One of the most famous destinations in Cuba is Vinales Valley, a couple of hours east of the capital, Havana.
There is a myriad of things to do in Vinales, so it might be a good idea to stay a night or two in one of the charming Vinales casa particulares!
I have visited Vinales about once a year since my first visit in 2019, and I just love the slow and laid-back atmosphere here every time. If you visit central and eastern Cuba, you don’t want to miss this picturesque little town!
Vinales Valley is the home of the coveted Cuban cigars, the UNESCO-protected unique mogotes hilltops, stunning cave systems, mountain biking and ecotours, a huge mural, and the stunning beautiful lush green scenery!
Vinales Casa Particulares
Check out these 7 of the top-rated Vinales casa particulares (in no particular order) that former travelers have rated top notch 10 out of 10 points if you want to stay a few days to explore wonderful surroundings!
Casa Los Rubios is a beautiful, top-rated Vinales casa particular, where the hosts really go the extra mile to give you a great stay!
The host will help organize tours and excursions, make you a beautiful breakfast, and indulge you with amazing Cuban coffee at any time.
From the terrace at Casa Los Rubios, you have a breathtaking view of the green valley from an airy vantage point!
The rooms in the casa are spacious, everything is comfortable and clean, and some of the guest sections upstairs have a private terrace with a valley view.
There is also wifi available for a fee.
You can enjoy refreshments in a fully stocked fridge at an extra cost, and a few minutes walk away from the casa is the main street of Vinales town with lots of restaurants!
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The Casa Yohandi Y Yudaisy is nestled directly on the edge of a picturesque national parkland surrounded by beautiful hills, with a secret tiki bar tucked away close by!
After dropping off your luggage, you will have a glass of something special on the rooftop terrace overlooking the scenery. The rooms are immaculate, and the lush garden has breathtaking views.
Yohandy and Yudaisy will provide you with a delicious breakfast and even a three-course homemade traditional dinner if you don’t want to venture off to the town restaurants with amazing wine to go with it (extra fee).
There is wifi available for a fee in the casa, and laundry service.
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You will enjoy yourself at Villa Caricia, which is located super close to Viñales Church and Polo Montañez Cultural Center.
After arrival, why don’t you relax for a while in the beach bar, terrace, or outdoor pool before you head out to explore?
The casa also offers breakfast with a little extra, with fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden!
There is even an onsite spa at Villa Caricia where you can enjoy an incredible deep-tissue massage before you have dinner at the onsite restaurant!
WiFi is complimentary in all rooms, and there is also a garden and laundry service.
If you stay with Yaneisy and Omar at Casa Las Mary you will be in the middle of the lush green fields of Vinales in a super cute house with porches, balconies, and a beautiful garden with views to the surrounding hills!
You will have access to a well-stocked mini bar at your convenience, and the food and service are excellent.
All rooms have air conditioning and a safe, and there is also wifi available in public areas.
Book your stay with a traditional Cuban breakfast in the casa (surcharge $5), and start your day exploring Vinales with lots of energy!
After a full day of adventure in Vinales, you can relax with a massage in the in-house spa before you relax in the bar, winding down with a Cuban cocktail!
Former guests say that the hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful, the location perfect, and the stay is great value for money.
Casa Yakelin y Luisito boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere with multiple amenities, including a terrace, garden, bar, free self-parking, local cuisine breakfast (surcharge), WiFi in public areas (surcharge), and 24-hour front desk service.
On top of this, all guestrooms are air-conditioned for your comfort as well as have access to wifi services in public areas.
The hosts will help you organize tours if you wish, and with every information you might need!
Casa Herenia y Pedro is conveniently located near Vinales Botanical Garden and offers a plethora of amenities to make your stay unforgettable.
Indulge in a complimentary full breakfast, roundtrip airport shuttle service, and beach towels for the white sand beach nearby with its own beach shuttle available.
Go for activities such as biking/hiking trails and eco-tours while taking advantage of bike rentals or tour/ticket assistance if necessary.
Other features include free WiFi access throughout the property, plus garden views from your room, laundry & dry cleaning services.
24-hour front desk help, massage treatments, and spa services at an additional cost.
At the picturesque Casa Oreste El Pelotero in the mountains, guests can enjoy a variety of activities and amenities.
From horseback riding adventures for thrill seekers to continental breakfast options with an additional fee to 24-hour front desk service.
In the hot summers, guests will enjoy air conditioning inside their guestrooms as well as minibars, plus barbeque grills, a luscious garden, and dry cleaning/laundry facilities onsite.
Also, you may book a roundtrip airport shuttle from the casa if you are flying in, and there is complimentary self-parking.
Top Things To Do In Vinales
In addition to exploring the charming town center in the small town of Vinales, there are a plethora of trips and tours to do in Vinales. The top 3 I recommend are:
- Top-rated Vinales Caves vintage tour
- Visit a cigar farm for some puffing and rum tasting, and learn about how Cuban cigars are made. Combine with a day on horseback to really take everything in!
- Go for a sunset hiking tour in Valle de Silencio in the Vinales National Park – priceless!
Check out all the fun activities you can explore in Vinales Valley for a few days in this article about things to do!
You can also ask your host for advice when you get there, and they will help you find the perfect excursion for you!
FAQs Vinales Valley Cuba
How Far Is Vinales From Havana?
Vinales Valley in Cuba is 183 kilometers (113 miles) from Havana, and a taxi trip here will take a bit under three hours. The Viazul bus takes a little longer time.
Where Is Vinales Cuba?
Vinales Valley is situated in Pinar del Rio province, around 183 km (113 miles) east of the capital Havana.
How Long To Spend In Vinales?
You can explore a lot of the highlights in Vinales Valley on a day trip, but if you really want to slow down and find out what this area has to offer, you can easily stay for 3-4 days!
Check out all the activities you can do in Vinales in this article!
What To See In Vinales Cuba?
You definitely should join a tour to experience the cigar farms in Vinales, either by car, horseback riding, or on a bike tour.
Also, the impressive Mural de la Prehistoria, the incredible Cueva del Indio, and the exploring of the mogotes are worth your time, as well as a sunset or sunrise tour (with coffee tasting) in the hills of Vinales!
Hotel Los Jazmines Vinales Valley Cuba
You will pass Hotel Los Jazmines on the hill, sitting on a perfect vantage point when you arrive at the Vinales Valley, and the bus normally stops there to let off passengers.
The hotel has a privileged location, ideal for families, and a starting point for tours and countryside excursions.
The hotel has an outdoor pool and dining area with stunning views of the valley.
You find 70 comfortable rooms, from standard rooms to junior suites, with a unique view of the Viñales Valley.
All have a private bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, and safety box, and there is wifi in all the service areas.
American citizens can not stay at hotels in Cuba that are owned by the Guban government, according to the Cuba Restricted List.
How To Get To Vinales
In Cuba, you also have the option to book a taxi collectivo, a taxi you share with other travelers. That is a convenient and reasonable option; you pay in cash, and your hotel or casa in Havana or Varadero can help you do this!
Yeah, and mostly, Canadians love to go to the pampering resorts in Varadero (which I totally get)!
Wrap-Up Vinales Casa Particulares
Based on my own experiences and the vast number of excellent reviews for these seven Vinales casa particulares, you will have a great time staying at either one of these charming Cuban homes!
Also, take a minute to think about what you want to experience when visiting, get the highlights on a day trip, or slow down and really get to know the pace of this lush green valley that has so much to offer!
Check out this overview of all the other amazing Cuban destinations to explore, and Happy Travel Planning!
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