Beautiful beaches, stunning weather and fascinating colonial architecture attract more than 2 million visitors to Cuba each year. As the largest of the islands in the Caribbean, Cuba has plenty to offer in terms of historical interest, and cheap flights to the island are plentiful.
For sun-seekers, the white sands of Varadero Beach are unbeatable. It truly is a picturesque vista, with palm trees and clear Caribbean waters. The El Nicho waterfall at Cienfuegos is a popular attraction for swimmers, and the rainforest setting adds to the mystique. The glorious landscapes around the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Valle de Vinales are a must-see attraction.
No visit to Cuba is complete without an exploration of Old Havana, the iconic piece of Cuba’s capital where music is part of life and the culture of the city shines through. Visitors can enjoy a variety of cuisines in fine restaurants and cafes, take in the splendid sights in Cathedral Square, and explore the Plaza Vieja as well as many more of Havana’s fine streets and squares.
The rich colonial history of the island is exemplified by Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana, an 18th century fortress that is nothing short of spectacular. Visitors can experience an exciting cannon show, and learn about the history of Cuba and the revolution that changed the island forever.
Flights to Cuba also allow visitors to experience the Bahia de Naranjo Nature Park featuring frequent animal displays for children to enjoy. For a little more history, visit El Malecon to see its many historic castles. Fans of diving should head to Jibacoa and swim with the beautiful tropical fish that inhabit these waters. The area is home to many more attractions, bars and open-air cafes for al fresco dining. Cheap flights to Cuba really do open up a world of opportunities for the perfect holiday.