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You Can Enjoy Cheap Holidays To Cuba
It’sdefinitely worth taking the time to explore those Cheap Holidays to Cuba that surface throughout the year. There are some fantastic deals to Cuba that come along most anytime of the year. You just have to know where to look and how to find them.
Excellent package holidays to Cuba do surface quite regularly,just waiting for you and your family to take advantage of!
In my experience traveling, the month of January has always been at the top for the best prices possible during peak season months.
Many people travel thruthe 🎄 Christmas holidays, especially those with children and once school is back in session in January, prices seem to drop nicely for the month.
First, check out this short YouTube video on one of my favorite travel destinations in Cuba – Holguin. Something to get you thinking about planning that wonderful Tropical Caribbean vacation!
Holguin Cuba TripCentral YouTube Video
When I think of Cuba the first things that come to mind are
Tropical Island Destination;
✔ Hot sun, soft sand, beautiful beaches;
✔ Fidel Castro.
A Brief Look At The Island Of Cuba
With the largest population of all the Caribbean Islands having over 11 million people, the 🏝 Island covers a whopping745 miles in length. Christopher Columbus landed and claimed this beautiful island in 1492 for the Kingdom of Spain.
The current Cuban government, previously led by Fidel Castro, is considered in the natural world as “authoritarian”. Socialism has controlled the country for over 50 years and certainly has taken their toll on the economy and much more.
Tourism is very important for Cuba and recent lifts on United States restrictions are now easing, making the country accessible to Americans.
Planning Cheap Holidays In Cuba
Cheap Holidays To Cuba – Havana
The City of Havana of is the largest in the Caribbean and your vacation shouldinclude a tour of this historic and vibrant City. It’s very easy to get to the city from the famous beach resort area of 🏖 Varadero.
Old Havana, the citys historic heart, was named an official UNESCO World Heritage site.The cities architecture, sites and people will surely amaze you!
Havana islike taking a step back in time, complete with 1940s area North American vehicles roaming the streets!
A must see when vacationing in Cuba! Tours are easily booked from any resort you may be staying at while in Cuba.
All Inclusive Resorts In Cuba
Cuba holidays are continuously advertised as some of the🌅 Cheapest All Inclusive Vacations packages we all look for.
There are numerous 🍹 all inclusive resorts around Cuba to choose from, that should fit well into your holiday budget plans.
Our family enjoyed a terrific vacation at a ⭐ 3 star resort in Holquin, Cuba just a few years ago.
The one thing that stood out among the rest of the Caribbean Islands we have visited in the past, is how friendly the Cuban people are.
As well, how safe you feel at all times traveling within the Country.
Cheap All Inclusive Vacations To Cuba
For the majority of families traveling to Cuba for a 1 or 2 week vacation, all inclusive family vacations are the top choice for most.
The reasons being are:
✨ Worry Free
Our family have enjoyed all inclusive family vacations for many years because of this, and continue to do so today. This Country is no exception, and there are many excellent package holidays in Cuba to select from.
Just contact your local travel agency or go online and choose a reputable travel booking company that specialize in all inclusive vacations.
There are many 👩 Benefits Of Booking With A Travel Agent, including finding you the best deals out there.
The best thing is, it doesn’t cost you anything!
Such reputable companies you may want to look at include;
itravel2000 … Redtag Vacations … SellOffVacations … Sunwing Vacations
Expedia … Travelocity … Orbitz
Favorite Beach Destinations In Cuba
Cheap Vacations to Cuba
Holguin Cuba Coastline
The most popular Cuba beaches and most frequented by visitors are:
🌴 Varadero Beach
🌴 Cayo Largo Beach
🌴 Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo Beach
🌴 Cayo Santa Maria beach
🌴 Guardalavaca Beach
🌴 Santa Lucia Beach
All these areas are unique in their own way and perfect for your family holiday in Cuba. Its just a matter of personal choice where you would like to visit.
The most popular among North Americans is Veradero. My wife and I enjoyed a second trip to Cuba and Veradero a couple of seasons ago, and it was beautiful!
Veradero Beach Tops The List
Planning Cheap Holidays In Cuba
Veradero is located on the North West corner of the Island fronting the beautiful and warm Atlantic Ocean.
A resort town with a population of over 20,000 people, it is a tourist favorite and easily accessible with the ✈ Juan Gualberto Gmez International Airport.
Critics have said that the quality of Veraderos beaches are among the best to be found anywhere in the world!
The beach stretches for over 13 miles with many world class 🤿 dive locations off shore. The area boasts beautiful package holidays Cuba resorts to choose from for families of all budgets.
Holquin – Best Pick Destination
The Best Cuba Vacation Packages
Guardalavaca beach in Holguin Cuba
When our family selected an all inclusive vacations Cuba holiday package, we decided on Holquin. Located further south from Veradero but still on the north end of the island, Holquin is a busy city with a population of over 300,000.
