Varadero Things to Do

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  • 1. Beach

    This wasn't my first trip down south, but never before had I spent so much time at the beach! The beach in Varadero is absolutely beautiful, and so is the water. It also helps that from 10:00 am to...

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  • 2. Catamaran

    While I was in Cuba, this was one of the best things we did. Our resort booked us on the day tour, as I'm sure all of the resorts do. We had some options, and we opted for the catamaran tour that had...

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  • 3. Jeep Tours

    Next stop on our tour was a river cruise on the Miramar River. While at this stop we also got to watch a traditional Cuban dance and do some more souvenir shopping. Lobster dinner was offered on the...

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  • 4. Cigars

    as in everthing you must know your stuff before buying,,whether a cigar or a purse. The writer pays 60 cents to a dollar for the best sticks in cuba.. best for the novice to stay away from montes #4...

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  • 5. Diving and Snorkle

    There are around 32 diving sites-including one at the Piedras del Norte Cay Underwater Park-between the Bay of Matanzas and the western tip of the Jardines del Rey (Gardens of the King) Archipelago....

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  • 6. Horse Back Riding

    To find stirrups that even came close to my feet it was suggested that I try a different horse! Sorry, no adjustments here. Comfort? I think not. I wish I could have found a way to enjoy it but I can...

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  • 7. Parque Retiro Josone

    At La Gruta del Vino you will find Mojito's to live for. Made with the freshest of ingredients (may be seasonal), Wilfredo makes the very best. Enjoy while you are waiting for a fresh lobster tail...

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  • 8. Delfinario

    The show and "swim with the dolphins" activity in the Delfinario in Varadero was great. It was especially good for kids. Just make sure you get the right video before you leave. We got the wrong one.

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  • 9. Skydiving

    Got this idea from 416Guy..... But Found out that its only done on mondays!! the day i arrived and left. Also Depends on the weather, too windy its a no go. But you do land on the beach at your hotel...

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  • 10. Museum

    Its building, the beautiful blue-white chalet with earthenware tiles, is an excellent example of how popular the American style was in the beginning of the 20th century. On Saturdays it celebrates...

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  • 11. Many ways to get around

    The most obvious way to get around Varadero is by taxi. Always negotiate your price before you get in the cab. And keep in mind, those old 57 Chevys and...

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  • 12. Explore the town of Varadero

    There isn't that much to see and do in Varadero itself, but it's definitely worth going for a walk around this charming town. After having seen so many rundown...

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  • 13. Horse & Carriage Trip

    These guys ply their trade along the main road by the shopping plaza.We caught one back to Beaches hotel which took about 15 minutes and cost 20 Pesos per...

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  • 14. scooters

    Scooters are a fun and cheap way to get around, and u can find them everywher on street corners to be rented out. The locals don't recocmend it, cuz supposudly...

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  • 15. Little Oasis in the Heart of Varadero

    Josone Park is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Stop by the outdoor patio bar and sample the best Pina Colada you have ever tasted! 3CUC is all it costs...

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  • 16. Al Capone

    Al Capone had a beach house in Varadero. It has since been converted to a restuarant but the outside is open for tours. You can take a hop on hop off bus that...

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  • 17. Driving Around Varadero

    Varadero has exponentially grown its tourism industry in the last few years since it appears to aggressively market itself to target the international crowd. It...

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  • 18. Dolpins Swims

    Please be mindful that when you "pay" for a "swim with the dolphins" excursion, you are contributing to the brutal and sadistic capture of these creatures,...

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  • 19. excursions

    Spend some time with the Transur orientation meetings. They break down what you are getting in an all inclusive price.The Habana overnight tour was very...

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  • 20. Varadero Sunsets

    I was surprised that the sunset in Varadero is so colourful. So far I've been used to those glorious orange Caribbean sunsets, so perhaps it was due to the...

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  • 21. Car Heaven

    Having dated a biker for ten years, I am still left with a passion for things motorised with a particular penchant for classic cars.You can imagine my delight,...

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  • 22. Hop over to Havana

    Most, if not all, hotels in Varadero have a representative of the Cuban tourist board on duty. I would advise you to seek the advice of this rep in your hotel...

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  • 23. Get yourself a handmade straw hat

    We noticed people wearing gorgeous hats made from woven palm leaves. A little straw palmleaf mozzie sat atop each hat. I wondered at their source and longed to...

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  • 24. Drink Coconut Milk

    First of all, did you realise that coconut milk is actually water? I didn't know until I came across these two elderly gardeners on the beach in Varadero.They...

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  • 25. Ecological Reserves

    Varadero is a particularly fabulous area of interest for Ecologists and photographers. At the edge of the beach by Paradisus Varadero there is an Ecological...

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