Cuba is placed in the Northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean connect with each other. It is the attractive tourist place because of the beaches, colonial cities, ancient Monuments and museums. It is the largest and a commercial Iceland in the Caribbean region.
Havana is the center of the administration of Cuba. Havana is known as “The key to the New World” for visitors and tourist. It is the trade center of sugar and a flourishing Slave. The community rate of the city is 2.1 million. The city was built in 16th century. In 1982, Old Havana was recognized as a World Heritage Site. Havana is rich city in history and culture.
Places to visit in Havana
Malecon is 8 km long roadway and seawall in Havana, Cuba. It is like a waterfront wall constructed in 1931. This is the popular place among the Cubans and called “The biggest sofa” in Havana. It is famous place for native Street artists, Musicians and Couples. I will suggest you to take a walk here in the evening. You will surely enjoy the breathtaking sunset.
II. Plaza De San Francisco De Asis
Plaza De San Francisco De Asis is a human square in old Havana, Cuba. It is included in one of the ancient squares in Havana. Visit this beautiful park and get a chance to watch the colonial buildings and statues. It is a great place to have a conversation with locals. don’t miss this place to enjoy the true Havana experience.
III. Calle Mercaderes
One of the crowded street in old Havana. It would be great to have a walk tour in the street. The street is filled with hotels, museums, boutique stores and magnificent buildings.
IV. Museo De La Pintura
Ancient surviving houses in Havana. It is known as the Prado Museum in English. In museum, there are 8200 drawings, 7600 paintings, 4800 prints and 1000 scriptures are there. The building was constructed in 1785 during the region of Charles III.
Varadero is Metropolis area in Cuba. Varadero was founded in 1887. It is a popular because of blue beach. It is the largest resort in Cuba. Varadero is 20 km long beach in Cuba.
Places to visit in Varadero
I. Saturno Cave
It’s a kind of complex cave system. You can dive of in the pool and Praise The Spectacular Rock formations. This is the popular place among tourists. They come here to swim in the pool’s freshwater.
If you are an animal lover, put this place first in your list. After visiting this place, it makes me fascinated about dolphins. You are free to kiss, hug and talk with dolphins. I’ve kept you so many photos with dolphins. This place make a lifetime memory for yourself.
III. Varadero Street Market
Now, it’s time to shop some gifts and things for your loved ones. All the shopaholics out there, visit the Varadero street market for paintings, T-shirts, jewellery, handmade items and wood carvings.
And yes! don’t forget to for buying anything.
IV. Snorkeling At Coral Beach
If you visit the Varadero because of the snorkeling then, welcome to the Coral beach. If you are confident enough to swim than take a deep dive in the beach and enjoy the view inside. Try Scuba Divining there.
3. Santiago De Cuba
Santiago De Cuba is an urban area in Cuba. It is the native place of famous poet Joseph Maria Heredia. Santiago De Cuba has a wealthy cultural life. The well known traditional dance of Santiago De Cuba is derived from Salsa.
Places to visit in Santiago De Cuba
I. Parque Cespedes
It’s amazing starting point to start your journey in Santiago De Cuba. It’s a great place for sightseeing. You can relax here with the coffee and have a talk with locals. If you have a good sense of humor, We are sure that you will be able to make some friends over here.
II. Santa Ifigenia Cemetery
Some of the tombs, are amazing examples of art. Mausoleum Of Jose Marti, is the attraction of the symmetry. It’s giant towers allow a stream of lights to enter in Cemetery during the day. If you want to know the history of this place We would suggest you to take a guided tour.
III. Revolution Plaza
Plaza De La Revolucion is the place of plenty of events. The famous landmark, devoted to the, Hero General Antonio Maceo. Visit this amazing place and attend some of the popular events.
IV. Gran Piedra
Grand Piedra is giant Rock mountain. You will enjoy the exciting view from the top of the Mountain. Grand Piedra is a 1234 meters high. You should be visiting this place early in the morning so climbing will not be hard for you.
Trinidad is the burg in the territory of Sancti Spiritus, Central Cuba. In 1988, it was identified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Trinidad is located in the middle of the Cuba. It is one the great colonial town in Cuba. The amazing city with colorful buildings and streets will leave you Wonder struck. Staying for some day in Trinidad is must while visiting Cuba.
Places to visit in Trinidad
I. Plaza Mayor
If you want to start your trip of Trinidad with sightseeing, then start from here. There are so many attracting locations near by the plaza Mayor, popular Iglesia Parroquial De La Santisima Trinidad, so many Colonial mansions and museums.
II. Playa Ancon
Playa corn is located around 12 kilometers in South Trinidad. Spend a relaxing day at the dazzling beach. If you are looking for a less crowded place then this is the perfect place for you to have a graceful view to enjoy in peace.
III. Museum Of Colonial Architecture
If you want to learn more about the Trinidad ‘s colonial architecture, visit this place to get more details. The museum displays doors,grills, locks, Windows and so many things related to living of 19th century.
