Taste our local culture, nature & best Cuban beach!
Matanzas, one of the glamorous cultural beacons of Cuba's past, is called the Athens of Cuba when the cultural and economic life of the city outshone that of Havana back in the 19th century. Meeting with the city´s cultural wealth, snorkeling and swimming at Coral Beach or Saturno Cave and visiting Bellamar Caves are a must for any visitor. If you are coming from Havana, travel past this city to enjoy Varadero's markets, shops, turquoise waters and white sands which stretch out for over 20 km, undoubtedly the best Cuban Beach.
Departing from Havana: 08:00-18:00 (1´30 hrs drive to Matanzas city).
Departing from Varadero: 09:00-16:00.
Visit to Coral Beach for snorkeling in overwhelming coral reefs. Guided snorkeling including gears: 10.00 CUC per person
Visit to Saturno Cave, a cenote or underground natural pool to swim and snorkel among stalagmites and stalactites. Admission fee and snorkeling gears: 6.00 CUC per person.
Lunch at a local private restaurant: “Paladar” (price varies depending on your choice).
Visit to Bellamar Caves, the first Cuban tourist attraction. Admission fee: 5.00 CUC per person and photo camera use: 5.00 CUC per person.
Visit to Matanzas city. Liberty Park, Sauto Theater, Calle Medio (City's Boulevard), Monserrat's Hermitage, Pharmaceutical Museum.
Visit to Varadero's highlights. Mansion Xanadú, former Dupont House, Casa de Al, former Al Capone's House and Josone's Park.
Optional free time at a flea market.
Drive back to your accommodation.