Catalonia Caribe Club Golf


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Catalonia Caribe Club Golf Est. 2006

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Catalonia Caribe Club Golf: At first sight you could be forgiven for thinking Catalonia Caribe is a rather flat, relatively open, parkland layout, nicely adorned with a liberal sprinkling of palms and smaller cana trees. On most counts you'd be right. But "flat" only applies to the few holes that you see as you drive from the entrance gate to the clubhouse. On the south side of the clubhouse, a small hill ensures that you'll experience a pleasant amount of elevation change on both nine-hole loops. The longest and steepest slope comes at the par-4 13th, which takes you up to an elevated green and a scenic lookout across the surrounding Punta Cana bushland. With two stone-lined ponds and a sizable lake also in the mix, there is plenty of variety and challenge to enjoy within the housing-free and well-maintained confines of Catalonia Caribe. The lake comes into play on three holes: the short par-4 5th is tightly wrapped around it, while the par-3 6th's palm-fringed "desert-island" green sits in the middle of it. Your drive at the good-length par-5 15th is also seriously threatened by the lake, especially if hit too far right. Although easier-going and less dramatic than some of the area's swashbuckling oceanside layouts, Catalonia Caribe will always provide an excellent golfing challenge in a pleasant and well presented, open-parkland environment.

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Making Contact

Catalonia Caribe Golf Club
Playa de Bavaro,
nr Bavaro, Punta Cana 
Caribbean
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Office   +1 (809) 412 0000
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (809) 412 0001

Email  
Website   www.cataloniabavaro.com
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Golf Pro
 
Moises de Jesus Morales
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb
 
Surroundings: Tropical maritime forest and vegetation.
 
Designer: Alberto Sola
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6650 6211 5279
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get There?

14 km SE of Bavaro / 11 km N of Punta Cana.
Exit Puntacana Airport and turn right onto dual-carriageway, heading west. After 2.2 km at roundabout go straight over (2nd exit). After a further 7.5 km (using the new highway) turn right at unmarked crossroads, and follow road for 1.8 km to golf entrance on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Dec thru' April): US$120, including golf cart. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted (but almost all players use a golf cart).

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Catalonia Caribe takes the first part of its name from its owner, the Barcelona-based Hoteles Catalonia group. >> The small "cana" palm trees (copernicia hospita) that you see around the golf course, in equal number with taller coconut palms, are renowned for their excellent "hurricane-resistant" properties, making them a popular thatching material for homes and other buildings.

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Location

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Latitude: (18.617997)
Longitude: (-68.373397)
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Hotel Catalonia Bavaro 5-star
Playas de Bavaro (Bavaro Beach), Punta Cana
+1 (809) 412 0000
www.hoteles-catalonia.com

Located on the first line of the famous Bavaro Beach this oceanside hotel is blessed with white sand beaches and turquoise waters, as well as surrounding palm and coconut plantations. On site is a 9-hole golf course (Cabeza de Toro Golf Club), while just a short ride away is the 18-hole Catalonia Caribe layout.

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