A morning of sun, sea and swimming awaits in the waters just off Varadero. The good vibes aboard this catamaran cruise begin the moment we set sail to the sounds of Cuban music. Soak up the scenery as we make waves towards two secluded keys where you can snorkel among the reefs or simply sit back with a cold cocktail or two.
If you thought Varadero was the business, wait till you sail by catamaran to Cayo Blanco. This luxury cruise will take you to a secluded key of white sands and clear waters, where you can unwind on the beach while nursing a rum cocktail or snorkel among the reefs. Sailing from Varadero, you've an hour or so to chill on deck or lounge on the nets before stopping at a platform in the middle of the sea where you can dive into the water. Next is Cayo Blanco itself, where we'll drop anchor off the beach for lunch.
Varadero is in full view on this tour – the parts most tourists never see. You'll soak up the scenery from the swanky 1920s Dupont Mansion and visit Plaza Las Morlas mall to sip Cuban rum, taste locally-grown coffee, and see how hand-rolled cigars are made. Top it all with a seafront lunch, and you're in for one extraordinary morning.
All manner of exotic fish flock to Cuba's Caribbean waters, so fishing fans will fall hook, line and sinker for this experience. Set sail on a deep sea fishing cruise that comes complete with equipment and expert instructors to help. And when you're not trying to reel ‘em in, enjoy an open bar serving beer, snacks and Cuban cocktails.
Ready yourself for an afternoon of rum, cigars and rocking Cuban rhythms. Visit Varadero's plush Plaza Las Morlas waterfront mall, and you'll get into the swing of things with a rum and cigar-tasting experience. Then, you can grab a drink from the hour-long open bar and dance the Cha Cha to the beat of a live band. A great way to start any evening.
Discover all the flavours of Cuba as you sample world famous rum, craft beers at a brewery and learn to make the perfect mojito in a cocktail class. And after a delicious dinner, you can dance the Cha Cha to the beat of a live band or chomp cigars with the locals.Kick off this flavourful intro to all things Cuban with a tour and tasting session at Factoria Varadero – a craft brewery serving up everything from light and dark beers to earthy malts and sturdy stouts. At Casa del Ron you'll learn to mix cocktails like a pro using Cuba's world famous rum to create Mojitos, Pina Coladas, Cuba Libres, Daiquiris and more.At upscale Plaza las Morlas you've free time to stroll the pretty marina or shop for souvenirs in the handicraft market before dinner. In a nearby restaurant, you'll have your fill of tasty local dishes to the sounds of classic foot-tapping tunes like Guantanemera from the live band. Afterwards, you can hit the dancefloor for those salsa beats or enjoy a relaxing cigar and a glass of rum to round off the evening.
Just off the coast of Cuba, in the middle of the ocean, lies a very special place where animal lovers can enjoy an up-close encounter with dolphins. You'll set sail from Varadero to the Rancho Cangrejo dolphinarium. Here, you'll jump into the water with these friendly creatures for a truly special experience.