Travel Blogs from Varadero
Before I get to Havana, I want to show you how different publicity is in Cuba. There are no outdoor billboards advertising Coca Cola or Havana Club rum along the highways. In their place are signs advertising the glories of the revolution. It is as if the only signs you see on U.S. highways are praise for Barack Obama.
You will smile at some of the examples of the advertising arts that I have discovered along the way with my ...
The Melia Cohiba serves mimosas for breakfast. The enormous breakfast buffet has soup and nuts and everything in between--eggs, meats, fish, beans, vegetables and thirty different kinds of breads including the delicious churro, a slightly sweet pastry shaped like a folded ribbon.
We begin our last day in Havana with a visit to the leafy campus of the University of Havana, where a recent graduate tells us about the University: ...
... service. Stopped at the highest bridge in Cuba on the way for a very strong Pinacolada and some live music, then lunch in Varadero before booking into our hotel. Very basic but OK. Met with Linda, John and Maria in the evening as they had arrived earlier, for a drink - not the best of places to see the real Cuba!!
11th March 2012 - Met with the Cubatravel rep (we had booked the hotel with them) - ...
... outside was minimum 30 degrees of Celsius and inside a bit less. But the water was freezing to be honest.
After a cool swim, we had to come back to hotel. The jeep driver was inviting us to his house and meet his family, but we refused ti him, because we felt a little bit tired and wanted to rest after this tour. So he took us to hotel safely and left us, we got to our room and prepared for tomorrow trip to Havana.
... dance. And not only girls knew the moves, the guys danced even better than girls. Amazing.
Then we turned in some night club, where you can see other tourists, not only local people. The music was various, from Spanish ones to popular hits. We had couple cocktails, made in plastic cups, dances on the floor. And been watching how couples were dancing, like in dancing contest.
The first impressions of Varadero town are awesome.
TripAdvisor Reviews Villa DuPont Varadero
Other places to stay in Varadero
Carretera de Las Morlas, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Excellent new hotel
- Not Impressed.
- Loved Blau Varadero watch where you are walking
Punta Hicacos Final, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Staff
- I Love the LTI!!!
Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- OH dear Oh dear ...lots to still learn here
- I don't ask for much but...
- Happy we chose it
Avenida 1ra entre 60 y 64, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Incredible beach
- Would have liked to stay
- Jan 2004 to Cuba
Calle 9 e/ Boulevard y Ave. Kawama, Varadero | 3 star hotel
- Run for Your Life!!!!
- Very so-so
- Amazing week
Ave. 3ra y Calle 30, Varadero | 2 star hotelfrom $42
- Very Nice cuban flavor
- Worth it !
- WARNING - DO NOT GO THERE!!
Autopista Sur Final, Punta Hicacos, Varadero | 5 star hotelfrom $150
Via Blanca, km 130, Varadero | 2 star hotelfrom $64
- Poor value
- First trip.....
- Pleasantly surprised
Ave de las Americas Km 3, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Villa cuba is good
- Value for your money
- Villa Cuba....the real deal
Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero | 3 star hotel
- Great Times!
- Loved every minute of it...
Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Pretty Good for 3 Stars
- Had a great time
- Cheap...Make your own fun !