It doesn’t matter how good your passport photo looks, you will need a Visa to enter into Cuba. I recommend visiting your governments websites for up-to-date information on how to obtain a Cuban Visa.
Now that is out the way, let’s look at some of the interesting facts about Cuba. Tourism is the country’s main industry, which is good news if you plan on visiting the country. It has an excellently high literacy rate with a centralised socialist government. For those seeking a cultural visit, there is plenty of free revolution art deco architecture and good interiors with a vibrant arts scene and Cuba’s legendary musicians.
Havana is the capital of Cuba, and no trip to this country would be complete without a visit to this city. Havana has handsome streets unspoiled by shops and restaurants. They have taken great care with urban development and tried to keep its numerous 1950s landmarks as they always have been.
Cuba has a hot and sunny tropical climate, with an average yearly temperature of 24°. September and October are the most threatening months of the annual horror cane season that runs from June to November. The peak tourist season in Cuba runs roughly from mid-December to mid-March and all July and August. Prices can be higher during these times, so please be aware of this.
It is not possible see everything that Cuba has to offer in one visit, from lively festivals and delicious local cuisine to natural wonders and stunning architecture, there are many highlights that you must not miss on a visit to Cuba. Make sure you spend some time lazing about on some of the best beaches in the crew be in. It has golden sands palm trees and brilliant blue and green waters. A nice cold refreshing mojito might just be the ticket after a hard day on the beach. This is tubers iconic cocktail. Make sure you visit one of the most well preserved colonial centres in the Americas, with postcard perfect buildings dotted throughout its narrow streets and historic classes.
Driving around in the vintage American car is a must do when visiting Cuba. You won’t soon forget the first drive in this frozen in time vintage car. Havana has many weekly street parties where music, barbecues and beer stalls are an ideal opportunity to meet locals.
If you’re a diver then you will enjoy the Cuban unspoiled coral reefs and other dive sites around the Cuban islands. They are known as one of the best places in the Corinthian to go scuba diving.
Although Cuba is becoming more firmly established on the crew in tourist circuits, there are still not as many direct flights as one might expect. It’s easier to get to Cuba from Europe or Canada than say the US. If trying to arrive in Cuba from the US, you might find your passage is fraught with problems and best avoided. That said, there are several airlines flying to Cuba and with a little planning, you should have no problem in picking up a flight to suit your budget.