Barcelo Lakes Golf Course
Barcelo Lakes Golf Course
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  • Monte
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Golf Course
    Nice golf course - really good shape and cheaper then other courses. Staff were very friendly. Booked my round via email with "Jose" who was wonderful to deal with and so appreciative of my interest. He made me feel like a member even though I was only a guest. Really appreciate his efforts. Golf course was well maintained and there was a uniqueness to each hole. Decent pace - think I was done in just over 4 hours. Greens rolled well and were consistent. Tee boxes in good shape. Would play here again for sure!
    Visited February 2023
    Written 3 March 2023
  • Michael C
    Amarillo, Texas9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Father son golf outing
    Pretty golf course. It was very hot. If you stay on the resort you pay $60 for a golf cart and no green fee. We rented clubs which were 50 dollars. We brought our own golf balls and tees. If you get out of the fairway you will lose your balls.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Scott1LasVegas
    15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another great trip to this golf course.
    Good conditions all around. Great staff at the course. No issues getting tee times. Pace of play was good for three out of four days, last day was a tournament so a bit slower but we still loved the round. A resort style course with many water holes.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 November 2023
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Richard P
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Used to be a good golf course. Now not so well kept. Bunkers not raked but I will admit it was very wet when we were there. Greens could use some work and some were being worked on.
Written 25 February 2024
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Funkylici0us
Winnipeg, Canada50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The Lakes Golf Course presents a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golf enthusiasts. However, be prepared for the possibility of losing a few golf balls due to the course's demanding layout.

The standout feature of this course is its difficulty level, which might prove daunting for some players. On the bright side, it offers a great opportunity to refine your skills and strategy.

The staff at the Lakes Golf Course deserve applause for their exceptional service and hospitality. They go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant experience for all golfers.

One area that could use improvement is the beverage options available on the course. While the staff is fantastic, it's worth noting that only beer seems to be offered through the beverage cart. More variety in drink choices could enhance the overall experience for players.
Written 28 December 2023
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Aries
Geneva, Switzerland41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
We booked to play on Friday 27th but cancelled early in the morning due to heavy rain and we were helped in the rebooking process for Sunday by Yuberkis, the Golf Admin assistant- she was wonderful so helpful and professional (unlike staff at Cocotal). It was our first time and will not be our last. The golf carts were electric in good order and the course goes through a low forest area and lakes. The course is flat but challenging and well maintained - nicely placed bunkers or water hazards protecting greens, and some of them raised and hidden. We loved the course, peacocks and flamingos too!
Written 9 November 2023
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Scott1LasVegas
Las Vegas15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Good conditions all around. Great staff at the course. No issues getting tee times. Pace of play was good for three out of four days, last day was a tournament so a bit slower but we still loved the round. A resort style course with many water holes.
Written 1 November 2023
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Michael C
Amarillo, TX9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Pretty golf course. It was very hot. If you stay on the resort you pay $60 for a golf cart and no green fee. We rented clubs which were 50 dollars. We brought our own golf balls and tees. If you get out of the fairway you will lose your balls.
Written 22 July 2023
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Monte
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Nice golf course - really good shape and cheaper then other courses. Staff were very friendly.

Booked my round via email with "Jose" who was wonderful to deal with and so appreciative of my interest. He made me feel like a member even though I was only a guest. Really appreciate his efforts.

Golf course was well maintained and there was a uniqueness to each hole. Decent pace - think I was done in just over 4 hours. Greens rolled well and were consistent. Tee boxes in good shape. Would play here again for sure!
Written 3 March 2023
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SPARK2010
Carp, Canada36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Barcelo Lakes is a fun, challenging (bring balls!) course that is right on the grounds of the Barcelo Resort.
The staff are excellent, and do a good job keeping your clubs safe and clean.
Book early - it's busy!

Look for the fabulous birds - flamingo, peacocks, herons, pelicans and egrets!

Great setup for golfers who are there with non-golfers. our group of 13 had 11 golfers - some played 7 rounds, some played 2.
Written 15 February 2023
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bobjancewicz1
Hancock, ME14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
This golf coarse is fabulous. For the amount of play it gets it’s in great shape. Great price. For a Dye coarse the greens are friendly but tricky. Many challenging holes although not very long. Bunkers are very statically placed. Beautiful peacocks on 14 and a lone flamingo will greet you on 15. The whole staff is great but say hello to Claudio “tiger” La Rosa for me. He always gives us great service and he’s a all around good guy. Can’t wait to get back next December. 😎👍🌴
Written 22 December 2022
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Scott1LasVegas
Las Vegas15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
Best staff ever. They keep your clubs safe and ready, friendly service every day. I would call this a resort style course, very fun to play. In good condition, greens look slow but are fairly quick. The restaurant and bar was also excellent. Well worth the cart pricing
Written 4 November 2022
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Bosey_Dem
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
My three last vacations were to Punta Cana and each time I've played all my rounds at The Lakes. I really LOVE this golf course. I'm an avid golfer, 14 handicap, and this course challenges me but also isn't too difficult either, so it's always just... Fun. It's the right balance for me. The course has always been in great condition from the fairways, greens, bunkers and teeboxes.

There is a large family of peacocks between holes 14 and 15 and a flamingo on 16. Super cool. It's a Pete Dye course so the layout is amazing. During my last stay I played almost every day. I should also mention there is a large chipping and putting practice area and range.

The pro shop and back shop staff have always been friendly and greet me with a smile. Some of them even know me by name! I always feel welcomed and special when I go there. The grounds crew work tirelessly in the heat to ensure the course is good condition and I thank them for that.

I want to give a special thank you to Jose Gil, manager of The Lakes. We've gotten to know each other over the years and I like our conversations about many different things from golf, to family to life in general. You know a golf course is being managed well when the staff are happy, smiling and enjoy their job.

Jose would greet me in the pro shop with a warm smile and made me feel like he was welcoming me into his home... Honestly. His warmth and kindness is a part of the reason I (and my father) have been and will continue go back to this great spot.

I sincerely and honestly recommend playing here. If you're not staying on the resort, it's still worth it. The taxi price to the golf course is very reasonable since all of the other main resorts are only about a 10 minute drive away.

See you soon Jose and the rest of your amazing team!

Warm regards,

Amil
Written 12 September 2022
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