The largest island in the Caribbean, Cuba lies just 90 miles off the coast of Florida and 120 miles off the coast of Mexico. With a rich and sometimes turbulent history, stunning scenery, white sand beaches lined with palm trees, atmospheric cities and a unique Afro-Latin culture, Cuba is like nowhere else you will have been to or seen but once you have been, you will want to come back for more.
The birthplace of Salsa and home to world famous rum and cigars much of Cuba hasn’t changed for over 50 years and this is evident in its architecture and the 1950’s American cars that are still in use. The real beauty of the island can be found in its people. Despite decades of self-sufficiency in the face of global isolation, Cubans are known for their friendly, welcoming and laid back attitude. They are the beating heart that makes Cuba such a vibrant place.
To help you understand Cuba a little more, we have summarised some of the key facts below but the best way to experience Cuba is to see it for yourself!