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Las Tunas


Cuba tourism Las Tunas

Tourism: Beach | Culture | Diving | Nightlife | Relax | 

Las Tunas is one of the most untouched parts of Cuba. It’s home to stunning isolated stretches of beach and excellent dive spots along with a peaceful capital city and very friendly locals. This is the real Cuba, away from the tourist resorts.

Accommodation offers Las Tunas

tourist accommodation Las Tunas Cuba

Accommodation in Las Tunas comes mainly in the form of private rooms - casas particulares in Las Tunas and Puerto Padre; in the capital of the province you’ll find quite a few between the train station and the city centre.

Most offer better value than the Hotels in La Tunas. Las Tunas province was first established in 1976. This is when it split from the western region.

The two main towns in Las Tunas province are Victoria de Las Tunas, or simply “Las Tunas” and Puerto Padre.

Las Tunas Capital City

Cuba Las Tunas - holidays in Cuba

The capital city was founded back in 1752. During the second war of independence it was actually burned to the ground. Nowadays Las Tunas is the provincial capital with a population of over 140,000 people. Las Tunas has a very social charm, the local Cubans here are incredibly friendly and always welcome to visitors. If you stay in one of Las Tuna’s casas particulares, you’ll feel like you’re right at home with the family - and you will be!

Puerto Padre

Las Tunas Cuba - destinations

Puerto Padre town is located in a bay on the northern coast of Las Tunas province. It’s known as the “city of mills” and dates back to the 16th century.  It has grown from a small rural town into an industrial centre, where they produce large amounts of sugar cane - hence the number of mills. It’s a quiet spot and close to some of the best beaches in the province. Lodging means casas particulares in Puerto Padre. Chill in this beatiful, relaxed place and explore the most beatiful, lonely beaches in Cuba.

Las Tunas - Cuba

Las Tunas

  • Capital: Las Tunas (Victoria de Las Tunas)
  • Havana:                657 km
  • Santiago de Cuba: 203 km

  • Map & Next provinces

  • Beaches of Cuba - Las Tunas & Puerto Padre homes & holidays

Top attractions in Las Tunas

  • Tourist free beaches (Where the Cubans go) near Puerto Padre
  • Relax and stay in a Casa Particular Puerto Padre or Las Tunas
  • Visit the festival of cuban magic "Anfora"
  • Explore secret cool places (for example Las Minas or El Cornito) near Las Tunas
  • Punta Covarrubias - an unspoilt paradise
  • The people of Las Tunas
Where to stay
  • Las Tunas Cuba
    Hostels & Apartments
    Las Tunas
    Puerto Padre

  • Hotels

    Las Tunas
    "Hotel Cadillac"
    "Hotel Islazul Las Tunas"
    "Cabañas El Cornito"

    "Hotel Brisas Covarrubias"

    Cerro de Caisimu
    "Cabañas Campismo Cerro de Caisimu"

Sights & Beach
  • Sights

  • Beach
    Playa Covarrubias
    Playa La Boca
    Playa La Herradura
    Playa La Llanita
    Playa Los Pinos (Manatí)
    Playa Manglito (Manatí)
    Playa Uvero
    Playa Azul
    Playa Santo Domingo (Delicias)
    Playa Boca de Río (Delicias)
    Playa Habanero

Useful Informations
  • Internet Las Tunas Cuba

Province Las Tunas

Cuba Beach: Las Tunas

Las Tunas beaches - travel guide Cuba all the informations for tourists Las Tunas province is home to what many believe are the most beautiful beaches in all of Eastern Cuba. Think miles and miles of isolated stretches of sandy beaches, surrounded by pristine, clear warm waters. There’s literally no tourism here and the diving is amazing.

  • Covarrubias Beach

    Covarrubias is located in the north of the province. It’s the best place to go diving in Las Tunas with warm clean waters and a beautiful coral reef that stretches for nearly three kilometres. There are 35 untouched virgin beaches in this area, all known for their stunning natural beauty but only one - Covarrubias - has been opened to international tourism.

  • Playa La Herradura beach

    Playas La Herradura is a golden sandy beach with pristine waters and spectacular sunsets. There’s a number of establishments here that legally rent out private rooms.

  • Playa La Llanita beach

    If you keep going west for about 10 kilometers you’ll come to Playa Llanita. The sand here is very soft and whiter than La Herradura. The water can get very choppy though.

  • Playa La Boca beach

    About a kilometer up the road from Playa Llanita lies Playa La Boca  - One of the remotest beaches in Cuba and a genuine “Cuban’s beach”.

Travel in Cuba: Las Tunas
  • Tourism Cuba Domestic flights Las Tunas
    Las Tunas (VTU)

  • Bus station Las Tunas
    Bus station
    Las Tunas Capital

  • Bus stations "ASTRO" Las Tunas Province Cuba
    Bus stations "ASTRO"
    Las Tunas Capital
    Puerto Padre

  • Train stations Las Tunas Province Cuba
    Train stations
    Las Tunas
    Puerto Carupano
    Jesús Menéndez

  • Car rental Cuba Las Tunas
    Car rental
    Las Tunas: Hotel Las Tunas
    Hotel Villa Covarrubias
    Puerto Padre