About Havana


Let's have a look around into background of Havana
  • Province: La Habana
  • Country: Cuba
  • Latitude: 23.1333333333
  • Longitude: -82.3833333333
  • Time zone: America/Havana
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Havana

  • Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: December to May
  • Languages: Cuban Spanish followed by Haitian Creole, Lucumi, Galician, and Corsican

Location

Let’s have a look around into background of Havana, Cuba

Sultry city with mesmeric beaches and boisterous night life with Hollywood celebrity posse being most common makes Havana is a favored tourist destination amongst many royal choices. It is the capital city located in the country of Cuba and is province of La Habana. This beautiful port city of Cuba is covered on the west and south by the bay while the slow & serene Almendares River covers the region from South to North. As per the population census 2012, the city consists of 2,106,146 individuals.  

Distance from Havana center to Airport

José Martí International Airport located about 11 km away from city center in southern direction. Secondary airport accessed is Playa Baracoa Airport

Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21km

Driving Time:  24 Minutes

Modes of transport

  • Airport: José Martí International Airport and Playa Baracoa Airport.
  • Rail: Ferrocarriles de Cuba – Railways of Cuba.
  • Road: Bus – Metrobús and Omnibus Metropolitanos (OM) ; Taxi – Cubataxi Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) per Day
    • Concierge: Between $1 (Cuban Dollar)
  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) 

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) per Day
    • Concierge: Between $1 (Cuban Dollar)
  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Santa Clara,
  • Miami,
  • Hialeah




Hialeah

Location

Let’s have a look around into background of Hialeah, Florida.

Weather
  • Climate: Tropical Monsoon climate
  • Best Time to Visit: February to June
Tourist Attractions
  • Hialeah Park Race Track
  • Goodlet Park
  • Carl F Slade Park




Miami

Location

Miami in the south eastern corner of Florida is a seaport city. It is one of the most populous city in the south east US. The total population of the city is over 5.5 million.

Weather
  • Climate: Tropical Monsoon Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May
Tourist Attractions
  • Jungle Island
  • Villa Vizcaya
  • Miami Seaquarium

Emergency Contact Numbers in Havana city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 105 / 106
  • Cab: 7/855-5555-59 (Cubataxi Cab Service)
  • Airport: +53 7 2664644 (José Martí International Airport)
  • Hospital: +53 7 8761210 (Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Havana.

Events:

  • Cañonazo Ceremony
  • Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano

Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Regla

Tourist Attractions

  • Plaza de la Catedral
  • El Malecon
  • Plaza de Armas

Theatre & Concerts

  • Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Legendarios del Guajirito
  • La Zorra y el Cuervo

Visit Top Restaurants in Havana

  • Restaurante Cafe del Oriente
  • Otramaneralahabana
  • La Torre Del Oro

Top Shopping Centers in Havana

  • Almacenes San Jose
  • Mercado de Artesania
  • D Brujas Handmade Soap

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Taquechel Pharmacy Museum
  • Estudio Taller Santacana
  • Jardin Madre Teresa de Calcuta

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Steak and Ahi tuna - Otramaneralahabana
  • Lobster Medallions and Shrimp dish - Restaurante Cafe del Oriente
  • Lobster Carpaccio - La Torre Del Oro

Sports Club

  • Home of Cuban National Series (Domestic Baseball Competiton)

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $1.82 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $0.81 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $212.86
  • Cheap meal: $5.03
  • Gasoline: $1.05 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $15.00
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