Cheap Vacations To Havana, Cuba


Havana is a port city that has a historic past that dates back 500 years. As one of the largest cities in the Caribbean this city welcomes millions of vacationers every year. Havana has city charm with the luxury of tropical beaches.

Weather: 15 – 35 C
Language: Spanish; Basic English is spoken
Currency: Cuban Peso (CUC); $1 CD = 1 CUC

Getting There & Getting Around

The José Martí International Airport makes Havana accessible to both domestic and international flights.

Bus: The Havana tour bus (hop-on-hop-off) runs from Parque Central at Hotel Inglaterra through the district of Alamar to the Mar Azul Beach for only 5 CUC for a day pass. The Metrobus is the intercity bus system that operates 17 routes that are identifiable by the letter “P”. The Omnibus Metropolitanos accommodates travel between neighbouring towns and the city center.

Taxi: Taking a cab is more effective than renting a car as many streets are narrow and confusing and taxi rates are relatively inexpensive with 1 CUC for the first kilometer and between 0.50 CUC and 0.85 CUC for each additional kilometer.


Club Acuario ★★★☆☆

Comodoro ★★★★☆

Hotel Quinta Avenida Habana ★★★★☆

Hotel Tropicoco ★★☆☆☆

Melia Cohiba ★★★★★

Melia Habana ★★★★★


El Morro Castle
This castle was a safe guard for the Havana Bay against attacks from pirates.

Fortress San Carlos de la Cabaña
This Spanish castle is the one of the largest in the Americas and has a display of ancient weapons.

Great Theatre of Havana
This historic theatre hosts the National Ballet of Cuba and houses artwork of Giuseppe Moretti.

National Museum of Fine Arts
This museum features exhibits of Cuban art as well as collections of Latin paintings and sculptures and International art.

Old Havana
This area of Havana has narrow streets full of things to do from seeing Malecón Avenue along the sea wall or visiting Plaza de Armas.

Plaza de la Cathedral
This church was built in the 1700s and is one of the only examples of Roman Catholic architecture with asymmetrical features.

Plaza Vieja
This plaza dates back to the 1500s and was the site for many activities, including bull fights, fiestas and executions.

Real Fabrica de Tabacos Partagás
Industria No 520 btwn Barcelona & Dragones
This landmarked facility is one of the oldest cigar factories in Cuba. Take a tour and see the process transform leaves into hand rolled Cuban cigars.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Bar Monserrate
Calle Monserrate, Havana, Cuba
This bar is a favourite with the locals for its cocktails and old world charm with dark wood paneling that creates a cozy atmosphere.

Café Cantante
Teatro Nacional, Paseo and Calle 39 | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba
This energetic disco has live music performances.

Casa del la Musica
Ave. 20 No. 3308 esq. a 35, Miramar, Havana, Cuba
This venue has two locations (one in Miramar and one in Central Habana) and features a variety of live music from salsa and Latin to reggaeton.

Dona Eutimia
Callejon del Chorro # 60-C | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
This Cuban restaurant is serving up traditional Cuban dishes accompanied by fresh juices.

La Casa
30 | Calle 30 #865 e/ 26 y 41 Nuevo Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
This family run restaurant has a quaint atmosphere and a variety of Cuban and International dishes that have attracted many celebrities, including Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin.

Le Chansonnier
Calle J No 25, Havana, Cuba
This unmarked restaurant will transport you to France with its menu and atmosphere.

San Cristobal Paladar
San Rafael No 469, Havana, Cuba
This privately owned restaurant has an old-world feel with four dining areas and has a menu based with twists from Mexican and Brazilian cuisine.

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