Golf Course to Open on the Islands of Loreto

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Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto hope to be able to offer guests the chance to play a round of golf on the stunning new Danzante Bay Golf Course by the end of the year! The 7,400 yard project is being completed under the expert eyes of Rees Jones, world-renowned architect, overlooking the gorgeous waters of the Sea of Cortez.

Golf Course to Open on the Islands of Loreto

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Rees Jones Golf Course Architect

Throughout his illustrious career, Rees Jones has designed over 170 golf courses and is renowned for having an eye for detail. This 18 hole course at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is being designed to offer a challenge for avid golfers yet still be a pleasant course that fits in perfectly with its natural surroundings. Jones is working with his team at Rees Jones Golf Course Design Inc to maximize and work with the landscape of the beautiful Islands of Loreto, Danzante Bay and the Giganta Mountains. The environment is something that the Villa del Palmar in the Islands of Loreto are concerned about; in fact the resort runs quite a few ecological programs at the resort which aim to minimize the impact that tourism has upon the Islands.

Golf at the Islands of Loreto

It is hoped that the first 5 holes at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto golf course will open in December 2014. This ambitious project will have a lake at its heart, joining together 2 holes (10 and 11), green contours that will be manageable in windy conditions and sandy pockets. Paspalum turf will be used, which is perfect for the Baja California climate. The course, which will showcase sea views, streams, valleys, dunes and foothills, will be designed to suit both the casual and professional golfer.

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto offers you the chance to play golf in the sunshine and in luxury. You can walk on the beach first thing, kayak in the afternoon, have a round on the course in the evening and, after it all, relax in the fantastic Sabila Spa with a soothing massage. What a day! Sounds good, right?

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