Havana, Cuba – An Experience like No Other
If you are looking for a vacation destination that is not only fun but also promises remarkable experiences that will remain etched in your mind for a very long time, then plan your next trip to Cuba.
It’s true. Cuba is reputed for its fine cigars, but there’s more to this beautiful destination than the cigars.
The island of Cuba has a lot to offer visitors, hence the reason why it is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. Many people who visit Cuba usually miss out on the opportunity to explore the island’s rich cultural heritage. While the beaches are captivating and endearing, you should try to discover the island age-long traditions and culture. Explore the gorgeous little towns and villages. The country has a rich culture and locals are always willing and ready to share it with tourists.
Everywhere you turn, there’s a vintage car lurking around. The ancient buildings on the streets are a beauty to behold. Soak up the sun and enjoy the gentle ocean breeze while relaxing on one of the many beaches. Explore coral reefs and try a lot of watersports activities like fishing, scuba diving, swimming, etc. Enjoy great tasting local cuisine at one of the many street restaurants. If you fancy a snack, do not miss out on a chance to taste one of the famous Cuban Sandwiches.
If you’re quite handy with your camera, plenty of picture taking opportunities awaits you.
What Makes Cuba So Great
Cuba is home to lots of attractions that will leave you with unforgettable memories. You will find many fascinating Spanish architectures with lots of amazing features worth exploring.
Here is a list of the top attractions in and outside Havana, Cuba
- Old Havana (Habana Vieja)
- Playa Paraíso, Cayo Largo del Sur
- Cayo Coco
- Parque Nacional Viñales (Valle de Viñales)
- The Malecon, Havana
- Che Guevara Mausoleum, Santa Clara
- Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Must Visit Attraction
There’s no shortage of things to see and do here. It’s impossible to see all that this beautiful island nation has to offer in just one trip. However, if you don’t have much time, then exploring the country’s rich culture is a must.
Old Havana (Habana Vieja) will take you back in time. Proclaimed a World Heritage site, Old Havana plays a vital role in the history of Cuba. This intimate quarter is home to about 1,000 building of historic importance. Plan a walking tour of the area to explore some of the most beautiful architectures, which include the grand Baroque and Neoclassical buildings. The area is littered with cathedrals castles, palaces, convents and lots of wonderful architectures that have been well preserved. These sights give you a picture of what Cuba was like about two centuries ago. Though the majority of the buildings have undergone renovations, they still retain the traditional feel. Most notable of the attractions here include Plaza de la Catedral, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, and Plaza Vieja. Nothing can be compared to these stunning buildings and attractions.
While you are traveling to Cuba, keep the season in mind and plan accordingly.