Destinations in Cuba

Destinations

La Habana

Havana, the capital of Cuba, is the largest city in the Caribbean, and one of the most culturally rich urban centres in the world. The city’s appreciation of its glorious colonial past is on display at a dizzying array of castles, cathedrals, mansions and museums. The historic neighborhood of Vieja Habana (Old Havana) is a fascinating UNESCO Worl...


Villa Clara

Villa Clara is a land of beaches, tobacco fields and lakes brimming with fish. It is home to the Buenavista Biosphere Reserve, which contains protected ecosystems that include mangroves, coral reefs, active dune zones, keys and reproductive zones for aquatic birds. On its northern coast, the 48 km el pedraplén causeway connects Villa Clara to the...


Pinar Del Rio

Not many regions in Cuba have the natural beauty of Pinar del Río. Blessed by nature, it treasures two of the six World Biosphere Reserves in the island. The charm of its flora and fauna is the main attraction of the province, so much so that it defines the characteristics of the tourism there: the land of the best tobacco in the world. Pinar del...


Cayo Largo Del Sur

Uninhabited up until the eighties, this island has been gently developed to cater for every Cuba holiday maker's needs. Most of Cayo Largo's hotels are managed by the same Cuba hotel chain, and allow guests to make use of the facilities in each, regardless of the Cayo Largo hotel in which you stay. The wider range of choice and flexibility help to...


Matanzas (Varadero)

Matanzas, bathed by the waters of the bay of the same name and located 100 km east of the city of Havana and a little over 30 miles west of Varadero, this city has valuable tourist attractions and is a place worth visiting. The city, founded in 1693, is the capital of the eponymous province in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries it was the pr...


Cienfuegos

Cienfuegos, capital of the province with the same name, was designed in its definitive layout by French colonists in 1819. Located on the south coast Cuba, the region surrounding the city is one of the most picturesque and fertile in Cuba.Cienfuegos is a small city approximately one hour from Trinidad, so makes an ideal stop on your journey between...


Trinidad de Cuba

Nestled between the ocean and the mountains, Trinidad is Cuba's best example of a colonial town, and it has been wonderfully restored with funding due to its UNESCO status. Trinidad, Cuba is a hot sleepy town with many narrow cobbled streets to wander. For a great view of the town we recommend that you climb the bell tower of the Iglesia de San Fra...


Jardines del Rey

Dubbed ‘the Cuban keys,’ the tiny islands of Jardines del Rey [the King’s Gardens], strung off Cuba’s Atlantic coast, are immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s novel, Islands in the Stream. Mangroves and everglades, flamingos and roseate spoonbills, sun-bleached sand and turquoise waters make this little corner the perfect retreat. Linked t...


Camaguey

Cuba’s largest province, Camagüey is located in the centre of the island between between Ciego de Ávila and Las Tunas. It is a largely rural area. To the north lies the beautiful coastal scenery and abundant wildlife of the Sabana-Camagüey archipelago and stunning Santa Lucía beach. The pristine Jardines de la Reina archipelago cradles the pr...


Las Tunas

The province of Las Tunas, situated between Camagüey, Holguín and Granma, is famous for its quiet, untouched beaches, rural “cowboy” culture and diverse array of events, including Cuba’s biggest campesino music festival, Latin America’s only magic conference and a month-long sculpture exhibit. The provincial capital, the city of Las Tunas...


Granma

The province of Granma is renowned for its history and breathtaking natural beauty. It is home to the spectacular stretch of the Sierra Maestra mountains, as well as the country’s longest river, Río Cauto. Some of the most pristine coastal marine terraces in the Americas are situated along its rugged southern coastline. The province boasts two n...


Holguin

When Christopher Columbus got his first glimpse of the Holguín coastline in 1492, he pronounced it “the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen.” Spectacular beaches – including the enclaves of Playa Esmeralda, Playa Pesquero and Guardalavaca – make this province along Cuba’s north coast the country’s third most popular tourist d...


Santiago de Cuba

Set between the Sierra Maestra mountains and the coast, Santiago de Cuba is Cuba's second biggest city. Santiago de Cuba has more of an Afro-Cuban feel than Havana and the passion for salsa and carnival are greater here. Residents of Santiago de Cuba also pride themselves that their city is known as the 'Cradle of the Revolution' as this is where t...


Guantanamo

At the far eastern tip of Cuba lies the province of Guantanamo. Unfortunately most people hear Guantanamo and automatically associate it with the United States naval base that has been stationed here since the early 1900s. In truth, there is much more to this province to attract visitors. The colonial seaside city of Baracoa, the oldest city in Cub...