Cuba: sensory and authentic
Many imagine it as promising, while others who have walked its streets, seen its landscapes and gotten to know its people consider it fascinating…Cuba prides itself as being an authentic vacation destination.
Cuba is, among many other things, a sensual island. Flavors, aromas, textures and colors strike visitors from the very first encounter, creating an eagerness to come back for more.
Its natural environment is home to heritage sites such as the Viñales Valley in Pinar del Río, the Desembarco del Granma National Park in the province of Granma, the Archaeological Landscape of the first coffee plantations in southeastern Cuba in the mountainous area of Santiago de Cuba, and the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, just to mention the most well known. This is an island of interesting contrasts - its tropical greens combined with preserved cities that are centuries’ old, such as Baracoa, Bayamo, Trinidad, Camagüey, Sancti Spíritus, Santiago de Cuba, and Havana, all of which welcome visitors from all over the world, sharing their charms and stories.
Each one of these cities has a passionate detail - vestiges of the past that have provided it its patrimonial value. Safe waters, with a temperature and clearness ideal for diving and pleasant green islets and coasts for sunbathing are other bounties of this beautiful island surrounded by well-preserved keys and islets, where an excellent hotel infrastructure stands amidst legends and myths.
Among Cuba’s most prominent keys are: Cayo Levisa in Pinar del Río, Cayo Largo del Sur, Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo in Ciego de Ávila, Cayo Santa María in Villa Clara and Cayo Sabinal in Camagüey.
Due to its geographical location and its marine attractions, Cuba is also an excellent point of reference for yachtsmen sailing through the Caribbean. The island has marinas and ports that offer the necessary services for a satisfactory stay. In addition, the Cuban insular platform, made up of an extensive and valuable coral reef is yet another attraction for divers.
And what to say of Cubans? A mix of races and cultures, their reputation as great hosts seduces the world. Interesting, fun, educated and witty, Cubans bring spice to their food, color to their natural environment and history to this extraordinary island.
Sensory and authentic, Cuba is the island in the center of the Caribbean that welcomes, suprises and captivates it visitors.