The options of urban tourism, present in the cuban capital with its unique cultural wealth, historical and cultural, finds its complement in areas of spas that make up the so-called Blue Circuit, just 20 minutes from the vital center of the city is open to visitors the options of the Eastern Beaches, located in a coastal strip that exceeds 15 kilometers and excellent areas for the enjoyment of refreshing baths in the sea. Bacuranao, Mégano, Santa Maria del Mar, Boca Ciega and Guanabo emerge one after the other in the eyes of visitors, who arrived from the city after driving through the tunnel of Havana, the track Monumental and Via Blanca.
The sun, sea and excellent facilities are added to practice water sports and recreational activities for all tastes, backed by a hotel infrastructure capable of meeting the demands of international tourism. The areas of sand from its shores extend to the edge of the insular platform populated of corals and a fertile underwater life, that the converted in addition to site ideal for diving and the contemplation of seabed unrivaled.
In addition, the aforementioned beaches also have facilities such as nightclubs, restaurants, bars and all the services that they provide the opportunity to know even the smallest detail to the capital of Cubans. The closeness of the sea gives a key position to the wide range of activities available to visitors, who receive the backing of professional entertainers, responsible for converting the activities programed in appointments where there is a predominance of fun and entertainment.
The Blue Circuit is also the preferred by the domestic tourism, especially during the hot summer, when thousands of people move to enjoy the warm waters that accompany the white sands of the place. Facilities of recognized tradition as Tarara, Tropicoco and Atlantico make up the offer of accommodation in this region, even with access to accommodation in houses enabled with all the comforts for the rest. Among them, the Tropicoco is separated by just 50 meters from the blue waters of the sea, with outdoor and indoor gardens that highlight the Caribbean ambience of the place.
While, Villa Los Pinos provides capacity in three tens of comfortable residences, accompanied the design of complementary options in favor of vacationers, with routes by places of cultural interest in the capital and the enjoyment of the most varied gastronomic offer. Linked to this, the Aparthotel The Terraces adds the alternative of the hosting by long stay for those interested in maximizing the attractions of the island.
Linked to the nautical activities is the coastal town of Cojímar, located at the beginning of the beach areas and related to the history of the American novelist Ernest Hemingway. The Nobel Prize for Literature-1954 met in the bar-restaurant The Terrace, located in that town, the fisherman Anselmo Hernandez, who served as inspiration for one of his most famous works: The Old Man and the sea. Hemingway came to the balcony of the hand of his employee and friend Gregorio Fuentes, after which became regular visitor of the establishment, so many times by he referred to in his works.
For all these reasons, the Blue Circuit stands in a variant of leisure indispensable to add value added to urban tourism, especially when in the vicinity there is a city that exceeds two million inhabitants and is the capital of Cuba.