The beautiful Varadero City, or as Called Playa Azul, which means the blue beach is one of the beautiful cities in Matanzas Province in Cuba. It is the capital of Varadero Municipality, one of the 14 municipalities in the beautiful Province of Matanzas.
This city is the best, beautiful and romantic resort in the province, although it is the smallest municipality in the province in land area, as it reaches only 32 square kilometres and is the second lowest in population after Marti, as it has about 24,681 inhabitants.
However, it has the highest numbers of hotels and rooms in the province and maybe in the entire Caribbean island of Cuba. In this regard, Varadero vacations operators are many in the tourism market and there are more than 45 flights a week supporting more than 70 hotels and 16,800 rooms in the beautiful resorts of Varadero.
You and other visitors can find tourism bureaus in every hotel arranging for basic tours services, including romantic tours, adventure tours, arts events, tickets for shows, scuba diving, sky diving etc...
Nevertheless, there are many travel agencies and travel agents both at home in Cuba and abroad operating to this direction in many countries in the world.
The narrow stretch of land in Varadero goes into the starting from the northern tip of the province, at the west of Bahia de Cardenas to the Caribbean Sea. At the southwestern part of this stretch of land are the Isla del Sar and the Peninsula de Hicacos.
From this point, Autopista Sur runs along this stretch connected at the south with Via Blanca and the road to Cardenas and ends at Punta de Morlas at the east and Laguna Mangon and the Reserva Ecologica Varahicacos at the west.
The white sand at the coastline stretches to 20 kilometres along of the Peninsula de Hicacos making this area a beautiful resort for adventures, romantic life and dreamy nights.
In addition, the Afro-Cuban Salsa and Rumba have the common pleasures to flavour all the night on telling visitors that not only the beautiful Varadero City, but also Havana knows how to dance.
There are many resorts in the beautiful Varadero City starting from the west of the city where the Laguna de Paso lies. From the south, the beautiful resorts stretch to the north in Punta Hicacos.
The centre of Varadero beach is the best destination for those who seek quieter places.
The beautiful Varadero City is about 135 kilometres away from Havana and it takes about 3 hours drive. It is easy to reach it by air from Jose Marti International Airport to Matanzas Airport or as called Varadero Airport, at about 35 kilometres from the city.
Cheap flights are available at your right hand and you may just want to compare best travel deals to the Marti International Airport.
In addition to the best resorts, the beautiful Varadero City is rich by unexploited underground oilfields. The field that works with tall chimneys of natural gas from the exploited oil have emission in the area making it somewhat risky for people with asthma for example.
Cleaning the emissions is not sufficient now. Personal safety measures are suggested when aiming towards the area.
The tourism services in the resorts provide information about emergencies, medical services, libraries, tourists' attractions, activities, arts and musical events, banks and money exchange, internet, post and getting around services.
There are many sights and tourists attractions to visit and enjoy. Among those attractions is the Municipal Museum of Varadero or Museo Municipal de Varadero on Calle 57. The museum displays historical items since 1921 including maps, furniture and personal items.
The artisan market is at the 51 years old Parque de Ias 8000 Taquillas on Calles 46 and Parque Central on Calle 44. The Parque Josone from the year 1940 with its swimming pool, romantic mansion and crossed by bridged lake and restaurant is on Calle 58.
In addition to the beautiful nature and the views of the waters here, children have pleasures playing with small coloured reptiles.
At the neighbourhood is Varadero Golf Club housed in the Mansion Xanadu with its golf course, restaurant, bar and the shopping mall of Plaza America.
The mansion was there since 1930. They renovated the place in recent years to work as Varadero Golf Club and there are good views to the sea from the area.
The Delfinario with its dolphin shows is about 4.5 kilometres from this area. Tourists and other visitors swim with the dolphins here. It has many dolphin activities and it is pleasant with its greenery, beautiful nature, dolphin's sculptures and dolphin coaches.
People have pleasures seeing the dolphins dancing, jumping circles have other plays, kissing visitors and greeting them by hands.
Video Clip from the Beautiful Varadero Delfinario, Matanzas, Cuba! Amazing Dolphin Shows!
The Cueva de Ambrosio is at the east of Autopista Sur. During the slavery era, the cave had been a refuge for people who escaped to be free.
They run under the ground through dark passages with some small holes on the upper part giving lights sometimes and large holes leading to other caves.
In 1961 some collections of Columbian drawings were found in one of the caves here.
Video Clip from the Beautiful Cueva Ambrosio, Varadero Caves, Cuba!
Not far from the cave is the Reserva Ecologica Varahicacos, the wildlife reserve with some caves, ancient cactus trees and some greenery.
Nearby is the Playa Las Calaveras long beach with its caves, cays and plenty of refreshment treatments in many beach resorts, making the beautiful Varadero City the best tourist destination in Cuba.
There are many forests and beautiful blue beaches along the coastline.
At the north of Playa Las Calaveras, people take one hour by boats to Cayo Piedras Del Norte to dive and have other scenery pleasures. This marine park is the place where the Coral Negro yacht sank in 1997. Along this side is Casa de la Cultura.
The location of the beautiful Varadero City makes it the best area for diving, other water sports and adventures. There are more than 40 diving centres in the municipality of Varadero, where people enjoy snorkelling and scuba diving.
Among those centres are Barracuda Diving Centre, Acua Diving Center, Marina Gaviota, Scuba Cuba at Aquaworld Marina Chapelin. Golfing and bowling include Varadero Golf Club, El Golfito and Centro Todo En Uno bowling alley on Calle 54, some of which offer boat tours, festivals and arrange for other tourist activities.
There are many hotels in the beautiful Varadero City. Those hotels are Hotel Iberostar, Hotel Blau Varadero, Hotel Sandals Princesa del Mar, Hotel Brisas Caribe, Hotel Mercure Coralia Cuatro Palmas, Hotel Villa Cuba, Hotel Sol Sirenas Coral, Hotel Melia Las Americas and Hotel Melia Varadero.
In addition, the following are hotels by street addresses including Aparthotel Varazul in the area between Calles 14-15, Hotel Acuazul between Calles 13-14, Hotel Dos Mares on Calle 53, Villa Los Delfines on Calle 38.
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