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nice long beach, too many vendors

Beautiful and long beach, you can walk for hours. Many stray dogs on the beach. We are dog lovers... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2014
Markham, ON

At one time this course was spectacular as far as the views but the course was in poor shape. Then... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Sosua, Dominican Republic
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9 Mar 2017
“Katastrophic management for a beautiful paradise”
30 Dec 2016
“Don't waste your time. Not open to public.”
Located on the north coast of Dominican Republic near the town of Rio San Juan, Playa Grande is the last course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr. The par 72 course sits atop towering cliffs overlooking the beach and sea, providing...more
Autopista No. 5 | Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We played the golf course of the amanara resort "playa grande" and ended up paying USD 340.- What was nasty about this: when we inquired on the phone prior to our visit the information we received was that green fee is USD 250.- Once in...More

1  Thank 123franzs
Reviewed 30 December 2016

What was once a great golf coarse is now closed to the public. I drive by there at least once a month and have yet to see anyone golfing. The only way to get on the coarse is to buy an overpriced house on their...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank marlburoman
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The place is empty because the brothers of the bonfires of the vanities from New York want this place to themselves...it is way to expensive...not worth the drive to get there and is ready for the aman group to take it over...what a complete and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank harrygonzo
Reviewed 6 March 2016

At one time this course was spectacular as far as the views but the course was in poor shape. Then the Aman group took over and made It almost impossible to play unless you have the big money to spend. This property is a good...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank irietl
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

The newly redone Playa Grande golf course is a challenging but fair with tons of fun spots to drive the green over the cliffs to try for that eagle or birdie! Reese Jones is extraordinarily talented.

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 25 December 2015

I played this course back in 2011 and thought it was one of the most beautiful places I have ever been except the course was in terrible shape and nobody cared about it. I played this course the other day expecting the conditions to improve...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Pete M
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

My golf buddy's and I have played this golf course from aprox. 2003 to 2013. Every year the course got worse but the layout around the ocean was spectacular. The staff and caddy's became our friends and were very personable. Now that the Aman group...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank cptnbuck
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I played this course many years ago; spectacular location, course not in very good shape. Ive been looking to play again, have inquired about course status multiple times. Look at the photos of the course - fairways look like the grass/sod was laid in the...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank SJP1030
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Almost every hole on this beautiful golf course has an incredible view of the Caribbean, and is fun to play.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Franz H
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Beautiful and long beach, you can walk for hours. Many stray dogs on the beach. We are dog lovers so we were not bothered. The vendors kept following us. There were many vendors on the beach.

Date of experience: December 2013
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mike p
3 June 2016|
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Response from irietl | Reviewed this property |
Unless you want to spend at $700 a night or more for a room you can't play the golf course.
17 January 2015|
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Response from cptnbuck | Reviewed this property |
Thay was Grand Vantana, or the Iberostar in PP