There is one golf course completed in the Central Pacific, and two nearing completion within 20 minutes driving distance from Dorada. Designed by Ted Robinson Jr., the La Iguana 18-hole, par-72 course combines incredible scenery with challenging golf. It is not uncommon to see playful monkeys, three-toed sloths, brilliant-colored toucans and scarlet macaws along the fairways. ( The Cabo Caletas golf course track has been described as “Pebble Beach meets the Jungle in Costa Rica.” Designed by McCumber Golf from Jacksonville Florida, this 18-hole Championship, 7,240 yard, par 72, Ocean Course features five dramatic ocean holes with spectacular views of coastline and Playa Caletas. The other 13 holes showcase signature ocean breezes as the course winds through the rolling hills of the jungle. This course is slated for completion in 2012. Also planned is the Del Pacifico golf course in Esterillos, which is a 20-minute drive from Dorada