The Best Of Cuba

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What we recommend to see and do in Cuba to get the best, most authentic experience.

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  • 23 Oct 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Cayo Santa Maria - a Caribbean beach bubble

Sasha Wood takes a trip to one of Cuba's premier beach destinations – Cayo Santa Maria – set among the tropical islets of the Jardines del Rey, to sample its silken sands, sapphire seas and seclusion as well as fun, rum, sun and salsa from a comfortable base at the all-inclusive Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria resort.
  • 24 Jul 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Daniela Corona
What tourist guides don't include

Delightful days at Varadero Barcelo Solymar – highlights of my experience

During my recent trip to Cuba, I was lucky enough to enjoy one of my homeland's greatest treasures: the sparkling waters of Varadero beach. In order to truly unwind and enjoy my time, I booked a three-day stay at Barcelo Solymar. In this post, I share my opinions and best moments in this four-star all-inclusive hotel, which proved that an excellent beach holiday is possible, even on a budget.
  • 10 Jan 2018
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  • Travel Advice
  • Susana Corona
Connecting two Islands

Top 10 birds to spot in Cuba - the island's most fascinating winged creatures

Cuba is a true paradise for birdwatchers. As the largest of the Antilles, no other Caribbean island can boast an avifauna as diverse as Cuba´s; also home the largest amount of endemic species in the region. Here we introduce you to ten of the most special, most beautiful and rarest winged creatures in the Cuban archipelago so that you can endeavour to see them on your next trip. What´s so special about these top seven birds? You can only find them in Cuba, and nowhere else in the world.
  • 13 Dec 2017
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  • Travel Story
  • Susana Corona
Connecting two Islands

Havana's Colonial Art Museum turns 395 years old - the story behind Plaza de la Catedral's oldest building

One of the oldest and most emblematic edifications surrounding Plaza de la Catedral in Havana, is the Museo de Arte Colonial (Colonial Arts Museum), an emblematic building that turns close to four centuries old this year. On this post we examine the long and interesting history of this memorable colonial treasure, from its impressive architecture to its many years serving as a luxury abode for the Cuban aristocracy of the times. A historic monument that lives on with a rich story to tell.
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