Coral gardens and incredible rock formations are just offshore from lovely Varadero. There are several dive shops to be found along the peninsula, locals who know the best places to find wildlife.Head to the Coral Negro wreck, the Neptuno wreck or the Caribe wreck, all of which make for some great photographs and memories to take home.There iis even a couple of caves to explore during your time on Varadero. Check out the cenote as well as the El Brinco Cave.A bit farther out is Cayo Piedra and several other small islands and islets. Some of the best, most unspoiled diving can be accomplished out here, mere meters from the tip of the peninsula.
Varadero Sea Life
The rich waters near the peninsula bring incredible marine life to Varadero. You can see all sorts of reef fish, as well as small sharks. Rays and eels can be spotted here near the reefs. Dolphins frolic offshore, and whales can sometimes be seen in season.Fishermen, you’ve found your spot. Game fish of all kinds; sailfish, snapper, and more are thronging right offshore.
How To Get There
Useful to visitors is the double decker hop on, hop off bus that runs up and down the peninsula. Because the region is so small, renting a bike or moped is a great alternative to a car.