As with the rest of Cuba, the official language spoken in the resort of Varadero is Spanish. It has softer tones than that spoken in Spain itself and sounds a lot more like the Spanish you would hear in South America. The majority of the locals in and around the touristic areas will speak a small amount of English. But why not try and impress them with your local knowledge and learn to speak a bit of their own language? Click on the green buttons above to hear how to say some of the key Spanish phrases that you might need on holiday.