For years, Cuba was considered a rare, beautiful destination that very few people had discovered. However, since President Obama decided to expand authorized travel to the country, its number of annual tourists has increased by a staggering 77%. While this has been great news for Cuba tourism, it has posed one important question – how long before the timeless beauty of this stunning location is ruined by over-tourism?
If you’re looking to experience the natural, untouched beauty of Cuba then now is definitely the time to go.
Discover a laid back, different way of life
One of the biggest reasons tourists fall in love with Cuba is its unique culture and way of life. The minute you arrive, you can feel the laid-back atmosphere. It has a fascinating heritage and is even home to an outstanding nine different UNESCO world heritage sites. This means sites that are protected due to special physical or cultural significance.
One of the best places you’ll want to head to is Old Havana. Explore the many different historical sights, gaze in awe at the outstanding architecture and dine out on one of the many intimate private rooftop restaurants.
A step back in time
As well as boasting a more relaxed way of life, what will really strike you about this remarkable country is its old-fashioned design. Even the 1950’s style cars are breath-taking, making you feel like you’ve literally stepped back in time. You can even explore Cuba in all its authenticity in one of these character-packed old-fashioned vehicles.
As well as timeless classic cars, you’ll also discover the architecture and easy-pace of the country also adds to the old-worldly charm.
The home of rum and cigars
Cuba is famous for many things, but cigars and rum are perhaps the most prominent. It’s actually called the land of tobacco, due to its harvesting and production plantations. Even non-smokers are often tempted to see what’s so special about a Cuban cigar! There are even several cigar shops located around Cuba and it’s highly recommended you visit at least one while you’re there.
Of course, if you’re looking for a truly relaxing break, there’s also stunning, quiet beaches to enjoy. Overall, there’s so much to love about Cuba and thousands of tourists are finding that out every single year. If you want to enjoy the timeless beauty of this stunning destination, it’s best to book now before it becomes too mainstream.