Holidays to Cuba
The Caribbean island of Cuba is a great choice for a holiday. Cuba is an island of contrast, seeped in culture and history. The island offers stunning beaches, mountainous landscapes and 7 esquisite cities dating back to the 15th century.
Cuba has two seasons, the Rainy Season which falls May to October and the Dry Season which falls November to April. The Islands average temperature is 25 degrees and it generally sees around 330 days of sunshine a year.
Things to Do in Cuba
Sunbathing and relaxation are often the order of the day in Cuba's beach resorts. All Inclusive Holidays are popular in the coastal areas of Varadero, Guardalavaca and Playa Pesquero. Cuba also has a number of Cayo's such as Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo. The Cayo's are located slightly away from the main Island and these are great escapes from the hustle bustle of reality. Many choose the Cayos as a honeymoon destination due to their 'Tropical Paradise' feel.
Cuba is a vibrant island offering much in the way of history and culture. The cities of Santiago De Cuba and Havana are definitely worth a visit during your holiday to Cuba. The island is also renowned for its dance rhythms such as the mambo, the bolero, the cha-cha-cha and of course, Salsa.
The History of Cuba
Cuba was discovered in 1942 by Christopher Columbus. The countries first 7 cities were formed between the years of 1511 and 1515 with the Spanish Colonisation of the Island. These towns were: Havana, Baracoa, Bayamo, Santísima Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus, Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe (Camagüey) and Santiago de Cuba.
The Spanish rule lasted for four centuries until the military occupation by the United States commenced in 1898 (until 1902). Cuba has repeatedly fought for independence, the last of which was the revolution led by Fidel Castro in 1953 which led to the establishment of the current republic of Cuba (1959).
Book a Holiday to Cuba
If you are looking to book a holiday to Cuba, please feel free to contact one of our Travel Consultants. We offer a broad range of holidays to Cuba including holidays to Varadero, the various and stunning Cayo's such as Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo and Cayo Santa Maria, holidays to the beautiful beaches of Guaralavaca, not to mention the cosmopolitan and bustling city of Havana.