Top things to do in Varadero, Cuba
Varadero is a traveller’s ticket to a little piece of paradise. Located on a thin peninsula in the province of Matanzas and home to many of Cuba’s biggest resorts, this beloved city is famous for its clear blue waters and miles of unspoiled beaches. And, as one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, it benefits from easy flights from Canada.
Known for having one of the most vibrant nightlife scenes in the country, Varadero is just as exciting during the day. Travellers can enjoy a Jeep ride to the El Nicho waterfalls, where they can swim in natural pools and take in beautiful views along hiking trails.
Havana, a cultural hotspot
A visit to Cuba just isn't complete without a daytrip to Havana. Tourists often drive a car or ride a bus from Varadero to Cuba’s capital, where they can spend the day exploring the historical architecture, the bustling city centre, fascinating neighbourhoods such as Old Havana and landmarks like the Catedral de San Cristóbal .
White sandy beaches
Of all the things to do in Varadero, spending a few days on its magnificent beaches is an absolute must. Whether they're being enjoyed for sunbathing, water sports, sea kayaking or just a dip in the ocean, Varadero’s beaches are what keep travellers coming back for more.