Mayakoba: Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World

Experience a blend of diverse ecosystems at El Camaleon.
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Quick Facts

  • Number of Rooms

  • Amenities

    Ocean sports / yacht charters / tennis / spa / kids activities / archery / interactive cooking classes / 25 restaurants
  • Number of courses

  • Course designers

    Greg Norman

Resort Overview

Formerly a stop on the PGA Tour, and more recently a LIV Golf venue, the El Camaleon course here winds inland through the Mayan jungle before kissing up against the Gulf of Mexico. Among the layout’s striking features is a cave bunker, etched along the 7th fairway. Off the course, there’s also lots to catch the eye. This is the Riviera Maya in all its glory, meaning golden sunsets and turquoise waters, paired with a resort that offers all you’d want in a tropical escape, from soothing spa treatments to artisan cocktails served by the pool. The property offers four stellar hotels: Fairmont, Rosewood, Bayan Tree and Andaz.



A round at El Camaleon isn’t complete without checking out the cenote, an underground cavern common to the Mayan region.


Enjoy holistically inspired wellness experiences offered at four world-class spas and fitness studios.


From casual, beachfront restaurants to upscale lagoonside dining, Mayakoba offers more than 25 dining experiences onsite.

3 things to know

  • Best time to go

  • Best non-golf amenity

    The colorful town square of El Pueblito features boutique shopping, casual dining, live entertainment and a seasonal farmers’ market.
  • Insider Tip

    Don’t miss a meal at the Rosewood’s La Ceiba Garden & Kitchen, where guests enjoy an interactive experience and traditional Mayan cuisine, prepared over an open flame with seasonal ingredients hand-picked from the restaurant’s garden.