Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

art.inhavana.net, online cuban art site , offers space to visual creators with a contemporary production. It involves artists, projects, art critics and curators. It offers information about spaces, exhibitions, events, studios of artist and other modalities of socialization of the institutional and independent art from the capital of Cuba, with a national and international reach […]

Karl Marx: Theatre for great events in Cuba

Karl Marx: Theatre for great events in Cuba

Also known as “Teatro de los grandes acontecimientos”, the Karl Marx theatre is an opportune stage to get in touch with Cuban culture and enjoy the shows that take place there. The Karl Marx is Cuba’s largest theatre and has an enormous auditorium, capable of accommodating around five thousand people. Its rooms represent a space […]

Santiago de Cuba, land of Cuban folklore

Santiago de Cuba, land of Cuban folklore

Rebellious, heroic and hospitable, this is how Santiago de Cuba, one of the most interesting provinces of the country, located on the eastern tip of the island, is defined. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city in terms of importance and is the cradle of the identity and culture of this nation. The stories […]

Sierra Maestra, history and nature mixed

Sierra Maestra, history and nature mixed

Located to the east of the island, the Sierra Maestra is the largest mountain range in Cuba, also considered a National Park. Its history is linked to the most important processes that the country has gone through. Since 1956, its dense vegetation has been used to establish the guerrilla movement led by Fidel Castro, which […]

Narras: family restaurant with Cuban flavor

Narras: family restaurant with Cuban flavor

A few years after its creation, the restaurant Los Narra, in the municipality of Viñales, has emerged as a family idea for the service of the best Cuban food. It is located very close to the main square of the city, right in the inner courtyard of some houses, which provides privacy and keeps it […]

Gran Piedra: monument of Cuban nature

Gran Piedra: monument of Cuban nature

La Gran Piedra (The Great Stone) is the result of the chance of nature in the province of Santiago de Cuba. Weighing about 70,000 tons, 25 meters high and 30 meters wide, the large mass of volcanic rock is one of the greatest attractions for national and international visitors. Discovering the mysteries associated with the […]

La Farola: Cuban East’s wonder construction

La Farola: Cuban East’s wonder construction

Part of the seven wonders of civil engineering in Cuba, the road to the Viaduct of La Farola is a feat from the point of view of construction and an attraction for the impressive views that can be seen along the way. Established in 1965 with the mission of linking by land the province of […]

Baracoa: First City of Cuba

Baracoa: First City of Cuba

Baracoa boasts of being the first town founded in Cuba by the Spanish colonizers in the 16th century, under the title of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Baracoa. This is why it contains a large part of the history and legends of this island. The Primada City, as it is also called, has a […]

Al Capone and his “house in Varadero”

Al Capone and his “house in Varadero”

Uno de los sitios no tan conocidos en Varadero es el restaurante Casa de Al. Su concepción está basada en la figura de Al Capone que supuestamente vivió en esta casa. Es una construcción hermosa, a orillas de la playa, construida con cantería, hormigón armado y madera. Este chalet de estilo californiano exhibe en buen […]

Varadero: “Todo en Uno” comercial centre

Varadero: “Todo en Uno” comercial centre

To demonstrate that Varadero has everything, somebody had the brilliant idea of adding it a center “All in One”. For Cuban as for tourists this is the place to go to search for “everything” you may need. It is a public, varied and without entrance cost space. Let us be specific. Do you need gasoline […]

Varadero: Ceramics Gallery-Workshop and CERVAR 2018

Varadero: Ceramics Gallery-Workshop and CERVAR 2018

In the Galería-Taller on Avenida Primera in Varadero is the Matanzas Branch of the Cuban Cultural Property Fund, the main marketer in the area of Cuban cultural products. The most authentic artistic and artisan creations of various creators are at the disposal of the traveller. They even work hand in hand with artists and artisans […]

Varadero, destination for a happy day

Varadero, destination for a happy day

Its beaches with white and fine sand and warm waters of transparent blue have contributed to make it the second most important tourist destination in Cuba. There is no doubt that Varadero beach is “the most beautiful beach in the entire Cuban archipelago”. But Varadero is not just beaches. Among its natural attractions are its […]

