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Key West Backcountry Kayak and Paddleboard Eco Tours
"You Paddle. We Drive. We will pick you up at your hotel with our complimentary shuttle van and take you 15 mins away to a remote area known as Geiger Key. We will arrive at our Geiger Key Paddle Hut your guide will give you instruction on equipment and provide dry bags for camera's and personal items. We provide cold bottle water and quality equipment. We have an easy access ramp with a hand rail to help easily enter into the kayak. Your guide will trails and flats. Looking for a variety of birds and marine life. Along the prop roots you may see sea stars. Once you make your way through the mangrove creek you will glide across the shallow grass flats looking for our Eco Slam - Rays Sharks and Barracudas. (Nothing too big or scary you are only in 2-3 ft of water.)  Your guide may spot a nurse shark or bonnet head shark. You will move into a hard bottom community
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Key West Java Cat Charter Eco Tour
"Board the 6-passenger Java Cat at the Key West Historic Seaport and set sail with your small group for the Key West Wildlife Refuge. Take a seat in the shade or stretch out on the expansive trampoline. During the 1-hour journey your captain shares information about Key West’s mangroves and birdlife. After dropping anchor your captain assists you into a high-quality sea kayak with a comfortable backrest and provides instruction. It’s easy paddling in the tranquil waters of The Lakes region passing through mangrove islands and seagrass beds. You’ll discover abundant marine life amid the tropical fauna and have a chance to touch sea cucumbers jellyfish hermit crabs sea stars
From $124.00
 
Key West Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
"Explore Key West while hopping on and off at any of our designated trolley sightseeing stops. Visit over 50 points of interest with this all day pass as our expert guides provide live narration and entertainment with stories only locals could tell! Audubon House) LaConcha Hotel (Margaritaville Oldest House Museum) Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center (Fort Zachary Taylor State Park U.S.S Mohawk) Higgs Beach (White Street Fishing Pier West Martello Tower) Southernmost Point (Southernmost House Mansion Upper Duval Street Shopping) Ernest Hemingway House Museum (Lighthouse Museum Bahama Village) Key West Bight (Schooner Wharf
From $20.00

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Food and Drinks

If you like white rice and beans, you will love it. It is served with nearly every "veggie" meal. The salads I ate were mostly shredded cabbage and thin slices of tomatoes, maybe a slice of cucumber....
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Jellyfish

This was the only place I saw jellyfish in the sea in Cuba, apparently giving off a fair sting. The lifeguard on the beach pulled these out of the water. Nice blue colour but , don't touch in the...
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Cuban cigars

Everyone allegedly has a relative or best friend working in a cigar factory in cuba. A cigar addict myself, I know they are fake for sure. The only time I would buy a box off the street is if I was...
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Scooter Rentals

Remember that these scooters are driven hard and not a lot of money for repairs. We drove 70K into the countryside and one scooter had mechanical troubles. We limped it back Varadero and it died....
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Hustlers / Jineteros

psssyt pssyt where you from? its not a friendly start of conversation. Probably they will be trying sell you something or give you directions (even you dont need them) expecting a tip back. Simply say...
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Sun Protection

When you first get to the Cuba sun, please wear sunscreen. We got burned the first day and it's not the best experience for the rest of the trip. Also remember to wear shoes or flipflops when you walk...
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Robbery

I never though I'd say this, since Cuba is one of the safest places I've visited....but don't leave yout things on the beach. I've done this numerous times, but this time got kids of srewed over...
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As safe as home!

This is actually a "no warning" tip! Generally speaking, Cuba is a safe destination, although I did find a way to run into trouble during my week-long stay in Havana a few years ago. Varadero,...
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Rogue Chickens...

On our walk to/from the Palma Real Hotel and the beach, we had to pass a street gang of rogue chickens. Take it from me, these chickens are NOT tourist-friendly!! One hen in particular took offense to...
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Cigars!

When we got to our resort we found out that the waiters had a popular scam going on. They would deposit boxes of cigars on the empty seats of your tables and get you to buy them. Lots of patrons were...
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Be aware of going prices for rides.

A group went out for dinner and decided to take a horse drawn carriage back to the hotel.When asking the driver how much and he said 10 pesos, imagine their shock when he asked for 70 pesos when they...
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Changing your money at the airport

The Cuban people are a great bunch people. Warm, friendly and a great sense of humour. But at the airport when changing your money for CUC and if you have any left at the end of your trip, converting...
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Blow Holes

We had great fun and found it very interesting to walk along the coral cliff walk by our hotel. The sea was rough as we were in the middle of a storm and I was busy taking pics of the fossils and the...
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Mosquitoes

I had been warned about the mozzies in Varadero, but I wasn't prepared for the enormity of the problem. While checking into my hotel on 27th Dec I got three enormous bites on my leg and one on my hip....
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Top Hotels in Varadero

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Carretera Las Morlas KM 15, Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Caribbean
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Crta. de las Morlas, Matanzas, Cuba, Caribbean
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Carretera de las Morlas, , Cuba, 42200, Caribbean
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Carretera de Las Morlas. KM 15, Cuba, Caribbean
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Las Morlas, Km. 12.5, Matanzas, Varadero, Caribbean
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Crta Las Morlas km 16, Sector Punta Hicacos, Cuba, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in Varadero

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Beach

The most obvious thing to do in Varadero is to spend hours soaking up the sun on the sand in front of the turquoise sea. Certainly the widest and the longest beach I saw in Cuba, plenty of room for...
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Catamaran

The catamaran tour can be booked from any hotel, just ask at the front desk. When we took the tour in Nov/10 the price was 60 CUC. It is well worth the money. Although the day we went was also the day...
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Parque Retiro Josone

This is a nice walk for anybody around the lake and mainly in the shade of the huge trees that are there. There's a few restaurants and bars if you need but mainly from 12h00 onwards. You can also...
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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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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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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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"Lovely Varadero"
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"Resort Paradise in Varadero"
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"LOVELY VARADERO CUBA"
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"Varadero, Cuba"
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