Stunning beaches, steeped in history, friendly locals
Cuba holidays will leave you dancing to the Salsa beat, amazed at the history and heritage of this intriguing island and totally relaxed from its fabulous soft sandy beaches. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and gives a unique holiday experience
With some of the best beaches in the Caribbean offering fabulous opportunities for sun bathing or water sports.
Cuba is famous for its cigars and rum, and you can still visit the fields where tobacco is grown and cigars are still rolled by hand. Visit the captivating city of Havana, where you'll find crumbling colonial facades, museums, art galleries and a fascinating insight into its varied and troubled history.
A visit to Revolution Square will take you back in time to the story of uprising, wars and rebellion, as will the Museo de la Revolucion. Nightlife in Havana is lively with many clubs offering traditional Salsa music or live bands, there's also the option to visit the ballet or theatre, while old American cars taxi you around this city, adding to its old rustic charm.
In contrast, Varadero is lively and modern and boasts some of the best beaches you'll find on your holidays in Cuba. Although you may never want to leave the beach, there's plenty on offer if you do. Water sports are extremely popular as the waters are so calm and warm. Accommodation is mainly on an all inclusive basis but here are plenty of bars and restaurants with a wonderful Cuban theme all serving delicious rum cocktails.
Quick Cuba Tips
The currency in Cuba is the Cuban Peso,or the Convertible Peso. Cuba has a closed currency which means you can only exchange your money in Cuba.
A visa is required to travel to Cuba, which can usually be paid for at time of booking your holiday
The time difference between the UK and Cuba is GMT - 5 hours
The flying time from the UK to Cuba is approximately 8 hours 30 minutes
Paradise, pink flamingos and Playa Pesquero
Off the north cost of Cuba you will stumble across the glorious Cayo Cocos unspoilt and perhaps as close to paradise as you can get. While its local residents include over 30,000 pink flamingos, it’s also home to the El Bago Nature Park.
Take the opportunity to explore the islands on horseback or take to the sea and swim with the dolphins. Its neighbouring Cayo Guillermo is even more remote, it's like holidaying on your very own desert island, a perfect choice for newlyweds.
On the east coast of Cuba is the incredibly lush and green Holguin . Totally unspoilt, with vast areas of natural parks and fields full of sugarcane, with its highlight being the Costa Verde , a stretch of over 40 immaculate beaches with crystal clear waters ideal for water sports. Some of the best of these beaches are Guardalavaca and Playa Pesquero, both idyllic and tranquil giving a chance to totally unwind.
Cuba has a little of everything to offer everyone, the peace and quiet of the glorious beaches, hustle and bustle of some of its towns, natural beauty of its nature parks and sugar fields and of course the thrilling water sports, and enthralling history. A holiday to Cuba will leave you feeling refreshed and recharged, with the only problem being; having to decide when you are coming back! So start practising that salsa rhythm and book your holidays to Cuba now here at Latedeals.co.uk
Top Places To Visit
Twin Centre Holidays to Cuba
Why not book a weeks holiday relaxing at one of Cuba’s beautiful beach resorts and twin it with a few days exploring the amazing capital Havana, steeped in history, culture and not forgetting those big old American cars
Revolution Square, Havana
Synonymous with Fidel Castro and his revolution, but also overlooked by the ironwork image of Che Guevara on the side of its Ministry of the Interior building, Revolutionary Square is one of the most popular tourist attractions on Cuba holidays
The Saturno Cave
Close to the airport at Varadero, the Saturno Cave is an underwater haven for divers. Around 20 feet deep and with crystal clear water, it provides a tranquil environment in which to explore life below sea level.