Holidays in Havana
Holidays in Havana are carnivals and festivals accompanied by unbridled fun and incendiary music, unique ancient monuments, interesting museums, picturesque beaches, delicious Cuban cuisine.
The main activities in Havana
- Excursion: on excursions you will be offered to visit the Museum of the Revolution, the Museum of Ceramics, the Hemingway House Museum, the tobacco factory, the Capitol, to see the Cathedral, the El Templete chapel, the Real Fuersa fortress, the Monastery of Saint Francis, the house of the Marquis de Arcos, the Jose Martí memorial, stroll through the National Botanical Gardens, taste hand-made sweets at the Chocolate Museum.
- Beachfront: those who are interested in parties and discos should go to Santa Maria del Mar beach, divers will love to relax on Tarara beach, and fans of measured rest - on El Megano beach. In addition, all beachgoers should take a closer look at Bacuranao Beach..
- Active: every vacationer can go diving, parasailing or windsurfing, go fishing (those who wish to take part in fishing competitions of certain types), spend time in a cabaret “Tropicana” (enchanting shows are arranged here).
- Event-driven: if you like to take part in festival events, then go to Havana for the 10-day Film Festival (December), Jazz Music Festival (mid-December), Tobacco Festival “Havana cigar” (February), Festival of Caribbean Culture (June-July), International Havana Opera Festival (October).
Prices for tours to Havana
The ideal time to visit the Cuban capital is November-March. At this time, especially in the winter months, you should prepare for the purchase of vouchers at fairly high prices..
Economical tourists should take into account that the tropical rainy season begins in May-October, and at this time tour operators implement more favorable tours to Havana (they are lower by about 30-35%), but at this time it is very hot and humid here, which creates not very comfortable conditions for excursions and recreation on the beaches.
If you are the type who regularly opens “the hunt” on last minute tours, you should know that very often they appear in March (savings can be up to 50%).
On a note!
If you are surrounded by children or adults on the street begging for ballpoint pens, gum or soap, keep calm and smile - to please them when packing your bags before leaving for Havana, bring small gifts for Cubans.
It is convenient to travel around the capital by bicycle: a rented bicycle cannot be left on the street - there are special bicycle parking lots for this. If you have any problems in the form of a flat tire or an unadjusted seat, it is advisable to contact the Pocheria workshops..
It is worth considering that airport tax is charged upon departure..
Before leaving Havana, you should get Cuban rum and cigars, machetes, wooden figures of Cubans as a souvenir of your vacation..