The most popular attractions in Varadero

Ambrosio Cave ©Allen McGregor/Flickr

One of the most popular tourist resorts of Cuba is Varadero. It is a fantastic resort, offering numerous activities and things to do for its visitors. Varadero attracts thousands of visitors with its spectacular attractions. The highlights are with no doubt the white sandy beaches. Besides, there are such great attractions like the Dolphinarium, the House of Rum, the nearby beautiful caves (the Ambrosio Cave and the Cueva de Saturno), the fascinating Josone Park and others. If you would like to visit Varadero and the most popular attractions of the resort, read the following article before travelling. It will surely help you find the ones which suite perfectly to your preferences.

The beaches

Varadero is very famous for its magnificent white sandy beaches which attract about one million of sun- and sea-lovers every year. With its 20 km of soft sandy beach, Varadero is one of the most popular seaside resorts of Cuba. In addition, the waters are warm and crystal clear. The resort is with no doubt the perfect choice for any sea-lover who visit Cuba. The beaches are considered some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean region. Besides the beauty of the beaches, there are numerous fantastic hotels, restaurants and bars at Varadero which will surely make your stay memorable.

Varadero beach ©Artur Staszewski/Flickr

The Josone Park

An extremely popular visitor attraction of Varadero is the beautiful Josone Park. A great thing about this attraction is the entry is free. It contains a scenic pond which offers the opportunity for pedal boating. Another fantastic feature of the park is the little train which takes the visitors around it. As for the natural scenery, the vegetation is lush and there are birds and lizards living here. After a refreshing visit in the park, you can have a delicious meal at one of the great restaurants.

The Ambrosio Cave

One of the most spectacular caves in Cuba, the Ambrosio Cave can be found nearby the resort. The beautiful cave which presents five interconnecting galleries is also one of the largest caves of Cuba. The cave is well-known for its fantastic pictographs which attract a large number of visitors yearly. Numerous bats are also living in the huge cave. Some of the highlights of the cave are the “swimming caves” which are perfect for snorkeling.

Ambrosio Cave ©Allen McGregor/Flickr

The Cueva de Saturno

Another fantastic nearby cave is the Cueva de Saturno. Besides the stalactites and stalagmites, another highlight of it is the opportunity of swimming inside the cave. It is considered by many one of the most scenic caves of Cuba. The cave is with no doubt one of the most popular attractions of Varadero.

Cueva de Saturno ©Manu_H/Flickr


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