Varadero is Cuba’s most acclaimed beach and the main sun-and-beach tourism destination. The scenery, vegetation, warm weather, crystal-clear waters, fine and white sands like it they had been sieved by men, position Varadero as an unforgettable and unrepeatable destination.
In this paradisiac spot of Cuban geography merges natural attractions and the comfort of modern life. It features one of the greatest hotel and extra-hotel infrastructure on the island: hotels, cabarets, restaurants, sea activities, golf courses, etc., a group of options to satisfy the most demanding preferences.
Matanzas city, the province capital, was turned into a rich and cultured city by French migrants in late 18th century. It hosted performances by acclaimed figures such as Fanny Elssler and Ana Pavlova, Sara Bernhardt and Adelina Patti, described as the best absolute soprano of all times; but it also welcomed Luis Felipe from Orleans, who later became King of France.
Zapata peninsula is located to the south of Matanzas, one of the most important ecosystems of Cuba and the largest humedales reservoir on insular Caribbean. Its natural scenery is exuberant and represents the habitat of exceptional wildlife characterize by high levels of endemism.
Varadero is sited 140 km to the east of Havana city and 30 km away from Matanzas. The sun sheds light over its beaches for twelve hours and the average temperature is 25 °C.
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