Sancti Spíritus Province drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Sancti Spíritus

Cafe Colga'o

It doesn't get more underground than this Cuban-Italian cafe with no on-street signs. Follow a staircase to this 9th-floor apartment sporting tiny tables with floor cushions and balcony views. It's filled with local…
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Taberna La Botija

While other restaurants send their waitstaff out into the street to fish for customers, La Botija crams half the town into its lively corner bar without even trying. The key: a warm talk-to-your-neighbor atmosphere,…
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Café ARTex

On an upper floor on Parque Serafín Sánchez, this place has more of a nightclub feel than the usual ARTex patio. It offers dancing, live music and karaoke nightly, and a Sunday matinee at 2pm. Thursday is reggaeton …
Bar in Trinidad

Taberna la Canchánchara

This place is famous for its eponymous house cocktail made from rum, honey, lemon and water. Local musicians regularly drop by for off-the-cuff jam sessions, and it's not unusual for the canchánchara-inebriated crow…
Cafe in Trinidad

Café Don Pepe

In an adorable colonial courtyard decorated with modern graffiti, the best coffee in Trinidad is served in ceramic mugs with a square of Baracoan chocolate.
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El Mirador

A simple bar with stunning views halfway up the ascent road between Trinidad and Topes de Collantes.
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Disco Ayala

A slightly tacky cabaret with an indigenous theme that takes place in a cave up on the hill behind the Ermita Popa church. A frenetic disco, usually thick with jineteras, kicks off afterwards. Entry includes as many…
Bar in Trinidad

El Floridita

A cheap state-run copy of Havana's much-hyped Hemingway bar, although this one peddles its daiquiris for a reasonable price. A life-sized statue of the revered writer props up the bar.
Bar in Trinidad

La Casa de la Cerveza

The 1840-vintage Brunet theater has been a ruin since its roof collapsed in 1901. Today it serves as a beer hall and live-music venue. Don't get too excited; there are no microbrews, just Cristal on tap.