This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the very best of a cruise holiday in the waters of the Caribbean Sea. Your week onboard will take you to visit all of the highlights of Cuba.
- Combine a Cruise around Cuba with a visit to Montego Bay in Jamaica with Varadero beach
- Iberostar Playa Alameda - Glorious and peaceful setting on Varadero's world famous beach. Excellent choice of dining and entertainment options
- Stay on Full Board Basis and dine at a choice of 3 restaurants - Including a Steakhouse restaurant
- Departs: london
- Arrives: havana, Cuba
- Departs: havana, Cuba
- Arrives: london
Cuba Cruise - Havana
- Standard Inside Cabin Ia
- All Inclusive
- Visit Old Town Havana
- Enjoy a relaxing and authentic Cuban cocktail party
- Take advantage of the optional excursions at Cienfuegos
This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the very best of a cruise holiday in the waters of the Caribbean Sea. Your week on-board will take you to visit all of the highlights of Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean. These will include UNESCO world heritage sites as well as four National Parks & Preserves. You can walk down famous cobblestoned streets, up mountain paths, through rain forests and, of course, on fabulous world-famous beaches. On-board you'll enjoy incredible food, entertainment, and the ultimate comfort of this world-class ship. At the end of the 7 days, you will disembark taking with you a lifetime of memories, experiences and new found friends.
Please note: This unique cruise sets sail from Havana on a Monday
Day 1 - Havana (Overnight) Arrival
After boarding the vessel and checking into our cabins, we make our way to the outer deck for a welcome briefing and cocktail party with Mojitos, and Cuba Libres. Here you will meet our team of guides, lecturers, and shipboard staff, who will provide you with an overview of the week ahead and explain how things work on-board the ship.
Our meal tonight is our welcome dinner, showcasing a variety of traditional Cuban food. Cuban cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, African and Caribbean recipes, and the result is a unique and flavourful blend of several cultural influences. We have gone to great lengths to deliver an incredible on-board food experience while you travel Cuba, and tonight will be no exception. Dine with fellow passengers, before retiring to the upper deck to wave good-bye as we set sail from the port of Havana.
Day 2 - Havana
Your Havana experience continues the next day, with more time to explore Havana. A blend of colonialism, capitalism, and Communism, this city boasts a charm like nowhere else. Return to Old Havana or cruise through modern Havana and past the spectacular sea wall, in classic vintage cars - just like in the movies.
After dinner, you can relax on the upper deck as we sail out of the harbour at sunset, past the imposing colonial forts guarding the port.
Day 3 - At Sea
Day 4 - Cienfuegos
Relish the tranquillity of Cienfuegos. Marvel at the impressive fortress, Castillo de Jagua or take an optional shore excursion to Trinidad, a World Cultural Heritage site, where the people are as warm and welcoming as the tropical sun. Its cobblestone streets, squares and colonial buildings harken back to a time of elegance and wealth. Tour the studios and galleries of some of Cuba's most famous artists, or shop for pottery and woodcarvings at local markets.
Day 5 - Cienfuegos - Montego Bay
Soak up the sun and let your troubles melt away, as you gaze across azure seas and the lush, rolling mountains surrounding Montego Bay. Well-known as the place to party, Montego Bay can be as exciting or relaxing as the activities you choose. Take in a round of golf. Enjoy fabulous duty-free shopping or browse the local crafts at open-air markets. Tour pineapple plantations, art galleries and gardens or dance to the vibrant beat of a Reggae band.
Day 6 - Montego Bay - Santiago de Cuba
Today you will be visiting one of the most historically significant places in Cuba; Santiago de Cuba.
We arrive at Santiago de Cuba after breakfast and will spend the entire day here. You will have several options to experience the region through onshore excursions and venturing off on your own. Renowned for its Afro-Cuban music and culture, Santiago de Cuba was also very prevalent during Fidel Castro's revolution. Perhaps visit coffee plantations or learn about Cuba's production of rum and cigars. You may return to the ship at any time to relax and take a break.
As evening falls, you’ll re-board the vessel, for a relaxing cocktail party on the promenade deck, with authentic Cuban Mojitos, and Cuba Libres. Dinner will feature a delicious variety of authentic Cuban fare. Cuban is a fusion of Spanish, African and Caribbean cuisine, and we have gone to great lengths to deliver an outstanding gourmet dining experience.
After dinner, you can relax on the upper deck as we sail out of the harbour at sunset.
Day 7 - Santiago de Cuba - Havana
Day 8 - Havana
END OF CRUISE
A wonderful time spent cruising on this ship and company...The staff and service was excellent... Would cruise with them again...Our sort of a casual code cruise..
Michael Moseley reviewing Cuba Cruise - Havana (22-Apr-2017)
Iberostar Playa Alameda Hotel
- All Inclusive
- glorious and peaceful setting on Varadero's world famous beach
- Excellent choice of dining and entertainment options
- exclusive offer for all couples
The IBEROSTAR Playa Alameda Resort is located beside an ecological park at the quieter end of Varadero's 19 km white sand beach. This all-inclusive property offers guests an excellent range of facilities and services. Spend lazy days relaxing on the beautiful beach or by the large swimming pool. For more excitement, enjoy the many activities including water sports, volleyball and tennis or the varied entertainment programme of live shows and discos. IBEROSTAR Playa Alameda is perfect for family holidays with a children's pool, games room and mini-club. Whether you seek a fun family holiday, a relaxing break or a romantic honeymoon, IBEROSTAR Playa Alameda offers a memorable stay in Cuba.
The room was spacious, comfortable and Allen taffeta on site were extremely friendly and helpful. The speciality restaurants were a disappointment food wise. The Buffet Restaurant had a wide selection of food available. The pool area was very clean and you could always get a sunbed. We would return...
Noel Wright reviewing Iberostar Playa Alameda Hotel (22-Apr-2017)
£2629 per person
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