Varadero unabashedly boasts of some of the best sands and scenes in Cuba. Although it has a reputation of being a place for the well-heeled, the spectacular bay views make a trip to Varadero truly a priceless experience. Soft, white sands hugging turquoise blue waters will make you fall in love with this magnificent resort town over and over again.So head to Varadero to do nothing but relax, let go and live. Marvel at this unbelievably serene god’s creation and dip in the warm waters of the Cardenas Bay. The Hicacos peninsula is truly a blessed place which has unfortunately been discovered and populated by pricey, soulless resorts . Varadero is also a good base to explore the near by gems of Matanzas,Cardenas, Trinidad and Cienfuegos.
Essential travel information and Varadero tips for your visit
- Do try out Cuba’s favorite cocktail ; the Mojito. It’s the drink of choice in Varadero too and a great way to beat the sun!
- Be careful while using your credit card in Varadero. There are a number of scams that the shopkeepers pull on gullible tourists.
- Exchanging money in Varadeo can be quite a pain. Do ensure that you have enough local currency before you arrive here.
- While in Cuba, do as the Cubans do best! Try a genuine Cuban cigar. It’s one of the best souvenirs that you can take back.