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Best places to go in Cuba for couples

Traveling as a couple to Cuba, whether on vacation or honeymoon, is an excellent option if you know how to choose the best experience and are accompanied by the ideal person who will make your trip an unforgettable experience. Tour the magical streets of Havana, dine in cozy palates where you can enjoy a romantic dinner at dusk, sail through the crystal-clear waters of Cuba or end the night dancing to the rhythm of Cuban music. Cuba for couples is the perfect destination for couples looking for a romantic trip full of emotions.

Cuba falls in love with those who visit it, you will share unique experiences with your partner outside the traditional tourist routes, enjoy a trip to Cuba as a couple and disconnect from the daily environment, experiencing new emotions and above all living funny anecdotes with Espíritu Travel local guide. You will discover the most majestic Spanish colonial past, where you will be able to appreciate the cheerful color of the houses, the green of its palm trees, its fields of sugar cane and tobacco …

Read on if you want to discover the best places to go in Cuba for couples.

When we travel with our partner, we want our trip to be special and always remember the great time we had discovering unique places, getting to know the culture of the country and sharing experiences with the local population.

At Espíritu Travel we want to make sure that you enjoy your trip to Cuba from the start to the end, either because you want to have a more relaxing trip or do more adventure activities, your local guide will show you the best places to visit and we will design your perfect tailored trip plan to Cuba for couples.

Cuba for couples

7 romantic experiences that you cannot miss in Cuba for couples

  1. Enjoy a magical sunset in Havana

There is no better way to end the day in Havana than by sitting on the Malecon to watch the sunset while listening to live Cuban music, jazz is without a doubt the anthem of this country. While the sun sets on the horizon, Cubans meet on the Malecon to enjoy the sunset while having all kinds of gatherings and listening to background music that accompanies their stories. But if you are looking for something more special in our Long Weekend in Havana tour, you will end the day touring the streets of Havana in an old classic car while the sun sets and your hair sways in the sea breeze as you pass the Malecon.

After the magnificent convertible ride, go up to the rooftop of the Boutique Malecón 663 hotel and enjoy a live concert of Cuban music while traying one of the best frappe lemonades in the city with the sea in the background at dusk.

  1. A cocktail breathing the open air of Viñales

After a long walk through Viñales with your local guide, try a magnificent cocktail at the El Paraíso de Viñales Agroecological Farm while enjoying the scenery. It is the ideal space to taste a typical Creole food, relax as a couple and be in contact with the nature of Cuba after a walk through the tobacco fields of Viñales. To finish the route completely relaxed, we recommend you try the “stress cocktail”, a mixture of piña colada with more than five types of plants.

End the day on a boat ride along Las Cuevas de Los Indios. Take a look at our Uncovering Cuba trip plan to learn more about this excursion.

  1. Dream sunset in Cayo Santa María

The Cuban keys are undoubtedly one of the best places to relax at the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean and do all kind of water activities like snorkeling, but if you want to end the day in a magical way, we recommend that you do it on a catamaran cruise.

The boat leaves from the Marina Gaviota Cayo Brujas.To complete the experience, enjoy a dinner on board with lobster and an open bar of drinks, set with Cuban music. It is the ideal setting to enjoy an unforgettable sunset.

  1. An art and gastronomy sanctuary in Trinidad

Trinidad is simply a unique city; it is the maximum representation of colonialism in Cuba and a perfect city to enjoy as a couple. The restaurant-gallery El Secreto de Trinidad, owned by the award-winning Cuban artist Carlos Mata Pichs, offers a magical space to enjoy a good meal and appreciate the collection of antiques exhibited there.

And the night has its culminating point at the Casa de la Música de Trinidad, in the historic center, where Cuban musicians liven up the evening and you can dance outdoors under the stars.

If you are looking to spend a day full of adventures discover Trinidad natural wonders on a day trip. Chase waterfalls on a hike (moderate) through the nature reserve Topes de Collantes, located in the Sierra del Escambray mountain range. You can also opt for a horseback riding excursion. Check out our Cuba customize trip plans to know more!

  1. Romantic dinner facing the sea in Havana

If you are looking to surprise your partner after a day full of emotions in Havana, you should book a night by candlelight at the Paladar Vistamar restaurant. Its location is unbeatable, since it is located on the Havana coast, in the Miramar neighborhood with direct views of the sea. The colors and the breeze combine perfectly with the typical Creole dishes that you will taste made of local products.

Trip to Cuba for Couples

  1. The vanguard of Cuban cuisine in Vedado

If you are an avant-garde cuisine lover and enjoy live music, we recommend you visit El Cocinero restaurant. Located in the old oil factory of the same name, its peculiar tower stands out in Havana. There you can enjoy the good atmosphere of it terrace frequented by young people, artists, and bohemians.

The site is located right next to the Art Factory, making it a perfect combination for after dinner visiting the facilities of the most fashionable cultural space in the capital. You can enjoy a live concert while visiting the many art exhibitions with a refreshing cocktail.

  1. Attend the Cannon fire ceremony (Cañonazo) at El Morro 

The cannon ceremony is held each night before 9 pm at the La Cabana fortress. T. Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana was built around WM by the Spaniards to control access to the Port of Havana after the British invaded Havana in 1762. Soldiers dress in 18th-century uniform fire cannons over Havana Bay at precisely 9 pm. It is a historical reconstruction dating back to the colonial era when the fire announced the official end of the day and the time 0 close the Old City gaffs for the night.

These are just a few romantic experiences that you can do during your trip to Cuba for couples and if you are still wondering if Cuba is the perfect destination to travel with your partner, the answer is YES! Few places in the world offer adventure, relaxation, cultural and historical activities in the same place. There is much to enjoy as a couple on the great island of the Greater Antilles, let Espíritu Travel design your perfect trip and let our local guide guide you through the best of Cuba.

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