Exciting Things to See and Do In Cuba

Are you looking for a little excitement? Cuba may be the perfect place to visit. While it may not have the most stellar reputation, it offers many incredible sights and activities. This country is known for its rich history and spectacular landscapes. If you’re considering a trip Cuba, here are some of the most exciting things to see and do:

Visit Trinidad

Trinidad is one of the oldest cities in Cuba. This historic area was built in 1514 on a large hill, to avoid an invasion from pirates. What makes this area so exciting is the incredible history. There are cobbled streets, buildings painted in colours like dark blue and mustard, and museums galore. If you’re a history buff who loves a bit of culture, Trinidad is one exciting place you’ll want to go.

Go Scuba Diving

Have you ever dreamed of getting up close and personal with underwater creatures? Then go on an unforgettable adventure and scuba dive in Cuba! You can visit a sunken ship from the Spanish-American war, take a look at coral reefs, or just float along and look at fish and other sea life. Some of the most popular places to dive in Cuba are Cayo Largo, Cayo Coco and Guardalvaca. Whether you’ve gone diving before or this is a whole new experience, there are instructors available everywhere you go. You can either book it through your resort or on your own.

havana-07Experience Havana

If you really want to experience Cuba, you simply have to visit Havana. Spend a day walking through the area. You’ll get to take in Old Havana, the Revolution Square, get a great view of the sea, and visit lots of local restaurants and shops. There is so much culture to witness! Whether you choose to people watch or check out some of the sights, you’re sure to have a memorable day.

Head to the Beach

Whenever you visit somewhere hot, the first thing most people want to do is head to the beach. Luckily, Cuba has many different beaches to choose from. Take a book with you, lay on the beach, and work on your tan. You can also go fishing or swimming if you’re not the type to sit around. For the most picturesque setting, be sure to head to Varadero Beach. It is known for its white sand and crystal blue waters. Stretching on for 20 miles, you’ll have lots of space to relax and unwind.

Listen to Live Music

Are you a music buff? If you are, Cuba is definitely the place to be! Cuban music offers a distinct sound that is sure to get you on your feet. There are many places you can listen to some live music. Head to a nightclub or go to a music house. They typically offer both salsa and traditional Cuban jazz music. There are also places in Cuba, like Havana and Santiago de Cuba that offer free concerts in public plazas. That is one cost effective way to experience some exciting live entertainment.

If Cuba isn’t at the top of your travel list, think again! Whether you love history, relaxing, or a little adventure, this unique country has a little something for everyone. Feel free to get excited.

 

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