Caribbean Islands - Cuba (Chapter)
This is the Cuba chapter from Lonely Planet’s Caribbean Islands guidebook.
If you’ve arrived in search of sun, sea, sand and libidinous Caribbean rhythms, Cuba has them all in abundance. It’s the innumerable impossible-to-buy riches that leave the most lasting impressions, so escape from the resorts and seek them out.
- stay in a casa particular in Havana, a city of grandeur and romance despite its decrepitude
- discover Santiago de Cuba, Cuba’s uppity second city, a place shot through with revolutionary history, legendary music and mucho charm
- restaurants & accommodations
- escape urbanity in Viñales, home to some of the Caribbean’s most extraordinary landscapes flecked with craggy mogotes, bucolic homesteads and deep green tobacco plantations
Coverage includes: Understand Cuba, History, Culture, Landscape & Wildlife, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Havana & around, Playas del Este, Pinar del Río Province, Viñales, Central Cuba, Santa Clara, Trinidad, Camagüey, Eastern Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa and Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt.
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