The Isle of Youth in Cuba

The islands are always an ideal option for all those who are mainly looking to enjoy good weather and spectacular beaches on their vacations. All over the world there are islands of different characteristics, some larger than others, some more built than others … but all with one point in common: beaches, beaches and more beaches. At VuelaViajes we have shown you many islands since our birth, and today I would like to show you one more.

It is about the Isle of Youth , which is in Cuba (it is the second largest) and which is one of the favorite destinations of all those who choose the wonderful Caribbean to spend their vacations. It is located in the western part of the country and in it you can find really spectacular beaches with totally crystal clear waters, as well as a very picturesque and traditionally Cuban architecture. Among its buildings you can see large columns, many tiles and also interior patios, a classic in that country.

In the area of ​​the main beach there is a port that has a lot of places that are very visited by all tourists, such as a traditional market, many street stores with all kinds of articles and also several fairs with typical Cuban crafts and other places. . In addition, throughout the island you can practice a lot of activities, many of them related to aquatic life such as diving, snorkeling or taking a trip in a canoe or catamaran.

Of course, the Cuban gastronomy is very interesting and also that of the island itself. There you can find spectacular mixtures of various cuisines such as Spanish, African or indigenous. The most typical dishes of the Isle of Youth are rice with vegetables and beans, Creole ajiaco or tostones (made with fried green plantains). To drink, nothing like a very cool Cuban mojito to enjoy a good time of leisure.