A Cuba holiday in 2020? Are you thinking about it? Dreaming about it? Planning it? Cuba is an amazing place to visit any time of year, anywhere you go. If the island nation is in your travel plans for the near future, we're here to tell you why you should start planning now for a Cuba holiday in 2020.
OK, so you already know you want to go to Cuba now, you've had your eyes set on a Cuba holiday for quite a while, but when it comes to ticking this fascinating, thought-provoking Caribbean destination off your travel bucket list, there is a certain amount of preparation involved (not a lot) and you need to plan ahead just as you would before jetting off to virtually any other corner of the world.
What is it about casas particulares in Cuba that has caused their popularity to be on the rise? Are they really better than hotels? If so, in what ways? Should you really favour a stay in a Cuban casa particular over a hotel or beach resort? If you’re wondering the answer to these and many more questions, in this blog we’ll give you the top 15 reasons why you should stay in a casa particular as well as discuss the cases when it might not always be the best option.
When you first start planning a holiday to Cuba you might be faced with the prospect of adding a day trip or group tour to your itinerary. You might wonder whether you should book a two to a five-day group tour of the island or go for one or more tours of specific regions in the island…and you might rightly ask yourself, is a group tour in Cuba really worth it?
Often, it’s not just about where to go in Cuba but where to stay to be close to the heart of all the action, the shopping, the nightlife, the history, the culture, the music, the dancing…you catch our drift. In this post, we tell you where to stay in Havana to make the most of your experience in the Cuban capital and why you should favour some spots over others depending on your interests, what you want to be close to and what you’d prefer to avoid (whether that’s crowds, nightlife or the seaside).
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