Experience the magic of Cuba.
MOVE WITH CUBAN ADVENTURES
Cuban Adventures is a groundbreaking tour company in Cuba that works with small privately owned local businesses. Since 2005 this agency has been dedicated to operating its own small group tours in Cuba and is now also the local operator in Cuba for a number of well known world-wide travel agencies.
Cuban Adventures’ tours are grass-roots in style and aimed at giving travellers an authentic experience of Cuba's culture and society. Their guides are all local Cubans who are university educated and all given specialised training in socially and environmentally responsible tourism. For accommodation they use mostly casas particulares, which are family run and owned guest-houses, who are proud to run their own business in Cuba and offer the best services they can muster.
Their award winning Cuba tour packages aim to give travellers a taste of the 'real' Cuba. Apart from visiting some of Cuba's highlights, they concentrate on contact with the Cuban people and the Cuban culture.
Havana is the capital, largest city and a major port of Cuba. Explore colourful Old Havana by foot or in a vintage convertible. Start your day at El Templete and stroll to the harbourside fort and maritime museum, Castillo de la Real Fuerza. After visiting the La Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana, stop for a drink at Bodequita del medio. The Bacardi Building and El Capitolio are landmarks of Havana and not to be missed. Browse your way down the grand city boulevard, Paseo del Prado, and visit the La Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana, an iconic symbol of Havana’s seagoing past.
At sunset, go for a stroll down Malecón Esplanade, dine at La Guarida, see a show at the Tropicana (see below) or learn to salsa.
SLEEP AT IBEROSTAR PARQUE CENTRAL
Fantastic location with great panoramic view. In the centre of the capital, the Iberostar Parque Central hotel is a great place from which to watch the heart of Havana. Come and discover El Capitolio, the Paseo de Prado, the Gran Teatre… just gaze through the French windows or go up to the pools on the top floor to get a complete panoramic view of the capital. You can see everything, and it is all within easy reach!
SLEEP AT LA COLONIAL 1861
Experience an authentic colonial house. LA COLONIAL 1861 offers guests the experience of staying in an authentic colonial house. The house is located in the central neighbourhood of El Vedado with the amenities of a boutique hotel and the charm of a private home. La Colonial was built in 1861 and maintains its original structure and mosaic floors. The roof was built with French tiles and the rooms have high ceilings with exposed wooden beams. Beautiful wrought-iron trellis surround the well in the patio. The decoration includes furniture from different ages and styles as well as pieces of art by Cuban artists.
EAT AT LA GUARIDA
An emblem of Havana. The most elegant Paladar in Havana. A magical place where you can experience special cuisine amongst the memories of historical and fictional Cuban characters.
PLAY AT TROPICANA CLUB HAVANA
A fabulous night on the town! A must visit in Havana: an open air terrace, surrounded by a luxuriant forest, where the fabulous and unique Tropicana shows take place from 8.30 p.m. until dawn with a capacity up to 1000 people.
MOVE WITH CUBYKE
Fantastic way to explore Havana. The name Cubyke was inspired by their passion for both Cuba and cycling. They build Cubykes because it is fun to build and to ride them. Because they find them beautiful. And because they consider it the most vital and ecological friendly way to travel many of the world´s most beautiful places.
VINALES (181 KM WEST OF HAVANA)
The main street of Viñales is lined with colorful colonial-era wooden houses, including the Municipal Museum, which explores the region’s history. Orchids and palms fill the sprawling Casa de Caridad Botanical Gardens. Viñales serves as a gateway to the Sierra de los Organos mountains and the Viñales Valley. The valley's tall, steep-sided limestone hills, known as mogotes, draw rock climbers.
SLEEP AT HOTEL HORIZONTES LES JAZMINES
Stunning location. Located in Pinar del Río, Horizontes Los Jazmines has an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. Providing a restaurant, the property also features a bar. The rooms have balconies and include a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and air conditioning. A continental breakfast is available daily at the property.
