If you are up for the best night out in Havana in your Cuba holidays then you have to book your self for a show in Tropicana. Known around the world as A Paradise Under the Stars this Cabaret keeps captivating its guests every year since it opened its doors.
Tropicana is located in Havana in the municipality of Marianao towards the west end. This outdoors Cabaret features the very best of the Cuban music which has evolved one of the best dancing music in the world. Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero, Guaracha, Timba and Salsa rhythms are played every evening.
This amazing Cabaret also takes pride in having the best popular dancing school in Cuba. Needless to say you will be up to one hell of a treat for your eyes.
Tropicana opened its doors more than half a century ago and it has hosted the best performers in the American continent such as Nat King Cole, Carmen Miranda, Cheo Feliciano and Bola de Nieve.
Those were years of great corruption and vice which spread out in the highest levels of the Cuban society. Tropicana was the centre of attraction for the wealthiest looking for some good fun. Prostitution and gambling were part of the menu.
Things have certainly change after the revolution led by Fidel Castro which overthrew Batista in 1959. There is no more gambling in allowed in Cuba and Tropicana is not an exception.
One thing has not change for sure and that is the quality of the show. It just gets better every year. Today the show counts well over 100 artists and its outdoor space hosts over 1000 visitors.
Havana is full of excellent places where to spend a night out but nothing like Tropicana will remain in your mind as one of the best shows you have ever seen in your entire life.