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Distance from Varadero Beach to Santiago de Cuba, 837 KMHow much a taxi cost from Varadero Beachto Santiago de Cuba, 745 $
Varadero Beach - Santiago de Cuba
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.
Santiago de Cuba
It limits to the north with the province of Holguín; to the west with Granma; to the south with the Caribbean Sea, and to the east with the province of Guantánamo. The province covers a total area of 6 343 21 , Km². You can get here through Antonio Maceo International Airport, also by road from any other part of Cuba, or by sea â”€in this last case, requesting the services from Punta Gorda Marina.
Two particular features characterizes Santiago de Cuba that make it exceptional: its hospitality, with people of happy and relaxed temperament and its rich historical-cultural wealth. Its Caribbean identity is evident in its popular music and in folklore manifestations. It depicts the title of Heroine City of the Republic of Cuba for the role carried out by its inhabitants in the revolutionary struggle during the decade of 1950. Privileged by its historical past, in Santiago de Cuba there are two of the Cuban places distinguished by UNESCO with the title of World Heritage: the San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the ruins of the first French coffee plantations in La Gran Piedra. The Santa Ifigenia cemetery , the 26 of July Historical Museum and the Siboney Farm, are places indissolubly linked to the history of Cuba.
Cayo Granma and Baconao Park (Biosphere Reserve) also part of the attractiveness of this region. As a tourist destination, Santiago de Cuba, combines excellent possibilities for the enjoyment of beaches, city and nature tourism for to the places of interest in those three scenarios.
For those who arrive in Santiago de Cuba, there are diverse lodging options in the city and in its surroundings, linked as much to the sea as to nature. With a variety of categories and levels of comfort, it will always be a guarantee for the visitors looking for harmony and soothing rest. There are other things, among so many, that make people from Santiago proud: to be the birthplace, par excellence, of almost all the musical genres of Cuba, a country where the music is soul and root; also, the carnivals that every month of July take place here, are the most spectacular in the country; as well as their rum, the well-known Fiestas del Fuego and the already traditional Festival of the Caribbean.
The region of Santiago de Cuba has the necessary infrastructure to encourage tourism of events and congresses; it also has in its mountainous and seafaring environment the conditions to develop nature and adventure tourism, trekking, nautical activities, and health tourism. But there is nothing better than walk its undulating and narrow streets loaded with history and music at the same time.
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Santiago de Cuba Airport
The airport has a drawing of Che Guevara on one of its outside walls. Pope John Paul II flew to this airport during his last visit to Cuba, flying round-trip between here and José Martí International Airport in Havana. Likewise, Pope Benedict XVI, during the second papal visit to Cuba, flew here for Mass and other activities, from his visit to León and Guanajuato in Mexico, before moving on to Havana. The airport is basically a turbo-prop centre. Nevertheless, Jet aircraft also fly to this airport. Most commercial flights into SCU are domestic, but there are about twenty international flights each week; while these international flights are done mostly by domestic airlines, the international routes have nevertheless awakened the interest of some foreign airlines that might open flights into this airport in the future. Antonio Maceo Airport (IATA: SCU, ICAO: MUCU) is an international airport located in Santiago, Cuba
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Oficina Yarayo. Santiado de Cuba
022623884Aeropuerto Santiago de Cuba
Aeropuerto Internacional Santiago de Cuba
022686444Hotel Melia Santiago de Cuba
Ave de las Americas, Santiago de Cuba
022687177Hotel Las Americas
Ave Las Americas y General Cebreco. Santiago de Cuba
022687160Trocha y Moro
Trocha y Moro. Santiago de Cuba
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Buffet La Casona
Melia Santiago Hotel, Santiago de Cuba
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Ave Manduley No. 159, Rpto. Vista Alegre, Santiago de Cuba
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Ave. Manduley e/ 1ra. y 3ra., Rpto. Vista Alegre, Santiago de Cuba
Calvario e/ Aguilera y Enramadas, Santiago de Cuba
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Hotel Casa Granda, Santiago de Cuba
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Cayo Granma Bahia de Santiago, Santiago de Cuba
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Calle 11 No. 2 e/ E y F, Chivirico
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Ave. Raúl Pujols , Km 1½
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