Holidays Cuba

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Where to go when - our guide to Cuba

Sierra Maestra

The weather in Cuba is wide and varied

As the largest of all the Caribbean islands, Cuba is replete with diverse landscapes. From the verdant limestone outcrops of the west to the unspoilt forests of the eastern Sierra Maestra mountains, here the climate remains deliciously hot all year round. There are two distinct seasons. December - May sees the most visitors, with less chance of rain, lower humidity and temperatures in the high 20°Cs. During the wet season from June - November, there is increased rainfall, higher humidity and temperatures which creep above 30°C. This is a less popular time to visit, though June can be a good option as the heaviest rains have not yet set in. Between Aug and Nov there is a chance of hurricanes and tropical storms.

Cubans love to celebrate, and there are colourful street parades and cultural events which take place throughout the year, usually accompanied by contagious drumming rhythms and traditional dancing. Carnival in July is one of the biggest affairs, with glittering processions and blowout celebrations igniting the streets of Cuba’s major cities and towns.

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Our exciting range of articles on Latin America explore everything from iconic destinations and lesser-known cultural gems to delicious traditional recipes. You’ll also find exclusive travel tips, first-hand client reviews and the chance to get your personal questions answered by our travel experts.

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Consultant

    It’s hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Chris Rendell Dunn
    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

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