Popular Accommodations in Cuba
Highlights in Cuba
- pulsating metropolises
- magnificent architecture
- nostalgic flair
- varied nature
- beautiful beaches
Most popular in Cuba
Vacation rentals in Cuba
Cuba offers cosy accommodation in stately colonial houses, which exude a cheerful atmosphere with their colourful interior design in the typical style of the country. If you want to discover the vibrant metropolis of Havana, you can book a holiday apartment near the historic city centre. On the terrace in the inner courtyard, holidaymakers can capture the lively atmosphere of the city and relax in the evening in the open air.Spacious accommodation with private garden
Those who appreciate a private atmosphere can book a vacation rental in a quiet residential area just outside the city centre. On a spacious terrace or covered veranda in your own garden you can spend relaxing hours. Holidaymakers who want to enjoy the Caribbean atmosphere to the full will feel at home in a vacation rental just a few metres from the beach with a sun terrace and its own pool.
After the economic and trade embargo introduced since the revolution, the entry ban for US citizens has been officially relaxed since 2015, which triggered a real run on the Caribbean island state.
Holidays in Cuba
Location and orientation
Cuba lies in the Caribbean and is part of the Greater Antilles. The island state is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. From the westernmost to the easternmost point its extension is about 1250 km, at the narrowest point between north and south about 30 km.Country with historically important cities
Cuba's capital Havana is located in the northeast of the island and with 2.1 million inhabitants is the cultural and tourist center of the country. A holiday apartment in Santiago de Cuba or Trinidad is also the ideal starting point for culturally interesting discovery tours in Cuba.
Travelers and Activities
Cuba is a popular destination for architecture lovers and lovers of nostalgic flair. Havana is regarded as the largest vintage car museum in the world due to its colourful cars from the fifties. The cityscape is characterised by magnificent public buildings as well as stately villas from the colonial era, most of which are now dilapidated, which exude a unique morbid atmosphere. The historic old town of Havana, the centre of Trinidad and the Castillo del Moro city fortifications in Santiago de Cuba are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Cuba for nature lovers
The island state also attracts tourists from all over the world because of its varied nature. Huge vegetable and tobacco plantations, limestone mountains, dense forests and wetlands as well as national parks with rare animal and plant species characterise the landscape. The colourful underwater world can be explored in the course of dives and guided liveaboards in many places on the island.
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The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana is housed in a magnificent mansion. It houses the world's largest collection of Cuban and Latin American works of art from several centuries. World-famous masterpieces by European artists as well as artefacts from ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece also attract art-loving people from all over the world.Insights into cigar production rich in tradition
Behind the Capitol lies the neoclassical Fábrica de Tabacos Partgás. It is Cuba's only existing cigar factory since its foundation in 1845. To this day, the most coveted Cuban cigar brands are produced here. Guided tours provide visitors with fascinating insights into the processes of traditional production.In the footsteps of Fidel Castro
In the Sierra Maestra National Park, ambitious active holidaymakers embark on a fascinating journey of discovery. Those who take the adventurous hike through the original mountain forests will reach the rebel hideout Commandancia de la Plata, where once Fidel Castro and his followers lived.
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