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9 THINGS TO DO FOR SELECTED DATE RANGE

Coffee Harvest

July–February • food

Sample one the most delicious, fragrant and fresh coffee on the planet

Mamoncillo Season

July–October • food

Taste Cuban mamoncillos—your most sour tropical experience

Guarapo Drink

August • food

Quench your thirst with most excuisite sugarcane juice

Avocado Season

April–September • food

Set off for your Cuba journey to taste the best of local avocado dishes

Lobster Season

June–February • food

Sample most delicious lobsters masterly cooked by the locals

Guava or Guayaba

July–August • food

Guava apple is a tropical and subtropical fruit, that has distinctive red colour of the flesh and bright green colour of the peel

Guanabana Season

April–September • food

Try one of the tastiest fruits you can find in Cuba

Zafra Harvest

August–September • activity

Visit Cuba during the sweetest harvest you've ever seen

Surfing

December–February (north) | August–October (east) • activity

Surf Cuba off the eastern and northern coast

18 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Festival del Habano

not in rangeFebruary 26–March 02, 2018 • event

Gathering of the tobacco-lovers from all over the world longing to try Cuba's original cigars

Tobacco Harvest

not in rangeOctober–November • activity

Get world's finest cigars from the very heart of world's tobacco industry

Carnival of Santiago de Cuba

not in rangeJuly 26 • event

Country's most colourful and delightful carnival—the brightest jewel of Cuba's festivals

Monarch Butterfly Migration

not in rangeSeptember–November • nature

The famous Monarch butterflies migrate every year to warmer places, such as Cuba, to mature

Christmas Celebrations

not in rangeDecember 24–December 25 • activity

Christmas in Cuba is a new holiday which makes it special among other Christmas​ celebrations around the world

Mango Season

not in rangeMay–July • food

Taste the sweetest mango fruit available everywhere during the summertime

Labour Day or Día de los Trabajadores

not in rangeMay 01 • event

Visit Cuba for the holiday that reveals its socialist nature

Day of the National Rebellion

not in rangeJuly 26 • event

One of the biggest public holidays in Cuba is celebrated for three days

Beach​ Season

not in rangeNovember–April • activity

The dry season is your best choice to enjoy the sun and the beach

Romerias de Mayo

not in rangeMay 03–May 08 • event

One of the most colourful, cheerful and authentic Cuban celebrations in Holguin

Caimito Season

not in rangeFebruary–June • food

A purple 'star' among the Cuban fruit that​ will become your ultimate love at first bite

Orquideario de Soroa

not in rangeSeptember–November • nature

The Orchid Garden designated as a World Biosphere Reserve offers the stunning 20,000 plants of 700 orchid species

Marabana: Havana Marathon

not in rangeNovember 19, 2017 • event

Run through the streets of Havana and join the running history

Fishing Tarpon

not in rangeMarch–July • activity

A challenge for experienced fishermen, that requires much skill and knowledge

International Havana Ballet Festival

not in range • event

Enjoy spectacular ballet performances that take place once in two years in Havana

​Bonefishing

not in rangeFebruary–July • activity

Catch the most shiny and strong fish off the fascinating Cuban coast

Snorkeling and Diving

not in rangeDecember–April • activity

Visit Cuba's hidden gems for your best snorkeling experience

Cherimoya Season

not in rangeNovember–early February • food

Visit Cuba for cherimoya harvest time to taste one of the most delicious fruit ever