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Puerto Rico offers tropical island golf getaways amid ideal weather

U.S. territory superb for fall, winter visits; 18 courses, variety of hotels and resorts await

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (September 28, 2021) – Visit Puerto Rico this fall and winter to bask in tropical weather on exhilarating golf courses at vibrant hotels, amenity-rich resorts, and award-winning restaurants overlooking beautiful beaches.

While many of the Island’s 18 courses are near capital San Juan – home to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), air hub of the Caribbean – inspiration beckons throughout Puerto Rico, providing visitors with acclaimed playing options and scintillating after-golf options. From the only rainforest in the U.S. Forest Service, to beaches that have hosted world surfing championships, stunningly beautiful and amazing places greet visitors at every turn.

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Home to several of the top-rated course designs in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Atlantic Islands (source: Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play), Puerto Rico’s golf resorts are spectacular, including:

Royal Isabela (18 holes) – Links Course perched on 150-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean

El Conquistador Resort (18) – Iconic venue is home to rollicking Arthur Hills course design

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve (36) – East Course ranks as one of the world’s best

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Golf & Beach Resort (36) – Ocean, River courses diverse yet complementary

St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club (18) – Robert Trent Jones II authored a seaside masterpiece

Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort (27) – three 9-hole layouts lie between ocean and mountains

Wyndham Palmas Beach & Golf Resort (36) – golf club on East Coast is an Island favorite

Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico (36) – Championship Course here hosts PGA TOUR event

Many golf packages at Puerto Rico resorts offer buffet breakfasts, complimentary drinks, and other enticements. For those who prefer to stay at a variety of places, there are many standalone golf courses on the Island that are conveniently located, including Rio Bayamon, El Legado, Punta Borinquen, Fort Buchanan, Deportivo del Oeste and Caguas Real.

For U.S. citizens, Puerto Rico is the most exotic and travel friendly destination in the Caribbean; the American territory is bilingual, uses U.S. currency, and requires no passport.

For more information about the Island, its attractions, and its travel guidelines, visit:

About Discover Puerto Rico 
Discover Puerto Rico is a private, not for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) whose mission is to make Puerto Rico visible to the world as a premier travel destination. The DMO has brought prosperity to the people of Puerto Rico by collaboratively positioning the Island’s diversity and uniqueness for leisure, business and events. It is responsible for all global marketing, sales and promotion of the destination and works collaboratively with key local governmental and non-governmental players throughout Puerto Rico’s visitor economy and community at large, to empower economic growth. Visit: