Varadero, Cuba

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Varadero Cuba

"Varadero is a resort town in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, and one of the largest resort areas in the Caribbean. Varadero is foremost a tourist resort town, boasting more than 20 km of white sandy beaches. Tourism grew in the early 1930s as Irénée du Pont Nemours, an American millionaire, built his estate on the peninsula. In addition to its most valued resource, the beach, Varadero has natural attractions such as caves and a chain of easily accessed virgin cays. There are also cultural, historical and environmental attractions in the vicinity, such as the cities of Matanzas and Cárdenas, the Zapata Peninsula and the resort of San Miguel de los Baños. Varadero, which is a free port, also possesses facilities for scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, yachting and other water sports."
Recommended airport
Juan Gualberto Gomez Intl (VRA)
Points of interest
  • Varahicacos Ecological Reserve
  • Du Pont Water Castle
  • Iglesia Santa Elvira
Nearby destinations
  • Matanzas, Cuba a 34.05 km
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