Have you heard of
the "Pearl of the Antilles”? It is Cuba, the largest and least
commercialized Caribbean country and from the traveler's perspective . It
beckons the jaded traveler with its picturesque colonial towns, intriguing
Afro-Cuban culture, rousing revolutionary monuments, almost 300 unblemished
beaches, enchanting countryside, and potent rum - even the beer is
excellent. Activities such as scuba diving, yachting, fishing, hiking,
horseback riding, and bird watching can be easily arranged through our
website. The Cuban people are sincerely friendly and extend the same warm
welcome to all guests from all countries.
Cuba was the main gateway to Spain's vast
American empire for four centuries, and cities such as Havana, Matanzas,
Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, Camaguey, Bayamo, Baracoa and Santiago de Cuba
stand as sentinels to bygone colonial glory.
Havana, with a 2.1 million inhabitants, is
the largest city in the Caribbean, being found on its present site in 1519,
it is one of the oldest cities in the Americas.
The Spanish built protective fortresses of
solid stone to keep out pirates and their European enemies, and these
outposts still guard picturesque Old Havana, a designated UNESCO World
Heritage Site, whose charm is truly captivating. The richness of Cuba's
culture is well reflected in its many museums, several dozen of which are in
The capital city is a world-class artistic
center with numerous galleries, theaters and literary centers gracing the
quaint colonial streets and squares. Cuba truly is a musical watershed from
where the rumba, mambo, cha cha cha, son and salsa all originated. Its
unspoiled landscape extends well beyond the magnificent coastal beaches and
pristine reefs to verdant valleys and rugged mountains.
For the individual traveler Cuba is a
fascinating smorgasbord of nonstop discovery and experience. It is a
surprisingly easy country to visit; one can rent a car or board a train or
bus and go anywhere. No special rules or regulations hamper tourists.
Cuba is one of the last truly unspoiled
countries in the world, practically free of the crime and drug trade present
at some other tourist destinations. The hotels are numerous and prices vary
from inexpensive to five-star luxury. Visitors can also stay in private
homes. For the tourist who wants only a week or two in the sun, Cuba
provides various smart resorts, plus glimpses of history in the making. SeeBeach
the enticing details.
The largest Caribbean island Cuba, is located in between the Bahamas and
Jamaica. It lies at a distance of 90 miles from Florida. The total land area
of Cuba is estimated to be 110,860 km2 which is approximately equivalent to
that of Pennsylvania...........
Cuba is a
tropical country. The warmest months are July (julio) and August (agosto),
with January (enero) being the coldest of the year. December (diciembre) and
August are the driest months, May (mayo) through November (noviembre) is the
rainy season, and June (junio) is........
Cuban culture is internationally reputed as one of the richest
cultures in the world . The Culture of Cubahas
passed through four historically important generations that accounts for all
the richness, diversity, and significance of Cuban Culture.........
Spanish settlers established the raising of cattle, sugarcane, and tobacco
as Cuba's primary economic pursuits. As the native Indian population died
out, African slaves were imported to work the ranches and plantations.
Slavery was abolished in 1886.........