Varadero is located in the Peninsula of Hicacos, Matanzas province. It is 22 km long and it is the most popular Cuban beach and sun-destination. It features 3 open international Yacht Ports. The riff Piedras del Norte, the only underwater park of Cuba is located close-by. Diving, snorkeling and swimming with the dolphins; a trip in an underwater cristal bottom ship and horseriding to nearby archeological sites are part of the recreational options while in there.