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Havana City & Outskirts

Havana City & Outskirts

Havana is probably the most exciting city in Latin America managing to be both seedy and stylish. The province owes its growth and prosperity to the almost natural perfection of its harbour. Havana is an exhilarating place, but it can also be exhausting. Situated on the north coast of...
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Soroa-Las Terrazas

Soroa-Las Terrazas

Soroa-Las Terrazas Hidden withing the relatively compact Sierra del Rosario, the eastern section of Guaniguanico Mountain Range, the peacelful, self-containedmountain retreats of  Soroa and Las Terrazas provideperfect opportunities to explore the tre-clad hillside. Both are set up as centers for ecotourism, though of the two Las Terrazas offers the...
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Guanahacabibes

Guanahacabibes

Guanahacabibes Península is the westernmost point on the island of Cuba. It is located in Pinar del Río Province, in the municipality of Sandino and is sparsely populated. The waters surrounding the península are important spiny lobster and red snapper fishing grounds. It also boasts the category of Biosphere...
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Cabo de San Antonio

Cabo de San Antonio

Cabo de San Antonio is located in  Guanahacabibes Península, municipality of Sandino, in Pinar del Río province, at 3 km away from the Roncali Lighthouse, and at 61km of La Bajada. During the year 1987, the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) conferred to Guanahacabibes Península the...
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Pinar del Río City

Pinar del Río City

Pinar del Río City is just 174 km (108 miles) from Havana.  The architecture in its historic center is eclectic, and its low houses in gentle colors, whose porches seem to form an endless gallery, have great charm. On the outskirts of the city, modern buildings break its horizontal...
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Viñales

Viñales

Viñales Few landscapes in Cuba are naturally as beautiful as Viñales. It is famous due to its “mogotes”, large limestone formations which date back to the Jurassic period. Two of the six World Biosphere Reserves in Cuba are located in this land of natural blessings. One is in the...
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Península de Zapata

Península de Zapata

 Península de Zapata Forming the whole of the southern section of Matanzas province is the Península de Zapata, also known as Ciénaga de Zapata, a large flat National Park covered by vast tracks of open swampland and contrastingly dense forests. The largest but the least populated of all Cuba´s...
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Matanzas City

Matanzas City

Matanzas City Matanzas, the biggest city in the province of the same name and its capital, is located on the northern shore of the island of Cuba, on the Bay of Matanzas, 90 km east from Havana and 32 km west of the resort town of Varadero.The city owns...
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Varadero

Varadero

Varadero Beach is situated on the Hicacos Peninsula, between the Bay of Cárdenas and the Straits of Florida, some 140 km east of Havana, at the eastern end of the Via Blanca highway. The peninsula is only 1.2 km wide at its widest point and is separated from the...
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Cienfuegos City

Cienfuegos City

Cienfuegos is a city on the southern coast of Cuba, capital of the province of Cienfuegos. It is located about 250 km from Havana, and has a population of around 150,000. The city is dubbed “La Perla del Sur” (Pearl of the South)due to its beauty and perfection lined...
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Cayo Las Brujas

Cayo Las Brujas

A 48-km-long causeway on the sea connects the largest island of the Cuban archipelago with Santa María, Las Brujas, Ensenachos, Cobos, Majá, Fragoso, Francés, Las Picúas and Español de Adentro, among other keys. Endemic tropical nature close to the Bahamas Channel, Cayo Las Brujas owns wonderful coral reefs, perfect...
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Santa Clara City

Santa Clara City

Santa Clara is the capital city of the Cuban province of Villa Clara. It is located in the most central region of the province and almost in the most central region of the country. Is a city located  3 hours from Havana through the National Highway.  Santa Clara was...
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Cayo Santa María

Cayo Santa María

Cayo Santa Maria lies at the western end of the Archipielago de Sabana-Camaguey, 25 km west of Cayo Guillermo, in the Bahia de Buenavista ecosystem, declared by UNESCO as a “Biosphere Reserve”; in a setting rich with endemic species protected by a beach of incomparable beauty, with more than...
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Topes de Collantes

Topes de Collantes

Topes de Collantes is a nature reserve park in the Escambray Mountains range in Cuba.Topes de Collantes, literally Collantes’ Highs, almost 800 meters above sea level, along with Potrerillo peak, 931 meters and tallest San Juan peak, 1,140 meters  are located in the Escambray range. These mountains are shared...
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Sancti Spíritus City

Sancti Spíritus City

Sancti Spíritus City Sancti Spiritus City was one of the original seven Cuban cities founded by the Adelantado Diego Velazquez de Cuéllar in 1514. Its colonial origins are evident in its buildings, though its capital status has given it a more commercial atmosphere. The variety of styles can be...
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Trinidad de Cuba

