Santiago de Chile
The city of Santaigo de Chile has an intense cultural life. There are about 40 art galleries and 30 museums of several styles to be visited. As regards tourism, the city center is the gathering point for visitors. The Palacio de la Moneda (Mint Palace), the Plaza de Armas (main square), the cathedral, the Pre-Columbian Art Museum and Casa Colorada are the most popular sites. The Bella Vista Bohemian Neighborhood stands out for its distinguished restaurants, art galleries, pubs and residences dwelled by well-known writers. Lovers of good Chilean wine may visit the most important wineries in the country, located in the valleys surrounding Santiago, a few kilometers away from the city. Its proximity to the Andes lets visitors enjoy winter sports. Valle Nevado, La Parva, Farallones, El Colorado and Lagunillas ski resorts stand very close to the city and have very good accesses to feel powder snow
Golf in Santiago de Chile / TOP GOLF COURSES
Nestled in the foothills of the Andes in Santiago, the Club de Golf La Dehesa offers outstanding mountain views. This golf club Began in the late 60s. The course offers the longest par 5 course in South America, located on the 18th hole (660 yards). Club de Golf La Dehesa was Chosen for the world amateur championship in 1998, and it was the last That Sergio Garcia played course before becoming a pro.
The Club de Golf Las Brisas de Santo Domingo was formed in 1995 The golf course was designed by Stuart Moore, the architectural firm Gage Davis & Associates, experts in Golf Courses and its construction was in charge of the construction Ignacio Hurtado, a company with extensive experience and prestige in Chile.
Designed by the American company Gage Davis Associates, has two golf courses with 18 holes. Las Brisas de Chicureo is one of the best golf courses in Santiago de Chile.
The Araucaria Golf Club is located 40 minutes from Santiago and is one of the most complete golf clubs of Chile. This golf course features 18 regulation holes that will enjoy 6543 yard course located on 64 hectares, considered one of the best courses in the country.
Club de Golf Rocas de Santo Domingo was formed in the early 1940s and its founding members established a course in wooded terrain near the mouth of the Maipo River, next to the charming little seaside resort os Santo Domingo. Committee member Alex Mc Donald oversaw the construction of the original 18-hole course and this layout served the membership for over half a century until an additional 9-hole circuit - the 3,303 - yard Blanca nine- was bulit on the east side of the property in 1997.