Quick Guide to Varadero

Varadero holidays offer the opportunity to experience Cuba's premier beach resort. It's a well known tourist attraction and Cuba's largest holiday destination, famous for its white sandy beaches and clear blue Caribbean waters. If you are looking for Cuba holidays that offer a mix of relaxation and lively nightlife along with some retail therapy, you will not be disappointed.

With it's closeness to Havana, some holidaymakers take the opportunity to combine a beach holiday in Vardero with a short stay in Cuba's capital, Havana. Do look out for these options when choosing your holiday as they are a popular option.

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How To Get To Varadero

Your flight to Cuba will take approximately nine hours and 40 minutes and will bring you into Havana International Airport which is approximately nine miles outside of Havana itself. Transfers from there take around an hour so it won't be long before Varadero holidays begin. Alternatively, you may find that your operator flies you direct to Varadero airport. This is a particular favourite of charter carriers.

What To Do In Varadero

Varadero holidays will offer you the opportunity to visit one of the many dive sites that dot the coastline; there are over 30 to choose from. There are plenty of other water-based sports activities to try out on your holidays to Varadero too, consider parasailing, deep sea fishing or kayaking. If you would prefer a land based activity then opt for bowling, golf or skydiving.


If you would like to see the 'real' Cuba whilst you're there, take an excursion to Havana and experience the beautiful untouched colonial buildings and all manner of 1950's American cars. Once there sit back, relax and enjoy your Cuban Havana cigar.

Where To Stay In Varadero

You'll find over 50 different hotels to choose from in Cuba's largest Caribbean holiday resort. There is plenty of variety here and if you really want to spoil yourself then opt for one of the many all inclusive packages that are on offer, or seek out those cheap holidays in Varadero and opt for self catering. You will not be surprised to see that many of the American based chains are not present in Varadero but this should not deter as well known hotel operators such as Sandals and Sol Melia have properties in this area.