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Cuba travel guides

Cuba has a unique heritage, evident in its colonial architecture, indigenous and Hispanic cultures, and thriving arts scene. The island is also blessed with verdant tropical plantations waiting to be explored and sugar-white beaches for those seeking relaxation in the Caribbean sun.

With Cuba’s turbulent past, our travel guides provide information on what to expect when travelling to the country. Our guide to cruising in Cuba details how you can get a taste of Cuban life away from the frenetic cities and towns.

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Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Cuba. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • What to do in Cuba: our highlights guide
    Musician, Cuba

    What to do in Cuba: our highlights guide

    What to do in Cuba: our highlights guide

    Country specialist, Anna, picks some of her top things to see and do in Cuba. Her highlights include wandering through Havana’s old town, listening to live music in Trinidad and hiking in the in Viñales Valley, Sierra del Rosario and Tope de Collantes.

    8 min read

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  • Cuba: What to expect
    Local life, Cuba

    Cuba: What to expect

    Cuba: What to expect

    Cuba remains a communist country with many of its own struggles. However, with an open mind, a sense of humour and an adventurous spirit, if you choose to visit you will be rewarded with a cultural experience unlike any other.

    2 min read

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  • The best beaches in Mexico and Central America, country by country
    Tulum, Mexico

    The best beaches in Mexico and Central America, country by country

    The best beaches in Mexico and Central America, country by country

    Thinking of including some beach time in your Central America trip? We outline the best beaches in each country and why we’re especially drawn to them — whether it’s for their sand, their snorkeling, or their ambiance.

    7 min read

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  • Colonial highlights of Central America, Mexico and Cuba
    La Recollección, Leon

    Colonial highlights of Central America, Mexico and Cuba

    Colonial highlights of Central America, Mexico and Cuba

    Explore the beautiful colonial highlights and colonial history in many of the cities in Mexico, Central America & Cuba.

    1 min read

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