Varadero, Cuba’s Resort Peninsula
Cuba’s main resort peninsula, Varadero, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cuba.So, here is a nicely prepared list of top tourist attractions, destinations, activities of Varadero.
The peninsula, Varadero is Cuba’s main resort It has a long, fine white sandy beach about20 kilometersto a transparent, blue-green sea. Off the coast lies a coral reef with dozens of dive sites, you can find plenty of (water) sports companies. Sunbathers can safely away on the beautiful beach. The entertainment played out mainly in the hotels in all classes. Discos and clubs ensure a happy frame of the day. You will find excellent restaurants in Varadero and a generous selection of shops. The bustling capital of Cuba,La Habana, is approximately 2 hours drive, a favorite excursion goal and one worth visiting. But if you want a deeper cultural experience in addition to Havana for a day and no time for a whole trip to Cuba, you might consider a trip from Varadero to Trinidad and surroundings.
Where should I see in Varadero
Do you want the sun to come out then these are nice places to visit:
House of Al Capone, the notorious gangster had a beach in Varadero. The idyllic cottage is still standing. Now a restaurant and safe to get away to knock!
House of Dupont / Mansion Xanadu: The American tycoon Dupont amassed his fortune with the introduction of the ‘lycra’, ladies, but once you look at the mark of your stockings’ Lycra by Dupont. A listed building, situated on a rock. You can now dine in the cozy seaside restaurant veranda, or enjoy the view and a drink in the rooftop bar.
Parque Josone: Josone the park is the green heart of Varadero, it’s a walk in the midst of exotic plants. Grab a terrace in the shade of the lush greenery. Just outside the park is the “Museo Varadero, housed in an authentic wooden house by the sea, and saw it here in the past!
Hotel Internacional / Continental Cabaret: the oldest hotel in Varadero dates from the fifties of the last century and is still there, very different from the resorts of today! The hotel houses the Continental Cabaret, where typical Cuban shows are staged, with a professional ballet and singers: good old fashioned fun!
What should I do in Varadero
Hop On, Hop Off: the double-decker, the bright red bus you can not miss. Very touristy, stops everywhere!
Shopping! For those who can not resist. The “market neighbors’ lie in the first part of the peninsula (past Kawama) and near the Parque Josone. The ‘serious shoppers can visit Plaza Americas. See the overview map.
Golf: for lovers. The 18-hole golf course “Las Americas” is the former estate of Dupont. Tip: if you stay at the Hotel Melia Las Americas, the Kuoni favorite, is a Green Fee included with a minimum stay of 7 nights.
Swimming with the dolphins: the dolphinarium is near of Varadero Melia Las Antillas, a lap swimming with the dolphins is a lovely Supreme Perfect Moment.
Book on an excursion with our local representative that only the most fun trips in the portfolio has included. Our favorite Top 3:
Yumuri Valley Jeep Safari by jeep (which you can control) the hinterland of the province of Matanzas. ‘Off Road’, on the countryside, through palm forests and rivers, along deserted beaches, opportunity to snorkel, swim and even a boat trip on the Rio Canimar there. Top!
Crucero del Sol : a day cruising on a catamaran on the Caribbean Sea. Swimming, snorkeling and dive with dolphins! The lunch – fresh fish, shrimp and lobster – on the beautiful island of Cayo Blanco served. The bar is on board and will remain open, soft drinks, beer and Cuban cocktails …
Topes de Collantes Overnight : A great mini tour to Cienfuegos and Trinidad carries. You stay in the mountains’ Topes de Collantes, near Trinidad, a beautiful natural setting. On the way visit the mausoleum of Che Guevara in Santa Clara.