Little Known Cuba

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The hidden Cuba, gems that lies under the surface and most tourists don't get a glimpse of.

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  • 29 Nov 2017
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two Islands

Adding theatrical beauty to a beach holiday - Teatro Sauto in Matanzas, one of Cuba's 5 great colonial theatres

Most make it to Matanzas with only one destination in mind – glorious Varadero and its famed miles of sun-kissed beaches. Many miss out on exploring what lies beyond the soft white sands and would significantly enrich their holiday with a tour of the city, especially if they include a stop at Teatro Sauto, one of the last, still-standing great colonial theatres of Cuba. This regal gem is a must-see landmark; whether you are attending a performance or simply coming to admire its palatial beauty.
  • 08 Nov 2017
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

Santa Clara's Teatro de la Caridad - one of Cuba's 5 great theatre masterpieces

There is one great building in Santa Clara that the passing of Irma left untouched and one that many were grateful for having kept in near immaculate condition. We’re talking about the pride of “santaclarenos”, the beautiful Teatro de la Caridad - a magnificent work of art from the 19th century that became the second great theatre in the nation after Havana’s Tacon. It served as the model that many other theatres in the nation would follow. Here we look at its history, past and present.
  • 11 Oct 2017
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

Exploring beyond Jardines del Rey - Moron, Cuba's northern pearl

For many holidaymakers and Cuba junkies, the words "Jardines del Rey" translate into idyllic, pristine keys; namely Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo - the two most developed enclaves; home to a selection of all-inclusive resorts. Yet there´s more to this part of Cuba than most tourists who've been there know about, and it all lies a short car or bus ride away, less than an hour-long and taking you to a charming town full of interesting peculiarities.
  • 27 Sep 2017
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  • Ely Milan
What tourist guides don't include

Hidden treasures of Eastern Cuba: beach havens in Camaguey, Holguin and Santiago

Although they remain practically unknown to many tourists, Cuba’s Eastern region is also home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the island. With world-class coral reefs and dive sites as well as golden-sand beaches featuring pristine waters, Camaguey, Holguin and Santiago de Cuba offer breath-taking sun and sand settings that will be unveiled to you in this article.
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