Give Aways, Varadero
Try to bring some spare toiliteries or make up as a tip to your chamber maid as they really do appreciate this.
Also, stuff for kids, pens, crayons etc.
We went to our local £1 shop and loaded up and they really loved it ( also got us extra coffee and water in the rooms ! )
In return, our maid kept making our towels into animals.
Go snorkling, hotel trip cost's about $15.00 USD. bring cheap underwater camera and your own mask. Hotel mask's ok, but basic..
Fondest memory: We miss the daily stunts that the activities staff would come up with. Miss the turquoise blue water and the yellow .
Go to Havana for a tour. We paid $25.00 US each for a ten hour (could have been 12) escorted tour ask around at the beach bar.
a polite inquiry here or there will save you a lot of money VS the charter bus gong show.