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Water Adventures

Varadero's crystalline waters, gorgeous coral formations and teeming sealife make it an ideal for diving, boating and fishing. A family favourite is the Delfinario, which features daily dolphin shows, and even gives visitors a chance to swim with the friendly, trained bottlenose dolphins.

Boating & Sailing

Marlin Marina Dársena

Marlin Marina DarsenaClimb aboard a deep-sea fishing vessel at this marina located just west of Varadero.

Marina Gaviota

Sail on in to the Marina Gaviota. It is also equipped to handle incoming sailors and international vessels.

Marina Marlin Darsena de Varadero

Marina Marlin Darsena de Varadero

This is an authorized port for non-Cuban vessels, and capable of accommodating incoming sailors.

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Fishing

Marlin Marina Dársena

Marlin Marina DarsenaClimb aboard a deep-sea fishing vessel at this marina located just west of Varadero.

Marlin Marina Chapelin

Marlin Marina ChapelinBook an all-inclusive fishing excursion here, complete with an open bar.


Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Laguna de Maya, Playa Coral

Laguna de Maya, Playa Coral

Halfway between Matanzas and Varadero, this is a great spot to go snorkeling.

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Barracuda Diving Centre

Barracuda Diving Centre

This is known as Varadero’s premiere scuba centre because of its friendly staff and impressive facilities.

Cayo Piedra Underwater Park

Cayo Piedra Underwater Park

Explore the shipwrecks and deliberately sunk military equipment filled with colourful tropical fish and crustaceans.