Among the best beaches in the world: Varadero
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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.
This extraordinary beach resort, a leader in sun and beach tourism in Cuba and the Caribbean area, offers high-standard accommodation, including 4, 5 and 5-star superior categories, in addition to a wide range of extra-hotel infrastructure and recreational services.
Since 2008, Varadero has been considered one of the best beaches in the world and its guests’ reviews speak in its favor. TripAdvisor - the largest travel website and reference site for travelers, questioned millions of tourists and drew up a list of the 25 best beaches in the world and most users agreed on the beauty and amenities offered by the Cuban resort.
Varadero combines natural charm, personalized attention and modern privileges. Its hotel network includes internationally renowned hotel chains, such as Meliá, lberostar, Barceló, Roc Hotels, Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts, among others.
Another detail adding to overall enjoyment is that, in Varadero, as in the rest of Cuba, citizen safety guarantees a peacefull vacation. And now, in view of this new era where biosecurity protocols are essential, all its facilities have been accredited with the Hygienic and Safe Tourism certificate.
Life is pleasant at sea
Many of the beach areas associated with its hotels have the category of Environmental Beach, a certification granted by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) to ca refully protected shores. There are smoking areas, with special attention given to the maintenance of the sand, and non-smoking areas, for the enjoyment of a smoke-free space. Likewise, the recreation areas on the beach are well identified, which promotes greater tranquility in public spaces.
For lovers of nautical activities, Varadero - a free port in this area of the Atlantichas two international marinas, a nautical base and seven diving centers, equipped with equipment and boats for the purpose; facilities for renting equipment and programs to learn the secrets of the insular platform of the region.
All the diving centers have experienced instructors with international certifications. The area to enjoy diving is very wide and abundant in coral formations, caves, channels and passages. For those who prefer enjoying the sea without going to the bottom, there are also exciting alternatives: catamaran rides, angling and yachting.
Other options in Varadero
This tourist region has many other varied possibilities to satisfy visitors during their stay: excursions, parachute jumps, dolphin shows, discos, cabarets, nightclubs, party rooms, a Cuban dance academy and the International Golf Club, which is already among the best in the Caribbean.
Ecotourism enthusiasts have the option of visiting the Varahicacos Ecological Reserve, where they can walk along trails, visit caves with native pictograms on their walls and learn about the Patriarca, Cuba’s oldest cactus, which has been preserved for several hundred years.
Varadero is also supported by an excellent infrastructure for congress and meeting tourism; business meetings, fairs and expositions are held at the Plaza América Convention Center, a modern and functional facility with optimal conditions for holding professional events. Close to the beach and with a commercial area stocked with services, technology, accessories and a pertinent gastronomy, this convention center fosters the coexistence of work and play.
Varadero is a compendium of blessings and tastes to satisfy the most appealing desires, whether as a couple, with family or friends. A true all-inclusive destination: beauty, harmony, fun, extraordinary nature and a magnificent infrastructure for a perfect stay.