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Captivating Cuba 2016

Caribbean
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRALCBA

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air
  • 2 star hotel
  • Excursions: 7

Change is in the air in Cuba so don't delay visiting this fascinating Caribbean island with characterful cities and tropical beaches.​

Change is in the air in Cuba so don't delay visiting this fascinating Caribbean island with characterful cities and tropical beaches.​

PRICE FROM ? £3049 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Return flights from Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic and internal flights
  • 14 nights in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • 27 meals: 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Tour of Santiago de Cuba
  • Enjoy the music at Casa La Trova
  • Visit Baconao National Park
  • Trinidad tour
  • Cienfuegos and the Botanical Gardens
  • Follow the coastline of The Bay of Pigs
  • Tour of Havana, Cuba's vibrant capital





Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Havana
  • Depart on your scheduled flight to Havana, Cuba's intoxicating capital. On arrival we'll transfer you to your overnight hotel.
  • DAY 2 Guardalavaca
  • You'll leave Havana this morning, but you'll see more when you return later on in your tour. Now we're going to fly to Guardalavaca, and you've a two-night stay in this idyllic beach resort to look forward to.
  • DAY 3 Guardalavaca
  • Today is yours to relax in Guardalavaca. The white-sand beaches are perfect for soaking up the sun and with crystal-clear waters, you might also be tempted to don a snorkel and have a swim. If you'd like to take an optional excursion, there's the chance to explore a nearby Indian village. ​
  • DAY 4 Santiago de Cuba
  • Start your day with a morning on the beach and lunch at your hotel, before we journey by road to Santiago de Cuba. Named the 'Heroic City', it was instrumental in the success of the Cuban Revolution of the 1950s. On the way we'll stop for a tour of Baconao National Park, where one highlight is Granjita Siboney, the farmhouse from which Fidel Castro launched his attack on the city. In Santiago de Cuba we'll view the tomb of Cuban hero José Marti. Later, come with us to Casa de la Trova, one of the country's best-known music venues, where you can join in the salsa dancing if you like.
  • DAY 5 Santiago de Cuba
  • Enjoy some time at leisure, before our afternoon of sightseeing begins with a relaxing lunch at a restaurant overlooking the sea. Afterwards our sightseeing tour includes a visit to Castillo del Morro, a magnificent UNESCO-listed castle.
  • DAY 6 Camaguey
  • We're heading for the city of Camaguey this morning, a journey which takes us through rural Cuba's traditional villages and farming communities. ​
  • DAY 7 Trinidad
  • Back on the road, this time we're heading to the cobblestone streets and pastel-coloured houses of Trinidad. En route we pass through the splendid colonial city of Sancti Spiritus.
  • DAY 8 Trinidad
  • The picturesque colonial architecture of Trinidad is the star of your morning tour. How you spend the afternoon is entirely up to you, the pristine sands of Trinidad's beaches may prove tempting.
  • DAY 9 Cienfuegos
  • Your explorations of Cuba now take you to the beautiful port of Cienfuegos, which retains a strong French influence thanks to the 19th century migrants from Louisiana. Before arrival at our hotel, we'll visit the Botanical Gardens to see a staggering array of plants.
  • DAY 10 Cienfuegos
  • You can spend today just as you please. If you head off to explore Cienfuegos at your own pace, the former Gothic mansion Palacio de Valle is highly recommended. If you would like to join an optional excursion, a bay cruise and a visit to Che Guevara's memorial at Santa Clara are two possibilities. 
  • DAY 11 Havana
  • You're heading back to where your tour began today, Havana. During four nights here there's plenty of time to explore. 
  • DAY 12 Vinales Valley
  • There's a feast for the eyes on offer this morning as we tour the lush Vinales Valley and the lovely city of Pinar del Rio. Another feast comes in the form of an included lunch.
  • DAY 13 Havana
  • Cuba's capital is the biggest city in the Caribbean, and with its grand architecture and classic American cars, it's a delight to discover. Come with us to La Habana Vieja, or Old Havana, for a tour of its highlights. They include the Plaza de Armas, the former Presidential Palace and Cathedral Square.
  • DAY 14 Havana
  • Now you know Havana a little, it's time to make your own discove ries. Later, there's an exciting evening planned, with a farewell dinner and an optional visit afterwards to the world-famous Tropicana nightclub. ​
  • DAY 15 Havana/UK
  • After a morning at leisure we'll transfer you to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
  • DAY 16 UK
  • You'll arrive in the UK today.
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Accommodation

    • Nacional Hotel
    • Nacional Hotel is situated in an excellent location amidst landscaped gardens, overlooking Havana coastline. It is located in the city centre within easy reach of the major areas of interest. All rooms are coming with en-suite facilities and are fully air conditioned. Every room has additional facilities, such as hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, radio, safety box and minibar.
    • Playa Costa Verde Hotel
    • Melia Santiago de Cuba
    • The Melia Santiago Hotel is perfectly located boasting a stunning backdrop of the Sierra Maestra Mountain Range and close to Santiago de Cuba''s historical quarter. Hotel facilities include restaurants, bars, nightclub, fitness centre, outdoor swimming pools and an evening entertainment programme. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, mini-bar, tea/coffee-making facilites and hairdryer.
    • Isazul Hotel Colon
    • The 2-star Colon Hotel in Camaguey is located right in the heart of the city. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, hair salon, TV room and gift shop. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, safe and TV.
    • Brisas Trinidad del Mar
    • The Brisas Trinidad Hotel boasts a lovely beachfront location and is surrounded by the Escambray Mountains. Hotel facilities include restaurant, bar, daytime and evening entertainment, fitness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, safe and hairdryer.
    • Jagua Hotel
    • The Jagua Hotel is centrally located in the residential area of Punta Gorda, overlooking the Bay of Cienfuegos. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar and outdoor swimming pool. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, TV, safe, mini-bar, hairdryer and balcony or terrace.
    • Nacional Hotel
    • Nacional Hotel is situated in an excellent location amidst landscaped gardens, overlooking Havana coastline. It is located in the city centre within easy reach of the major areas of interest. All rooms are coming with en-suite facilities and are fully air conditioned. Every room has additional facilities, such as hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, radio, safety box and minibar.
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Optional Excursions

  • Visit a traditional Indian village
  • Santa Clara, including Che Guevara's memorial
  • Cruise the bay of Cienfuegos
  • Guided walk in Vinales
  • Cabaret show at Havana's Tropicana night club



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Further Information

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