Cuba

Destination - Cuba

Cuba is the largest Caribbean island, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. It lies 145 km (90 miles) south of Key West, Florida, between the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas, to the west of Haiti, and northwest of Jamaica.

Under communist rule, is known for its white-sand beaches, rolling mountains, cigars and rum. Its colourful capital, Havana, features well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture within its 16th-century core, Old Havana, loomed over by the pre-revolutionary Capitolio. Salsa emanates from the city’s dance clubs and cabaret shows are performed at the famed Tropicana.

Malaria – No malaria present

Traveller’s Diarrhoea – Moderate risk exists in deluxe accommodations; high risk exists elsewhere. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illness

A Gastro Kit can be purchased from Travel Vaccination Health care which includes prescription and non-prescription medications for presumptive self treatment if diarrhoea occurs.

*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.