They say Cuba moves to its own rhythm and with an infectious culture amidst year-round sunshine who can blame them? A truly enchanting island, Cuba continually rates as one of the world’s hottest honeymoon destinations. Along the palm–fringed‚ white sandy shores you’ll find everything from a lively nightlife to laid–back tropical getaways. Whilst inland, Havana welcomes travellers to a truly fascinating city in which classic cars cruise historic streets and captivating salsa sounds fill an evening’s air.
The Cayos are a virtually unspoilt corner of Cuba‚ ideal for soaking up the Caribbean sunshine. Separated from the mainland by a causeway, the focus here is on secluded relaxation with stretches of perfect white sand and warm seas that beg to be explored. Cayo Guillermo boasts the underwater spectacle of a 10km long coral reef, whilst very few places can compete with the natural beauty of Cayo Coco. Fringed by 30km of magnificent white-sand beaches and warm, shallow waters, with an impressive range of marine life and 250 species of birds, it’s just perfect for watersport enthusiasts, nature lovers and families.
Legend has it, Christopher Columbus first set foot on Cuban soil in Playa Pesquero. Whilst much has changed since then, this exquisite location is still a tropical paradise with crystal-clear blue seas giving way to lush mangrove forests, sea-grape trees and banana plantations.
Pretty and uncrowded, Guardalavaca provides the perfect scene for a relaxing and refreshing beach holiday. Located amongst rolling hills and glorious beaches, this laid-back resort is the perfect retreat for soaking up the sunshine whilst also offering lots of things to do. Beach bars and restaurants back the beach along with a local market, ideal for souvenirs.
Varadero is an established, colourful resort, situated on a narrow peninsula with a long, white powdery beach and clear blue seas. All forms of entertainment come in large quantities her, giving it a very different feel to all other areas of the island.
The unique city of Havana is rich in history, culture and Spanish colonial architecture. Here you can watch the famous cigars being rolled or walk in the footsteps of the iconic Che Guevara.
Bursting with spirit, Old Havana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with cobbled streets and 1950’s cars. New Havana’s prominent landmark is Revolution Square, one of the world’s largest city squares.
For more information about this great holiday location, read our Cuba Holiday Guide, or book a Cuba Holiday.