The fascinating Caribbean island of Cuba is known for its world-class cigars, addictive street music of rumba and salsa dancing on the streets of Havana, vintage Cadillacs and pastel-painted buildings.
It is almost impossible to travel to Cuba and not visit Havana. The capital of Cuba is famous for its rum and colonial architecture. Visit the Plaza de la Revolucion, a memorial square dedicated to the poet and politician – Jose Marti, one of the heroes of the Cuban struggle for independence, and Fidel, the leader of the revolution, social and economic changes in the country and a fighter for civil rights. There you can see a massive picture of Ernesto Che Guevara and his famous motto “Hasta la Victoria Siempre”.
The night club “Habana Cafe” is located in Hotel Cohiba, it is the hotspot of Havana, with a different atmosphere with classic cars from the 50s and 60s, where Elvis, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Elvis once stayed. Try the famous Cuban drinks Mojito and Hemingway cocktails.
If you want a nice souvenir from Havana, visit the Almacenes San Jose Artisans’ Market where you will find a large selection of Cuban souvenirs, and you can walk the streets of Havana and feel like you are immersed in a colorful space of beautiful paintings. Here you can choose various pictures or ask street artists to paint your portrait.
Tour Havana in a vintage convertible, vintage cars come in a variety of models and colors. Surprise your taste buds at the restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio, where they serve traditional Cuban dishes of pork, rice and beans, and there are many graffiti of famous names on the walls.
Cayo Coco has become the third most popular destination in Cuba after Havana and Varadero. The island is located right off the coast of Cuba. Flamingos beach is probably the most famous on the island. You will see hundreds, if not thousands, of them walking through the lagoons leading to Cayo Coco.
In no other city in Cuba can you experience the mix of colonial history, white Caribbean beaches and Cuban music like in Trinidad. Trinidad, like most colonial cities, is beautiful with brightly colored buildings and stone streets. It is considered the best-preserved colonial site in Cuba, and the city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1988.