Varadero is the choice of destination of celebrities and prestigious personalities traveling to Cuba because of its remote location and beautiful scenery. This lovely island is situated along the Hicacos Peninsula and nestled between Cardenas and Matanzas bays. The climate of Varadero is mild subtropical with hot summers and cool winters. Avoid booking cheap hotels between August and October which is the Varadero's hurricane season. Book online to get cheap rates in hotels.
Before the Spanish arrived in Varadero, the Siboney Indians inhabited the island. The San Ambrosio Cave became a popular tourist attraction in Varadero because of the geometrical designs and sketches made by the Siboney Indians. These archaeological remains dates back hundreds of years ago.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Many tourists travel to Varadero during the holiday season to enjoy the festivals held during that time including the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, the Havana Jazz Festival and of course Christmas day. The best place to have fun in Varadero is at Parque Josone where you can find several animals and recreational facilities. If you are looking for more action, then go to Seafari Cayo Blanco where you can swim with the dolphins or at the Varadero Golf Club where you can challenge yourself with a game of golf.
Hop-on hop-off buses are perfect for tourists because they reach all resorts and shopping malls and gives you a chance to enjoy the views. Motorized taxis are also perfect for sightseeing but those who prefer exploring on their own can rent scooters. Horse-drawn carriages are becoming popular in Varadero.