Cuba is a Caribbean island, located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. This country is a complex archipelago formed by the main island, the Isle of Youth and thousands of cayos and islets.
Cuba has some of the world’s finest beaches with transparent turquoise water and white sand, combined with well-preserved natural parks; the island has an amazing biodiversity of fauna, with over 16000 species.
Havana, the capital of Cuba still has a colonial atmosphere, with a wonderful architectural style. In this country you will find fabulous nature, fascinating history and very friendly people.
REASONS TO GO
The dramatic colonial architecture of Old Havana.
Piñar del Rio – the incredible coffee and tobacco plantations.
The amazing crystal water beaches.
Cuba is a long and narrow island located on the Gulf of Mexico, on the south west of Bahamas, north of Jamaica and south of Florida. The country is mostly flat, but has also some mountain ranges. On the Western Cuba you will find the vibrant capital city of Havana, as well the incredible province of Pinar del Rio. The coastline offers great and remote scuba diving spots. There are also some well known all inclusive resorts like Varadero, on the North.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit Cuba is from November to April, avoiding the storm and hurricane season and the muggy heat of the Cuban summer.
HOW TO GET THERE
Jose Martí International Airport outside Havana is the main gateway to the country. From here you can take connecting flights to other major cities in the country.
An official taxi to Havana centre costs is about 25 CUC. There is also a bus service from the Terminal One that travels to La Habana centre.
GOOD TO KNOW
Currency: Cuban convertible peso (CUC)
Area: 110.860 sq km
Population: 11.4 million
Electricity: 110V/60Hz or 220V/60Hz
Calling Code: +53
Time Zone: UTC -5
Tourists must have a valid passport and a tourist card.