If there’s one place in the Caribbean that is unmatched for its beauty, it’s Cuba. With its warm, white, sandy beaches and colorful vintage cars, the island-nation has carved a name for itself when it comes to some of the most beautiful places on earth.
The people of the country are just as friendly, warm and courteous as the nation itself. Not only is Cuba the perfect destination for a family holiday, its doors are open to travelers looking for an adventure as well.
If you’re planning a trip to Cuba, take a look at some of the popular tourist spots you need to visit:
Old Havana (Habana Vieja)
Old Havana, a.k.a Habana Vieja, is a UNESCO heritage site. It’s the epitome of Cuban history. You will have fun, roaming the streets of this impeccable place, getting a sneak peek of the artistic buildings. The guide will help make it easier to understand what life was like for Cubans 2 centuries years ago.
Some parts are now remodeled for tourists to understand Cuban culture better. Famous attractions include Plaza de la Catedral, the legendary Hemmingway hang-out and the fortress, Castillo de la Real Fuerza.
In addition, Plaza de Vieja is one of the city’s most lively, interesting and historical tourist spots. The main attraction is the Casa del Conde Jaruco, which was built in the 18th century. The structure has stained glass windows and the structure is 35 meters, with a fantastic view of the area.
Its beautiful, emerald-green colored waters and white sand attracts tourists from all over the world.
One of its highlights includes Parque Natural Punta Hicacos, a beautiful nature reserve; and Cueva de Ambrosio and Cueva de Musulmanes, two popular caves.
Trinidad is a Cuban town that is included in the UNESCO heritage. The beautiful buildings and structures have been restored to their original form;the architecture dates back to the 17th and 19th century, when the town prospered from sugar exports.
Today, it is has carved a name for itself as one of Cuba’s most popular tourist spots. The ambience, environment and people of this town are an amazing sight to behold. You will be able to find restaurants, museums, old buildings with artistic architecture and plenty more that leave you feeling dazzled and amazed.