For most people, Cuba is synonymous with freedom, passion, joy, smiles, nature and music in the streets. The atmosphere and architecture are fascinating, and streets and squares of Havana, Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Camagüey were included by UNESCO in their list of World Heritage sites.
Spending a vacation on this Caribbean island means immersing yourself in the past, among populations and postcard beaches, which remind you of the history of this country and the lifestyle of Cubans.
Cuba is evolving, gradually adopts the business model of housing sharing tourism. Cubans open the doors of their homes to tourists, as a new accommodation option. You can choose between renting an apartment, a room with the comfort of a bed and breakfast, or a whole house.
Accommodation in houses for rent in Cuba: luxury at your fingertips
The numerous kilometers of beach are the ideal location for resorts and villas near the sea, where you can enjoy a relaxing Caribbean vacation.
In Cuba there is also the option of renting luxury homes. Not all the rental offer is adjusted to old houses that knew better times; there are also houses for rent in cuba type villa, or modern apartments built with style and attention to detail.
The furnishings and facilities of these luxury homes reflect the good taste and careful choice of materials by the owners. Many of these villas have a pool and amenities of a high standard. Normally, the owners prefer to rent the entire property and not for individual rooms. Prices may vary according to the time of year and the days of stay.
The services are also appropriate for the context: the service and security personnel guarantee the highest level of comfort and privacy. These services are offered at higher prices than those of a traditional accommodation, but the quality is incomparable compared to other luxury destinations in the Caribbean. If you have a budget, renting a villa next to a dream beach is a very interesting option.
How to get around Cuba
You arrived on the island, you installed yourself, and you have to explore it. While one of the main reasons to visit Cuba are paradisiacal beaches with white sand, the insular interior is an opportunity to discover fertile forests and swamps inhabited by alligators, green fields and rugged mountains.
To move around Cuba, the ideal and most reliable means of transport is the bus. The state line of Viazul connects daily the main tourist centers, and even the least known ones. The other local, regional or city bus lines always offer good service, although they often do not have a specific itinerary, and it is advisable to check the same day.
Rent a car is the option that gives you more freedom of movement. You just need to know that traveling around the island can be risky for those who are not familiar with the driving of the locals.