|What you should know about the Country Club for the Colombia Championship|
How to make it there? What are the sites of interest near the Club? Program your schedule for the third edition of this championship organized by the PGA.
From February 28th to March 3rd, Bogota becomes a golfer's paradise. Golf enthusiasts will get the opportunity to enjoy the Colombia Championship in the Country Club. To attend and enjoy, with ease and comfort, here is a guide of hotels, shopping malls, access routes, and touristic and leisure venues.
The tournament will take place in the Country Club (Calle 127 C # 15 - 02), located in the La Carolina neighborhood. Besides from being one of the moist exclusive clubs in Bogota, the Country Club has two 18-hole golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts, an equitation field and squash courts.
How to reach the Club from the airport?
The approximate time of a cab drive from Aeropuerto El Dorado to the club is of 45 to 60 minutes. The most direct route is to go out of the terminal through Calle 26, then take Avenida Boyaca up to Calle 127. Go down Calle 127 until reaching Avenida 15, a point of reference, very close to the club. The Carrera 30 and the Autopista Norte are two additional routes to arrive.
A cab from the Airport to the club costs around 20.000 pesos (about 11 dollars).
Where to stay?
Near the Club, a wide offer of hotels for all tastes and budgets blossoms. For example, the Hotel Estelar, known for its elegance and comfort, is found in Avenida Calle 127#15 A - 10. It is located a few meters from Unicentro Shopping Mall, one of the most traditional, complete and visited in the city. The hotel features standard, superior and suite-type rooms.
Other option is the Hotel Santafe Boutique (Calle 116 # 15 - 64), in which rooms are characterized by their functional and modern style. The Hotel Park 101 House, in Carrera 21 # 101 - 10, has covered parking, elevators, spa, restaurant, bar and conference rooms.
Shopping malls near the Club
A few minutes from Country Club is Unicentro Shopping Mall, that not only offers a broad variety of clothing and shoe stores, cinemas, supermarkets and restaurants, but also gives its clients transportation with the Uniruta, a free-of-charge service for its clients that operates from Mondays to Saturdays.
Another nearby Shopping Mall is Hacienda Santa Barbara, located in carrera Septima with Calle 116. In front of the mall, the Clinica Fundacion Santa Fe is found.
Places to party
There are several options to have a drink, to go dancing, or simply to relax. Two nearby zones offer numerous recognized places for their gastronomy and leisure offer: Calle 116 and the Usaquen neighborhood, to the south and east of the Club, respectively.
For example, the Bogota Beer Company, a pub, in Carrera 6 # 119 - 24, offers an unrivaled variety of beers and a unique atmosphere.
Divina Bar and El Cabaret are two of the recommended places to listen to good music in the company of friends. Icaro Cafe, in Usaquen, also offers a unique and ideal atmosphere to have some drinks.