If the retro style of the 1950s is your thing, then look no further than Iberostar Habana Riviera hotel. With is novel decor and throwback style, you'll think you were transported back in time to this hotel's hay day. Ginger Rogers himself inaugurated the hotel back in December 1957, playing the legendary Copa Room, which legend would have it was built by mobster Meyer Lansky, who happened to leave Cuba in a bit of a rush two years later dumping his lucrative visions of casino operation into the ocean. Although the Riviera's mafia and gambling past is long gone, the hotel still reflects much of that era with the royal blue chaises with red club chairs and marble floors. Flash forward to today and the lobby's Salon Internacional is abuzz with conversation, while young Cubans practice a few sassy salsa moves nearby. A great place to visit and a hotel that will give you memories to cherish forever.
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Cuba, Figures and Facts
Humid and hot, Cuba has a climate that fits the character of its sultry and warm people. Its tropical climate means ever-present sunshine and humid heat all throughout the year, with the months of December to March seeing the lowest humidity levels and the mildest temperatures. The dry season typically runs from November to April while the steamier, wet season from May to October sees the most rainfall. July and August are the hottest months while January and February are usually the coolest.
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GMT -5 hours
Cuban Pesos (CUP)
Local laws & customs
Due to local customs and etiquette rules some countries observe a strict dress code. This is especially true for most Muslim countries. Please show respect for local customs and dress accordingly so as not to offend locals or attract unwanted attention.
Some countries also have strict custom laws on what items you can import and export. Always check with the local tourist board before travelling.
Be aware that prior to visiting some countries you may need to get specific immunisation against some diseases. Consult your local GP and check with the FCO website to find out if you will need any vaccinations before travelling. Also, to ensure your health is covered while you’re away it might be worth investing in some health insurance. In some countries this is a strict requirement.
Some countries require specific permits or visas to allow entry. Please ensure your passport is up to date in advance and check the FCO website for more detailed information.
Best time to travel
December to April
10% in bars, restaurants and taxis
To call Cuba from the UK dial 00
To call the UK from Cuba dial 11944 followed by your phone number
Electricity in Cuba is 110 volts / 60Hz. Most common socket / plugs are type A
Some hotels have 220 volts and type C sockets
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