Two championship golf courses are within walking distance with the Trent Jones designed
for some of the greatest tuna, dorado and marlin fishing in
Early morning dew glistens as the sun rises
over the mountains and down the 9th
Fairway. A keen player got up early to get
in his golf leaving his Golf Cart tracks down
The spectacular view from the signature 15th Tee.
A good drive will cross the crocodile infested
lagoon and leave an easy approach to the
beautifully situated green, surrounded by palms
besides the beach and ocean.
Unwanted trespassers on the 4th and 5th Fairways which run besides the lagoon.
It is not advisable to retrieve balls from the water hazzards!!!
The lovely setting of the 15th Green besides
To the left of the picture, the Palma Real, the
Trent Jones designed course, so-named due to
the abundance of palms lining every fairway:
Marina Golf Course to the right.
Ixtapa Marina, Porto Ixtapa and the Marina
Golf Course. Also shown are the forested
areas which has many bike and walking
trails and the off-shore Morros.
The exquisite, 200 metre, Par 3 13th Hole,
playing from an elevated tee across the
valley to the green.
Some of the beautiful trees lining the
12th Fairway. Always a delight to listen
to the birds in the morning.
Lovely putts on the 2nd Hole, clearly
seen in the early morning dew.
A beautiful pond besides
the 10th Fairway.
Many of the pictures of the Birds
in Paradise were taken around
the Golf Course.
The interesting 3rd Hole, a Par 3, 175 metres,
which plays towards one of the lovely homes
surrounding the golf course
A view across the lagoon from the 15th
ladies Tee, 120 metres to clear the water,
nevermind the wildlife, warming themselves.
The challenging Par 5, 5th Hole with an
interesting approach across water
The 6th Green with the 5th fairway across
The difficult 480 metre, Par 4, finishing hole.
Aways difficult with a head wind off the ocean
The ladies 6th Tee. A Par 3 with bunkers
guarding the left approach and crocodiles
to the right.
Your Vacation Paradise.
Difficult approach over water to the 9th Green,
The 6th Green with many varieties of trees surrounding the green, Marina GC.
The 15th Green with a multitude of bunkers guarding the narrow green, Marina GC.
Reflections at the par 3, 17th Hole
at Marina GC.
Birds in the water on the 16th Fairway,
Delicate chip shot over water with bunkers guarding the Par 3, 11th green, Marina GC.
Evening shadows on the difficult approach to the par 5, final hole, Marina GC.
The Marina Golf Course
Wild life on the 6th hole, Marina GC.