The Cuban archipelago, full of natural, historic and cultural attractions, offers a wide range of tourist options to thousands of foreign vacationers who visit the country every year.
The warm crystal-clear waters surrounding the island nation are complemented by tourist facilities to practice nautical sports and scuba diving and snorkeling.
Cuba is also an excellent place to practice ecological and adventure tourism.
Tours to the country's mountain ecosystems are also highly demanded by foreign tourists who bet on Cuba to spend their vacations.
Natural and biosphere reserves, natural landscapes, national parks and protected areas create a varied offer characterized by its excellent preservation and unique features in the region.
Three dozen diving centers operate throughout the country, where divers can take initiation courses and dive in coral reefs and caverns following international standards for that nautical activity.
Nearly 6,500 varieties of fish, crustaceans, sponges and mollusks, and an 850-kilometer coral reef in perfect state of preservation turn the island into one of the best-preserved underwater ecosystems in the Caribbean region.
Cities with a well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture, hotels linked to plastic arts, patrimonial sites and a busy schedule of celebrations and festivities make up Cuba's tourist offer.
Havana, Cuba's major tourist destination, offers a perfect combination of traditional sun and beach options and special offers for tourists.
Old Havana treasures several exponents from the Spanish-colonial period that have been turned into highly-demanded attractions for tourists.
Cultural and historic facilities, businesses and hotels make up a hard-to-forget offer for those who stay in the Cuban capital during their vacations on the Caribbean island.
The city's defense system, with the emblematic Castle of the Three Kings of Morro, consisted of nine buildings that made up, according to experts, the most outstanding complex of its kind in the Spanish-speaking Americas.
Nearly 140 buildings in Old Havana were built in the 16th and 17th centuries; another 200 were constructed in the 18th century and more than 460 in the 19th century. They create a very attractive combination of architectural styles, including baroque, neogothic, neoclassicism, eclecticism, art noveau and the modern movement.