IV. Day Trip To Salto Del Caburni
Salto Del Caburni is 75 meter long waterfall. You can enjoy the walk on the trails, which is about 5 to 6 kilometers long where you are able to watch tropical plants, insects, hummingbirds and so many other wildlife creatures. Visit this place during the winter or rainy season to see the impressive waterfalls.
5. Santa Clara
Santa Clara is a conurbation of the Villa Clara. It is well-known for its Monuments. There are nearly 215000 citizen rate of the city. In 1958 Santa Clara was this site where the last Battle of the Cuban Revolution happened. The city was founded in July 15, 1689.
Places to visit in Santa Clara
I. Parque Vidal
Parque Vidal is the square in Santa Clara. It’s a place where you have a chance to meet the natives. Among the square, there are plenty of restaurants and bars to try the famous cuisines of Santa Clara. Parque Vidal offers free entry to everyone.
II. Teatro la Caridad
Santa Clara Theater –> This is the only old colonial theater in Cuba. The entry fee is 1 CUC into the theater. It’s worth paying 1 CUC to have close look at the Santa Clara ‘s history. To get a complete information about the place, take help from a guide it is totally worth it..
III. Statue Of Che Guevara Holding A Child
It is one of the important statue of Che. If you are taking a walk around the streets of Santa Clara, I would suggest you to take a good passing stop. While looking at the statue, you will find some hidden symbols of che’s life.
In Santa Clara, you are able to take Santa Clara Cuba walking tour. You will enjoy the nightlife of Santa Clara Cuba. As a tourist, you should visit the park Leoncio vidal or El Mejunje.
Vinales is the Metropolitan area in western Cuba. Vinales Valley is a recognized World Heritage site. Vinales have lengthy wet season and shorter dry season. It is a cultivation area, where tobacco are grown using traditional methods.
Places to visit in Vinales
I. Vinales Valley Tour
This is the significant reason why people visit to Vinales, take the amazing Vinales Valley tour. Vinales is a farming area where crops many vegetables and fruits are grown. You can take and guided tour of the valley and enjoy the experience by yourself. One important thing to consider is don’t forget to visit tobacco and coffee plantation farm.
II. Explore Caves
Vinales is filled with plenty of caves. I would recommend you, Palenque De Los Cimarrones and Cueva Del India Caves. You have to pay 3CUC for entry in Palenque De Los Cimarrones.
III. Vinales Botanical Garden
Vinales Botanical Garden carry variety of trees and plants. If you are a nature lover, then take up the tour guide to know about different plants and flowers. The entry is free so enjoy the nature and breathe the fresh air.
At the end of the journey, you should relax at the Cuban bar and restaurants. Enjoy your trip with the glass of wine.
7. Cayo Coco
Cayo Coco is a tropical Cay in the central Cuba. It is place of Royal resorts and beaches. The first Resort was built in 1993 known as Guitart Cayo Coco. You can directly fly to Cayo coco ‘s on international airport “The jardines Del Rey airport“. It is known as Coco Birds.
Places to visit in Cayo Coco
I. Cayo Paredon Grande
Cayo Paredon is an Island in Cuba. It is the Paradise of Mountain. Island is 8.7 km long. There are lots of other Island near paredon Grande like Cayo Coco, Coco Guillermo, Cayo Romano and so on. Island is well known for fly fishing.
II. Parador La Silla
The Parador is a relaxing place to enjoy the traditional meal. You will get all the snake bar at the affordable prices. You can use your own car to reach over there because there is no public transportation spot at Parador Silla.
III. Have a fun at Vinales restaurants
This is another popular dining area in Cayo coco it is a perfect place to try French and Japanese food.
IV. Day trip from Vinales to Cayo jutias beach
If you are in Cayo Coco, then allow one day to make a trip from Vinales to Jutias beach. You should visit “Undiscovered beach” in the Piner Del Rio Area.
It will take your 45 CUC for transportation to make a trip from Vinales to Jutias beach. I am sure your money will worth the experience.
8. Cayo Santa Maria
Cayo Santa Maria is a small island in Cuba. There are total 17 hotels in Caryo Santa Maria. Sol Cayo Santa Maria is the very first Hotel opened on this Iceland in December 2001. Cayo Santa Maria means the resort area comprising a chain of three Iceland connected by the causeway.
Places to visit in Cayo Santa Maria
I. Playa Perla Blanca
It is situated on the tip of the Cayo Santa Maria. It’s perfect white Sand Beach to enjoy with your family. You are allowed to do diving, snorkeling and plenty of other water sports. It is easy place to access by car.
II. Guevara Museum
If you want to take a dig inside of the history of Santa Maria, then visit the Guevara Museum. The Museum displays the picture of the Revolutionary smoking cigars and Playing Golf, Guevara’s gun and binoculars.
III. Isla Paraiso
It’s amazing place for getting close to the Santa Maria’s ecological diversity. Relax under the coconut trees and take a deep breathe.
Cuba is the best place to visit if you are a nature lover and enjoy the randomness. It is a developing country and full for historical monuments and culture. It is also a good place for relaxing and a small vacation trip. We hope the trip of Cuba will have something new in your life.