Cuba

LOCAL TIME:
UTC-0
LANGUAGE:

FLIGHT TIME FROM UK:
10 to 12 Hrs
CURRENCY:
CUPCUC

Cuba is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea, south of the United States and north of Jamaica. The country is known for its rich history, beautiful beaches, and vibrant culture.

The official language spoken in Cuba is Spanish, and the country’s primary currency is the Cuban peso (CUP). However, there is also a secondary currency called the Cuban convertible peso (CUC), which is used by tourists and for foreign trade.

The local time in Cuba is Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5), which is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-0). Cuba does not observe daylight saving time.

The flight time from the UK to Cuba varies depending on the departure and arrival cities. For example, a flight from London to Havana typically takes around 10-11 hours with a layover.

Cuba’s main international airport is the Jose Marti International Airport (HAV), located in the capital city of Havana. The address for this airport is Avenida Van Troy y Final, Rancho Boyeros, Havana 10800, Cuba. The airport is about 20 km (12 miles) southwest of the city center and serves as the main gateway for tourists visiting the country. The airport has multiple terminals and offers a range of services and amenities, including restaurants, shops, currency exchange, and transportation options.

Top Local Attractions

Havana Old Town

This historic neighborhood is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its vibrant music, colorful buildings, and classic cars. Visitors can wander its streets, sample its famous cocktails, and soak up its unique atmosphere.

Varadero Beach

This stunning beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cuba, known for its white sand, crystal clear waters, and excellent snorkeling and diving. Visitors can relax on the beach, explore the nearby caves and coral reefs, or enjoy water sports like windsurfing and kayaking.

ViƱales Valley

This picturesque valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its stunning scenery, including towering limestone cliffs, lush tobacco fields, and traditional farmhouses. Visitors can take a guided hike or horseback ride through the valley and experience rural Cuban life.
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