More than 700 of the world’s top golf tour operators votes, the majority choosing
Palace Resorts’ flagship property as the best in its category.
MIAMI, Fla. (October 18th, 2019) Palace Resorts—the brand that sets the standard for luxury five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations—is proud to announce its flagship property, Moon Palace Cancun, has been recognized by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) as the 2020 Golf Resort of the Year for the Americas, covering Canada, USA, Mexico, Central America, The Caribbean, and South America. The IAGTO Awards, voted by 700-plus top golf tour operators from 64 countries, recognize the golf industry’s best.
“Palace Resorts is extremely honored to have Moon Palace Cancun, named Best Golf Resort of the year by IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators). The growing reputation of golf courses in the Americas and particularly in the Cancun & Riviera Maya regions, has given an extraordinary boost to the luxury golf segment. Receiving this prestigious award motivates us to continue to offer outstanding first-class service that provides an unmatched golf experience that is unforgettable to our guests,” says Fernando Sandoval, Director of Golf at Moon Spa & Golf Club.
A Golf Lover’s Paradise
The Moon Spa & Golf Club at Moon Palace Cancun is home to one of the only two Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses in Cancun. With 27 holes (Par 72) spread among three nine-hole courses, guests have plenty of options to make that sought-after hole in one. Golf enthusiasts can even use their entire Resort Credit, up to $1,500, for unlimited rounds of golf. For the ultimate in convenience and relaxation, guests can stay at private golf villas right on the course. Designed for two adults, the villas feature a double whirlpool tub, separate seating area, and a large screened terrace. Guests also have use of their own golf cart.
A variety of amenities and activities are also part of guests’ AWE-inclusive vacation: top gourmet restaurants, sports bar, pro-shop, Awe Spa® with a hydrotherapy and aromatherapy lounge, and so much more. For golfers looking to strengthen their skills, Moon Palace Golf Academy offers certified instructors and programs specifically designed for each student to help improve their game. Moon Spa & Golf Club has also hosted several charitable events, including an annual tournament benefitting LPGA superstar Lorena Ochoa’s foundation, La Barranca.
Unlimited Golf Promotion
- Players can enjoy 18 holes within the following combination of golf courses: Dunes & Jungle, Jungle & Lakes, and Lakes & Dunes courses at Moon Spa & Golf Club as well as the 18-hole Par 72 Jack Nicklaus Signature course at Riviera Cancun Golf Club located just 10 minutes away from Moon Palace Cancun that includes great ocean views.
- Players booking three nights or longer can enjoy unlimited rounds of golf at Moon Spa & Golf Club or Riviera Cancun Golf Club, both include: Shared golf cart, unlimited food & beverage at the clubhouse and around the golf course as well and a bucket of range balls for practice.
- This promotion offered for stays at Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun and Moon Palace Cancun.
- Callaway Rental Clubs for Men and Women (right or left-handed) available at Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club and Riviera Cancun Golf Club.
Moon Palace Cancun
As Cancun’s largest all-inclusive resort and Palace Resorts’ signature property, AAA Four Diamond Moon Palace Cancun boasts a combined total of 3,000-plus guestrooms and suites, each offering breathtaking ocean panoramas or views of the resort’s lush grounds.
The entire resort is composed of three sections, each featuring a wide range of activities and amenities, including a FlowRider® Double wave simulator, lavish swimming pools, a kids water park, basketball courts, tennis courts, state-of-the-art fitness center with private classes such as yoga and Pilates, multiple dining destinations featuring world-class cuisine, bars serving premium liquors, the ultra-chic NOIR nightclub, signature Awe Spa, and more. Guests have access to complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, CHI® hair products, and unlimited long-distance calls to the Continental United States and Canada and to landlines in Mexico.
The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun
Guests can upgrade to The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun, the most luxurious section of Moon Palace Cancun. With more than 1,300 guestrooms and an opulent lobby, The Grand offers guests the tailored touch of a boutique experience yet the grandeur of a world-class resort. Amenities and attractions catering to families and groups include nine outdoor swimming pools, five swim-up bars, an elaborate beach club, children’s waterpark, gymnasium, Awe Spa, a six-lane bowling alley, WIRED lounge, The Playroom Kids Club, chic nightclub, 17 premium dining and beverage options, and more.
About Palace Resorts:
With ten oceanfront resorts overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Palace Resorts sets the highest standards for five-star all-inclusive vacations in Mexico and Jamaica. Offering luxurious and spacious accommodations accentuated by signature in-room double whirlpool tubs, nightly entertainment, the Caribbean’s most extravagant spas and premier Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, Palace Resorts sets the stage for a truly exceptional experience for travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort found at each property makes Palace Resorts a leading provider of world-class resort vacations. For more information, visit www.palaceresorts.com.
Established in 1997, IAGTO is the global trade organization of the golf tourism industry and has over 2700 members in 101 countries including more than 700 golf tour operator members in 63 countries, which control more than 87% of golf holiday packages sold worldwide and which collectively have annual sales of over €2.1 billion. IAGTO runs annual Asia and North America Golf Tourism Conventions, along with regular Destination Conventions. IAGTO established the International Golf Travel Writers Association in 2000, the year in which the first prestigious annual IAGTO Awards also took place.