. are we a travel agent
A . no, we are a surfer based group providing information to other surfers wishing to surf and travel in Cuba, also lending financial assistance and teaching the Cuban surfers.
. are there surf classes in cuba .
A . no,
we are in negotiations with the government to start the first Cuban surf school and surf instruction classes.
. can you rent boards in cuba .
A . no , you will have to bring your own board or bring
an old board and leave it for the cuban surfers .
. what are the best months to go .
A . for the bigger waves at the southern end of the island
, the best months are , aug , sep , oct , nov , this is the hurricane
. for the smaller waves at the northern end of the island , the
best months are , dec , jan , feb , this is when the north east
trade winds are at there strongest .
. what are the best spots .
A . in havana , calle 70 just up from the russian embassy
miramar , in dec , jan , feb
A . in pinar del rio province , cabo san antonio , in dec
, jan , feb
A . in cayo coco , ciego de avila province , sep , oct
, nov , dec
A . in playa costa verde , holguin province , sep , oct
, nov , dec
A . in playa caletones , holguin province , sep , oct ,
nov , dec
A . in yumuri , guantanamo province , sep , oct , nov ,
A . in playa mar verde , playa bella pluma , playa juragua
, santiago de cuba province , aug , sep , oct ,
. are there waves in varadero
A . yes , there are a few beach breaks in varadero , they
are sand banks so you will just have to check them out on the
. what are the best places to stay
A . casa particulars , these are rented rooms in cuban
homes , and range from $15 to $30 dollars per night
. recomended casa particulars
A . pinar del rio , vinales , mariana grajales , no 1 salvador
cisneros and rafael trejo . phone 08936026
A . havana , alejandro ballester and susana alpizar , calle
4 , no 358 downstairs , between 15 and 17 . vadado , havana .
A . gibara , holguin , ronlando cajijal , independencia
no 20 , zona de playa . phone 34383
A . santiago de cuba , marlon romaguera cala , aguilera no 612
, apto 2 barnada and paraiso . phone 564062
A . baracoa , guantanamo , ismael mosqueda rodriguez , maximo
gomez no 120 between maraui and frank pais . phone 42688
.what are good presents to take to cuba
A .fishing line is greatly appreciated , 12 - 24 - 40 pound
, second hand cloths and caps , childrens books , pens and coloured
pencils for the children .
. do you need a wet suit
A no , the water is always warm , just sunscreen and a u.v shirt
. are there surf resorts in cuba
A . no, but you can stay at a couple of large resorts with surf
nearby , the LTI resort at playa costa verde , holguin has waves
just out in front , and the hotel copacabana miramar havana is
close to the surf at calle 70
- Q . the best months to surf in havana
A . december , january , february
- Q . where can you meet cuban surfers
A . A calle 70 miramar just up from the russian embassy behind the panorama hotel , ask for "eduardo valdes " the Acociacion De Surfistas De Cuba , president.
- Q . are there women surfers in cuba
A . yes there are a small group of women surfers in havana .
- Q . Q .what money to take to cuba .
A . A , take euros or canadian dollars , DO NOT take $U.S dollars as the cuban government has a 20% tax on american dollars .
- Q . are there boogie boarders in cuba .
A yes there is group of boogie boarders in havana that also surf the calle 70 miramar break.
- Q . can you hire boogie boards in cuba.
A no , you will have to bring your own board or if you would like to bring an old board and leave it as a gift for the cuban surfers .
- Q . what are the best months for boogie boarding.
A . december , january ,february .
- Q . where are the best places for boogie boarding .
A . playa santa maria del mar , playa megano , playa guanabo , varadero and for the more experienced surfers , calle 70 miramar havana .