Varadero and its Casa del Ron

Varadero and its Casa del Ron

Casa del Ron in Varadero welcomes thousands and thousands of curious people throughout the year. Every day, all types of rums of the different brands manufactured in Cuba are displayed for sale. The customer can participate in the guided tour which includes tasting some of these liqueurs and take home one or more bottles of […]

Varadero dances at Casa de la Música

Varadero dances at Casa de la Música

This cultural project inaugurated by EGREM has been in operation for more than 12 years. La Casa de la Música in Varadero entertains the nights together with other nightclubs such as La Comparsita, the Beatles Bar and the cabaret La Cueva del Pirata. Musicians and groups of diverse genres of the best of Cuban music […]

Everything with chocolate in Varadero

Everything with chocolate in Varadero

Considered one of the only restaurants in Cuba specializing in chocolate-based food. This Casa del Chocolate is located in what used to be the Mayorca restaurant on the main avenue of Varadero. It has a chocolate shop, bar and a restaurant with a menu in which chocolate is the distinctive ingredient. One hundred percent Cuban […]

Marina Gaviota Varadero, sea and land at your service

Marina Gaviota Varadero, sea and land at your service

The Marina Gaviota Varadero is attractive both for the visitor interested in its specialized nautical services and for the common tourist looking for entertainment.  Its general services include several restaurants, bars, bowling alley, shops selling a variety of items and even a nightclub. Its shopping centre borders the promenade. The Meliá Marina Varadero hotel is […]

Dolphinarium in Varadero, where a friend lives

Dolphinarium in Varadero, where a friend lives

The Varadero dolphinarium invites visitors to discover the place “where a friend lives”. Several dolphins of the species Tursiops trucatus or Bottle Nose Dolphin live together in this large pool surrounded by rich vegetation. The entire enclosure was built around this body of natural water connected to the canal and mangrove system of the south […]

Cueva Saturno de Varadero, wonderful natural swimming pool

Cueva Saturno de Varadero, wonderful natural swimming pool

About 12 km from Matanzas, in the village of Carbonera, is the Cave of Saturn. To get there from Havana, you will have to take the road to Varadero Airport and then turn off at a branch that leads to the coast, very close to the town. It is also known in the area as […]

Plaza America convention center in Varadero

Plaza America convention center in Varadero

Plaza América reinforces the potential of Varadero as a destination for incentive tourism. It is an appropriate place for meetings and congresses. It enjoys a high integration of facilities, services and technology. The most recent Tourism Convention in Cuba was held at this Convention Center. It has qualified staff including professional conference organisers, multilingual translators, […]

Cueva del Pirata cabaret for your nights in Varadero

Cueva del Pirata cabaret for your nights in Varadero

This original cabaret is located in a medium-sized natural cave. According to popular tradition, in the past it was a refuge for pirates who crossed the Caribbean. Today it operates as a cabaret with a daily schedule from 10:30pm to 3am with an entrance fee of 10cuc. The night begins with a live show with […]

Beatles Bar, to rock in Varadero

Beatles Bar, to rock in Varadero

The Beatles Bar is an alternative place for nights in Varadero. With an atmosphere that recalls the Beatles’ musical career, for the last 6 years it has been giving visitors a charming musicality. This bar-restaurant is open every day of the week from 1pm to 1am. The musical offer is complemented by national and international […]

JOSONE in Varadero, a curious park

JOSONE in Varadero, a curious park

The name of JOSONE Park does not seem to have anything special in it, until someone tells us its origin. It is the fruit of love between two people perpetuated in a word with no apparent meaning. The couple formed by José Fermín Iturrioz y Llaguno and Onelia Méndez Rubí wanted to celebrate their silver […]

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

The Greek word ‘Glykys’, which means sweet, gives its name to the new bakery-candy store specialised that was founded a few months ago in the town of Pinar del Río. Every day, a renowned staff of chefs and master pastry chefs give life to a universe of culinary creations that include ice creams, tropical juices, […]

Guayabita del Pinar Rum Factory

Guayabita del Pinar Rum Factory

If you reach the western province of Pinar del Río you will find some tobacco plantations on both sides of the road, however, in the capital city of the territory, you will also find the factory of Guayabita del Pinar, one of the most interesting points for visitors to the region. The centre where the […]

