Hotel Rancho Luna
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... of the rest of the places we visited! It's a big city that has it's own Malecon, but it's a lot more laid-back and definitely more affluent than much of Havana. We stayed on the Peninsula and had a very refreshing and enjoyable time there.
What we did
The first day we watched Australia lose in their first World Cup match and the second day we watched England lose their first ...
... tricycles with room to carry two passengers) and animal-drawn carts are very prevalent outside the large urban centres.
Train service is deplorable, to say the least.
Cubana de Aviacion offers an extensive domestic air network. Havana to Santiago, a 1 hr 25 mi trip is US$ 135.00 one-way for a visitor, but fares are considerably less for local residents.
Cienfuegos is a relatively new city, incorporated in 1819 by French settlers. Its main square is a wonderful architectural melange, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005. Our "people to people" activities there include a visit to an art school and a concert by ...
Pretty Cienfuegos, the Pearl of the South, was settled in 1819 by French immigrants from Louisiana who named it Fernandina de Jagua in honor of Ferdinand VII of Spain. Although later renamed Cienfuegos after a contemporary general, the city retains its "Frenchness'. In Plaza Marti, the very large central plaza, Jose Marti and a stand of Royal palms, Cuba's national plant, are surrounded by majestic buildings, among others, the cathedral, ...
... awarded the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005 because of its architectural homogeneity. It took us maybe three hours in total to check out all sights featured in the Lonely Planet, namely the city’s centre square with some old colonial buildings, a seaside promenade (also called the Malecón and much nicer in my opinion than its pendant in Havana), an Arabian-nights like palace and a supposed sunset viewing spot. The first three ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Rancho Luna Cienfuegos
Didn't stay in the resort.
Dive centre $35 CUC for a dive, $60 for 2 dives but only goes in the mornings because afternoon visibility is terrible.
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