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Flights to Varadero

Bliss out on one of the Caribbean's dreamiest beaches

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It’s all about the beach in Varadero. Stretched out on a slender peninsula pointing towards the Bahamas, this 20km sweep of soft, pale sand is the stuff daydreams are made of. Make the sun lounger your home for the holiday, with a backdrop of swaying palm trees and a view of turquoise waters blending into the big blue sky. 

Varadero is Cuba's – and the Caribbean's – biggest holiday resort, with a fantastic choice of all-inclusive hotels, shops and entertainment to cater to your every whim. Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea on both sides, watersports fans will be in heaven. You can get into the swing of things on the island's first 18 hole golf course. And if you want a taste of the real Cuba, there are some brilliant days out too.

Make your Caribbean daydreams a reality with Virgin Atlantic flights to Varadero.

Discover Varadero

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Discover Varadero

Make a splash

Peel yourself off your sun lounger and jump into the clear warm water. Go for a leisurely pedalo ride, explore by kayak, snorkel over coral reefs, try a spot of windsurfing or take a relaxing boat cruise. Most hotels in Varadero will have all the kit you need. Experience the Caribbean Sea with our flights to Varadero.

Fall for Cuba’s sultry capital

Salsa rhythms, vintage cars and revolutionary history – they're all part of Havana's rich cultural heritage. Wander through the colonial architecture of Old Havana, sip daiquiris in Ernest Hemingway’s old haunts and look out to sea from el Morro fortress. You can take a day trip from Varadero or make it part of your Cuba holiday with our flights to Havana.  

Local info

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Local information

Flight duration

The flight time to Varadero from London Gatwick is approximately 10 hours.

Visa information

Visit our dedicated Cuba visa page for useful information on the travel documents you'll need. 

Local currency

Cuba has two currencies, the Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) and the Cuban Peso (CUP). The CUC is the one used by tourists. You'll have to exchange your money when you get there as CUCs can't be purchased outside Cuba.

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Local transport

Taxis and organised coach services are the easiest, safest ways to travel from the airport and around Varadero. 

Electricity

The power supply at most modern hotels in Varadero is 220 volts. Sockets may take different types of plug, so it's best to take a multi-country adapter.

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We're unable to book flights to Havana and Varadero, please call our friends at Virgin Holidays to make your booking on 0344 520 0012.