Trinidad de Cuba

Trinidad de Cuba Founded by Conquistador Diego Velazquez in 1514. Trinidad romantic atmosphere mix with slavery colonial past, unique architecture, maze of narrow cobblestone streets. Declared a national monument by the Cuban government and World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, this city is very much as it was...
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Jardines del Rey

Jardines del Rey

The Jardines del Rey Archipelago is part of the Sabana Camagüey Archipelago-more than 2500 islands and islets that extends for 465 km, from Bay of Nuevitas to the eastern end of the Hicacos Peninsula. Christened “The King´s Garden” by Diego Velázquez in 1514 in honor of King Ferdinand of...
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Ciego de Ávila City

Ciego de Ávila City

Ciego de Ávila , 460km east of Havana and 110km west of Camaguey, has developed as something of an historical halfway house; travellers used it as an overnight watering hole before continuing on to the islands of Trinidad and Santo Domingo in the 19th century. The city of Ciego...
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Jardines de la Reina

Jardines de la Reina

Imagine 250 virgin coral islands set in a sea of turquoise and jade. Jardines de la Reina (The Queen’s Gardens)”, some 60 miles off the mainland of Cuba, is a completely undeveloped natural wilderness, extending over 75 miles. In 1996, Jardines de la Reina was declared Marine Natural Park....
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Camagüey City

Camagüey City

Camagüey is a city and municipality in central Cuba and is the nation’s third largest city. It is the capital of the Camagüey Province. After almost continuous attacks from pirates the original city (founded as Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe around 1515 on the northern coast) was moved...
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Santa Lucía

Santa Lucía

Santa Lucía, on the northern coast of Camagüey Province, is 21 km long. This large beach has fine white sand that slopes gently into the water,which is always calm because it is protected by and extensive coral reef just 2 km from the coast. The area has 35 scuba-diving...
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Playa Covarrubias

Playa Covarrubias

Playa Covarrubias Covarrubias Beach is located in the north coast of this region, and to 42 kilometers from the municipality Puerto Padre. It has a good infrastructure of comfortable hotels and magnificent morphological conditions. The tourist complex, 1,5 km away from the coast, makes easier the access to a...
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Las Tunas City

Las Tunas City

The capital of Las Tunas province is the city of the same name which lies 662 km east of Havana. The city, originally named Las Tunas was, in 1869, renamed Victoria de las Tunas, a title given it by its Spanish governor to commemorate a colonial victory over the...
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Holguín Northern Coast

Holguín Northern Coast

Guardalavaca, Playa Esmeralda Beaches & Cayo Saetia Close to 50 beaches in Holguin’s Province cover 40 km of coastline. Very intimate, they are among the most pictoresque beaches in the Caribbean and have a warm turquoise water that is very calm, thanks to the protection offered by nearby coral...
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Holguín City

Holguín City

Since 1976 Holguín City is capital of the province. This city was founded in 1525 by captain García Holguín when he received a part of land in this zone and built the first houses. More than two centuries later, the 18th January, 1752, was declared municipality and began the...
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Santiago de Cuba Outskirts

Santiago de Cuba Outskirts

Santiago de Cuba Outskirts Many of the attractions interested to be seen outside Santiago lie to the east.. Cool and fresh ,the accessible mountains of Sierra de la Gran Piedra make an excellente break from the harsh city heat, and the giant Gran Piedra itself is a fine lookout....
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Santiago de Cuba City

Santiago de Cuba City

Santiago de Cuba is the capital city of Santiago de Cuba Province in the south-eastern area of Cuba, some 870 km south-east of the Cuban capital of Havana. Santiago de Cuba City Historically Santiago de Cuba has long been the second most important city on the island after Havana,...
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Marea del Portillo

Marea del Portillo

Backed at a sweeping wave of mountains smack in the middle of Granma´s southern coast is the resort of Marea del Portillo. Accessible from Granma´s west coast and 150 kms from Bayamo, the area is set on a black sand beach which looks impressive from a distance. The surrounding...
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Bayamo

Bayamo

On the edge of the mountains in the center of Granma, provincial capital Bayamo is one of the most peaceful towns in Cuba. This city was the second Spanish settlement in Cuba, founded in 1513. This town was the capital of the Republic in Arms during the Ten Years´...
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Guantánamo City

Guantánamo City

Guantánamo is located 90km east of Santiago and a few kilometers north of the bay of the same name. The small town revolves around the central José Martí Park, a small concrete square neatly border by intricately trimmed evergreens with hooped gateways, and with an attractive golden-coloured church, the...
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Baracoa

Baracoa

Baracoa is a municipality and city in Guantánamo Province near the eastern tip of Cuba. It was founded by the first governor of Cuba, the Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar in 1511. Baracoa lies on the Bay of Honey (Bahía de Miel) and is surrounded by a wide...
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Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is located at the easternmost tip of Los Canarreos Archipelago, south of the west part of Cuba, it is 37.5 km in size and 25 km long. Although only a relatively small island it is blessed with an almost continuous stretch of pretty beach, notably along its...
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