The Cuban Guide highlights the best attractions, accommodations, restaurants, events and places to explore in this Caribbean island. Browse our in depth travel information for great ideas and insider spots, plus tips that will have you feeling like a local.
The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago formed by the Island of Cuba with an area of 1’10 000 km², the Isle of Youth with 2’200 km² and around 4 200 cays and islets.
Most of the territory is formed by a fertile plain. However, three mountain ranges stand out, the Sierra de los organs in the western region, the Sierra del Escambray in the center of the territory and the Sierra Maestra in the eastern part, which includes the Pico Turquino, which is the main height of the country with 1’974 m above sea level. Some mountain ranges of relatively little elevation, cross different parts of the territory of Cuba.
The island is divided into 15 provinces and one special municipality
Cuba is the largest destination in the Caribbean because its variety of activities, nature, culture and security for all tourists. Here you enjoy all options included , dancing, bike tours, riding, diving, city breaks, hiking through valleys, visit colonial villages or just relax on the beautiful beaches. All this accompanied by an extensive cultural program throughout the country, something that makes Cubans identify is his great talent for music, dance, and art in general.