Golf Peninsula Papagayo

Arnold Palmer Design

Do you want to complement your stay with golf?
Peninsula Papagayo offers a 18-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The fairways lead over 6,788 yards through diverse terrain with an overall area of 125 acres. The course includes dramatic elevation changes and offers spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean from 14 of the 18 fairways.

At the same time the course provides a fair and challenging test for all levels of proficiency. This golf course is one of the top venues in Latin America. Furthermore, Peninsula Papagayo is planning to open another 18-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.

Other golf courses in Guanacaste:

Vista Ridge Golf (24 miles), Hacienda Pinilla Golf (60 miles), Reserva Conchal (50 miles).

Designed by Arnold Palmer, this 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course in Costa Rica was designed with the resort golfer in mind and is ranked among the "Top 100 Courses Outside the United States" by Golf Digest. Your experience begins atop one of Peninsula Papagayo's highest plateaus, overlooking the jewelled waters of Bahía de Culebra.

Spectacular water views await you at 14 of the 18 holes. The signature hole, number 6, El Bajo, features a dramatic 446-yard par-4 with a tee shot that plays 61 metres (200 feet) downhill to a receptive valley-shaped fairway. The green is perched out on a cliff with the ocean behind it, and your round will culminate on the scenic 18th green, with views of the Pacific Ocean and Bahía de Culebra. Four Seasons Costa Rica Golf Club at Peninsula Papagayo is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Endorsed by the United States Golf Association, this program provides information and excellence to help golf courses preserve and enhance wildlife habitat and protect national resources.

The course, not only set amid crystalline waters but also deep green forests, has labelled important trees, turning the cart path into a botanical garden. Hole to hole, the course offers a chance to see and appreciate a diversity of colourful plant, tree, bird and animal species. The congo (howler) and capuchin (white-faced) monkeys are among visitors' favourites.

The Resort offers a driving range, a sand-bunker practice area and putting and chipping greens. Players can enjoy one or both of our two complimentary weekly clinics, and professional private instruction is available seven days a week. The 1,400-square-foot (130-square-metre) Pro Shop, open daily from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, carries an assortment of high-end men's and women's golf and tennis apparel, hats and gear. Special occasion gifts, merchandise, lessons and playing certificates are also available.

Tee times are offered from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm (the course is closed on Mondays through November 6, 2015). Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Shoe and club rental services as well as full-service locker rooms are available. Complimentary transportation from the main lobby to the course and back is provided (approximately seven minutes each way).