Delicious food and stunning views. "Balcon del Valle" is a place where man, nature and wellness go hand in hand. Its excellent location makes it the ideal place to admire the wonderful scenery, sunrises, chirping birds and sunsets accompanied by good Cuban coffee and a delicious meal.
CIENFUEGOS (233 KM EAST OF HAVANA)
Cienfuegos is a city on Bahía de Cienfuegos, a bay on Cuba’s south coast. It's known for its colonial-era buildings. On the central square, called Parque José Martí, Tomás Terry Theater has gold-leaf mosaics and ceiling frescoes. The Provincial Museum explores the city’s colonial history. The Arco de Triunfo commemorates Cuban independence. Ferries cross the bay to Castillo de Jagua, an 18th-century fortress.
SLEEP AND EAT AT CAMILA'S HOSTAL & RESTAURANT
You cannot get closer to the water. Lovely restaurant in a gorgeous setting on the water. Ideal for breakfast at sunrise and cocktails & dinner at sunset. Spend the night in one of the four beautiful rooms in the hostel.
SLEEP AT HOSTAL D' CORDERO (67 KM FROM CIENFUEGOS)
Beautiful Guesthouse in perfect location. Hostal D'Cordero is located in the heart of the city of Santa Clara. From the front of the house guests will notice that they are facing a typical building of the first half of the twentieth century, an eclectic style and the former residence of Dr. Elio Fileno de Cardenas, Senator of the Republic by the province of Las Villas.
TRINIDAD (83 KM FROM CIENFUEGOS)
Trinidad is a town and UNESCO World Heritage Centre in central Cuba, known for its colonial old town and cobblestone streets. Its neo-baroque main square, Plaza Mayor, is surrounded by grand colonial buildings. Museo Romántico, in the restored Palacio Brunet mansion, and Museo de Arquitectura Colonial display relics from the town’s sugar-producing era. Iglesia de la Santísima is a 19th-century cathedral with a vaulted ceiling and carved altars.
SLEEP AT IBEROSTAR GRAND TRINIDAD
Perfect harmony of luxury, tradition, history & culture. At the Iberostar Grand Trinidad you are close to the genuine Cuban soul in a five-star hotel in the heart of Trinidad, the so-called ‘city-museum of Cuba’ and a Unesco World Heritage Site. This exclusive hotel in Trinidad is actually an adults-only hotel (guests cannot be under 15 years old), one of the most impressive properties on the island, and a space where luxury, tradition, history and culture come together in perfect harmony.
EAT AT RESTAURANTE CUBITA
Cuban and international cuisine. Restaurante Cubita is located in the historical center of the city of Trinidad and is a restaurant and a bar with two areas - one bar style and the other luxury with a beautiful wine cellar. The restaurant offers Cuban and international dishes made with fresh ingredients and cooked on a charcoal fire.
VARADERO (582 KM FROM TRINIDAD & 149 KM FROM HAVANA)
Varadero, covering Cuba’s narrow Hicacos Peninsula, is a popular beach resort town. Along its 20km of Atlantic Ocean coastline is a string of all-inclusive hotel and spa complexes, and a golf course. Near the peninsula’s eastern tip is Reserva Ecológica Varahicacos, a preserve with trails and an ancient burial cave.
SLEEP AT IBEROSTAR LAGUNA AZUL
Sensational, all-inclusive beach experience. The all inclusive Iberostar Laguna Azul provides 5-star accommodation on Varadero's spectacular beaches, which stretch for more than 13 miles on Cuba's northern coast. The luxury Cuban resort highlights 814 spacious guestrooms, 6 pools (4 adult and 2 children), nightclub, theater, 5 restaurants, several bars, and a unique sports and entertainment package. All of these amenities are what make the Iberostar Laguna Azul the perfect location for sensational, all-inclusive vacations in Varadero.
EAT AT LA CASA DE AL
Pina coladas, great food & sunsets. Sit on the patio and enjoy a pina colada whilst soaking up the fantastic sea views and live music.
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