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Casa La Mansion is located in the Miramar district of Havana, considered by many as the ideal place to stay in Havana, with its up-market ambience, broad tree shaded 5th avenue, parks and beautiful villas and impressive mansions. Just a 15 minute drive into Vedado, Centro Habana and Old Havana; it's an exceptional location due to its tranquility and abundance of high class Casa Particulares and private Paladar Restaurants. Right from your base at Casa La Mansion you'll be able [...]
Casa Conde is your ideal Casa Particular in Havana if you're looking to be centrally located in La Habana. Sandwiched between Old Havana and Vedado, Casa Conde in Centro Habana is perfectly suited to those wishing to explore Havana on foot or taking short taxi rides to each corner of the city. A 10 minute leisurely stroll from Casa Conde will have you in Old Havana, Vedado en 15 minutes and Miramar, Havana's upscale neighborhood, in 10 minutes by taxi [...]
Address: Calle Marti between Isabel Rubio and Colon The Provincial Museum of Pinar del Rio history is located in a building constructed in 1879 by Agustin Anton, a physician from Valencia Spain, who used it as his home and office until 1892. Up until 1976 the glorious building was used as headquarters by Pinar del Rio’s provincial Government at which time it opened as a museum to commemorate the history of the province. The museum features five permanent halls providing [...]
At just under an hour from Pinar del Rio’s numerous hotels and Vinales, Maria La Gorda El Colony is a premier dive center located on the Guanahacabibes peninsula of Pinar del Rio. Easily a day trip but better to do an overnight stay at the Hotel Maria la Gorda, visitors can either dive or snorkel at one of over 50 diving sites that have been recognized by Scuba Diving Magazine as some of the best on the planet. The El [...]
Located in a former prison and on this site since 1961 the Francisco Donatien Cigar Factory is an ideal daytrip to spend a couple of hours watching people busily roll some of Pinar Del Rios finest cigars. Neatly seated side by side at special wooden benches, the cigar makers carry out their work with dexterity and amazing speed, producing vast numbers of cigars of identical weight and length in the time it takes to bat an eyelid. Similar but much [...]