Varadero International Airport (VRA)
Juan Gualberto Gomez
Varadero International Airport. Airport code: VRA
Varadero things to Do / Attractions
— A park in the middle of Varadero filled with birds, vendors, music and camel rides for the kids.
— Visit the newest Tropicana, the most famous cabaret of Cuba. An artistic production featuring Cuban dance, music and history. W-Su, 5 hours duration, 49CUC.
Seafari Cayo Blanco
— Excursion by Catamaran, snorkeling in a coral barrier reef, entertainment, music, lunch and open bar with Cuban cocktails in Cayo Blanco. There is the option to either swim with the dolphins or visit the dolphin show at Delfinario and enjoy a sunset party. M-Su (7 hours duration). 75CUC for the sunset party and dolphin show trip. 85CUC for the chance to swim with dolphins instead.
— A dolphin show with the option to actually swim with the dolphins, 15CUC for the show and 85CUC for the show + swim.
— Visit the oldest tourist attraction in Cuba, open to visitors since the 1860s. The caves are extensive and impressive. There are quite a few steps down into the cave and it is slightly damp and rough underfoot, and also very warm.
Villa Du Pont Once
the residence of Irenee Du Pont, the green-roofed hacienda style building built in 1928 is today the headquarters of the Varadero Golf Club. The golf course, just a few steps away, features 18 holes, the largest in Cuba. The visitor has the opportunity to admire the splendor of its mahogany furniture, floors made out the finest Italian marble, bronze candelabra and oil paintings. The basement offers Varadero/s most luxurious and expensive restaurant, "Las Americas". On the first floor there are 5 finely decorated and equipped guest rooms, plus a presidential suite.
A few steps higher on the second floor, an attractive bar "Mirador" (open 24 hours), product of a mixture between art deco and Moorish style, will surely keep you there sipping tasty Cuban cocktails at sunset.
Varadero Airport Contact
Tel: +53 (0) 553612/3
Fax: +53 (0) 553612
TELEX: 052333, 052150
Varadero-Juan G Gomez Int/l Airport (Matanzas Airport)
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