Cuba is the biggest island of the Caribbean. It’s know as the Key of the Gulf because its geographical location, just at the entrance to the gulf of Mexico. Its capital is La Havana and is divided into 15 provinces and 168 municipalities, including the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud. The island is divided into three geographical regions: western, central and eastern. Cuba is a tourist destination with multiple enjoyment possibilities, it has 339 hotels, of which 65% has four and five stars. The main tourist destinations are Varadero, La Havana, Cayo Santa María, Cayo Coco y Cayo Guillermo y Holguín. The country has air connections to 51 cities in the world trough 36 airlines, flight operations within the country. It has seven international marinas managed by “Gaviota” and “Nautica & Marinas” business groups, besides the three cruise terminals. Cuba has more than four thousand cays and 400 kilometers of sandy white and clear waters beaches, home to the second longest barrier reef in the world.
The cultural and natural characteristics of the island allows to develop a various tourism modalities like sun and beach tourism, nature, events and nautical tourism. The country has more than 60,000 rooms, located in the 16 tourist regions and operated by Gaviota, Cubanacan, Gran Caribe, Islazul, Habaguanex and Campismo Popular groups. Actually, tourism authorities works to diversify the tourism offers with. Besides, for travelers there is a medical care network that includes the international pharmacies that offer them services the year round.
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If you are traveling to Cuba you will need a Tourist Visa, also known as a Tourist Card, to enter the country, along with your passport.
|Currency used||Cuban Convertible Peso and Cuban Peso|
|Area (km2)||1.1088.401 km2|