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Top recommendations from locals

Park
“Beautiful park with wonderful views! Great place to go in the afternoon and have a drink enjoying the trees and the lake. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Here you can go dancing during the weekends. There are concerts very often, also during the week sometimes!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Inexplicably, this ranchón -style but unspectacular government-run restaurant remains popular in the new era and it's surely something to do with the generosity of the portions. Epecial lobster.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Plaza America Convention Center founded in 1993, is one of the most emblematic places in Varadero, in addition to being a convention center, on the ground floor it works as a shopping center, with the best deals on beachwear, here is where the Best souvenir pullover shop in Cuba of the Valerio brand, there are also several restaurants such as Pizza Nova of Italian food or The Chef of Creole food, has an International Financial Bank, Atm, and postal service in its facilities. This complex is located on the beachfront between the Melia Las Americas and Melia Varadero Hotels, due to this privileged location in the beach is an international Diving Center, equipped with all the necessary snorkeling equipment, see the barrier coral in katamaran and dema aquatic activities ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Varadero is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The so called blue beach of Cuba is only two hours drive from Havana”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Centro Cultural perteneciente a la compañia Artex.sa, se presentan en vivo agrupaciones de renombre a nivel nacional e internacional, haciendo que los que la visitan sientan el sabor de la musica cubana, dentro de sus ofertas se encuentran los diferentes tragos cubanos donde destaca la famosa Piña Colada y Cuba Libre Cultural Center belonging to the Artex.sa company, renowned groups are presented live at national and international level, making those who visit it feel the flavor of Cuban music, among its offers are the different Cuban drinks where the famous Piña Colada and Cuba Libre ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“It is one of the best restaurantes in Varadero if you want to taste the international and creole cuisine.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Es un centro comercial con varios establecimientos de ropas, zapatos, bisuterías, grosery, ropas de playas, caferias ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Night Club
“The Beatles Bar is a site created to honor the mythical band The Beatles, it is decorated with images of the band members, it has an interior and an outdoor part where every night rock concerts are offered with their songs”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“The Varahicacos ecological reserve is one of the 6 protected nature reserves in Cuba, it offers a 45-minute tour through it called the Way of the Muslims, in reference to the Cave of the Muslims that is inside it, here lovers of nature will feel at home, since it inhabits endemic species of the area such as iguanas, the Tocororo national bird of Cuba, endemic species of land crabs, the road takes a part closer to the sea where they can enjoy incredible views, in addition to that you can access a lake where you can see the red mangrove in danger of extinction. The best way to get there is through the Bustur de Varadero ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“This is a historic mansion built 100 years ago by Dupont, the famous inventor of plastic fiber and nylon. The mansion is beautiful and it is built with a lot of precious wood. It is located directly next to the water and it has a wonderful view to the sea. There is a café/restaurant. The beach there is amazing; we love to go there every now and then for bath in that beach, next to the mansion.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best places for relax in the night, and drink the best mojito, shows, dance contest, all you have there ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Varadero Dolphinarium is located in a hotel zone, this place is an emblematic site of the peninsula since it was founded since the 90s and from that one of the most important recreational parks of Cuba, there are shows with dolphins at 11 am and 1 pm, if you wish, you can take a bath with them or take photos of a place where nature and fun reign”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Varadero60 is a restaurant of the most exclusive of Varadero, my favorite, it is a place with an incredible decoration, an indescribable treatment, a meal which has no adjective to catalog it, at the moment you enter this restaurant you will be in Mecca Varaderense of traditional Cuban food fused with international dishes. Its facilities are exceptional conditions, it has a bar, where you can try the best pina coladas in all of Cuba is not exaggerated I assure you, a heated lounge and a terrace. The site is a bit expensive but I assure you it is incredibly worth it.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“This is an interesting place to visit if you want to know more about the history of Cuba and Matanzas.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Water Park
“A dolphin show with the option to actually swim with the dolphins, 15CUC for the show and 85CUC for the show + swim. The Delfinario is located in a natural mangrove lagoon near the Chapelin Marina. ”
  • 11 locals recommend