The ONLY 18-hole golf course on this island is at Tierra del Sol. The uniqueness is the reason to visit it, yes, but added to that is an overwhelming nature and outstanding service. There is no way you can miss out on this experience. Imagine: a drive to the North end of the island where you encounter the island’s rugged north coast and Blue Ocean forming your panoramic from a masterfully sculpted 18 beautiful holes of championship golf by Robert Trent Jones II. Your play field combines the elements of wind, sea, and earth in perfect harmony. You may even encounter goats and the local burrows names ‘shocos’. Let us show you around.
Tierra del Sol Golf is all about respecting nature and indulging in the calmness of the sea, the challenges of the wind and the braveness of the rugged coastline. You will feel inspired by this landscape that could easily function as an impressionist’s painting. Four sets of tees per hole provide a variety of approach angles and challenge. The Par View GPS yardage system offers a virtual view of the field to help vacationing “pros” with their shots. It also allows for electronic scoring, including leader board and track skins for groups. The facility also features a full-length practice range, putting greens and chipping areas. Golf Digest described the course as playing Scotland, Arizona, and the Caribbean all at once. Whether you are a novice or avid golfer, you will find the sensation of golf here truly exhilarating.
Animals on Course
Golf Lovers are Nature Lovers. Walking greens, enjoying quietness, absorbing surroundings and focus on your game all comes along with the art of golf.
Now Tierra del Sol Golf has an unique add-on as here you are on the housing grounds of the protected local burrow, in local language called ‘shoco’. Priority of Tierra del Sol is to protect the birds and their nests making it a strong possibility for you as golfer to bump into one. A nesting site consists of a pair of burrows. Shocos are running out of areas where they can nest. They often end up using piles of construction sand on development areas which collapse due to human activities, killing the offspring. Aruba’s burrowing owl is a critically endangered endemic subspecies and was declared a national symbol of Aruba in 2012. Another local beauty you are likely to meet is the Aruban goat. Welcome to nature, welcome to the greatness of golf.
After Game Delight
Tierra del Sol’s restaurant, either from the poolside outdoor terrace or from the elegant indoor restaurant, is a heavenly after-game delight. The offering: From breakfast to dinner excellent cuisine, friendly service, and a gorgeous setting.
“Awesome golf course. Had a blast!!”
“Wonderful golf and you will see goats on the course. You may be fortunate and see Shoco owls. Just know it will be very very windy.