There are shuttle buses connecting the hotel and course fre-
quently during the day. The hotel offers golf packages as
In the last decade, private homes, villas and golf villas have
been built surrounding the course. There are three separate
communities and six unique floorplans. The villas are often
individually owned and furnished. Throughout the year,
there are villas and golf villas for rent. Farchette and
Hanley Realtors handle rentals.
(800) 323-7241. The
course is perfectly maintained and its greens are lush, but
well-trimmed. The 6,909 yards (par 72) are spread through a
valley, amid streams, lakes and swaying palm trees. Mr.
Jones called the 12th hole here one of his finest achieve-
ments. At this writing, greens fees for 18 holes are $104 per
person. The charge for the cart is $25. You can rent clubs for
There is a well-equipped pro shop for rentals and a lesson or
two. The pro shop and restaurant are perched atop a hill
overlooking the course and the nearby ruins of slave quar-
ters from the old estate. These have been rebuilt.
778-5638 at least 24 hours in advance to set a tee time.
Another beautiful course, perhaps less difficult to play, is at
the Buccaneer Hotel . The 18-hole course takes players
over rolling hills (it was once a sugar plantation) and right
down to the water's edge. Guests at the Buccaneer have a
special rate, but non-guests are welcome. Ask about golf
package tours that are available off-season. Rates here run a
bit less than those at Carambola. Carts are available, but
players can walk the course. Reserve tee times 48 hours in
advance. Greens fees of $60 per person include cart rental.
The Reef is a nine-holer laid out over 3,100 yards of pre-
cisely groomed greens on Teague Bay, East End. There is a
driving range and pro shop. Greens fees here are $16 for
nine holes and $25 if you go round twice. Cart fees are $16
($24 for 18 holes). There are weekly rates for unlimited golf
time. There are also tennis courts here. Duggan's Reef Res-