Las Caras de Mexico (Faces of Mexico) Golf Course is San Felipe’s
first and only golf course. This 18-hole championship course offers
players a truly unique opportunity to play one of the Baja’s
by world renown golf architect, Bradford Benz, the golf course combines
the archaeological, historical, and social Mexican culture with the
natural beauty of the surrounding area. Life size bronze statues depict
famous historical Mexican figures on throughout the course thereby
giving each hole a unique historical significance on the history of
Mexico. The course provides fully carted golf paths and a number of
other nice touches not commonly found on other courses.
of all the course is situated in one of the most magnificent settings
in the world. With the neighboring mountain range featuring peaks
as high as 10,000 feet you will play under a cathedral of 270 degrees
of mountain ranges. Because the terrain gently slopes towards the
Sea of Cortez, most fairways and holes have magnificent sea views
as well with several holes located right above the beach on the Sea
of Cortez. Add in warm year round sunny weather and you’re assured
that you’ll be afforded ample opportunity to golf.
also be pleased to learn that extensive efforts were taken to ensure
that the golf course was incorporated into the pristine environment
with minimal impact. Plants that had to be removed were dug out by
hand and transferred to a nursery rather than simply run over by a
bulldozer. Additionally, El Dorado Ranch in conjunction with environmental and golf consultants
developed a unique hybrid of salt tolerant paspalum grass. Now previously
unusable water sources that were too salty for human or agricultural
use are used to water the course thereby not depleting the precious
environment of water.
de Mexico is a new course and as a result is receiving little golfing
pressure. Players love the casual pace of play and are rarely rushed
by other parties adding further enjoyment to their golf experience.
When you combine the quality of the golf course, the beautiful setting,
and casual pace of play it’s no wonder that those who have been
fortunate enough to play the course regard it as the Baja’s best kept