Located in Acapulco s ritzy Punta Diamante tourist zone, The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco is a convenient and fun course to play in a city that is short on tee time options. A principal amenity of the luxurious beachfront Grand Mayan and the Mayan Palace resorts, this beautiful, sporty, and well-maintained upscale course was built by Jack Nicklaus in 1983 and updated by Pedro Guereca in 1993. The par-72 Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco is a fun, player-friendly resort layout that rambles inland on gentle terrain. Although most of the holes run parallel to the beach, the resort hotels and apartment buildings block out views of the ocean. Many players laud the layout, which features a number of doglegs. With three sets of tees, The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco measures 5,352 yards from the forward markers, 5,877 yards from the middle markers, and 6,176 yards from the tips. Tall palm trees line the narrow fairways of The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco. Water enters the fray on several holes, including the long opening par 4, which features a peninsula green and is rated the toughest test of the round. Sand, in the form of 49 elegant bunkers, helps defend par as well, though the bunkers are neither deep nor devilishly situated. The greens at The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco feature minimal undulations and roll at comfortable speeds so players have a good chance to drain a putt or two. To boost your chances of shooting a good score, you can retain the services of a caddie. By club rule, carts are mandatory (despite what the website says). A large contingent of groundskeepers maintains The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco to high standards. Practice facilities include a driving range, sand bunker and putting green. The clubhouse is home to the well-stocked pro shop where you can rent shoes and clubs, and a restaurant that is open for breakfast and lunch and offers pleasant patio seating. A tee time at The Golf Course at Vidanta Acapulco promises fun, holiday golf, and the convenient location will leave you plenty of time for other activities in Acapulco.