Holguin is a sleepy little province in Cuba. It features in contrast the sparkling sea and pine-laden mountains versus the nickel mines of the east. Holguin holidays translate into an exploration of many such paradoxes.
Holguin is the capital city of a province of the same name in Cuba. The beachside resorts of Holguin doling out mint-laced Mojito (rum-based cocktail typical of the region), the skimpily clad local girls dancing out on Cuban tunes, the cheerful beach volleyball games, the excitement going on at domino tables – all this and more defines Holguin. Holguin has some of the most beautiful natural sceneries in Cuba. Some interesting facts about Holguin are given here: • Christopher Columbus had landed in South America at Holguin. • The lush greenery of Holguin contrasts charmingly with the blue waters and golden sands of Holguin. • Every week, nine non-stop long haul flights depart from Holguin. Apart from these, Holguin is connected by air to many other destinations. • Holguin offers good opportunity for scuba diving lovers. • The most popular part of Holguin is the Hill of the Cross (Loma de la Cruz). It is atop a mountain where a wooden cross has been placed. The spot also offers breathtaking views of Holguin. • Exchange your currency into Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC) first thing after arrival. • The local time in Cuban cities is around 5 hours ahead of London time. You are bound to have a good time of your Holguin holidays.