Cuba Holidays

Famous Cuba Holidays Attraction

The top tourists cites in Cuba are listed as follows:

Havana- The capital city is famous for many things. The Museo de la Ciudad, Palacio del Segundo Cabo, Museo de Arte Colonial, Castillo de la Real Feuerza, and the Museo de la Revolucion are the main tourist attractions of this city. You may also check out the famed tobacco factory, Fabrica de Tabacos Partagas, by availing a guided tour.

Pinar del Río – This is an exquisite province whose mogotes (limestone mountains) are the most special feature. The place also has many caves which are adorned with stalactites, stalagmites and underground rivers.

Cayo Largo and Varadero- beach resorts which are a favorite with tourists. You can indulge in water sports here.

Trinidad- Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this place is known for its colonial era buildings such as the Parque Marti, Museo Romantico and the lookout tower, Torre de Manaca Iznaga.

Other places of note are Camaguey for its churches, museums, peso market and beaches; Parque Nacional del Granme near Cabo Cruz; the old capital Santiago de Cuba for the Moncada Barracks and a view of the Sierra Maestra Mountains.

Top Cuba Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Cuba has a number of world class beaches which are largely responsible for drawing a huge bulk of the tourists. Top beaches include Playa Paraiso, Playa Sirena, Playa Ensenachos, Playa Meganos, Playa Ancon, Cayos Coco, Guillermo, Cayo Sabinal and Guardalavaca.

For your holiday, you can stay in starred hotels or in private houses, known as casas particulares. Some of the famous hotels are the Nacional, which is frequented by Hollywood stars, Occidental Royal Hideaway Ensenachos, Havana Libre, Saratoga and NH Parque Central.

Shopping Places for Cuba Holidays Traveler

Coffee, cigars and rums are the main items that tourists in Cuba go for. Many also sample Cuban music such as salsa, son and Afro-Cubano.  Another favorite item which they shop for is socialist revolutionary paraphernalia such as Che Guevara T-shirts, posters and post-cards.

You can find large markets everywhere in this small country. Tourists usually haunt the Tiendos- shops located in beach resorts which specialize in souvenirs. Plaza des Armes in Old Havana and the arts and crafts market in Trinidad de Cuba, Guardalavaca and Santiago are popular spots.

Cuba is now one of the tourist hotspots of the Caribbean. Whether you are going on a holiday with your family, a honeymoon or just a private holiday, it could be the destination for you.