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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Your edit for Latin American inspiration

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

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Expert

    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.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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