Amazing Things to Do in Cuba

You can't leave Cuba without doing these things!

Fascinating history, colorful culture and breathtaking beauty. After your first visit, Cuba will stuck in your heart for a long time. It is very easy to get blown away when you arrive to this amazing country. But as always, TravelPapa is here to help you with the most Amazing Things to Do in Cuba.

Take a Ride Around Havana On a Classic Convertible

Things to Do In Cuba Havana Car Ride
Photo by TravelPapa Private Tour Guide Stefano Somma

Some say that the capital of Cuba is the most beautiful city in the world. Maybe it is because of Havana’s unique spirit which is shaped with the rich and controversial history. With every step on its streets you will dive deeper in this amazing culture. But we recommend you to take a trip to the past and to explore this place in a very interesting way.

Many people know that Havana is a land of classic cars. Almost every local who is lucky to have a prerevolutionary car is offering tourists a ride. In the classic convertible you will feel like a fifties movie star.

TravelPapa recommends you this 3 hour tour which covers the most important touristic spots of Havana such as Revolution Square , Colon Cemetery, The Capitol and Paque Central, El "Malecon" and the Havana Bay, el Bosque del Habana, the Fusterlandia, the Havana and the Havana Christ

Go Snorkeling in The Bay of Pigs

Things to Do in Cuba - The Bay of Pigs Diving
Photo by TravelPapa Private Tour Guide Humberto Mesa

Most people know this place because of the famous military operation that happened here in 1961. This event heated up the Cold War and marked a very important period in the history of Cuba. But it is not the only thing that attracts tourists to The Bay of Pigs.
This region is a paradise for outdoor adventurers. The Bay of Pigs (Bahia de Cochinos) is located on the south coast of Cuba and is framed by two marvelous white beaches: Playa Girón and Playa Larga. To reach them, you can take a hike in the Ciénaga de Zapata National Park. Every visitor admires the fabulous flora and fauna of this area.
On your way to the bay you can stop by the Crocodile Farm. In the past century the Cuban crocodile was in danger of extinction. But with the help of Boca de Guama farm, 300 adult species are released into the wild every year.

When you will arrive to the beach we recommend you to go snorkeling or diving. It doesn’t matter how much experience you have. Local warm waters are a magnet for the tourists who love to explore the underwater world. What makes this bay a special place for divers is an outstanding underwater wall that is descending 450 below the surface. By the way, it can be reached in a two-minute swim from the shore.

Book a private tour guide for the best experience of The Bay of Pigs.

Party in The “Paradise Under The Stars” - Tropicana

Things To Do in Cuba - Tropicana
Photo by TravelPapa Private Tour Guide Marina Ciesielska

They call it “Caribbean Las Vegas” and you can’t deny that this spectacular place is something unforgettable. Cabaret Tropicana is in business since 1939. And over the past decades this club became a living legend in the world of entertainment. Every show on this stage is a depiction of infinite joy and passion of the Cuban culture. The music, the lights, the dances, the colors… All of this mixes into the sparkling tornado of happiness.

Every single night Tropicana offers a high-quality fabulous show full of surprises. This is the performance you can’t miss. More than 200 dancers and singers are making a sensational show every night for 60 years. Isn’t it amazing?

If you want more information about the history of this club and a better image of how it influenced the world culture, take a private tour to explore the secrets of Tropicana.

We hope your trip to Cuba will be unforgettable. Share this article if you liked it and stay tuned for more interesting stuff from TravelPapa.

Author: Pavel Malisev


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