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Melia Cariari Golf Course - CLOSED

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Vacation with my wife.

My wife and I was in San Jose for vacation and we were told that this is a must play golf course... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Eddie M
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Jasper, Alabama
Difficult but beautiful course in the pretty Cariari district in San Jose, Costa Rica.

This course is long and tough, but we played it on a perfect day, cool and partly cloudy, with an... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Palmsandbeaches
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Winnipeg, Canada
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19 Feb 2018
“Vacation with my wife.”
5 Jan 2018
“Difficult but beautiful course in the pretty Cariari district in San Jose, Costa Rica.”
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This designer championship golf course on the grounds of the Melia Cariari Hotel was Central America’s first. Pro and amateur events are held here regularly.
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Melia Cariari, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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506 239 0022
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My wife and I was in San Jose for vacation and we were told that this is a must play golf course and after Playing I fully agree. The course is fairly long, but a good course, especially if you hit the fairways. Greens were...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This course is long and tough, but we played it on a perfect day, cool and partly cloudy, with an entertaining and helpful caddy. Because we were staying at the Doubletree Hilton Cariari around the corner, we got a deal on visitor green fees and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

This course is more difficult than average but a constant pleasure to play. Never Boring, Sometimes very challenging, always fun. Caddies are required and relatively inexpensive. "A" caddies speak English and know the game and course. "B" caddies are good too, less English. Somewhat narrow,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 6 October 2013

the greens played slow in the morning however picked up as the round continued would play the course the next time i return the weather was good could use a snack cart for players

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank cee b
Reviewed 22 September 2013

well kept coarse, though pretty pricey. good rental equipment available. most golf in costa rica is high, this is a relatively new development. most coarses are less than 10 years old. this is one of the oldest. no longer private open to the public

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank bikedave5
Reviewed 3 September 2013

a decent course and I recommend renting a cart. The fairways are long and the greens are usually in good condition.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank paladinAntigua
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I loved playing at this golf course. I just wish it was closer to where we live. Wonderful layout and good caddies. Not walker friendly, it's a long course.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Costaricamommy
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Played Cariari Golf Course again in July 2013. Last played in mid 1990's. It is a great golf course with wonderful and tricky holes. Great service by starter and caddy (required when riding cart). I suggest taking a caddy to help read putts and find...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank DarrellW2012
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Great golf course, as well as great caddies. Very friendly, and knowledgable. Staff was very helpful. Course was in great condtion, beverage cart was attentive. Meal afterwards was excellent.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank yowser6
Reviewed 15 May 2013

A long-time friend invited me to play when I visited him in San Jose. We had a very enjoyable round on a beautiful course.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank BaldEagle1776
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