For those looking to break away from the cliché Father’s Day gifts and get dad something truly memorable this year, Sol Meliá Resorts in Puna Cana, Dominican Republic offers a luxury all-inclusive resort experience with exclusive privileges and unlimited greens fees at Cocotal Golf & Country Club. Located on Bavaro Beach just minutes from the Paradisus Palma Real Resort, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort, and Meliá Caribe Tropical, Cocotal Golf & Country Club is a championship course offering amenities and facilities for the most discerning golf aficionados.
Fathers will be challenged by a course designed by six-time Spanish champion, Jose “Pepe” Gancedo. Once a coconut plantation, the course flawlessly blends into the Dominican countryside, featuring strategically placed trees, bunkers, mounds and gently rolling terrain with well-defined and generous fairways. The par 72 course is 6,448 yards from the white tees and 7,285 from the gold tees.
Tee times may be arranged through each of Sol Meliá’s resorts and free shuttle service is available. Golf cart rentals are required. Resort rates start at $238 at Meliá Caribe Tropical, $338 at Paradisus Punta Cana, and $383 at Paradisus Palma Real. All prices are per room, per night based on double occupancy. Reservations may be made online at www.solmelia.com or by calling 1-888-95-MELIA.