What to Do in Matanzas: Cuba’s Cultural Hidden Gem Not heard of Matanzas? You’re not alone! While this capital of the province of the same name may not have hit the big time when it comes to tourist visits, that can only be a good thing for a destination that boasts beaches, caves, and historic sites – all just 90 kilometres east of Havana, and 30 kilometres west of the thriving beach resorts of Varadero. Intrigued? Wondering what to do…