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Cuba’s Top Destinations

January 25, 2017 | By |

Discover everything Cuba has to offer, and where to find it.

 

Varadero

Nothing can beat the world-renowned Varadero beach, with its stunning white sand and turquoise waters. You’ll find lots of resorts, activities for the whole family, great shopping, golf and fun options for all tastes. Plus, Varadero is perfectly situated for excursions to eco reserves and urban centres.

 

Must-do activity

Havana Colonial: Tour old and new Havana, then enjoy time to shop at a crafts market.

 

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Cayo Santa Maria (Santa Clara)

A visit to the islet of Santa Clara means instant relaxation. You’ll find yourself surrounded by beautiful beaches and warm waters, perfect for kicking back with that special someone. Enjoy swimming, discovering interesting flora and fauna, and excellent diving and snorkelling.

 

Must-do activity

Jeep Safari: Head out into rural Cuba on this tour of the scenic countryside and Los Alamos farm.

 

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Havana

Havana is striking architecture, fascinating history, sizzling nightlife and wonderful music all rolled into one. You’ll love Old Havana’s beautiful colonial buildings, incredible art and culture, and the cool seaside breezes and fun people watching of the Malecon.

 

Must-do activity

Meet the Locals: Explore public plazas, or head to a local café or bar and chat with Havana’s warm, friendly local people. There’s no better way to discover all the hidden gems of this great city.

 

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Holguin

Nature enthusiasts will love this region, with tons of stunning beaches and majestic landscapes. You’ll also find amazing reefs and great swimming, and fascinating historical sites. Holguin is truly a wonder to behold, with mountains, bays, caves and waterfalls.

 

Must-do activity

Jeep Adventure: Drive through the countryside to Bariay to ride horses, drive a speedboat and enjoy local cuisine.

 

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Cayo Coco / Cayo Guillermo

Known as Ernest Hemingway’s favourite hangout, these two incredible islands are perfect for those looking for great diving and snorkelling, featuring amazing coral reefs, plus beautiful beaches and warm sparkling waters. The focus here is on water sports, nature and well-appointed resorts.

 

Must-do activity

Boat Adventure: Pilot your own speedboat through mangroves where tropical life abounds.

 

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