Destinations in Cuba

White Sand Beaches, Rolling Countryside, Cigars and Rum Come See Pure Cuba

Havana

You can spend an hour of your time watching workers skillfully hand-rolling cigars at a cigar factory such as Francisco Donation. Guayabita del Pinar is a great-tasting guava liqueur thus should not be missed.

Pinar del Río

Cuban cigar is reputedly the best in the world. The tobacco plantation in Pinar del Rio, in the western part of Cuba, cultivates the finest tobacco in Cuba. Tobacco plantations in Pinar del Rio are not its only attractions as peppering its flat plains are mogotes or rounded limestone mountains.

Varadero

Varadero, with the blue, serene Atlantic waters lapping on the glistening white sands while the cool tropical breeze gently wafts on its shore, is deemed the world’s greatest beach. The site presents a picture-perfect backdrop for resorts of all kinds, ranging from family-friendly to exclusive, all-inclusive and more.

Cienfuegos

Diving buffs are pulled to explore Notre Dame, a unique formation of coral columns that provides a wonderful opportunity to explore an undersea labyrinth. The tranquil waters of the Atlantic are perfect for boat activities such as boating, sailing and kayaking.

Trinidad

Located between the Caribbean coastline and verdant mountains, Trinidad has much to offer in terms of natural attractions. A wonderful way to start the day is a morning hike at Sierra del Escambray after which a dip in the cool, calm waters off Ancón Beach is a great day-ender.

Jardines del Rey

Next to Varadero, Cayo Coco is one of the most popular beach destinations in Cuba. Linked to mainland Cuba by a causeway, a 22 km stretch of white sand beaches line the cay. Water sports buffs troop to this area for it affords the perfect spot for sailing, windsurfing, fishing and snorkeling.

Holguin

In the city proper are points of interest such as the museum housed in an antiquated colonial barracks located at the provincial capital. Galleries and monuments are situated in public squares for all to see.

Santiago de Cuba

If a city has a soul, that city would be Santiago de Cuba. As the second’s largest municipality in Cuba, Santiago de Cuba has its fill of revered heroes, vivacious musical traditions and beautiful plazas

Baracoa

Baracao is bounded on its northern side by the Atlantic, while mountains, rivers and forests bound the city in all other directions. It is quite isolated which makes it all the more attractive to tourists. Baracao is considered one of Cuba’s fascinating destinations.

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is one of Cuba’s most famous travel destinations. The fantastic view of the ocean and the powdery sugar-white beaches it affords guests are sought-after. The calm, Caribbean Sea nestles the key at the easternmost part of the Archipélago de los Canarreos off the southern coast of Cuba.

Villa Clara

Villa Clara’s landscape is an unlikely combination of sparkling beaches, lakes teeming with varieties of fish and fertile tobacco fields. It is where Buenavista Biosphere Reserve is situated, a preserved ecosystem of coral reefs, mangroves, keys and reproductive zones for water birds, and active dune zones.

Península de Zapata

The Zapata Peninsula is a known destination for scuba divers and ecotourists. Situated south of the province of Matanzas this area juts out into the Caribbean Sea. The population is comparatively sparse: the area intensely protected by the locals as the greater part of the region is included in the Ciénaga de Zapata Biosphere Reserve or the Gran Parque Natural Montemar

Santa Lucía

Located on the Camagüey Province’s northern coast is Santa Lucia, a 21 km long, wide beach that boasts of powdery golden-white sand kissed by the calm and warm, turquoise blue waters. The beach front is protected by a coral reef some 2 km from shore

Camagüey

Camagüey is situated in the center of the island between Las Tunas and Ciego de Avila. As the largest province of Cuba, the location is mostly rural. Sabana-Camagüey archipelago and Santa Lucia beach lie on the northern part

Las Tunas

Located between Holguin, Camagüey and Granma, Las Tunas province is made famous by its pristine beaches, rustic “cowboy” culture and its many events such as Latin America’s lone magic conference, the largest campesino music festival in Cuba and the creative month-long sculpture exhibit.

Granma

Granma is a Cuban province known for its rich history and incredible natural beauty. The long stretch of the Sierra Maestra Mountains as well as the longest river in the country, Rio Cauto, are found in Granma. There are two national parks in Granma, the Parque Nacional Desembarco del Granma and the Gran Parque Nacional Sierra Maestra.