Rating Low Key But Safe
Beaches There a plenty of beautiful stretches of beach in Varadero; however, none of them has a particular gay vibe.
Nightlife None. There is low-key nightlife in nearby Havana.
Best For Those looking for a wide range of resorts on some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, often at good prices.
  • Set aside at least one day during your stay for a trip into Havana.
  • Because Varadero is so popular there are plenty of flights and packages available. Aside from peak weeks over the holidays, you can probably find a reasonable deal at any time of year.
  • Two city packages, pairing Varadero and Havana, are available from many tour operators.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.