This picture-perfect coastal town is the ideal base for trips to the geologically rich Cavernas de Panadernos, one of the region’s treasures.
2 Playa Guardalavaca
With over 1.5km of sugar-like sand, this beach is the crown jewel of Northern Oriente’s coastline.
3 Cayo Saetía
White sands and coral reef against a backdrop of savannah wilds – complete with roaming ostrich and zebra – make for a fantastic juxtaposition.
4 Villa Pinares de Mayarí
Waterfalls, lakes and pine forests create an idyllic haven of calm at this hotel, cupped by mountains and the centre of the ultimate nature retreat.
This vibrant small town set on Cuba’s southeastern tip is surrounded by some of the country’s most breathtaking mountains, rainforest and countryside.
6 Guantánamo’s musical heritage
Search for Haitian heritage and the musical tradition of changüí in Guantánamo.
7 El Yunque
The easily scaled El Yunque is as famous for its mention in the 1492 log of Christopher Columbus as its rare orchids and ferns.