Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo Guides are all about. This new series will appeal to all types of travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guide in the past! Marco Polo's unique insider tips are peppered throughout the guide - offering a real insight into the destination.
Experience all the attractions of Cuba with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with Best Of recommendations. Find hotels and restaurants, check out the island's beaches and its trendiest places, and find out about festivals and events and sports and activities; also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. Further sections include: Excursions & Tours, Travel Tips, Travel with Kids, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Spanish phrasebook and index.
If there's one Caribbean island you must see, it's Cuba! A unique holiday paradise with more than 4,000 offshore islands, including chains with such evocative names as 'Gardens of the King'.
With MARCO POLO Cuba you can dive into a colourful dream of rhythm, revolution and retreat. The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to glorious white beaches and ports and colonial towns redolent with history. Be enchanted by the slightly morbid, but irresistibly charming Havana! Track down the afro-cuban heritage in lively Santiago de Cuba. Encounter Cubans who might be a bit 'Che Guavara', and wonder at their lust for life! Visit tobacco factories and rum distilleries. The Insider Tips reveal where you can buy the hottest Latin music discs, can feed the sharks and enjoy the most beautiful beach in the Caribbean.
The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of Cuba, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind, while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you're on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. Explore Cuba: in Excursions & Tours you will discover in your hire car the sheer colour and variety of the island orchids, caves, towns and beaches. For watersports enthusiasts and nature lovers there's nowhere quite like it, whether in its paradise resorts, its mountains or its countless islands, and you can find out about everything from diving to windsurfing in the Sports & Activities chapter. Finally the Dos & Don'ts warn you about drugs, giving money to children and going topless.
MARCO POLO Cuba provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the island. To help you find your way around there are the Where to Start panels for the main cities, a detailed Road Atlas, pull-out map and a map of Havana in the cover.