The best convincing reasons to visit Cuba

Old Havana jodastephen/Flickr

Old Havana ©jodastephen/Flickr

When you are planning a trip to a country you have never been before, you are thinking about the reasons which make the respective country worth visiting. If you are planning a trip to Cuba this year, you don’t have to think much of the reasons which convince you about this country. There are lots of things that make this country one of the top destinations in the Caribbean region. Some of the best convincing reasons to visit Cuba are the following: the unique culture and their festivals, the deluge of the fantastic attractions, the gorgeous beaches and the Cuban cigars and rum. If you would like to find out more about the things you should see and do in Cuba, read the following article.

Culture and festivals

It is considered that the Cubans are born artists. Music and dance are extremely important for Cubans. The Cuban music is influenced by numerous musical styles: the ones of Spain, America and France. Dancing is the most popular source of entertainment for the local people. Salsa and other types of dance have their origins in this. As a result, we can say that Cubans and their culture are characterized by energy and liveliness. Cubans are also famous for being very hospitable people. You will notice that they will be very kind with you and help you if they can. Cubans also love the festivals, they love to dance, sing and celebrate. The most popular festivals and carnivals in Cuba are the ones held in Havana and Santiago de Cuba. If you visit Cuba during July or February, do not miss to attend any of these festivals.

Visitor attractions

Cuba is home to dozens of natural and cultural attractions. Havana, its capital city, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, Baracoa, Camaguey, Cienfuegos and other settlements are homes to dozens of astonishing colonial buildings and visitor attractions of different kinds. The natural attractions are the following: the Vinales Valley, the Valle de los Ingenios, Topes de Collantes, the Sierra Maestra Mountains, Cienaga de Zapata, Las Terrazas and so on. The deluge of the attractions makes this country a major tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors every year.

Old Havana jodastephen/Flickr

Old Havana ©jodastephen/Flickr

Beaches

As Cuba is actually a huge island, there are numerous seaside resorts with gorgeous beaches. Varadero, Guardalavaca, Cayo Coco, Jardines del Rey and Cayo Guillermo are just five of the most popular resorts which are very attractive for the lovers of sun and sea. Besides lying on the beaches, visitors can practice scuba diving, snorkeling or other water sports at the Cuban beaches.

Varadeo beach Artur Staszewski/Flickr

Varadeo beach ©Artur Staszewski/Flickr

Cigar and rum

Cuban cigar and rum are worldwide famous. There are numerous tobacco plantations, cigar factories and rum distilleries all around Cuba. If you visit Cuba, make sure to buy a cigar and have a glass of rum. You can also purchase these products as great souvenirs for your beloved ones.

Cuban cigars alexbrn/Flickr

Cuban cigars ©alexbrn/Flickr

 

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