Havana and the Beach TourA ONE WEEK ALL-INCLUSIVE ADVENTURE LED BY LOCALS EXPLORING HAVANA AND THE BEACH
Cuba is an island bursting with life, vibrant art, music and rhythm. Located only 90 miles south of the United States, Cuba is the gem of the Caribbean. This island nation, its tropical climate and delightful people are accessible again to American travelers after half a century. Lose yourself along cobblestoned streets, feast on homemade food in the family-run paladares, and delight in the sun and crystal clear waters of Cuba!
TOUR ITINERARYHighlights Of Your Journey
Departure to HavanaWelcome dinner in the hotel with traditional live Cuban music, food, and drinks. Mojitos!
Leave from Miami International Airport for a short one hour flight to José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba. Upon arrival, you will be transported in 1950s classic cars to the hotel in Habana Vieja (Old Havana).
Tourist Attraction:1950's Classic Cars
Local Currency:Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC)
DAY one HIGHLIGHT:Dinner, Drinks & Dancing
Walking Tour of HavanaExplore Havana's Four Major Plazas
During the walk you will discover the cultural heritage of Cuba, where you can see architecture dating back to the 18th century. Our walking tour will explore: Plaza de Armas, Plaza de la Catedral San Cristobal de La Habana, Plaza Vieja, and Plaza San Francisco de Asis. Lunch at Ambos Mundos, one of Old Havana’s finest hotels. This hotel was once home to writer Ernest Hemingway; he occupied a room on the fifth floor where he began writing For Whom the Bell Tolls. Tour members will dine on a terrace overlooking the old city and the harbor. During the evening, enjoy leisure time and dinner on your own.
Tourist Attraction:The Four Main Plazas of Havana
What to Purchase:Guayaberas: Classic Cuban Linen Shirt
Indulgence:Lunch with a Harbor and Old City View
DAY two HIGHLIGHT:Classic Colonial Architecture
Artists and ArtisansGuided Tour of Havana’s Artistic Landscape
Guided tour of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Arte Cubano) where you can see a variety of Cuban and International artists. Afterwards, enjoy a classic car ride through the city and along the Malecón, the sea wall. Lunch will be provided at one of the best paladares (family restaurants) in the city. Visit a small private gallery that features independent Cuban artists, with artwork for sale.
Tourist Attraction:Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
What to Purchase:Original Works of Art
Indulgence:Homemade Cuban Dishes
Activity:Discover Havana's Art Scene
DAY three HIGHLIGHT:Classic Car ride along the Malecón
Beach TimeSanta María Beach
Classic car ride to the beautiful Santa María beach outside of Havana. Relax and delight in a day of sunbathing and swimming in crystal clear waters, with lunch and music in a restaurant near the beach. Return to Havana at sunset and enjoy leisure time and dinner on your own.
Tourist Attraction:Music by the sea
What to Purchase:Relaxation on the beach
Indulgence:Fresh local seafood
Activity:Refreshing tropical cocktails
DAY four HIGHLIGHT:Sun and sand
¡Viva la Revolución!From Pre-Columbian Times to Modern Socialism
Guided tour of the Cuban Museo de la Revolución, where you can learn of the history the nation, from its Pre-Columbian times to its present day socialist government. The museum itself is located in the former Presidential Palace! Classic car ride through the city to the historic Revolution Square (Plaza de la Revolución), where you can walk around the monument, take great pictures and breathe the fresh air. Dine in one of the best paladares and visit the fort, Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña, to watch the cañonazo ceremony where actors dressed in 18th-century military regalia reenact the firing of a cannon over the harbor.
Tourist Attraction:Revolutionary Sites
What to Purchase:Che Guevara T-Shirt
Indulgence:Homemade Cuban Dishes
Activity:Cannon Firing Ceremony
DAY five HIGHLIGHT:Shimmering Room of Mirrors designed by Tiffany’s of New York
Adios Havana!Return Flight to Miami
Start your day off with breakfast at the hotel. Transport to José Marti International Airport and flight to Miami International Airport.
Tourist Attraction:Last Stroll through Havana Vieja
What to Purchase:Postcards to Send Home
Indulgence:Cuban Café con Leche
Activity:Return Flight to Miami
DAY six HIGHLIGHT:Farewell Breakfast
A large part of your in-country programming is customized to maximize your cultural experience during the specific tour dates. This program should be considered as a sample only -- your particular tour may vary. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure.
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ALL-INCLUSIVE$2,495 PER PERSON INCLUDES...
Airfare & Transportation
Round trip economy class air travel from Miami, Florida. Round trip private airport transfers; and all transportation to tour activities in 1950's classic cars.
Lodging accomodations for five nights as specified based on two people sharing a double room (queen bed or two single beds available).
Private sightseeing and excursions with professional, English-speaking Cuban guides including all admission and entry fees as described.
Daily Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Breakfast each morning in the hotel, and either lunch or dinner, depending on the day’s program in Havana’s best restaurants.
Health Insurance & Entry Visa
Official Asistur Cuban health insurance coverage. Cuba entrance/exit Visa.
24/7 Support & Assistance
Support from TryCuba.com Staff in Cuba to accompany you throughout your tour.