Varadero, the mythical 20 km long Cuban peninsula, attracts many tourists each year because of its magnificent white sand beaches.
It is in Varadero that you will find the most important dolphinarium in Cuba, where you can watch an impressive dolphin show. You can even go for a swim with them! Fun guaranteed for everyone!
Ambrosio Cave is an archaeological site located in an ecological reserve, not far from Varadero's hotels. It is home to one of the largest collections of indigenous pictographs in the Caribbean, believed to be over 2,000 years old. Discovered in the early 1960s, this impressive cave is over 300 meters! You will have the chance to see many bats there: more than 100 species have made their home in the famous Ambrosio Cave.
For a few dollars, hop on a bus that will take you to the city’s most famous sites. You’ll feel like you're back to the 1950s when you see the many vintage cars plying the streets. Take the opportunity to stock up on souvenirs at the open-air market and go to Parque Central for a little walk. Then, at night, you should head to the famous Calle 62 to sip a mojito and dance the night away!
Did you know that the first golf course in Cuba was developed in Varadero? Over 3 km long, this famous course is a delight for amateurs with its magnificent view of palm trees and the sea! Find out about the different packages offered!
There are two types of currency available in Cuba: the Cuban Peso (currency used by Cubans) and the Convertible Cuban Peso (currency used by tourists). Canadian travelers are advised to bring Canadian dollars which can be exchanged on site for local currency.
Voltage is 220V in most hotels. If your devices only work on 110V, be sure to bring a converter.
Electrical outlets are generally able to accommodate flat plugs (such as those used in North America) and round pin plugs (such as those used in Europe). On the other hand, remember that some older hotels can only take round pin plugs. Please remember to bring a power adapter and a converter.
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