Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad, Cuba

Founded in 1514, the old Villa de la Santisima Trinidad shows its history in colonial style architecture with an accentuated Moorish tradition, and in the neoclassical style introduced in Cuba in the 19th century.

Why include Trinidad in your itinerary? Belonging to the province of Sancti Spíritus, Trinidad is one of the most complete destinations in Cuba and the most visited. There are many more reasons to know Trinidad, but if you are hesitant to include it or not in your travel plan, here are 5 reasons why recommends you not to leave it out:

  1. Trinidad de Cuba was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  2. Its winding streets will allow you to travel in time through squares and majestic palaces, an expression of the wealth paid by the sugar productions of the nearby Valle de los Ingenios.
  3. The Valley of the Sugar Mills has also been declared a World Heritage Site because of its exceptional beauty and the archaeological wealth that it treasures.
  4. Close to Trinidad is Ancon Beach with blue beaches.
  5. From here it is possible to make excursions to the Great Natural Park Topes de Collantes. This zone of preservation of the flora and fauna in Cuba allows the practice of hiking, including the arrival to the waterfalls Caburní and El Rocío.

Where to stay

There are few hotels in Trinidad but MANY private houses. In fact, the most common accommodation in this area are private homes. We invite you to check our page for accommodation in Trinidad to find the best options according to your needs and tastes. We also list our favorite places here:

Hotel Brisas Trinidad del Mar

Hotel Brisas Trinidad del Mar

Península Ancón, Trinidad, Cuba
Colonial arches, red tiles, and cobblestone pathways characterize this hotel’s architectural style. More info
Hotel Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad

Hotel Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad

Calle Jose Marti 262 esq Lino Perez, 62600 , Trinidad, Cuba
The Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad sets the standard for service and amenities for Cuba’s boutique p More info

Tours and Excursions

Numerous are the tours including Trinidad. Then we make a selection of those that we believe are the most peculiar and interesting.

Excursion to Topes de Collantes

Excursion to Topes de Collantes

Trinidad, Cuba
An all-purpose truck will pick you up and take you into the Escambray Mountains.  Stop at a lookout More info
Trinidad Special: The City and Its History

Trinidad Special: The City and Its History

Trinidad, Cuba
The historic city of Trinidad is located on the sothern coastline. Largely untouched by modern devel More info

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.

Places of Interest

  • Historic Center of Trinidad.
  • The city’s museums.
  • Valle de los Ingenios.
  • Manaca Iznaga Tower.
  • Topes de Collantes.
  • Ancón Beach.

How to get there

The access road to Trinidad is by land. Connected from Havana by the Viazul buses and also with shared and private transfers.

Renting a car is a good way for getting here.