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  • Scuba Diving  Site and Center: Barracuda Scuba Diving Center

    Barracuda Scuba Diving Center

    • Destination: Varadero Beach
    • Open: Daily
    • Address: Calle 59 y 1ra Ave., Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.
    • Telephone: (53 45) 667072
  • Description

    The scuba-diving area is over 40 miles (64 kilometers) long, including the nearby cays. The diving sites at Varadero have very different characteristics, though patches of coral reef are common to all of them. Sandy areas alternate with coral reefs, making an attractive habitat for beautiful reef fish, among which the Snappers (Lutjanus spp.) and Grunts (Haemulon spp.) are particularly outstanding. The diving área known as the Cayo Piedra del Norte Underwater Park is also of great interest, with many sunken warships whose structures are still in very good condition, though covered with coral.

    Vessels Description: three41-footships Capacity per day: 70 pax Number of departures per day: 2 Services Types of dives: reef, sunken ship, wall, night, cave and scuba diving from the coast Scuba-diving courses: resort and all other levels, including instructors' courses at all level and specialties 

    Other services: photos, restaurants, cafeterías and souvenir shop
    Useful Information Equipment included
    Hotels cuba-diving center transfers included
    Number of diving sites: 30 International certification: ACUC
    ther information: You must present your passport before scuba diving.
    Recommended Diving Sites Playa Coral
    Neptuno Wreck, Patrol Boat Wreck, Cueva de los Peces. Pared de la Bahía de Cochinos, BlueHole

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  • Airports next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center
  • Varadero Airport

    Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport was built in 1989 and inaugurated by Fidel Castro,[3] thus replacing the old Varadero airport located in Santa Marta, currently known as Kawama Airport. The airport was named after a journalist, fighter for the Cuban Independence and black rights activist in Cuba Juan Gualberto Gómez (1854–1933). The terminal building has shops for tourists (including rum, cigars, T-shirts, books, carvings, pharmaceuticals), a large departures lounge cafeterias and a VIP lounge. A VIP card is available by paying $30/person to the local tour company representative. This allows the departing passenger to bypass the queues for check-in, have an agent take your departure tax to the correct official for you, and bypass any lines for passport control. The passenger is then taken to the VIP lounge which provides free food and drink (including alcoholic beverages).[4] The ground handling equipment is imported mainly from North America. There are four jet bridges, but air stairs are used for the remaining aircraft parking spaces on the apron by the terminal. Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport (IATA: VRA, ICAO: MUVR), formerly known as Varadero Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Varadero), is an international airport serving Varadero, Cuba and the province of Matanzas. The airport is located closer to the city of Matanzas than to Varadero. The closest airport to Varadero is Kawama Airport. In 2009, the airport handled 1.28 million passengers,[2] making it the second busiest airport in Cuba after José Martí International Airport in Havana.

  • Car Rental offices next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center Scuba Diving Site and Center
  • Car Rental office Mediterraneo

    Ave 1ra y Calle 54. Varadero
    045611875 61m

    Car Rental office Hotel Cuatro Palma

    Ave 1ra entre 60 y 64. Varadero
    045668787 192m

    Car Rental office El Rancho

    Ave 1ra, entre 58 y 59. Varadero
    045668200 203m

    Car Rental office Hotel Palma Real

    Ave 2da y Calle 64. Varadero
    045614555 432m

    Car Rental office Hotel Dos Mares

    Calle 53 y 1ra Avenida. Varadero
    045662011 438m

  • Restaurants next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center Scuba Diving Site and Center
  • Dante

    Parque Josone, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 667228 191m


    Hotel Cuatro Palma Varadero beach. Cuba
    +53 45 667040 192m


    1ra y 56 Parque Josone Varadero. Cuba
    53 45 667329 203m

    Casa del Queso

    Ave. 1ra. y Calle 64, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 667747 213m

    Bodegon Criollo

    Ave. Playa y Calle 40, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 667784 1km 486m

    La Vicaria

    Ave. 1ra. y Calle 38, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 614721 1km 667m

    Lai lai

    Ave. 1ra. y Calle 18, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 667793 3km 265m

    Castel Nuovo

    1ra. Ave. y Calle 11, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 667786 (5345) 667786 3km 786m


    Ave. 1ra. y Calle 6, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 614115 4km 105m

    Chez Plaza

    Plaza America, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (53 45) 668181 4km 835m

  • Currency Exchange next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center Scuba Diving Site and Center
  • Hotel Coral Sirenas - Varadero

    Calle 129 Edif.13 plantas No.1 (20201) e/ 202 y 204, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 666070 1km 972m

    Hotel Las Américas

    Calle 4ta. esq. a 7ma., Rpto. Vista Alegre
    (5322) 687136 4km 383m

  • Clinics next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center Scuba Diving Site and Center
  • SPA Club Plaza America

    Centro de Convenciones, Carretera Las Americas. Varadero. Cuba
    (5345) 667881 4km 835m

  • Drugstores next to Barracuda Scuba Diving Center Scuba Diving Site and Center
  • International Drugstore Plaza América

    Centro de Convenciones, Carretera Las Américas, Varadero Beach. Cuba
    (5345) 668042 4km 835m

  • Barracuda Scuba Diving Center is located in Varadero Beach
  • Varadero is the famoust beach in Cuba and one of the most important destinations in the Caribbean. Varadero is the main tourist destination of the country. Its total area is 14.4 km square and its most important natural potential is the beach that is 20 375 m long with a sand strip of around 22 km wide and an average dune height of 1 m.

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      The best in Varadero
      The diving area at Varadero, Cuba's most famous beach resort is extensive and filled with coral formations, caves, channels and passageways. It has a great diversity of fish, coral, well-developed gorgonians and sponges.