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What you need to know about Cuba

All info to organize his trip have been gathered in this article. We have selected best things to do on site and around, retained hotels and comfortable accommodations, and gathered information to get there. In practical terms we have several maps to help you find your way.

Where to stay in Cuba

in Cuba we are also seeing a significant presence of rather not bad hotels.

The 5-star hotels in Cuba

A trip in Cuba without having a 5-star hotel? No way. So you will have to be careful when booking as some establishments are not so good: keep in mind that a 5 star hotel does not necessarily mean luxury hotel. Follow our advice and tips to book the best.

In Cuba and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Cuba

A trip in Cuba without having a 4-star hotel or more? No way. Then you have to be careful when booking : some establishments are not that great. Keep in mind that sometimes a small 3-star cozy hotel can be better than a poor 4-star hotel. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

You make good choice if you book at Mercure Sevilla La Habana (one of the best option in Havana), at Be Live Experience Varadero (a basic and correct establishment ) or at Barcelo Solymar - All Inclusive.

3-star hotels in Cuba

Good options are: Starfish Varadero - All Inclusive (one of the best choices in Varadero), at Be Live Havana City Copacabana (a below the average establishment) or Hotel Deauville.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Cuba? The best place to stay in Cuba is at Royalton Hicacos Adults Only - All Inclusive in Varadero.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Cuba? The best 5 stars hotel in Cuba is the Hostal Marledy Y Miguel in Trinidad.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Cuba? The best 4 stars hotel in Cuba is the Mercure Sevilla La Habana in Havana.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Cuba? The best 3 stars hotel in Cuba is the Starfish Varadero - All Inclusive in Varadero.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Cuba? The best 2 stars hotel in Cuba is the Playa Larga in Matanzas.

What is the best hotel with spa in Cuba? The best hotel with spa in Cuba is the Casa MySpace in Havana.

What is the best resort hotel in Cuba? The best resort hotel in Cuba is the Club Kawama Resort in Varadero.

How to get to Cuba

Going to Cuba by plane

José Martí International Airport : the airport has 623 flights per week. It is served by 31 airlines that offer 31 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Panama City : flights operated by Copa Airlines
  • Madrid : flights operated by Air Europa, Boston-Maine Airways, White Eagle Aviation and Iberia
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Jetblue Airways and Southwest Airlines
  • Cancún : flights operated by Aeroméxico and Interjet
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by American Airlines and Delta Air Lines
  • Mexico City : flights operated by Aeroméxico and Interjet
  • Milan : flights operated by Neos, Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Meridiana
  • Rome : flights operated by Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Alitalia
  • Atlanta : flights operated by Delta Air Lines
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to José Martí International Airport : Frankfurt

Low cost airlines to José Martí International Airport :

  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Jetblue Airways and Southwest Airlines
  • London : flights operated by Virgin Atlantic
  • Cancún : flights operated by Aeroméxico and Interjet
  • Mexico City : flights operated by Aeroméxico and Interjet
  • Boston : flights operated by Jetblue Airways
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Munich : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst and Eurowings
  • Orlando : flights operated by Jetblue Airways
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Jetblue Airways
  • Tampa : flights operated by Southwest Airlines

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Milan : flights operated by Neos, Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Meridiana
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Rome : flights operated by Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Alitalia
  • Zurich : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Munich : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst and Eurowings

Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport : the airport has 175 flights per week. It is served by 10 airlines that offer 11 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Mexico City : flights operated by Interjet
  • Milan : flights operated by Neos
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by American Airlines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Munich : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Calgary : flights operated by
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport : Zurich

Low cost airlines to Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport :

  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Mexico City : flights operated by Interjet
  • Calgary : flights operated by
  • Munich : flights operated by Eurowings

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Zurich : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Milan : flights operated by Neos

Frank País Airport : the airport has 105 flights per week. It is served by 9 airlines that offer 9 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Canada and Air Transat
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Milan : flights operated by Neos
  • Panama City : flights operated by Copa Airlines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by American Airlines
  • London : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Jetblue Airways

Low cost airlines to Frank País Airport :

  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Jetblue Airways
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Canada and Air Transat

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat and Air Canada
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • London : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Milan : flights operated by Neos
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Canada and Air Transat

What to do in Cuba

If you plan to stay long in Cuba, you will see more tourist places like for example Hotel Tryp Habana Libre, Hotel Ambos Mundos, El Capitolio, Museum Of The Revolution, Turquino National Park, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana and José Martí Memorial.

Museums in Cuba

For museums in Cuba, visit in this order Museum Of The Revolution, Finca Vigía and Santa Cruz Del Norte Municipal Museum.

Florida Municipal Museum, Batabanó Municipal Museum, Bauta Municipal Museum, Los Palacios Municipal Museum, Bolivia Municipal Museum, Mantua Municipal Museum and Candelaria Municipal Museum are other museums in Cuba; they may eventually interest you. To be perfectly complete, let's also mention Minas De Matahambre Municipal Museum, Carlos Manuel De Céspedes Municipal Museum, La Palma Municipal Museum, Chambas Municipal Museum, Sandino Municipal Museum, Ciro Redondo Municipal Museum, Alquízar Municipal Museum, Consolación Del Sur Municipal Museum, Museo Nacional De Historia Natural Cubana and Artemisa Municipal Museum.

Natural parks in Cuba

Among the natural parks in Cuba and around, we recommend you to visit Alejandro De Humboldt National Park, Desembarco Del Granma National Park and Turquino National Park.

Also be interested in Sierra Cristal National Park and Caguanes National Park.

Localisation of Cuba on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Regional map of Cuba ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Detailed location map of Cuba ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Cuba

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