1 Baños de San Juan
Perfect for picnics or a midday bathe, this delightful river haven above Las Terrazas also has a unique set of tree houses on stilts where you can stay the night.
2 Hiking at Las Terrazas
Guided hikes from here are the best way to delve into the sierra.
3 Cabaret Rumayor
One of the best cabarets outside Havana, this glitzy open-air show is the essence of hedonistic Cuba.
The unique humpbacked mogote hills, prehistoric caves and friendly vibe in the village all make this an unmissable stopoff.
5 Gran Caverna de Santo Tomás
The most complex cave system in Cuba, plunging into a hillside on eight different levels and surprisingly easy to visit.
6 Cayo Jutías
The reputation of this virtually untouched islet is growing, so catch it at its natural best while you can.
7 María La Gorda
Fine white-sand beaches backed by pine woods and world-class diving make the sojourn to Cuba’s western tip worth the effort.