Holguin Weather December Averages, Cuba

    • Temperature Temperature 23°C 73°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 27°C 81°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 19°C 66°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 7 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 42 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 6 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 28°C 82°F

    Holguin Weather for December 2021

    What's The Weather Like In Holguin In December


    If you're after a sunny Christmas or want a lovely tan before Christmas then Holguin is a great place to visit in December where the average temperature is a very warm 23°C. This is just 4°C lower than in July and August when it is the middle of summer. Better still; temperatures can reach highs of up to 27°C which is hot.  These average temperatures will mean you can enjoy days out at the beach while everyone at home is freezing. In the evening, temperatures will cool down slightly to 19°C which is still warm. Holguin is based in Cuba which sits at the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico. Because of its location, Cuba receives warm temperatures, tropical weather and warm sea temperatures throughout the year.

    Rain/Sunshine Hours

    If you're visiting Holguin in December, you'll be happy to hear that it falls within the dry season and only has an average rainfall of 42mm which falls over an average of 6 days. This is both less than the month before and the month after when it is 86mm over 8 days and 45mm over 6 days respectively. As well as lovely warm temperatures and low rainfall, you will also enjoy 7 hours of sunshine which is more than enough time to do everything you want to fit in.

    Sea Temperature

    You will certainly be able to enjoy the beach and do plenty of snorkelling as the average sea temperature in December is a very warm 28°C which is only 2°C lower than in July and August. At this temperature, all ages will be able to enjoy swimming in the sea. The chance of there being a windy day while on holiday or travelling in Holguin is 40% which stays the same throughout the winter months.

    Holguin Hotels In December

    Hostal Los Hermanos

    If you're after a cheap stay then an accommodation that comes highly recommended is the Hostal Los Hermanos which is a clean, welcoming and comforting place to stay. The hotel staff will go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your time with them. All of the rooms are spacious, have comfortable beds and much needed air conditioning. They also offer delicious food and guided tours.

    Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

    If it is a lavishly luxurious hotel you want then the Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa comes highly recommended. This is an adult only 5 star hotel that is set on the beach next to the Bahia de Naranjo Park. It has received a 2015 Travellers Choice Award which is no wonder with its extremely friendly staff, beautifully clean rooms and delicious food.

    Arsenita Hotel

    A very charming and quirky hotel is the Arsenita Hotel which is perfect for couples holidaying. It is a truly lovely boutique hotel that has excellent service and is located in a quaint fishing village in Gibara. This is a very new hotel having only opened in 2015 but has received great reviews for its spacious rooms and service. The hotel staff will serve you coffee each morning so you can enjoy the views from your balcony with a hot cup of coffee.

    Holguin Beaches For December

    Playa Esmeralda Beach

    A beautiful beach to visit on the outskirts of Holguin is Playa Esmeralda Beach which is a wonderfully large white sandy beach with an average sea temperature during December of a very warm 28°C. If you're feeling peckish, there is a wide variety of seafood restaurants surrounding the beach. There is also a cute beer shack on the beach which is great for cocktails and beer.

    Bars And Restaurants


    If you're out and about in the Holguin city centre and are looking to stop for lunch, head to the Royal which is a fairly new family owned restaurant. They have great lunches with the sautéed beef coming highly recommended which melts in the mouth. The locals enjoy this small and appealing restaurant too.

    Restaurant Bar Valencia

    If you miss your home comforts and are after a pub lunch then head to the Restaurant Bar Valencia which has great deals and chef specials. They have great food and excellent service with the staff helping you in whatever way they can. As well as the food, they also do mouth-watering cocktails such as the classic Pina Colada.

    Los Toneles

    Another great place to eat is at Los Toneles which has delicious local cuisine. This restaurant can get fully booked in August so make sure to call up to reserve to avoid disappointment. The food is great as in the atmosphere where you can enjoy a good night too.

    Things To Do In Holguin In December

    Kiteboarding School

    Because of the very warm sea temperature and chance of windy days, it is a perfect time to sign up to the Kiteboarding School where you can enjoy a great day of kiteboarding. If you've never done it before then don't worry as the instructor is very good at teaching you how to do it. The instructor speaks fluid English and is very friendly so you can enjoy a fun day.

    Nexus Tours

    If you love discovering the history and culture when on holiday or travelling then book a tour or two with Nexus Tours. They have every tour you can think of available including catamaran tours, a rum and cigar tour, bar crawls and even Jeep adventures. They have many more tours available too so it is well worth visiting them.

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