Cuba - Varadero & Matanzas Province (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Varadero & Matanzas Province chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cuba guidebook.

Matanzas Province conceals a tumultuous past beneath its modern-day reputation for glam all-inclusive holidays. The Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) attracts more divers than mercenaries these days, while sunbathers rather than pirates invade the northern beaches of Varadero.

  • unlock the buried secrets of the long-neglected but slowly re-emerging ‘Athens of Cuba,’ Matanzas
  • maps
  • indulge in a rare opportunity to dive and snorkel from the shore at Playa Coral beach
  • transport
  • delve into Cuba’s deepest cave system, Cuevas de Bellamar, just outside Matanzas
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Northern Matanzas, Varadero & Around, Matanzas & Around, Cárdenas, San Miguel de los Baños & Around, Península de Zapata, Central Australia & Around, Boca de Guamá, Gran Parque Natural Montemar, Playa Larga, Playa Girón.

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