Things to see & do in Havana
Take advantage of being in the heart of Cuba and and experience everything they have to offer! Whether you'd like to take in the scenery or learn about the history, Havana is nothing short of extraordinary!
Paladar la Guarida
A beautiful palace of the early twentieth century, which today is a multifamily building, where the daily routine of neighbors and the daily frenzy of a luxury restaurant are mixed together in a unique environment. Treat your taste buds to traditional Cuban cuisine and enjoy a unique meal!
With an abundance to explore and inspired by the landscapes of the Parisian Forest of Boulogne, this oasis of peace and fresh air is the great lung of the city. The vegetation is abundant, with thousands of plants hanging from tropical trees; it's like going from the city to the jungle in a few steps.
La Fábrica de Arte Cubano:
If you're looking for a unique experience then you found it! Fabrica de Arte Cubano is an art gallery and club in an old cooking oil factory. with good music and delicious drinks, you will find yourself dancing until the sun comes up! With no shortage of things to see and experience, this should be on the top of your "must visit" lists.
Habana Vieja (Old Havana):
A walk around the historic neighborhood of Habana Vieja is a must in the capital city. In Parque Central you will find the emblematic Capitolio, Gran Teatro de La Habana and La Floridita, Hemingway’s favorite bar to enjoy a daiquiri. Walk along Obispo Street and discover Cuban music on every corner, typical shops and amazing views.
Known as "a paradise under the stars", Tropicana is a famous Cuban cabaret created in 1939. it is performed outdoors in a wooded area where they take advantage of the shade from the surrounding tress, becoming a cabaret completely different from the traditional ones. The show counts with ballet, circus, carnival, boleros, cha cha chá, whose fame has traveled around the world.
Located around government buildings, Revolution Square is the setting for many of the main festivities and events of the Cuban Revolution. Famous for the mural of Ernesto Che Guevara in the front of the Ministry of Interior, the Camilo Cienfuegos mural in the telecommunications building and the highest point of the city, the monument of Jose Marti, in the center of the square.
How to get the most out of your visit to Cuba:
1. Immerse yourself in the culture- It's not everyday that you get to experience the Cuban lifestyle so enjoy it! The locals are very friendly and will gladly share their lifestyle with you.
2. Appreciate the artwork- Cuban artwork is one of a kind and you can find it everywhere. Visit museums, go to markets, stop and talk to street artists. You'll be able to bring back one of a kind souvenirs for your loved ones back home.
3. Dig your toes in the sand- With some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, how could you not visit the beaches. You'll understand why as soon as you step foot onto one. So sit back, relax and bask in the beauty!
4. Explore on your own- Cuba is pretty traveler friendly so get out of the resort for a day and see everything it has to offer. Rent a classic car and take in the scenery around you.
5. Dive into its history- Cuba has no shortage of history! From cathedrals and museums to plazas and old cities, there is a lot to learn about its past.