|Varadero Airport Shuttles|
|Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport abbreviated VRA is located 14.6 miles (23.5 km) from Mantazas, Cuba and 21.7 miles (34.9 km) from Varadero, Cuba. It handles more than 1 million passengers each year. Next to Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, VRA is the second busiest airport in the country.|
Trips to town will require some means of transportation. Double-decker open top buses run regularly from Blau Marina Hotel and Princess del Mar to town. The buses make stops along the way at many restaurants and shopping malls. There are taxis; all of the hotels will have a location were taxis can pick you up. Some of the more exclusive hotels will have car rental on sight. Coco Taxi, motorized enclosed trikes are also a popular means of travel for sightseeing or just going shopping in town. For a more romantic experience a horse-drawn carriage are available for hire.
About Varadero Airport
VRA replaced what is now known as Kawama airport in 1989 and was named after civil rights activist Juan Gualberto Gomez. Gomez fought for Cuban and African American Rights in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Varadero itself is situated on the Caribbean and it is considered a resort town.
Things to do in Varadero
Explore the Bellamar Caves. Be prepared it’s a little damp and warm. Play a round of golf at Villa Du Pont. Then have dinner in the basement at La Americas (see below) and stay the night (see below). Shop at the International Shopping Center or with the beach vendors. Currency is equal to USD.
Restaurants near VRA
Sandals is very famous in the Caribbean in Varadero they operate the Royal Hicacos Resort & Spa. Its and adult only location and it sits on the beach. Hotel Barcelo is another resort location with all inclusive packages. There are buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; 9 bars; snacks; 2 formal dinners to choose from each night; children’s play grounds; and lots of family activities to choose from.
VRA Contact Information