Published on : Thursday, October 22, 2020
Minty mojitos, indigo seas, dazzling waterfalls, aromatic cigars, and bubblegum pink classic cars, the signature attractions of the Caribbean island of Cuba has opened its beaches, B&Bs, hotels, as well as nature reserves and city attractions to the foreign tourists this week after going through a six months of lockdown.
On July 1, 2020, Cuba had officially reopened its borders and international airports for tourism with few cities. Gradually they added more to the list.
In June, Cuba started their 3-phase reopening plan.
Phase 1: June – Domestic tourism, executing safety protocols.
Phase 2: July – International tourism to selected areas of Cuba.
Phase 3: Starting Sept/Oct – Opening of the rest of tourist centres in Cuba.
Starting July 1st, 2020, tourists current are welcomed to visit these specific areas of the island
Cayo Largo Del Sur, Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Santa María and Cayo Cruz
Please note that till October 16, tourism was temporarily suspended in Cayo Coco as a result of a rise in cases.
Opening just a small section of the country permits the restarting of monetary recovery, helps in protecting the health of the citizens of Cuba, and also allows the government to keep an eye on the effects of resuming tourism.