Although entry to Cuba may still require some extra effort for US citizens, the cultural exchange this island provides is genuinely worth it. From all corners of the globe, people can experience true Cuban hospitality and a vibrant culture unlike any other. Experience the wonders of Cuba in Havana, where centuries-old architecture meets rich culture. For a truly unique encounter with both old and new, wander to Trinidad – the small town’s Spanish colonial influence is sure to captivate its visitors!

Discover the historical charm of Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site set in Cuba’s Valley of Sugar Mills. This captivating pocket was once home to sugar industry tycoons and still offers an unforgettable glimpse into Cuba’s past! Here we have compiled a list of the most popular tourist attractions, best places to stay and restaurants to enjoy the luxury food Cuba has to offer.

Top Attractions in Cuba

Varadero Beach

  • Beach
  • Timing: 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM

Old Havana

  • Point of Interest & Landmark
  • Historic Walking Area
  • About: Rhythmically Latin, Bohemian, Certainly Picturesque and Charming
  • Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours

Valle de Vinales

  • Valley
  • Timing: 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Suggested Duration: 2-3 Hours

Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

  • Point of Interest & Landmark
  • Historic Site
  • About: Old Square, or Plaza Nueva as it used to be known, is a famous public square traditionally serving as a peaceful contrast to the bustling political and military atmosphere of nearby Plaza de Armas. Plaza Vieja in Havana was once the epicentre of Cuban history, witnessing infamous executions and bustling marketplaces. As Cuba’s most affluent citizens watched from their balconies, Plaza del Mercado (Market Square) served as an integral commercial hub for generations to come.

Playa Pilar

  • Beach

El Malecon

  • Point of Interest & Landmark
  • Historic Walking Area

Plaza de la Catedral

  • Point of Interest & Landmark

Playa Paraiso

  • Beach


  • Neighbourhood

Plaza Mayor

  • Point of Interest & Landmark

Hotels & Places to Stay

La Villa Teresa

This grand property offers an unparalleled level of elegance. Immerse yourself in Colonial charm and experience the ultimate comfort for a truly luxurious stay. Take a step back in time and experience the vibrant culture of Havana at our hostel. Relax on spacious terraces for breathtaking views or enjoy recreational activities, delicious cuisine, and free internet access. Treat yourself to an unforgettable stay – one that you won’t soon forget!

Hotel Roc Varadero

Experience the beauty of Varadero with a stay at Roc Varadero Hotel. Located right on the beachfront, this resort offers stunning views of Canal del Puerto and clear blue seas from its luxurious rooms! Enjoy an all-inclusive service in one of Cuba’s most desirable locations. Located nearby Matanzas and the bustling Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport, this area is a hub for culture. From its renowned handicraft market on Calle 13 to Varadero’s historic centre, it provides vibrant vibes of Cuba!

Casa Randy

Need a place to stay while exploring the vibrant sights and sounds of Havana? Look no further than Casa Randy, offering delightful accommodations with all the amenities you need for an unbeatable experience. Enjoy your well-deserved break in ultimate comfort thanks to air conditioning throughout every room. Make your stay even more memorable by enjoying a complimentary breakfast at Casa Randy. Located near several historical attractions, including the renowned Paseo del Prado (0.2 mi) and Plaza de la Catedral (0.5 mi), you won’t have to go far for an unforgettable Cuban adventure!

Residencia Santa Clara

At Residencia Santa Clara, guests are treated to an extraordinary experience that combines the comforting hospitality of traditional Cuban hosts with modern architecture and service excellence. Located in Old Havana, this casa stands out for its unique blend of old-world charm and contemporary flair.

Gran Muthu Almirante Beach Hotel

The 5-Star Gran Muthu Almirante Hotel in Guardalavaca is a stunning tourist destination. Experience luxurious elegance with an impressive 514 bedrooms, plus all the amenities you could dream of! Enjoy exquisite cocktails at the lounge bar or take advantage of one of their many activities such as non-motorized water sports, animation and games room for children, and gym facilities including spa treatments like sauna and steam rooms – to make your stay truly unforgettable! Enjoy the best of both worlds at this luxury hotel – optimal accommodation rates plus a wealth of benefits! Sample delicious national and international dishes while appreciating stunning views from the viewpoint bar – an exclusive feature that will give you unforgettable panoramas over Cuba’s idyllic beachscapes.


Havana Restaurants

  • Dona Alicia – Caribbean, Latin
  • Ricardon – Latin, Cuban
  • Brasserie 255 – French, Caribbean
  • Sensacioones Restaurant – Mediterranean, International
  • Buenaventura – Caribbean, Latin

Trinidad Restaurants

  • Ristorante Sapori Italiani – Italian
  • Il Trionfo Restaurant – Italian, Bar
  • Bistro Trinidad – Cajun & Creole, Seafood
  • Restaurante San Jose – Italian, Caribbean
  • Restaurante Museo 1514 – Caribbean, Seafood

Varadero Restaurants

  • La Gruta El Vino – Steakhouse, Caribbean
  • Restaurante Bar Atlantida – Caribbean, Latin
  • Terracita’s Cafe – Latin, Cafe
  • Salsa Suarez Restaurant-Bar – Pizza, International
  • Waco’s Club – Caribbean, Seafood

Santiago de Cuba Restaurants

  • St. Pauli – Caribbean, Latin
  • Restaurante Aurora – Caribbean, Latin
  • Thoms Yadira Restaurant – Caribbean, Latin
  • Restaurante Primos Twice
  • El Palenquito – Caribbean, Latin

Vinales Restaurants

  • Cubar – Caribbean, Bar
  • 3J Bar de Tapas – Caribbean, Latin
  • Restaurante El Cuajani – International, Fusion
  • Sunset Restaurant
  • Finca Agroecologica El Paraiso – Caribbean, Latin