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Things to do in Playa Varadero

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Beautiful park with wonderful views! Great place to go in the afternoon and have a drink enjoying the trees and the lake. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Here you can go dancing during the weekends. There are concerts very often, also during the week sometimes!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Inexplicably, this ranchón -style but unspectacular government-run restaurant remains popular in the new era and it's surely something to do with the generosity of the portions. Epecial lobster.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Varadero is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The so called blue beach of Cuba is only two hours drive from Havana”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“It is one of the best restaurantes in Varadero if you want to taste the international and creole cuisine.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Es un centro comercial con varios establecimientos de ropas, zapatos, bisuterías, grosery, ropas de playas, caferias ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“This is an interesting place to visit if you want to know more about the history of Cuba and Matanzas.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Es el centro comercial más grande en Varadero. Allí puedes comprar lo que necesites durante tu estancia.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Autos americanos clásicos con aire acondicionado que le llevaran a cualquier lugar de la ciudad y el país. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Esquina Cuba is a Creole food restaurant one of the best in Varadero in my opinion, the decoration is typically Cuban, has live country music, is located on 36th street and first avenue ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nonna Tina is an Italian food restaurant founded by an Italian hotel business owner based in Varadero, its place is perfectly set, its ducks are excellent, here it is in one of the few places where you can enjoy the true Italian food as its owner He cares zealously for translating the customs of his country to his establishment and has succeeded in doing so because he has made the difference between the other restaurants specializing in Italian food of the peninsula. The prices are somewhat expensive but worth it.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Bus station, if you are coming from other cities in a Viazul bus, this is the place where you will arrive. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Casa de la Cultura de los Corales, recinto cultural sede de las principales manifestaciones artísticas de la ciudad. Brinda área de exposiciones y apoyo a artistas locales. Hay diversas demostraciones culturales, sobresaliendo la música, danza y teatro para todas las edades.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“This a renovated restaurant owned by the government (based on the famous one from Havana). We love the decoration, the location which is walking distance from the apt with a wonderful beach avenue view (4 min walking/1 min by car).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Don Alex is one of the best restaurants in Varadero as far as Italian food is concerned, the quality and the good service offered on this site is second to none. The place is completely natural, it is located on 31st street between the first avenue and the third avenue, the prices are quite cheap and affordable, if you are traveling low cost this place may interest you”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Inexplicably, this ranchón -style but unspectacular government-run restaurant remains popular in the new era and it's surely something to do with the generosity of the portions. Epecial lobster.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“It is one of the best restaurantes in Varadero if you want to taste the international and creole cuisine.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Esquina Cuba is a Creole food restaurant one of the best in Varadero in my opinion, the decoration is typically Cuban, has live country music, is located on 36th street and first avenue ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nonna Tina is an Italian food restaurant founded by an Italian hotel business owner based in Varadero, its place is perfectly set, its ducks are excellent, here it is in one of the few places where you can enjoy the true Italian food as its owner He cares zealously for translating the customs of his country to his establishment and has succeeded in doing so because he has made the difference between the other restaurants specializing in Italian food of the peninsula. The prices are somewhat expensive but worth it.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“This a renovated restaurant owned by the government (based on the famous one from Havana). We love the decoration, the location which is walking distance from the apt with a wonderful beach avenue view (4 min walking/1 min by car).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Don Alex is one of the best restaurants in Varadero as far as Italian food is concerned, the quality and the good service offered on this site is second to none. The place is completely natural, it is located on 31st street between the first avenue and the third avenue, the prices are quite cheap and affordable, if you are traveling low cost this place may interest you”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Who doesn't like a cold beer in summer? Light and dark beers are made here. You also have brunch options... just a block a way from the apt. Let us know what you think?”
  • 1 local recommends

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