If you are a golfer and plan to vacation on the Baja Peninsula, take a look at the golf destination of Danzante Bay Golf Club.
People around the world are talking about Danzante Bay, the eye-popping new Rees Jones-designed course on the Baja Peninsula’s eastern coastline.
It occupies a stunning setting, 250 feet above the Sea of Cortez to the east and backed by the Sierra la Giganta Mountains to the west. The course culminates in what promises to be one of the most photographed holes in modern North American golf, the 178-yard, par-3 17th to a green set diagonally on an outcrop with nothing around it but free fall to the water behind and below.
Golfers are flocking to the course to see and play 11 ocean-facing holes situated near the luxurious Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto. The course offers magnificent views of the bay as well as the Sea of Cortez as it gently takes players from wavy desert terrain around a crystal lake, through sand dunes, and up into the majestic mountains.
Jones also designed an 18-hole putting course inspired by the famed Himalayas putting course in St Andrews, Scotland, where families can practice and have fun together. Currently, nine putting holes are completed, with the final nine to be finished this year. The final seven holes of the 7,107-yard, par-72 course also will be completed in early November.
Only a two-hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Loreto International Airport (LTO) also is accessible with direct WestJet flights from Calgary and from Tijuana via Calafia Airlines (three times a week year-round).
For reservations, promotional codes, and additional information, call 1-800-838-2662 or visit Danzante Bay Golf Course at www.tpcdanzantebay.com
Guests can also experience Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa’s 4,447 acres of unspoiled beauty – it is the first and only resort to occupy one of the Gulf of California’s last virgin coastlines.
In addition to the stretches of exquisite shoreline, the villa also boasts stunning ocean and mountain views, three outstanding restaurants, and five swimming pools. It also houses the 39,000-square-foot luxurious Sabila Spa, tennis courts, miles of hiking trails, glass-bottomed kayaks, sports fishing, and a mild and warm climate year-round.
Villa del Palmar takes full advantage of the region’s unique beauty, authentic culture, quiet beaches, scenic vistas, rich history, and natural habitats. The resort’s complimentary shuttle service enables guests to explore historic Loreto and visit the 1697 mission that made the town famous. The area is also known for its wildlife, including the 900 species of fish in an area that has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Source: Traveling Golfer