There’s not much to see & do in Matanzas, but if you’re coming from Havana, it’s a good base from which to visit Playa Coral & the resort haven of Varadero.
Divers launching into the Bay of Pigs are the only invasions happening here today. The Bay of Pigs dive sites are perfect for new and budget divers.
Take a tour of the renowned Fabrica de Tabacos Francisco Donatien cigar factory in Pinar del Rio, which rolls out some of Cuba’s finest: the Trinidad, Cohiba & Vegeros brands.
Escape the tourists & casas of Vinales & head to the down to earth town of Pinar del Rio for factory tours of cigars & guava brandy!
Parque Nacional Vinales offers some of the finest & most accessible hiking trails in Cuba – hire a guide, trek on horseback or simply go it alone on your own two feet.
Visit Vinales, one of Fidel Castro’s favourite places in Cuba – from the number of tourists here, it seems everyone agrees. But is it DIY friendly? Find out our top tips & tricks!
Playa Larga is best known for the Bay of Pigs invasion, but also has great budget diving and wildlife opportunities. Find out what is on offer around Playa Larga.
Varadero is undoubtedly Cuba’s biggest resort area but is it the best beach in the Caribbean? Check out our review & photos to judge for yourself!
Are you a sea fan, because Playa Coral has plenty of them? There are only a handful of excellent walk-in snorkeling locations in Cuba, so take advantage of this easily accessed spot.
The legendary Hershey Train has long been glorified by Havana day-trippers seeking an authentic Cuban experience – is it worth the trip or have we all been taken for a ride?