Just 9 holes but only 10 minutes away you'll find a delightfully challenging course in the charming village of San Pancho... at $30 green fee including cart it's hard to beat.
The Four Seasons Punta Mita has two 18 hole Nicklaus Signature courses. You must have a day pass to be eligible to play the courses. The day pass costs 50% of the lowest priced available room. During low season this would amount to a minimum of $300. In high season it could be quite costly. Green fees $250 for 18 holes
The Flamingos course is about 30 minutes toward Puerto Vallarta. It features crocodiles living in the water hazards which are their natural habitat. Green fees are $140 including shared cart.
This is the area which is just north of Puerto Vallarta and populated by many, huge all-inclusive hotels. El Tigre is the best known course here. Green fees $175 including shared cart.
The nearest course here, the Marina Vallarta course, is about 45 minutes from Playa Escondida. This is a beautiful Joe Finger course with lots of water hazards and home to plenty of wildlife including crocodiles and many species of water Green fees are $130. Also in Puerto Vallarta are two spectacular signature courses, a Jack Nicklaus and a Tom Weiskopf, in the foothills of the mountains about 15 minutes more distant than the Marina Vallarta course. Green fees are $195 for 18 holes including shared cart and $50 for rental clubs.