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Address: French Harbor, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
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+504 3310-1900
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The centerpiece of the resort is The Black Pearl, Roatan’s first and only...

The centerpiece of the resort is The Black Pearl, Roatan’s first and only golf course. This 18-hole, par-72, 7200 yard championship golf course was created by world famous golf course architect Pete Dye. The course starts at the ocean’s doorstep, rises into the island’s rolling foothills, then takes golfers on a wild ride back to the seaside clubhouse. It features one of Dye’s signature island greens, and 14 holes offer stunning vistas of the ocean and the Meso-American Barrier Reef. The Black Pearl is not only a haven for golfers, but for the vast wildlife on Roatan as well. With more than 100,000 plants and trees, the golf course is one of the largest sanctuaries of plant and animal life on the island. This eco-friendly golf course is one of only a few golf courses in the world to use a special strain of grass called Seashore Paspalum. Dye Designs were pioneers of the use of this salt-water tolerant strand for tropics-based projects, known for its environmental compatibility, ease of irrigation and maintenance, and translucent green hue. Its appearance, juxtaposed against the turquoise Caribbean waters, inspired The Black Pearl’s tagline: “The Best Greens and the Best Blues.” The Black Pearl also features state of the art practice facilities including a lighted driving range, ocean front warm-up range, and a practice chipping green designed to create an atmosphere of game-improvement, one that encourages guests and residents to enhance their skill sets while honing their games on one of the region’s most playable layouts. This is a semi-private course with a myriad of membership options available including temporary resident memberships, corporate and executive memberships, and yearly memberships. The Black Pearl is a world-class golf course that perfectly complements Pristine Bay’s luxury resort and real estate options.

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Love Black Pearl Golf!

Hopped off the cruise ship and was amazed with the beautiful mountains and beaches on Roatan. The views are breath-taking and the course was in amazing condition. One guy in our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I played Black Pearl in December 2016. Course was nice, but soaked from previous days rain. Appeared to be drainage issues everywhere. Pro shop had little to no merchandise. Staff ignored requests for towels for the cart to wipe clubs clean from the mud. No GPS on the carts and poor map quality on the score card. No hole layout... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I contacted the Black Pearl through their website. After a week or so they got back to me and were helpful in advising about transportation from my cruise ship at a lower price than the taxis at Mahogany Bay. The location is on a hillside on the north side of the island so the views coming down to the resort... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Hopped off the cruise ship and was amazed with the beautiful mountains and beaches on Roatan. The views are breath-taking and the course was in amazing condition. One guy in our group played bare-footed. I cannot wait to come back and play here again.

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Hamilton, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

An amazing course, in a beautiful setting. This course is challenging, but even with a 13 handicap you will enjoy it ( and not lose too many balls). Equipment rental is lacking, I'm 6'4" and usually play with +1" length clubs, they only had standard to rent. I just didn't take my clubs on a Diving vacation ! Carts are... More 

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Reidsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place offers views that are so fantastic that I did not want to stop playing golf. This place is so serene that your blood pressure stays down and of course if you stay calm, your game is pot on! The Club House is beautiful and fully staff with the most generous and pleasant staff that is there to help... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Rated 4 stars because quite frankly the course design is outstanding. I thoroughly enjoyed playing/navigating it. Customer service is quite another topic. I played it twice in two days. First off, it seems as though there are way too many employees because they can be found congregating near the golf carts most of the time. As I saw one riding... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This Robert trent Jones Jr. golf course is outstanding. It is very much like a resort course, but there are a few surprises that make better players think. The variety of holes from the island green to the scottish links style par five on the hill make this truly a golf adventure. Crocodiles in the ponds make it even a... More 

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French Harbour, Honduras
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I went to play to the Black Pearl and was surprised by one of the most challeging golf courses I have seen. The course had fresh greens and drive ways very well maintained and has a wonderful design. My game went smooth with the initial 6 holes holes up to hole No. 10 where I felt tyhings started to get... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Black Pearl uses every club in the bag and more important, there is a vast amount of FUN about it all. Forgiving with wide fairways and rewarding with pinpoint accuracy. The course is in immaculate condition and the greens are perfection. Gorgeous ocean views and a soothing tropical breeze to keep you cool and refreshed. George Lanham, the Director of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

one of Pete Dye best courses ever love the view, excellent greens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!And the view at the beach is awesome great food and drinks and friendly personnel George at the Pro-Shop help me a lot, when you are there ask to play with the( WOODS BROTHERS ) they won couple of tournaments there and they are from the island,( don't know... More 

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