During 2020 there has been one common topic for every single person around the globe: the Covid-19 pandemic. We are now, one step away from setting aside extra worries, depression and the whole traumas left by this sad event.
Even when the pandemic is still an active issue, it is advisable to change our minds into positive thoughts about the future. In accordance to the current state of the sanitary situation in the Island, authorities determined to take actions for the reopening of Hotels in Cuba.
The Island, has always been home of millions of travelers willing to enjoy its tropical environment, whilst getting a deserved getaway. This is the reason why experts in tourism and healthcare advisers decided to establish the safest destinations to enjoy a vacation in Cuba.
No wonder why, in one first moment we are talking about the reopening of the most valuable places of the country.
The Cuban Cays
Cuba is surrounded by smaller islands and cays and many of them form archipelagos which represent important venues for tourism due to its natural and almost virgin beauty. In past days, these destinations remained isolated and only visited by some daring fishermen like Ernest Hemingway. It was lately in the 90s that they became notable touristic attractions.
Considering the location of the country, at the Caribbean Sea, one may consider that every place should be suitable for a vacation. However, the Cays offer the most beautiful beaches of the whole country. Just try to conjure up images of kilometers of white sand, coconut trees, transparent water, within the calmness of an isolated destination.
Some archipelagos host the most beautiful sites where facilities coexist with wild life in full respect. Hence, the mandatory and strict regard of the rules stablished by environmental authorities. This fact makes them an excellent choice for travelers interested in local flora and fauna which are extremely preserved at every location.
Some of the nautical entertainment at the resorts include water sports, such as canoeing, kayaking, paddle, water bicycles and aerobics. Furthermore, clients can enjoy the services at the Marinas that can result a little more exciting. Being essential to note that the seabed at Cays is highly preserved with an abundance of species, small tunnels, virgin funds and good visibility.
Visitors can be delighted with several places suitable for deep fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, catamaran rides, and other water sports. On the other hand, there will also be activities to visit close villages, or to discover the surrounding areas.
Best 4 Cays at Jardines del Rey
The archipelago Sabana-Camagüey extends along the North Coast and it is home of wonderful venues named Jardines de Rey. Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Santa María and Cayo Cruz are the most developed for tourism, there is no population other than resorts and hotels. These destinations are very popular among Canadian and European travelers.
Jardines del Rey shows a great variety of wild life that is extremely protected in spite of all the facilities built in the areas. The place is full of a vegetation that is home of numerous birds, reptiles and a large population of flamingos. The seabed is also remarkable and guests can either enjoy the facilities of the resort or interact in other excursions and activities.
Best option of the southern coast
The Canarreos archipelago, is constituted by a group of islands located at the southern coast of the country. Cayo Largo del Sur is the second most important island. The venue is mostly intended for tourism but it is also essential in the development of endemic wild life.
The Cay has been essential in the protection of sea turtles, and coral reefs. Among the main attractions, tourists can be part of sea turtle hatchery, swimming with dolphins, diving and snorkeling along transparent and warm waters. It is essential to note that Cayo Largo del Sur will provide their visitors with beaches beyond compare, such as Playa Paraíso and Playa Sirena.
How do you access to the Cays?
Access to the Cays in Cuba may be, nowadays, subject to changes considering healthcare issues. Therefore, authorities will determine the safest way to get to your desired destination.
However, in the case of the Cays located at the northern coast the usual ways to arrive at, are by air or land. In the case of the Cayo Coco it is possible to travel both ways since it is connected to the mainland by a built causeway and they have the only International Airport service in the archipelago.
Access to Cayo Guillermo and Cayo Cruz is only possible by land through a causeway attached to Cayo Coco. In the case of Cayo Santa María, there is an airport only for domestic flights, as an alternative, it is also possible to enter the place by a causeway.
Related to the southern coast, Cayo Largo del Sur, the only alternative should be by plane. There is an International Airport that handles both, domestic and international flights. Most traffic at the airport arrives from Canada and Italy. On the other hand, many clients prefer to make a stop at some point during their vacation, and they mostly do so by booking domestic flights.
Today, the Caribbean gives the world a reason to smile and pack your bags again. If this is your choice do not hesitate, be safe and Stay in the Cays.