Cuba is one of the largest and most beautiful Caribbean islands with its pristine beaches. It is one of the favorites among tourists since it caters to everyone's taste. Besides tobacco and sugar industries, Cuba tourism which attracts thousands of tourists especially from the US is a source of currency.
The Caribbean islands, with its tempting beaches, where the water can be seen in an array of hues, is a perfect choice for vacations, be it with the family, friends and even as a honeymoon destination.
Vacation Spots in Cuba
You can even visit this place with your friends and have a whale of a time. The warm and crystalline waters of the Caribbean sea is sure to lure you for surfing. You can learn salsa and mambo and also get a taste of the Latino culture. The city has guided tours to the museums, colonial monuments, enchanting palaces, etc.
There are also affordable hotels, where you can stay and that also serve delicious food. One of the popular Bed & Breakfast Inns is Casa Maura. As mentioned in the movie The Lost City, Havana is sure to attract you towards its architectural beauty.
There are also many places to visit like the Ambrosio Cave, Santa Catalina Cave, where you can seen the evidences of the pre-Columbian communities living there. You can also take a look at the paintings which have been preserved.
Don't forget to visit the Loma de la Cruz (The Hill of the Cross) for a stunning view of the entire city. To enjoy the panoramic view, you have to climb the fort by the stairs which is situated on the top. Climbing approx 460 stairs is sure to be an unforgettable memory. Visit this place for a Christmas vacation for an altogether different experience.
Famous as one of the world's best scuba diving sites, Cayo Levisa is situated off Pinar del Rio Cuba coast in the north. This beautiful and natural paradise has a lot of cheap hotels which offer amenities and even a boat service to the mainland.
You can even visit the tobacco plantations, for which the place is famous. There are also many endemic animals and birds which roam about freely. You can even spot some rare species of birds in the valley.
Santiago de Cuba
The 2nd largest and the 2nd major city of Cuba, this city is a sea port, famous for its hospitality. The exotic city houses many ethnic groups and is a melting pot of different cultures. Don't miss the colorful carnivals and music clubs for which it is famous. There are also many bed and breakfast inns which suit every pocket.
Tour through colorful houses lined with cobblestone streets in horse-drawn carriages and even by foot, the choice is yours. The beautiful Casilda Bay, with its pristine beaches, draws huge crowds of divers and snorkelers each year.
This city also houses a World Heritage Site, The Valley of the Sugar Mills, which has around 70 functional sugar mills, giving Cuba the title of 'sugar bowl of the world'.
Owing to a number of beaches and lagoons, this city has breath-taking views. A place of attraction, Castillo de Jagua, engulfed with a rocky shore, is thronged by tourists all the year round. It takes approximately an hour to reach this castle, by ferry.
These were some of the enigmatic and fascinating Cuba vacation spots. Choose any of the mentioned vacation destinations and pack your bags to have the most wonderful time of your life. Have fun!