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Music Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
Havana is a place where dance is a passion. Wherever you go around this city, you’d encounter foot-tapping music and dance. Be it salsa, son (African and Spanish fusion music) or son montuno (Cuban country music), you’d be able to enjoy lilting romantic evenings amidst great dance and music right on the streets of Havana. Also check out the treseros (musicians) playing the famous Cuban tres guitar.
For dance enthusiasts, Havana has numerous options out of which La Casa de la Musica is worth mentioning with two branches at Central Havana and Miramar District. Regular live concerts and a cheerful ambience make this place perfect for beginners as well as experts where there is no dearth of dance partners if you happen to be alone.

Eating Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
The typically Cuban small family-run restaurants called paladares are must visit during holiday Havana in 2011. La Guarida and La Divina Pastora are quite nice options when it comes to recharging yourself with good food. The latter is across Havana Bay with lesser crowds, live music and splendid city views.

Bar Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
A holiday to any part of Cuba is incomplete if you don’t have at least one glass of the traditional mojito. One of the best places to have it in Havana is the terrace bar at Hotel Nacional – they serve perfection!

Dance Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
Watching breathtakingly beautiful dance performances is another thing you could on a holiday in Havana. The Gran Teatro de La Habana hosts dance shows by the Ballet Nacional de Cuba – great for watching flamenco and contemporary.

Beach Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
Santa Maria features a beautiful stretch of powdery white sand beach in Havana where you can soak in the glory of the sun or take a dip in the Caribbean waters. For youngsters on holiday to Havana, Macumba Habana is a popular outdoor venue with swimming pool and well-tended gardens. Reach at afternoon and dance away all your blues through the evening.

Walking Circuit – Havana Holidays 2011
Havana is a place which can be explored on foot – to unveil the hidden surprises that are in store for the discerning traveller. El Prado is a nice option for a stroll with the avenue connecting the city centre to the Malecon which in turn is the seafront promenade. The latter is a good place to watch locals at work and play. Parque Lenin, on the other hand, is perfect for those who love solitude, fishing and picnicking to top up the walking excursion.

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