Litibú, very close to Punta Mita, and is one of the fastest growing hotel areas in the Riviera Nayarit.

Grupo Vidanta has two renovated Golf Courses: Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman in Nuevo Vallarta. Originally designed by Jim Lipe, Nicklaus and Norman redesigned the courses, it has 18 holes par 71, and has created a completely new golf experience. Vidanta Golf has impressive views of the Bay of Banderas, as well as the Sierra Madre, has a rating of 129, and hole 14 of par 3 is between the beach and a lake, has high technology including GPS system in the carts of golf.

In Riviera Nayarit have held important tournaments such as the Canadian tour and the second Futures Tournament, of the Professional Association of Women’s Golf (LPGA), presenting the future stars of this sport, this field is gaining an excellent reputation among golf lovers Worldwide.

With courses designed by Greg Norman, Jack Nicklaus, Robert Von Hagge and other renowned names, Riviera Nayarit has an ideal climate all year round, incredible views of the ocean, bays and inlets, a backdrop of tropical forests and towering mountains, plus many and varied stages ready to become fairways and greens of different degrees of difficulty and exceptional beauty.

    • The Punta Mita Bahia Golf Course, inaugurated in 2009, is a 6.5-kilometer masterpiece with beautiful views of the ocean and the Bay of Banderas, in each of its holes.
    • El Tigre Golf Course in Nuevo Vallarta, was designed by Robert Von Hagge, has 12 holes along its more than 6.5 km.
    • El Campo de Golf Punta Mita Pacífico, abrió sus puertas en 1999, se extiende a lo largo de 6.5 km, este campo obra de Jack Nicklaus en 2006 fue calificado con el Reader’s Choice por la revista Condé Nast Traveler como el Mejor campo de Golf del mundo.
    • El Campo de Golf Flamingos, con más de 6 kilómetros de áreas, es par 71 y fue diseñado por Percy Clifford.

Actualmente Riviera Nayarit tiene dos campos más en construcción, uno en el desarrollo Nahui de Bahía de Banderas, en Destiladeras, una de las playas más hermosas del destino y es diseño de Flemming Golf. El otro campo es diseño de Robert Trent Jones Jr. y se ubicará en Punta Raza en el municipio de Compostela.

Acerca de Riviera Nayarit:
Riviera Nayarit es el destino de viaje más nuevo en México, que se expande a lo largo de 307 kilómetros de costa del Pacífico, enmarcada por espectaculares montañas que se desdoblan a tan solo unos minutos al norte del Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Vallarta. En su mayor parte sin desarrollar, el destino se extiende desde los resorts en Nuevo Vallarta hasta Boca de Teacapán, pasando entre otros lugares por la singular Punta Mita, la espectacular Bahía de Banderas y el colonial poblado de San Blas. La región incluye resorts de lujo y hoteles boutique eco-turísticos, posibilidad de practicar surf de talla mundial, cinco campos de golf profesionales, vida silvestre nativa, incluyendo tortugas marinas y aves tropicales, aventuras en montaña e isla, compras de arte local y tradicionales artesanías Huicholes, encantadores pueblos de pescadores, así como kilómetros de playas serenas. Para más información, visitewww.rivieranayarit.com.mx