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Varadero

Varadero Highlights

On the picturesque Hicacos Peninsula, 140km east of Havana, sits Cuba’s most popular beach resort Varadero. More than 13 miles of beautiful coastline lie, waiting to be enjoyed. The safe, crystal-clear turquoise waters and sun-drenched powdery, white sands amaze many, but, beyond the shores, there is also a growing number of bars, restaurants and local handicraft markets which will happily present a flavour of the Cuban culture.

Accommodation in Varadero

Our Favourites

Our favourites are selected by us due to overall quality, hospitality, authenticity, location and also their consistently good customer feedback.

Hotels

A selection of the many hotels that we can book

Casas Particulares

Our Most Popular Varadero Experiences

We can organise before you travel to Cuba, a wide range of fantastic experiences that can be completely tailored for you.Take advantage of our friendly and knowledgeable pre-booking service and save time making arrangements during your holiday.

We can also pre-book Cuba's amazing private hidden away restaurants (paladars), which are highly recommended, extremely popular and get booked up well in advance. Talk to our team about adding experiences and restaurants to your booking.

Varadero Golf

Varadero Golf

The first 18-hole Golf Course in Cuba and covers a narrow 3.5 Km stretch in the popular resort of Varadero. Enjoy a round of golf on this links course offering fantastic coastal views, as well as a few interesting challenges, especially on the back 9.

A Day on a Catamaran

A Day on a Catamaran

A fantastic day cruising the clear blue waters off the coast of Varadero. Enjoy snorkeling and swimming Enjoy an open bar onboard the catamaran and a lunch by the beach on a beautiful island!

Sugar, Cigars and Al Capone

Sugar, Cigars and Al Capone

Visit a former sugar mill, Josone Park, Al Capone’s former residence, take in a panoramic tour of downtown Varadero, a local craft market, and specialist tobacco shop where you can experience the tobacco rolling process and enjoy a small cigar with a tot of rum!

Discovery Tour Jeep Safari

Discovery Tour Jeep Safari

Either drive or be driven on this fascinating off-road trip. Admire fruit plantations, hidden local communities, Saturno Cave, Matanzas City, and Yumuri Valley with the opportunity to go boating or horse ride. Stop at Playa Coral to swim and snorkel.

Guama Steam and Sugar

Guama Steam and Sugar

Visit the steam locomotive workshop at the former sugar mill in the village called Australia! Gain an insight into the history of Cuba’s Sugar cane production, the slave trade and the present situation with sugar production, a vital ingredient in Cuba’s famous rum!

Matanzas City and the Bellamar Caves

Matanzas City and the Bellamar Caves

A prosperous city that was founded in 1693 and which some call the Athens of Cuba, in reference to its many poets. The Bellamar Caves are one of the oldest tourist attractions in Cuba open to visitors since the 1860s.

Varadero Scuba Diving

Varadero Scuba Diving

There are many areas of coral reef with up to 500 species of fish in the local habitat as well as over 200 species of coral sponges, sea fans, molluscs, crustaceans and gorgonians. There are also a number of ship wrecks in the area.

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing

Cuba offers some of the best deep-sea fishing in the world and has over 3,000 miles of coastline and an abundance of marine life. Whether you are an experienced fisherman, or a beginner, this fishing excursion is an adventure not to be missed.