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4.5
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
86.4%
Recommend this course
115 out of 131 reviews
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4.5
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
84.6%
Recommend this course
11 out of 13 reviews
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4.4
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
79.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 73
Length 7287 yards
Slope 143
Rating 75.1
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The Norman Signature Golf Course at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta
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Course Details

Year Built 2015
Fairways Bermuda 419 Grass
Greens Champions Bermuda Grass
Architect Greg Norman (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes - mandatory
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
131 Reviews (131)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 7
Group Getaways 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 8

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Over priced

45 dollars for caddy....was wasted money.
No restaurant or bars cool off.
El tigres is much better course and in values.

Value Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is not worth it

Very disappointed in my 3rd round at this course. Front 9 was fine, caddy was great. Course allowed a 6-some in front of us. Took them 40 minutes to play each of the last 3 holes. Miserable day of golf.

I’ve always been on the fence about this place. The shuttle here, driving range over there, golf cart ride back here. We will not be back. There are better values and locations out there!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Interesting but not great

Interesting golf course... but for the price will prefer to play at El Tigre...

No condo around... mandatory caddy... but now with gps and cart not really a plus....

Par 3 are probably the challenge... most of rhem with water hazard or enough long could be difficult for average player...

Par 4 of the 5 par 5.... mostly straight... so this is it .... ride to go at the first hole pretty long...
Lot of greens were most of them surprisingly not holding the line.... maybe beacause
Maybe other Vandata give you more for the price..

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

A great day on the links.

Thank you to Billy our caddy. He was top notch, very helpful, professional and made the round very enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time is always the best!

I thought the grounds were a great build up to the course itself, everything is beautiful!

I would personally like to thank my caddie Hector for making the day quite enjoyable! He was friendly, knowledgeable, and a lot of fun to hang with. I was a single that was extremely important to me. I’ll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

An enjoyable golf challenge

We played this course last year while staying at Vidanta and played it two more times while visiting again last week. Tomas was our forecaddie and he did an excellent job! The course was in great shape. This course has plenty of character and will definitely hold your interest.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Cost Ripoff

The course itself was in decent shape with good variety and several water/bunker challenges. Club rental was $60 US (outrageous) and the women’s clubs were far inferior to the men’s rentals. I discovered on the 2nd hole that the grip on my driver was very loose... with the heat it would twist 180 degrees in my hands. I was forced to use my husband’s driver for the rest of the round... longer club than I’d like. Complaints to staff at the pro shop fell on deaf ears with claims that there were no managers left on duty and no compensation could be made. On top of that, we were surprised with a $500 peso charge for the caddie we were forced to use and who did not add much value to the round. All in all a poor experience.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Bring your clubs to Puerta Villarta

Allow yourself an extra half hour before your tee time, the complex is massive. We played in three hours, the course was in great shape, Daniel was a wonderful fore caddie. I would highly recommend him. This is probably Puerto Vallarta’s premier golf facility. The greens are fast, and the fairways wide open. It was very challenging even from the gold tees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice very forgiving track

Not very long from the whites. I suggest outing the blue tees if you hit it over 230 off the tee. Fairways very short. So if you have trouble hitting off tight lies it will be a battle. Over all great day and great service

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice greens

Ground was a little wet in spots, made it tough to chip from e wet spots. But generally in good shape

Our caddie Florencio was great

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Norman versus Nayar

Would rather play the Nayar course, sister course at Vidanta. Nothing spectacular about this course. Not worth the extra cost.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Vidanta—Norman

Fun day but a little slow. Didn’t see Carr girl until 9th hole. We were spitting dust..

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Such a great place

Excellent course, wind and water all over the place making it hard but fun

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course, I play here often.

I play here all the time. Great course, friendly staff.

GolfNow needs to get honest about pricing. Backing out the tax charged on a round of golf and then advertising that price as a discount is simply dishonest. Golfers end up paying full price at checkout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Better Courses in the Area for less money

The whole Vidanta resort layout is not conducive to the non resort golfer. To get from the taxi to the first tee at the Norman course is really a trial; exit to a central way station, take a shuttle cart to the pro shop, get assigned your Mandatory caddie, get in a cart and drive 15-20 minutes, hopefully without getting lost through a maze of endless pathways, over a huge suspension bridge to the first tee! Yow, The course is just okay in its layout, many of the holes look the same and are flat and not very memorable! Conditions are good. We paid $125 after noon plus caddie fee ($20) - who was better than okay, not wonderful, wonderful. There are better courses in the area for less money!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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