Like the famous cuban song Santa Clara recounts of life and exploits of the “Che” (Guevara), the memorable commander of the Cuba revolution that on the last day of 1958.
The city hosts his rests and monuments and the museums conserve the memories of his life. “The Commander” used to smoke the same Cuban cigars that today are made in Santa Clara’s tobacco factory. Smokers will love a visit to its outlet and try one of their genuine hand made cigars like Montecristo, Partagás or Romeo y Julieta and have chat with a cigars expert staff member while sipping a good Cuban Rum.
Life in town flows around Park Vidal, the heart of the city, surrounded by buildings in different architectural styles. The lively Indipendencia Boulevard is the right place for shopping in town while the night is animated with live music, dance, Cuba libre (famous local cocktail) and even drag show.
The region of Santa Clara has plenty things to do and see: Tobacco fields, lakes, mountains, caves, thermal waters. The Buenavista Biosphere Reserve and its protected ecosystems is UNESCO Heritage. While the beach lovers can head to famous Cayo Santa María and Cayo las Brujas located on the northern coast of the region.