Why Cuba: Cuba, with its Spanish and African roots, is easily one of the most vibrant and unforgettable islands in the Caribbean. With exotic rhythms emanating from every corner, beautiful palm fringed beaches, expressive and friendly people, as well as a fascinating modern history, a visit to Cuba is sure to be an exhilarating and uplifting experience.
When to Go: Cuba is a year-round destination, with an average temperature of between 20ºC and 35ºC. The dry season runs from Nov-Apr, with the most popular time being Mar-Apr when you are pretty much guaranteed good weather, sunny skies and low rainfall. The rainy season is from May to October. It doesn’t rain all day however, and a visit in these months can be a great chance to witness some spectacular thunderstorms, which bring welcome relief from the heat and humidity.
Combine With: Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica or Colombia.
Getting There: The easiest way to travel to Cuba is via North America or Mexico. Alternatively, flights can be arranged via Panama City or Lima.