‘Cuba’

Ticket to Cuba

If you love the Caribbean, there’s an island you just have to visit, and the sooner you do it the better! Have you got your tickets to fly you to this island in the Caribbean Sea? If so, there are a few things you absolutely have to do when visiting Cuba: · Rest on a hammock on a paradisiac beach and let your mind drift: the nicest beaches are in Varadero and the Cayos (Keys). Feel free to choose: Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Ensenachos, Cayo Largo del Sur… · Visit Santiago de Cuba: the second most important city in…

9 reasons for a vacation in Cuba

· Miles upon miles of incredibly beautiful beaches. You can choose from over 300 beaches from the northern Atlantic coast to the Caribbean on the southern side of the island. · Large and small cities. Enjoy the charm of smaller cities besides Havana and Santiago. How about a visit to Trinidad or Baracoa? You’ll be surprised! · Surprising architecture. There is a special festive spirit in Cuban architectural designs that you will find anywhere you go on the island. Such heterogeneous buildings and structures will leave you in awe. · A welcoming, genuine, charismatic community. The fondest memories you’ll take…

Guide to good restaurants in Havana

If you are lucky enough to go on vacation to the beautiful Cuban city of Havana, we’d like to recommend a few nice places where you can have lunch or dinner: Paladar El Rincón de Eleggua Here you will find many chicken, pork or fish-based dishes. It is a very well located restaurant, which might make the dishes more expensive than at other places but the difference is worth it. The decoration at El Rincón de Eleggua is simple and the service is very good. It is located at Aguacate 257 between Obispo and Obrapia, and opens from 12 noon…

Discovering Varadero

Varadero, on the island of Cuba, is the Caribbean beach par excellence and it is considered one of the main tourist destinations of the country. Varadero is particularly renowned for its fine white sand and clear blue water, warm and transparent all year round. Also known as Cuba’s Blue Beach, the nearly 20 kilometers of beach are located on the north coast of Matanzas, a 2 hour drive from Havana. It has an international airport and can also be reached by sea. Near the beach there are many hotels that do not detract from the beauty of this paradise. There…

The pleasure of riding through Havana on an old Chevrolet

  When you set foot in Havana you are immediately taken to the past, not a very distant past but it’s the past nevertheless. The fact is that Havana possesses a huge cultural and historical heritage that comes second to none. We mean this literally, as far as its cars are concerned, which inevitably take us back to the 1950s and early 1960s. The wants and needs of the island prevented the renewal of most of the cars on the roads of Cuba after the downfall of the Batista regime. The old Fords, Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Chryslers have been handed…

The undisputed beauty of Havana

Here is a time lapse of the city of Havana, where you can admire the beauty and elegance of the capital of Cuba. In Havana, the aesthetics of destruction is as widespread as street music, big convertibles and the smiles on people’s faces. Those who dwell in these houses, which are seemingly either about to topple over or in a state of perpetual refurbishing, are the main characters of this city that beats outwards, with so much to see and live that you are always left wanting for more. Enjoy it!   https://vimeo.com/136493863     “The Hotel IBEROSTAR Parque Central,…

The Caribbean, an ideal destination for a Honeymoon.

After spending months preparing for your wedding, with all the stress and nerves that go with it, the thing newlyweds are looking forward to most is to go on their honeymoon and finally be able to relax and enjoy themselves. Don’t you agree? The trip commonly known as the honeymoon is the icing on the wedding cake and a moment that is eagerly looked forward to. Couples usually choose their destination carefully to ensure they have a very special, unforgettable trip. The honeymoon is a time for intimacy, romance and discovering each other; the most important thing is to indulge…

Carnival in Santiago de Cuba in the month of July

Would you like to be able to celebrate the Carnival some time other than on the mandatory dates in February or March? If so, don’t miss one of the liveliest traditional festivals of Cuba and the Caribbean. From the 3rd to the 9th of July every year, in Santiago de Cuba, they celebrate the Fiesta del Fuego or Fire Festival. The Fire Festival, also known as the Festival of the Caribbean, brings together the various cultures of the Caribbean through dance, music and plain fun. Every year a Caribbean country appears as the special guest: dancers and musicians from that…

Cayo Coco, vacation in paradise

Cayo Coco is one of the paradisiacal tourist centers in Cuba and the Caribbean, with beaches of white sand, calm, transparent waters and mangrove forest reaching the shoreline. The crystal blue of the sea, the immaculate white beaches and the refreshing green forest come together to make this beautiful place the best destination for an unforgettable vacation. Cayo Coco ranks fourth in terms of extension in the Cuban archipelago, with an area of 370 sq. km and the added appeal of 22 kilometers of excellent beaches, supplemented by the mangrove forest and coconut trees which, contrary to what it may…

Cuba, the essential journey

Visiting Cuba at least once in life is a must for any traveler. Any time of the year is good, but take advantage of autumn, winter and spring, when it is not too hot, making any activity a delight. You can always enjoy sun, sea and sand on its 600 km coastline. Coasts bathed by a crystalline sea and picture-postcard white sandy beaches entice even the most reluctant bather. In its most famous health resort, Varadero, you can practice an infinite number of water sports, from diving or snorkeling to water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing and deep-sea fishing. But you…