Located in the north of Matanzas, in the Peninsula of Hicacos, the world famous beach resort is one of the country’s most visited tourists destinations. It has 22 km of beach with fine white sand and crystalline waters with a pleasant temperature the year round. Two international marinas operate in the beach resort, one of which, the Marina Gaviota Varadero, will be one of the most complete tourist ports in the Caribbean. Varadero also has six international scuba diving centers and a nautical base. It has some 50 hotels with more than 20 000 rooms, with a high incidence of management by important international chains; plus a wide complementary chain of restaurants, cafeterias and nightspots of diverse formats, which guarantee numerous options. The International Airport Juan Gualberto Gómez, recently expanded and renovated, is located 20 km from Varadero.
|Currency used||Cuban Convertible Peso|
|Area (km2)||22 kms long|