BY YANAIS VEGA BACALLAO, PHOTOS: ORESTES G. CASANOVA AND RODOLFO BLANCO CUÉ
Crystal-clear jade-colored waters and natural white sand covered with coconut trees along 20 kilometers of beach is the paradise destination awaiting the visitor on arrival at the Santa Lucía beach resort after a little more than an hour’s drive north of the colonial city of Camagüey.
Called the Roof of the West, the Bread of Guajaibón, the highest peak of that portion of the territory of this Caribbean island, has had a special charm for generations of Cubans and travelers visiting the country.
Representatives of Cuba and Canada agreed to carry out Scuba diving trips to the Island, which will make possible the diversification of tourism that Canadians traditionally carry out in this sun and beach destination.
Located in the easternmost region of Cuba, the city of Guantánamo, a voice that in aboriginal language means “between rivers”, mixes nature, history and modernity, and is among the places worth visiting on this Caribbean island.
Although Cuba is generally associated with luminous sun rays and sandy beaches, in the Caribbean island there are sites more linked to the shadows of caves, such as those of Bellamar, about a hundred kilometers east of Havana, considered the first tourist destination that the country had.
The director of Operations for the Caribbean of the Spanish chain ROC Hotels, Angel Sanchez, described Cuba today as a safe tourist destination and with endorsement in the control of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Varadero is located in the Hicacos Peninsula, which extends its beautiful geography along the north of the island of Cuba. Talking about this beach evokes a wonderful place for a divine stay: warm climate, awesome scenery, clean and safe waters, fine sand, pleasant sunsets and unlimited fun.
The Iberostar Laguna Azul hotel received its first customers this Sunday, coinciding with the arrival of the first direct flight between Moscow and Varadero after several months without air connectivity with the destination.
With the arrival this Sunday of 527 Russian tourists at the international airport "Juan Gualberto Gómez" in Varadero, aboard a Boeing 777 of the Azur Air company, the air connections between Moscow and the Cuban resort were restarted, which reflects hygienic safety sanitary that represents the destination for that European market.