“Golf among volcanoes”
The country of eternal spring has quickly become one of the favorite destinations for golfers.
Guatemala is the new destination to be added to your list every tourist golfers, because the weather is always nice to enjoy this sport during any season, amid world-class facilities.
Play in Guatemala costs a fraction of what international golfers are used to paying. Also, increasingly, tournaments like the Tour de las Americas or International NGA Hooters Tour, attracting international attention.
The country is also accessible via direct flights from Madrid, as well as from other cities in North, Central and South America, and most first-class hotels have agreements with the best golf courses and contact the concierge is only can enjoy a day of golf.
A worldwide practice and tourism potential for the country
Golf has become a worldwide sport and its growth is constant anywhere in the world. The course is conducted outdoors allowing contact with nature also provides pleasant and quiet moments that allow make friends and do business. Companies promoting golf facilities and the tourism sector have highlighted the importance of sport as an important incentive prime tourist, which stimulates economic activity.
Today, Guatemala offers 6 golf courses with world standards and 45 minutes away from the international airport, including one of the most spectacular golf resorts in Latin America. These are: Mayan Golf Club, Hacienda Nueva, Alta Vista, Reunion Antigua Golf and Resort, San Isidro Club and the Country Club. In each of them you can admire unique landscapes surrounded by volcanoes, also thanks to the weather, golfers are able to play 365 days a year at an average temperature between 18-22 C.
The country’s natural attractions and golf courses are there in the country, position it as a competitive tourist destination for golf tourism.
Luxury and Sport
The country has ideal facilities for this sport, to amaze and consent to these faithful tourists traveling in any season, in need of accommodation in hotels of 4 and 5 stars, and also looking at different visits destinations in the country, in addition to his practice of golf.
Currently, the country is made cups and tournaments several national, regional and international events that support the strengthening of golf as a major tourist segment.
Golf tourism in Guatemala, offered to enjoy a short stay in one of the fields or stay longer and combine rounds of golf with sightseeing, from knowing the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala, marvel at the remains of culture Tikal Mayan, even enjoy the “most beautiful lake in the world”, lake Atitlan, and more: enjoy golfing holiday like no other country.
Among services, always first, the country provides lodging, food, transportation (air, land and water), rental of necessary equipment and organizing tours.
Best Golf clubs in Guatemala
The Old Country Club Meeting
Located 10 minutes from Antigua Guatemala, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity, consists of 800 mornings of land surrounded by four volcanoes: Agua, Fuego, and Pacaya Acatenango. The Fuego Maya Golf Course was designed by internationally acclaimed golf architect Pete Dye.
Location: 91 mile route leading from La Antigua Guatemala Palin, Escuintla. It has a strategic location 35 minutes from the South Coast for cruise tourism and 17 kilometers from the city of La Antigua Guatemala.
Services: Golf 18 holes with world quality standards, 5-star boutique hotel of 20 suites, business center, convention center, 20 villas, club and ecological reserve areas.
More information on www.lareunion.com.gt
Alta Vista Golf & Tennis Club
A distinguished clubhouse with an elegant British design, with all the amenities for golfers. It has the first golf academy in the country and offers all services related to sports first.
Location: 27 mile route Mataquescuintla, San Jose Pinula.
Services: Golf course 18 holes, 2 pools, 7 tennis courts, mini golf, racquetball and squash courts, saunas, 3 restaurants, 1 bar with pool, playground for children and spacious meeting rooms.
More information on www.altavistagolf.com.gt
Hacienda Nueva Country Club
It is a club with a historic past, as most of its facilities belonged to a Jesuit Convent sixteenth century, which are still preserved in perfect condition. The rest of the new buildings keep the same architectural style of the time, making a beautiful place Hacienda Nueva.
Location: 25 Km National Road 18, San Jose Pinula
Services: Golf course 18 holes, heated indoor pool (winner of Best Design awarded by National Spa and Pool Institute), bar and restaurant, 9 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, business center, meeting rooms, gardens and terraces Events and condominium.
More information on www.haciendanueva.com
INGUAT- Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo de Guatemala
PBX. (502) 2421-2881
FAX. (502) 2421-2881
7ª. Av. 1-17, zona 4, Centro Cívico, Ciudad de Guatemala.
Asociación Nacional de Golf –Asogolf- Dirección: 9ª Avenida 14-78 zona 10, Apartamento 5, Tercer Nivel. Guatemala, Ciudad
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Tel. 2363 2438
11 av. 18-40 zona 10, Ciudad de Guatemala