The island of Cayo Coco sits just off the coast of Cuba, with white sand and palm trees as far as the eye can see. It’s doubtful you’ll ever tire of these tropical beaches but if you fancy getting away for the day, here are some fantastic excursions to enjoy from the top Cuban tour operators: Cubanacan, Gaviota Tours, Havanatur and Cubatur.
Zoom through the stunning countryside of Cuba in a 4×4 Jeep, stopping at Cuba’s largest water reservoir, Laguna de la Leche. After all that excitement, stop at the fascinating town of Moron, where you’ll have time to explore and do some shopping for those all-important souvenirs.
For lunch you’ll visit a traditional Cuban farm and try some of the country’s typical dishes, followed by a trip to a real-life crocodile farm – the kids will love it!
End your day with a stop at the incredible Cunagua Hill, where you can see for miles, and get a fantastic photo to remember your day by.
This once-in-a-lifetime trip costs £53 for adults and £40 for children, and lasts for an exhilarating eight hours.
Cuba is known for its incredible cave formations, and what better way to see them than by partying in one! Dance the night away to a live Cuban band in the amazing natural cave, Cueva del Jabali. The price for this exciting experience is just £17 and includes an open bar, so you can drink and dance as much as you like until the early hours.
Explore the natural beauty of Cuba by horseback. For just £7 an hour, you can trot through the countryside and trek across the beach along these stunning nature trails. You’ll have your very own guide to accompany you and show you all the incredible sights of the Cuban countryside.
Horseback riding on the beach in Cuba
Discover the beautiful city of Trinidad on this exciting excursion along the coast of Cuba. At a cost of just £54 for adults and £24 for children you can admire the beautiful valleys of Valle de los Ingenious on the way to Trinidad and the stunning countryside of Cayo Coco. When you arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Trinidad, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the romantic cobbled streets and pretty squares, such as Plaza Mayor and Plaza del Jigue. After some lunch in a traditional restaurant, discover the local museum and shop for some souvenirs to take home.
Sugar, Cigar & Rum
Cuba is all about its sugar, cigars and rum, and you can discover these famous products on a fantastic Cuban-themed excursion to the town of Moron. Travel back in time with a ride on a horse and cart and find out how Cuban sugar and rum is produced with a tour of a traditional sugar mill, you can even bring back a souvenir bottle of rum and a cigar! Afterwards, go wild and visit some of Cuba’s most dangerous reptiles at the Crocodile Breeding Farm, followed by a relaxing lunch in the Cayo Coco countryside.
Prices for this fascinating day out are just £44 for adults and £15 for children.