The best getaway to Cuba

Cayo Coco beach oknidius/Flickr

Cayo Coco beach ©oknidius/Flickr

Are you bored of staying home? Would you like to get rid of stress? I suggest you to make your packages and head towards the Caribbean region, more precisely to Cuba. I will give you some ideas so that you can make the best getaway to Cuba. After visiting the major tourist destinations in the fascinating Caribbean country, you will surely return to your home with unique and fantastic experiences and great memories.

Havana, Varadero, Cayo Coco, Jardines de la Reina, Cayo Largo, Jardines del Rey, Trinidad, the Valley of the Sugar Mills and Santiago de Cuba are just some of the most fascinating tourist destinations in Cuba. Whether you prefer a beach holiday, sightseeing tours or hiking tours, you will surely find something that will suit your preferences perfectly.

Havana

The Cuban capital city is a fascinating and vibrant city. The deluge of the attractions is very convincing for the lovers of sightseeing and foreign cultures. Havana is with no doubt an unforgettable experience. There are so many things to see and to do in this huge city that you will need at least a week to spend here to explore as much as you can. It is not surprising that the city attracts about one million tourists every year. Vedado and Old Havana are the most fascinating parts (districts) of the city. Old Havana contains a major part of the tourist attractions of the city: the Capitolio Nacional, the Cathedral of Havana, the Castillo de la Real Fuerza, the Great Theatre of Havana, the El Floridita Bar, the Museum of Fine Arts and so on. If you are a fan of sightseeing, you can not miss to visit Havana.

Havana Cathedral jodastephen/Flickr

Havana Cathedral ©jodastephen/Flickr

Varadero

One of the best seaside resorts of Cuba, Varadero attracts over one million of visitors every year. The beaches are astonishing, with white and soft sand, and crystal clear, warm waters. Besides the beaches, there are numerous amazing natural attractions in or nearby Varadero, such as beautiful cays and caves, the Zapata Peninsula and others. Visitors have the occasion to practice fantastic watersports and other activities like scuba diving, yachting or deep-sea fishing.

Varadero beach kudumomo/Flickr

Varadero beach ©kudumomo/Flickr

Cayo Coco and Cayo Largo

Cayo Coco and Cayo Largo del Sur are two of the most spectacular islands of Cuba, the first being located on the northern part and the second on the southern part of the country. If you would like to have an unforgettable beach experience, choose one of these. The beaches are excellent with white sand and clear waters, perfect for swimming, scuba diving or just relaxing on the beach.

Cayo Coco beach oknidius/Flickr

Cayo Coco beach ©oknidius/Flickr

Jardines de la Reina

Jardines de la Reina is a gorgeous archipelago in thesouthern part of Cuba, consisting of almost 600 islands and cays. Being a national park, Jardines de la Reina attracts its visitors with the possibility of practicing scuba diving in the waters abundant in colorful underwater life. If you are searching for an excellent diving spot where you can even meet sharks, Jardines de la Reina is the place to go.

Trinidad and the Valley of the Sugar Mills

One of the World Heritage Sites of Cuba, Trinidad and the Valley of the Sugar Mills is extremely popular among visitors. Exploring Trinidad’s museums and the cane sugar mills is with no doubt an unforgettable experience.

 

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