in Provincia de Guantánamo, Cuba

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.347 and -74.496 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 20' 49" and W -74° 29' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CUP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:22 AM (Monday)
Timezone: America/Havana
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 7:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bundera Bundera
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Current travel safety evaluation for Cuba in Caribbean

Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Cuba.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Cuba. Last Update: 2024-05-27 08:00:20

Discover Baracoa

Baracoa in Provincia de Guantánamo with it's 48,362 citizens is a place in Cuba about 541 mi (or 871 km) east of Havana, the country's capital city.

Current time in Baracoa is now 08:22 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Havana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports near Baracoa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Cuba is Gustavo Rizo Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cuba is Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), South. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Imias, La Maquina, San Antonio del Sur, Palenque and Moa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 27th of May 2024

30°C (85 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

29°C (85 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,3 mi
97310 Baracoa

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Baracoa Paisajes

Published: November 02, 2013
Length: 22:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cuba-individual

Paisajes de Baracoa, realizado por Adrian Legra. Te animas a descubrir Baracoa en el extremo este de Cuba? Landschaftsbilder von Baracoa. Ein Film von Adrian Legra. Motiviert zu einer Reise...

Baracoa in 2011. Its 500th Anniversary Year - Cuba - 015v02

Published: November 29, 2011
Length: 25:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: CubaVideosCom

Baracoa was the first village founded in Cuba in the year 1511, and its relevance comes not only from that historic fact, but also from the beauty of the land and voluptuous nature. This most...


Published: September 24, 2009
Length: 40:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: carlosgtmo

Uno de los lugares mas bellos de Cuba, tanto por su naturaleza como por sus gentes.

Great casa particular in the heart of Baracoa: Casa Rafael Navarro Gallardo

Published: February 14, 2011
Length: 45:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Colin J. McMechan

Casa Rafael is the #1 casa particular in Baracoa according to Cuba Junky and is voted the second best casa in all of Cuba. Its success is partly due to the spacious guest room and bathroom...

Baracoa Rustica: A Day with Cuban Carver Diolkis Tomasén Barroso

Published: February 07, 2011
Length: 31:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Colin J. McMechan

Cuba is populated with young artistic talent. While in Baracoa for a two-week visit during January 2011, my wife and I became acquainted with sculptor, Diolkis Tomasén Barroso. After a week...

Hotel El Castillo in Baracoa Cuba

Published: May 28, 2014
Length: 05:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Xandra Dekker

Hotel El Castillo *** is located in the old Spanish fort Fuerte de Soboruco from which the city and the bay could be kept an eye on.The rooms at the back, especially on the higher floors have...

Chocolate making on a Baracoa (Cuba) farm from pod to finished chocolate drink

Published: February 09, 2013
Length: 38:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phil Robinson

Starting with the flowers and pods on the cocoa bushes, the guide demonstrates the simple process used by the lady on the farm for making chocolate - fermentation, cooking, extracting the cocoa...

Baracoa - CUBA

Published: August 30, 2007
Length: 10:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lovelycuba


Apartamentos Casa EL BALCON en BARACOA CUBA

Published: December 19, 2012
Length: 58:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: planetacubacom

Casa EL BALCON alquila dos apartamentos independientes con una habitacion cada uno, cuentan con sala, cocina, terraza y baños independientes ; Reservacion en

Hotel La Rusa in Baracoa Cuba

Published: May 28, 2014
Length: 38:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Xandra Dekker

The Russian Magdalena Rovenskaya, of nobility and with a dance career in Paris, came in the twenties to Cuba and settled in 1930 in Baracoa. In 1953 she build the Hotel La Rusa ***, then called...

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Baracoa, Баракоа, BCA