Where is Havana?
Havana, located in the northern part of Cuba, is the capital of the island. It is the country's main port, and its cultural and economic capital. With its tropical climate and slightly cooler winters than in the rest of the island, Havana is a favorite destination of tourists to Cuba. Revolutionary or colonial Havana is without doubt one of the most picturesque cities in the Americas.
What does a visit to Havana have to offer?
- A World Heritage Site. A must-see in this city is Old Havana. Walking around this part of the capital is an amazing experience. Cuban life mixes here with museums, statues, churches and other monuments and buildings that are testaments to the history of Cuba which make it a World Heritage Site. In addition, there are many markets selling local crafts and parks where you can watch Cubans play the national sport: baseball.
- The Malecon, a very unique boardwalk. The Malecón of Havana is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. There, Cubans and tourists mingle to the sound of good music. It is a favorite of many who come to enjoy the outdoors with a nice glass of rum while admiring the sea.
- Street art and music of Havana. You could say that music in Cuba is the essence of daily life. It is quite common on any street to enjoy local or anonymous artists st the doors or porches of their homes who will play a few bars for those walking by. In Havana you can also visit one of the many salsa or jazz clubs that open at the end of the day, and enjoy listening to a group of unknown artists who liven up the evenings for the customers at the capital’s most famous bars as they enjoy a mojito or a daiquiri.
Are you interested in IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts for your visit to Havana?
The IBEROSTAR Central Park hotel, which belongs to IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts, is a 5-star hotel in the heart of Havana. This luxury hotel has spectacular views of Havana from the rooms or the spa, among other places. The IBEROSTAR Central Park is considered the finest hotel in Havana.