there are two luxurious golf courses with professional characteristics.
The first is the Havana Golf Club, often called the "DiploClub"
located in Boyeros, just a 5-minute drive from Havana's city centre.
The course is a working 9 holes but is under developement to increase
the holes to 18. Whether you play golf or not it is a great place
to spend a beautiful day. Beyond the Club you will find a swimming
pool, bowling alley, two bars, supermarket and one very good restaurant
which over views over the course. Set in a miniature forest with
natural streams, this course offers many challenges. The club
is open from Tuesdays to Sundays during the whole day. Clubs,
personal caddies, trainers and balls are all available at reasonable
The second is the Varadero Golf
Club, situated in Varadero, Matanzas. This 18-hole course was
completed in 1998, has received international accolades and
is home to many international events. It is situated on the
Varadero peninsula a beautiful 23 km beach resort with it's
own international airport and just 120 km's from Havana by car.
The setting is unique as the course crests over the white sand
beaches stretching out below. The clubhouse is also unique as
it is none other than the "Dupont" mansion built in the early
1930's. The course offers an exquisite French restaurant and
the Xanadu 19th hole bar and cafeteria. Real golfers can even
stay in the limited roomed "Dupont" mansion for that true golf
experience. Clubs, personal caddies, trainers and balls are
all available at reasonable prices.