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A Fantastic Baseball Experience

We took a taxi from Varadero. It cost us 100 CUC and the driver acted as kind of a guide, got us... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Northern_Hiker
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Toronto, Canada
Baseball Fever

Never would have thought that little Matanzas is home to the oldest baseball field in Cuba that has... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
seafare74
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SF, California
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We took a taxi from Varadero. It cost us 100 CUC and the driver acted as kind of a guide, got us into the game and waited around to drive us home. We were there for a playoff game in the lower priced 3 CUC...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Never would have thought that little Matanzas is home to the oldest baseball field in Cuba that has remained in continuous use.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

The stadium is in a bit of disrepair and leaving game 7 of the semi finals was challenging with few open exits and teeming people. Also, the bathrooms are typical of Cuba. I wish we brought our travel pillows to sit on! Seating is on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

This was a great one day trip, highly recommended. Not only for baseball fans;) We went to watch Mantanzas play at Estadio Victoria de Giron, which is their home stadium, during the pay-offs. Tickets are "officially" 3 CUC for foreigners, but you can bargain the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank MaryK4223
Reviewed July 12, 2016

January 2016, Matanzas vs Las Tunas. The stadium is very old and the utilities are not great. However the baseball and atmosphere were great. Our tour guide from the resort was awesome and gave us some background on both teams during the bus ride from...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Pete905416
Reviewed May 10, 2016

A short bus ride from resorts in Varadero, the spectacle of Cuban baseball is something to see. Thousands of rabid fans making a tremendous amount of noise (this can overwhelm some), cheering their team and jeering the opposition and the umpires. A great spot for...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

As a baseball fan this was a must on our trip to Cuba. You cant compare the atmosphere to anything in North America. Everyone is in to every pitch. This is an extremely cheap outing. Tickets and food are very cheap. Beer in the stadium...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank TravellinMatt78
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

I've visited Cuba previously many times and the one thing I have always "struck out" on its seeing Cuba's official sport live. Well I finally got the chance, and I am extremely happy I did. Visiting this stadium is approximately 45 minutes from Centro Varadero....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank RolfLauren1
Reviewed March 7, 2016

After hearing my father and grandfather speaking so highly into the heritage of playing baseball. I was able to experience some true Cuban culture. It was awesome to see many good players and see why many American major league baseball players originated from Cuba. I...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank rog_part
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

If you want a great glimpse into a bit of Cuban culture, you should really try and see a baseball game in Cuba. We watch Havana Industriales take on the Matanzas Crocidilios. The quality of baseball is about the same as a triple A game...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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frosty18
September 3, 2016|
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Response from RolfLauren1 | Reviewed this property |
Keep checking th. "Béisbol En Cuba" site for updated information on when the season starts. It starts in November, I just don't know the exact date.
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705JeffF91
March 24, 2016|
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Response from WoodyStryker | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw.
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