Cuba is a wonderful destination for a family vacation.
Blessed with some of the best beaches in the world, friendly locals who welcome tourists, a plethora of family friendly hotels, unique wildlife and cultural experiences a plenty, Cuba really does have it all!
We have listed some of the reasons why Cuba could be the perfect holiday destination for you below.
Cuba has one of the lowest crime rates in the world, the Cuban people are a genuinely warm and welcoming people, who are very family orientated.
There is an abundance of family friendly hotels to choose from in Cuba. Large hotel chains like Melia, Iberostar, Blue Diamond and more, have hundreds of hotels spread across the Island that have been specifically created to cater for families and all of their wants and needs, you really will be spoilt for choice.
Cuba is home to incredible wildlife, many of which are endemic, and in some cases sadly endangered. Children love wildlife, and there’s plenty of opportunities for them to see and in some cases interact with species that they might not have the opportunity to anywhere else.
Cuba is one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world. In 2006 it was the only nation in the world that met the World Wildlife Funds (WWF) definition of sustainable development. The sustainable Development index report in 2015 officially ranked Cuba as the world’s most sustainable developed country. Cuba is home to UNESCO recognised biosphere resorts and protected natural areas and parks, it also runs thousands of community projects.
Cuba is home to no less than 9 UNESCO world heritage sites, more than the rest of the Caribbean put together. Whether it’s one of its incredible cities like Havana , Camaguey, Trinidad or Cienfuegos with their beautiful architecture that in some cases dates back to the 1500’s, or areas like Vinales valley and Desembarco del Granma National park, which are protected areas of world significance, that offer stunning scenery and exotic beautiful fauna and flora. Cuba can be an enjoyable and educational holiday at the same time.
Cuba is uniquely blessed when it comes to beaches, it’s coast line is over 3500 miles long, and is home to over 400 natural beaches. Varadero beach is Widley recognised as being one of the best in world, it is regularly voted in the top 3 of best beaches in the world on trip advisor, other beaches like Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Coco and Jibacoa are equally as stunning.