The Unique Destinations That Offer Golf And The Beach

August 19, 2022

Jamaica is home to numerous world-class golf courses and scenic beauties; that is why it is one of the best vacation destinations. This Caribbean island is the perfect venue for golfers with countless exploration opportunities. You can soak yourself into the sand while relaxing at the beach or explore waterfalls during a scenic golf session.

The country features fantastic golf locations with lush green plains by the beach. Montego Bay is undoubtedly a gorgeous island, but there are multiple other golf courses in Jamaica outside this area. Moreover, some exciting all-inclusive golf resorts are among the favorite things of Jamaica that attract thousands of tourists to the island every year.

If you want a great golf course along the beach, continue reading! Here we will uncover Jamaica’s four most exciting and scenic golf courses.

Sandals Golf & Country Club

Jamaica is one of the most exciting places with many rounds of golf courses. All these gold courses feature lush green views with scenic sights of the beach; Sandals Golf & Country Club is undoubtedly one of the most appealing destinations in Jamaica.

It is pretty famous for its views and beauty; therefore, the course has been a part of golf magazines many times. Since the place has appealing beauty, intricate details, and luxurious touches, it has attracted innumerable guests to enjoy golfing by the beach.

The Sandals Golf & Country Club is 700 feet above sea level, which makes it an ideal place to enjoy golfing with a view. It also features a practice and driving range with chipping and putting greens. Moreover, it offers complimentary transfers for Beaches Ocho Rios,Sandals Royal Plantation, and Sandals Ochi.

The Tryall Club

Another famous golfing destination with scenic views is the Tryall Club. Located in Sand Bay, this beautiful club is one of the most famous places in Jamaica. Ralph Plummer designed this course, and the place opened in 1958.

This Montego Bay golf course has undergone many modifications; all these changes have brought more beauty and picturesque views to the destination. It offers a golf course with varied terrain and borders with the shoreline. The Tyrall Club is an exceptional vacation destination. The Tryall Club is famous for its private clubs offering guests hospitality and the luxury of a villa.

The club features various holes that can be played differently because of their challenges while ensuring excitement and fun in each round. Furthermore, the club has a spacious outdoor terrace that offers impressive views of the scenic northern coastline and Montego Bay. 

Cinnamon Hill Golf

It is one of the famous golf courses at Rose Hall Estate. Located right next to the White Witch Golf course, this beautiful golf course has been one of the most visited places in Jamaica. It stretches 6,637 yards and features 18 holes and a par of 71.

Since these courses are close, visitors often experience similar terrain, ambience and scenery. Von Hagge and Rick Baril designed the Cinnamon Hill Golf course. It offers a feel of tropical and coastal inland golfing as you move around the golf course.

As the golf course rests next to the beach, you can hear the wind whistle through the lush greens and feel the ocean spraying onto your face. All these experiences elevate your mood and brighten your day. Make sure to explore the waterfall near the 15th green. It is an exceptional sight and is one of the places featured in James Bond movies.

Half Moon Golf Club

The Half Moon Golf Club opened in 1964 and hosts the Red Stripe ProAm. It is one of the best golf courses in Montego Bay, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the most respected designer of the 20th century. The well-groomed fairways and the sundry green add value to the high green fees.

It features Jones’ trademarks, 20 grassed practice greens,50-yard pitching, putting and chipping greens, a pro golf shop,runway tees, a clubhouse, and a complimentary shuttle to the villas or hotels. The Half Moon Golf Club also has a snack bar on the 19th hole that serves delicious snacks and drinks.

Furthermore, numerous bunkers are strategically placed around the greens and fairways to make the course more challenging. Since the golf course is more difficult yet playable, it makes the golf course one of the most visited places in Jamaica.

The Bottom Line

Jamaica is a beautiful destination with numerous exploration opportunities. The place offers excellent golf courses with scenic views. The beach along the golf course allows visitors to enjoy golfing in the morning while saving the entire day to relax at the beach. With numerous island options available at Montego Bay, Jamaica is undoubtedly one of the most exciting places to spend your vacations. So go pack your golf bags and book a flight to Jamaica now! 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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