4th Edition. Lonely Planet Publications. 520 pages. Controversial and just a bit conflicted, Cuba is a nation like no other rhythmic, colorful, sophisticated and whimsical all in one sumptuous breath. Unlock the syncopated beat of this island paradise, revel in Habana Vieja's culture and traditions, ramble along history's trail in the Sierra Maestra or simply sit back on a secret beach till ma?ana dawns with this unparalleled and comprehensive guide. Pick & Mix: buy and download individual chapters from this book. WANNA CHA CHA? - the secrets of salsa, son, mambo and more are revealed in our special Music chapter. GAPS ON THE MAP - informed do-it-yourself content, day tripper itineraries and more than 60 maps open the doors to Trinidad, Santiago, Cayo Coco and more. TRAVEL BACK - the revolution didn't need to be televised, it comes to life with informed features and in-depth historic and cultural coverage. QU? BOL? ASERE? - learn what this phrase means and more with our authoritative Language and Glossary chapters.
Frommer Publications. 320 pages. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer's Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do. ? More annually updated guides than any other series ? 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides ? Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries ? Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design
Rough Guide Publications. 672 pages. The Rough Guide to Cuba is the ultimate guide to the home of sun, salsa and rum. From downtown Trinidad to small-town street parties, the full-colour section introduces the best Cuba has to offer. The guide is full of informed descriptions and accurate listings of the best bars, restaurants and music venues to be seen at, from the lively city of Havana to the seaside resorts of Cayo Coco and Guardalavaca. This guide also takes a detailed look at the country's turbulent history, sport, music and wildlife, and comes complete with new maps and plans for every area. The Rough Guide to Cuba is like having a local friend plan your trip!
Dorling Kindersley Publications. 336 pages. Size 125x217mm. Cuba is now very much on the radar screen of British holiday-makers - with its fantastic music, unspoiled beaches and vintage American cars, it has a unique identity. This Eyewitness Travel Guide explores Cuba's rich cultural history while giving you all the practical tips you need for a perfect holiday.
Moon Publications. 775 pages. Moon's award-winning guide to Cuba provides you with the essential details needed to discover all the can't miss sights, attractions, and restaurants in Cuba -- for all budgets. Plus, "Moon Cuba" highlights the best lesser-known and local hotspots. Check out off-beat destinations such as Finca Manacas (the birthplace of Fidel), Parque Lennon, and Rumba de Salvador's Alley. Or read the intriguing sidebars on Tropicana nightclubs, cigars, and the history of Cuba. With firsthand experience and honest insight, bestselling author Christopher P. Baker provides you with all the tools you need to create your own unique experience. Chris's fun and creative travel suggestions can help you plan your perfect trip.
Bradt Publications. 256 pages. Cuba has for centuries drawn travelers to its shores. Ever since Columbus dropped anchor in 1492, this "jewel of the Caribbean" has continued to weave its spell over visitors, attracted nowadays by colorful carnivals and the vibrant rhythms of son, salsa and rumba. Despite the very real hardship of the Cuban people, their zest for life is at the very heart of the island's appeal. For this third edition of Cuba: The Bradt Travel Guide author Stephen Fallon has returned to the island to update every aspect of travel, from hotels, and resorts to restaurants and transport. No matter what your budget, you can be confident that this is the guide for you, both on and off the beaten track. Cuba: The Bradt Travel Guide contains detailed coverage of hotels and resorts to help you plan your trip, how to beat the bureaucracy, getting around, from buses and trains to hire cars and bicytaxis, Havana in depth, including old town history and architecture, where to find the best salsa music as well as computer-generated maps new for this edition.
Footprint Publications. 464 pages. Footprint Cuba is the ideal guide to take to this popular Caribbean paradise. Fully revised, this fourth edition contains ideas on how to soak up the island ambience, from the romanticism of decadent Havana to the relaxing beaches up the north coast. This guide will appeal to any type of traveler with sections ranging from cultural background information detailing Cuba's social history and profiles of natural wonders not to miss, including tropical rainforests, biosphere reserves, and national parks, to up-to-date details on living with the locals (how to stay in private homes) and knowing your conga from your rumba. A special section on cycling covers the hottest form of transportation on the island.
Moon Publications. 448 pages. From a night at the high-octane Tropicana nightclub, to touring the Havana's monuments to the Revolution, to visiting Hemingway's Havana hangouts, travelers looking for more than the standard itinerary will find many unique options in this updated guide. Author Christopher P. Baker, a well-respected and best-selling authority on travel to Cuba and Latin America, presents everything a traveler needs to know when heading to Havana. This guide is packed with comprehensive information on accommodations, dining, sights, and recreation, covering a wide range of budgets and personal interests. Filled with color photographs, custom maps, witty sidebars, current guidelines for legal travel, and a complete coverage of the city's complex history, the second edition of Moon Handbooks Havana is the most comprehensive resource for travelers to this popular travel destination.