Photo: © Gary J. Wood
Photo: © Gary J. Wood

Golf in Caribbean

The Caribbean region has always been a popular golf destination, but nowadays there are more choices than ever for golfers. Caribbean islands with the most golf courses are the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Bermuda. Playing golf in the Caribbean can be an expensive hobby and it's wise to stay in a golf resort. This will save some costs.

Best golf courses in Caribbean

Promoted golf courses in Caribbean


Photo: © Gary J. Wood
Golf in Caribbean
In total there are 115 golf clubs in the Caribbean, most of them of high quality, designed by famous golf course architects and located in some awesome locations. Golfing in the Caribbean is very relaxed, with great ocean views and good halfway houses where you can relax, drink something or even have a meal. Some Caribbean golf courses require the use of caddies and buggies are almost always included. The best Caribbean golf courses are Punta Espada Golf Club, Casa de Campo La Romana - Dye Fore, White Witch at Rose Hall Estate, Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort and Sandy Lane. Not surprisingly the Caribbean is home to quite a few of the best golf resorts. The Caribbean have a subtropical climate and normally temperatures are high with a lot of sunshine. But conditions per region can differ greatly. From July till the beginning of December it's hurricane season and during that period tropical depressions are common. This means heavy rainfall and windy conditions. If you want to golf in the northern part of the Caribbean (so Dominican Republic, Jamaica), go there from December to April. If you are planning to golf in the Leeward Antilles, then March to August is fine.


FAQ's about golf in Caribbean
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in Caribbean?
Punta Espada Golf is the best golf course in Caribbean. Out of 115 golf courses in Caribbean, the rating 9.1 of Punta Espada Golf is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in Caribbean
Is Caribbean good for golf?
A 7.8 rating indicates Caribbean is good as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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