Tips and advice are basic requirements for new travelers to
Cuba. We will keep you updated and in tune with changes and
subjects of interest that will make your stay more enjoyable
and without pitfalls.
Moderate subtropical. The Cuban territory grazes the Tropic of Cancer, and due to its long and narrow configuration, on an east-west axis, receives the refreshing action of the trade winds and the sea breezes. During the short winter, it is cooled by mass
There are two, clearly defined: the dry season, from November through April; and the rainy season, from May through October. The average annual precipitation is 1375 mm.
There are three outstanding large mountain ranges. In the West, the Sierra de los Organos; in the central part, the Sierra del Escambray; and in the southern region of eastern Cuba, the Sierra Maestra, where the highest point of the country is located, th
Flora and Fauna
There are no animals or plants that pose danger to human life. The country is inhabited by around 900 types of fish, mostly edible; almost 300 types of birds; approximately 4000 varieties of mollusk and almost 7000 of insects, with the smallest species in
Cuba was discovered by Christopher Colombus, on October 27, 1492. The conquest and colonization caused the extermination of the aboriginal inhabitants, due to which they imported black people from Africa to enslave them. The resulting mixture defined Cuba
State and Goverment
The National Assembly of the People's Power (Parliament) is the supreme organ of the power of the State, represented by the Council of State between one and another period of sessions, and with provincial, municipal and district instances. The council of
Tourists can bring with them, tax free, two bottles of liquor, a carton of cigarettes and personal belongings, as well as their own jewels, photographic or videotape camera, typewriter, sport gears, etc. These should be reported when exiting the country.
At tourist facilities and other service units, the prices are fixed in USA dollars and therefore it is advisable to pay with these. The exchange can be made from any convertible currency to dollar. MasterCard, Visa, CABAL and BFI credit cards are accepted
Although they are not holidays, they are also considered important dates: January 28: Anniversary of the birth of José Martí, Cuba’s National Hero, in 1853 February 24: Anniversary of the beginning of the War of Independence, in 1895 March 8: Internationa
High: december 16 – december 21, january 4 – march 31, july 1 – august 24 Peak: December 22 – January 3 Low: 1st of November – December 15, 1st of april – june 30, august 25 – October 31