✈ Frank Pais International Airport is conveniently located as that of Veradero for vacationers.
Located a short distance from the City is a lovely stretch of beach complete with coral reefs located right offshore.
A snorkelers delight! 🤿
Its called Guardalavaca Beach, known for excellent swimming in crystal clear water and beautiful soft sand on shore. Explore amazing coral reefs which are easily accessible for most anyone right offshore.
What more could you ask for!
There are just a handful of resorts in the area to choose from, for your all inclusive resort vacation. This is why I personally selected Holquin, because of the area being smaller, quieter and the coral reefs offshore for snorkeling.
We were not disappointed!
It tends to be 🌬 windy and cooler in January at times, which we did in fact experience for several days. Although it was sunny and clear skies the entire time, the wind did prevent us from enjoying water sports on many occasions.
One can never predict the weather, but I was forewarned by friends and they were right!
I have included just a taste of twoof the wonderful beach resort areas in Cuba for you to think about.
Take A Cuba Cigar Factory Tour
I am sure when most of us think of Cuba, we think of those Cuban Cigars that everyone rants and raves about worldwide. It really is a unique experience for the whole family to include a trip to a Cigar Factory.
Its amazing to watch people sitting for hours on end, hand rolling fine Cigars for the world to enjoy.
No machines, no robots, no high tech factories one would expect in the natural world. Just happy people of all ages, sitting at their little desks rolling tobacco with fine precision, into world re-known hand crafted Cuban Cigars.
Cigars can be purchased on site and at very reasonable prices one would never expect.
A Cigar Factory Tour is a must see when vacationing anywhere in Cuba!
Beware of those Fake Cigar Vendors while in Cuba. Be sure to check out my detailed post on 🚬 Cuban Cigar Scams and be sure you are purchasing authentic Cuban Cigars!
Beautiful Scenery Found Everywhere in Cuba
A Few Facts About Cuba
Cuba uses the Cuban Convertible peso
There is a departure tax and must be paid when leaving in 💵 Cash only!Be sure to check with your travel agent what the tax is at that time, and put aside the amount required.
The tourist card allows its holder to stay in Cuba for 90 days from the date of entry into the country, and is valid for 1 entry into Cuba. Children, regardless of their age, also require a tourist card.
Tourist cards should be available with your airline at the airport. When booking your all inclusive vacations to Cuba, double check with your travel agency just to be sure!
🛂 Required for every tourist of any age when entering Cuba
Best Time to Visit
March, April October and November are the months with the nicest weather and less rain;
The high season in Cuba is July / August;
Peak Season is December / January/ February (Canadians);
Hurricane season is from June 1 till November 30.
Typical Cars of Cuba
Can You Name the Make and Model of this Car?
For more information, I’ve included a link to one of the Cuba Tourist Board’s website I’ve below for your convenience. It’s filled with lots of helpful information to assist in your travel planning.
Americans are now allowed to enter Cuba, but with strict restrictions in place. Contact your local travel agency for more information.
You can also visit the website below for more detailed entry information.
The article below states that more Americans are traveling to Cuba then ever before. In 2012, 98,000 U.S. Citizens visited Cuba. This does not include the more than 350,000 Cuban Americans that return home.
Yes – You Really Can Afford Cuba
Cuba is an experience unlike any other. Culture, history, beautiful beaches and friendly people, add up to a wonderful vacation experience.
So check with your local travel agency or get online and get started planning your Cheap Holidays To Cuba!
Update September 2021 – Great News For Canadians
The Cuba Ministry of Tourism recently announced, new Covid measures will commence on November 15th, 2021. These new measures will be for ALL Canadian passengers arriving to Cuba (including Cuban citizens and foreigner residents of Cuba.)
✔ NO 72 PCR test is needed before travelling to Cuba for vaccinated passengers;
✔ Vaccinated passengers need a proof of the two vaccines doses (printed or digital copy by the Canadian Government);
✔ Mix vaccines are accepted in Cuba;
✔ Non-Vaccinated travelers need a 72 PCR TRAVEL test before travelling to Cuba (Mandatory);
✔ Passengers need to have a covid cover insurance while their visiting in Cuba (available at the airport on arrival in Cuba for 30USD or with your travel agency/Tour-operator at the time of ticket purchase);
✔ PCR tests will be made available at hotels for return to Canada at a cost of 30 use, paid by credit card or debit visa from Canadian Banks.
For more detailed travel information, I’ve listed the Official Cuba Tourism website below for your convenience.
Go Cuba Varadero – What To Expect
Safe and Healthy Travels!
Cuban Landscape Tours – Havana Day Tour
Varadero Cuba Travel Tips – For First Time Visitors
Scuba Diving in Varadero Cuba – Review
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