We were thrilled to hear in Palace Resorts Member Update that the Moon Palace Spa & Resort and Riviera Cancun Golf & Resorts have been awarded the Golf Environment Organization (GEO) Certification for its outstanding and environmentally friendly courses. The Palace Resorts properties are the first in Latin American to receive the distinguished certification, which the earn because of their adherance to the stringent requirements of the GEO process of certification such as environmental quality, design, construction, studies of impact, and environmental practices. With the esteemed recognition and endorsement of worldwide organizations including the United Nations (UN) and the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), Palace Resorts golf courses pave the way as the leader of eco-tourism in Latin America.
“While placing heavy emphasis on creating the most noteworthy of championship courses, Palace Resorts strives to maintain the utmost eco-friendly environment in which courses are designed and built for a cohesive sustainability throughout all of its properties,” said Roberto Chapur, president of Palace Resorts. “The magnitude of the GEO certification reinforces the giant leaps and efforts the Palace Resorts family has tackled in order to produce and uphold environmental integrity.”
Palace Resorts invites golf enthusiasts to perfect their swing while discovering challenging courses set among the beautiful Mexican Caribbean landscape. The Moon Spa & Golf Club is home to the 27-hole, 7,165-yard, par-72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course set on the rolling Cancún Riviera Maya landscape. Its dynamic layout requires golfers to navigate through native vegetation as well as numerous wetlands and strategically placed bunkers. Riviera Cancun Golf & Resorts was introduced in September 2008 to Cancun. This Jack Nicklaus gem boasts strategic bunkering, immaculate greens, wooden bridges and the peaceful tranquility of the natural reserve that encompasses the course.
Avid golfers experience the ultimate tropical rounds at Palace Resorts — the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations — with the most valuable vacation promotion on record, 1,500 Vacation Dollars for Your Indulgences. Making a Palace Resorts stay the most complete vacation getaway in Mexico and Dominican Republic, the 1500 vacation dollars can be used to tee-it-up at the most environmentally friendly golf courses in the Mexican Caribbean in addition to room upgrades, romantic dinners, Precious Wedding Collection packages and off-site excursions and tours. 1,500 Vacation Dollars for Your Indulgences is available now through Dec. 23, 2011 at all 11 Palace Resorts properties in Mexico and Moon Palace Casino, Golf & Spa Resort in Dominican Republic. Guests staying five nights or more receive $1,500 per room per stay, while guests staying three or four nights receive $750 per room per stay.