Hotel Globo: hospitality in Pinar del Rio

Hotel Globo: hospitality in Pinar del Rio

Located in downtown Martí Street, the recently renovated Hotel Globo is one of the most beautiful gems in the city. The building, built more than a century ago, has been a silent witness to the history of Pinar del Río and has become a symbol of western Cuba. After a long period of silence, where […]

Rio del Medio, a place for enjoyment

Rio del Medio, a place for enjoyment

Located in the northern part of the province of Pinar del Río, the town of Río del Medio represents one of the most beautiful natural sites in the Pinar del Río region. Exotic for its contrast of gentle hilly terrain and the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the village shows the newcomer the particularities of […]

The comfort of Cuban hotels: Club Tropical

The comfort of Cuban hotels: Club Tropical

The Hotel Club Tropical is the option that the traveler looking for comfort needs, attractive prices and the opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean: Varadero. 26 km from the Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport, the 3-star all-inclusive hotel offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the services offered there, including […]

Havana Christ, blessing Cuba’s capital

Havana Christ, blessing Cuba’s capital

Esbelta and colossal, blessing the capital of all Cubans, is located on the other side of the bay the Statue of the Christ of Havana. Created in 1958 in Italy, the work of Cuban artist Jilma Madera represents the Sacred Heart of Jesus and is the world’s largest sculpture made by a woman, in Carrara […]

Martin Luther King centre: integration and defence of values

Martin Luther King centre: integration and defence of values

This Memorial Center is located in Havana under the name of the renowned American pastor Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Award laureate in 1964 for his efforts to eradicate apartheid. Heir to the ideals of the North American reverend, the center founded on April 25, 1987, is an initiative aimed at promoting values such […]

A la medida de lo cubano: Palacio de la Artesanía

A la medida de lo cubano: Palacio de la Artesanía

Palacio de la Artesanía is another of the places you should not miss on your trip to the capital of all Cubans, especially if you want to take home a present from your stay on the island. Full of history and Cuban history, this mansion currently houses a center for the marketing of souvenirs, which […]

Feria del Libro: Literature Festival in Cuba

Feria del Libro: Literature Festival in Cuba

The International Feria del Libro in Havana is the most important event dedicated to literature in the country. This cultural event is held every year during the month of February, in the space offered by the emblematic Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña, located at the entrance to Havana Bay. A large number of […]

Antiimperialist Tribune of Cubans

Antiimperialist Tribune of Cubans

The Anti-imperialist Tribune is a space of Vedado in Havana capital. Here have place ceremonies, concerts and political and cultural activities, mainly, for Cuban youth. It was built in front of the Havanan Malecon and to the current Embassy of United States, in the year 2000, with the purpose of becoming the platform on which […]

History of Cuba in Museum of the Revolution

History of Cuba in Museum of the Revolution

Built between 1913 and 1920, the Museum of the Revolution is a must-see for all lovers and curious people of Cuban history. This admirable building is located in the former Presidential Palace, a site used by several presidents before the revolutionary triumph and where the assault against the dictator Fulgencio Batista took place on March […]

Cocotaxis: original way of walking Havana

Cocotaxis: original way of walking Havana

If you are visiting the capital of Cuba and have already traveled its streets on foot, by bike or in the famous “almendrones”, try to venture with the Cocotaxis, a fun and unique option to know Havana. This original means of transport owes its name to its resemblance to the shape of a coconut, a […]

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

In the central boulevard of San Rafael in the capital, a new cultural center that defends Cuban music stands out before the eyes of walkers, with varied proposals for the public on the island and abroad. Bule Bar 66 is the name of this site that overflows with Cuban and artistic quality in each of […]

Los Pasteles Verdes, sweet attractive local

Los Pasteles Verdes, sweet attractive local

For few months a new attraction delights the palate of vueltabajeros: Los Pasteles Verdes, singular candy store inspired by the successful Peruvian group of the decade of the 70. The enclosure offers a pleasant and loosened atmosphere, livened up with music of the Prodigious Decade and decoration to the Creole style. The menu offers innovative […]

Vueltabajo from the high: Hill of Seboruco

Vueltabajo from the high: Hill of Seboruco

For the intrepid vacationers, lovers of the adventure, Vueltabajo proposes the visit to a peculiar place: The Hill of Seboruco, main elevation of the county. With 672,7 meters on the level of the sea, the summit, located to the north of the municipality Los Palacios, in the heart of Rosario’s Sierra, it always has a […]

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