Cuba – Travel tips where to go by travelers

Cuba: Distant Lands travelers share their travel tips.

Historic towns, crystal clear waterfalls and lush national parks are some of out customer’s favorite places in Cuba.

The waterfalls at El Nicho: If you find your self between Trinidad and Cienfuegos, take a day trip to the El Nicho waterfalls. Hike the trails and you will get breathtaking views of the crystal clear waterfalls plunging into deep aqua pools.

The town of Remedios; If you want to experience an ols Cuban town off the main tourist path head to Remedios. The town is a good base for day trips to the northern cayos. At Christmas everyone celebrates the festival of Los Parrandas.

La Boca: Just south of Trinidad lies a tiny village of La Boca. Adorable homes line the coast and the village has only one restaurant, a general store and afew bars. The beaches of Playa Ancon are just a short drive away.

Guanayara National park: About an hour from Trinidad is Guanayara national park. The hiking is an easy hike and you will see coffee plantations, old forst and waterfalls. This area is filled with the tocoro bird, the national bird of Cuba.

Explore Cuba by bike: The Cuba landscape offers great views especially by bicycle.

Maria la Gorda: At the western tip of Cuba, a good hour’s drive from the nearest settlement is Maria la Gorda. Most come for the scuba diving leaving the white sandy beaches for the rest to explore.

Trinidad de Cuba: A Unesco world heritage site, beautiful streets and buildings.

Hotel Ambos Mundos: Distant Lands customers recommend this historic hotel where Hemingway once lived.

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