Welcome to Cuba


Expect the Unexpected

Cuba is like a prince in a poor man’s coat: behind the sometimes shabby facades, gold dust lingers. It’s these rich dichotomies that make travel here the exciting, exhilarating roller-coaster ride it is. Trapped in a time warp and reeling from an economic embargo that has grated for more than half a century, this is a country where you can wave goodbye to everyday assumptions and expect the unexpected. If Cuba were a book, it would be James Joyce's Ulysses: layered, hard to grasp, frequently misunderstood, but – above all – a classic.

Historical Heritage

Bereft of modern interference, Cuba’s colonial cities haven’t changed much since musket-toting pirates stalked the Caribbean. The atmosphere and architecture is particularly stirring in Havana, Trinidad, Remedios and Camagüey where grandiose squares and cobbled streets tell erstwhile tales of opulence and intrigue. Yet, despite pockets of preservation, many buildings still lie ruined like aging dowagers waiting for a face-lift. With more funds, these heirlooms may yet rise again. Indeed, thanks to private investment, many of them have already been partially renovated, morphing into spectacular private homestays or retro-themed restaurants proudly showing off their weighty historical heritage.

The Perfect Time to Visit

There’s rarely been a better time to visit Cuba. Private enterprise is displaying the first buds of a creative spring, while the big-name brands from that well-known frenemy in the north have yet to dilute the cultural magic. As a result, the country is rife with experimentation. Here a free-spirited cafe where earnest students sit around debating Che Guevara's contribution to world revolution; there an avant-garde art studio where the furniture is as outlandish as the exhibits. From rural Viñales to urban Havana, it’s as if the whole country is slowly awakening from a deep slumber. Come now and ride the wave.

Beyond the Beaches

The vast majority of Cuba's tourists gravitate to the attractive arcs of white sand that pepper the country's north coast and offshore islands. But, explore beyond the beaches and you’re in a different domain, a land of fecund forests and crocodile-infested swamps, abandoned coffee plantations and rugged mountains as famous for their revolutionary folklore as their endemic species. Cuba, once observed German scientist Alexander von Humboldt, is a kind of Caribbean Galápagos where contradictory curiosities exist side by side. Get off the beaten path and seek them out.


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$52 Cultural & Theme Tours

Little Havana Small-Group Walking Tour

Experience a Little Havana orientation with a local tour guide. Little Havana is the closest you can get to being in Cuba outside of Cuba itself. A bustling neighborhood shaped by the Cuban diaspora that overtook Miami since the 1960s, Little Havana is full of culture and cuisine that you simply don't want to miss when in the 305.Your tour will begin with at the Havana Classic Cigar, where you will learn about the history of cigars and cigar-making! From there, we're off to explore the many cultural landmarks and sites that make up this neighborhood. We’ll see the important Bay of Pig monument en route to a favorite local fruit market and juice bar. You’ll experience the Caribbean flavor that fills the air, from the classic Domino Park where locals challenge one another to domino games, to the salsa music that’s played live in the streets.To conclude, we will visit the cultural gem of Little Havana known as the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center founded by Cuban historian and collector of Cuban artwork: Roberto Ramos. Ramos is the founder of Cubaocho, which features a historic collection of Cuban art dating from 1800 to 1958, famous for its large rum collection and known for its classic mojitos and latin jazz. Here we close this incredible tour listening to the incredible journey of Roberto Ramos who preserved Cuban paintings and cultural history prior to the Castro Regime.

$100 Transfers & Ground Transport

Cave Explorer Plus Waterfalls Tour From Falmouth Private Driver

 Your tour begins when your ship arrives at the Falmouth ,Jamaica and your are picked up by your driver/guide who is Knowledgeable and courteous  . Sightseeing along the way in your private air-conditioned  Van will allow your group to see Jamaica in a unique way with impromptu stops  which your guide will point out all the interesting sites along the way to the Green Grotto caves .  Cave Exploration Guide Tour  Cave Exploration at the Green Grotto Caves for this native Cave with Unique subterranean lake natural attraction is the large labyrinthine limestone cave with its unique rock formations, its stalactites, stalagmites and abundance of overhead ceiling pockets, and bats. During the 17th Century  when the English invaded the island of Jamaica, the Green Grotto Caves were used as a hideout for the Spaniards who were being driven out of the country. In the mid 20th Century, between the two world wars, they were used by smugglers running arms to Cuba. In the latter years during the Second World War, the Government of Jamaica used the entrance of the cave as a storeroom for rum in barrels. Blue Hole Falls Aka (secret Falls ): The best thing about the Blue Hole Falls Aka Secret Falls  is that it's still in its natural form , very limited development also once you go you should be ready to just frolic and have fun. swing on monkey swing , explore the natural rainforest  while on your blue hole falls trek. The guide on location will be happy to point out the best of the falls attraction . Dunn's River Falls : The Dunns River Falls is world reknown and is one of Jamaica's most visited attraction , over 600ft of cascading gushing waterfalls for a trek to the top a guided tour . This waterfalls is quite a contrast to the other two falls soption as it runs to the caribbean sea and there is a White sand beach right there on location . Natural waters from springs and underground sources . Enjoy Mini falls , natural water slides , shopping area , food court, make the dunns river falls . Book a Double waterfalls private  tour exclusive Just to your group . Konoko Waterfalls  We recommend this Option for Persons with Small Kids or Seniors in there group as this is perfect for fragile knees requires less  effort versus the other two Waterfalls Options and This Waterfalls Boast a Nature Park and Botanical garden, a Zoo with tropical animals and Birds Museum ,Gift shop a perfect oasis for the entire family.

$69 Outdoor Activities

CASCADA LIMON SAMANA TROPICAL FOREST, It is an excursion for all people love the nature and also the adventure,

Cascada Limon Samana Tropical Forest, we pick you up directly at hotel reception any where in samana in our airconditioner bus until Rancho limon adventures, where we will take the horse  to go to visit one of the beautil water fall of Dominican Republic. it is 25 minutes by horse until the place where we let the horses to continue by hiking for 10 minute more until we arrive directly to the waterr falls,hour to enjoy the fresh water of the nice natural  pool at the feet of the water falls, you will have time for swim, make a picture and also interact with the natives of the area, after it time to take back to the placer where we let the horse to take horse and ride back to ranch ,place where we will enjoy our tipical lunch buffet. then you will taste what is a Dominican food. After lunch and after drink a Cuba libre we will  continue to visit a tipical small cigar factory,where our costumer will learn about how to make a cigar ,and also enjoy one gratis. after This  we wi aboard our bus to go back t the hotel. this  tour it is from 09:00am until 3:00pm

$1743 Cultural & Theme Tours

A week of excitement in Cuba

Day 1 ARRIVAL. Assistance at the airport. Transfer to the Hotel. Accommodation in Capri Hotel 4* on BB plan At night Tropicana Night Club. Since the early years in the last century, at the entrance to the Marianao municipality in the province of Havana, next to the Zanja-Marianao railroad, was Villa Mina, the beautiful suburban property once owned by Regino Truffin, surrounded by a luxuriant tropical forest and now a fairy-tale dream for a nightclub that became a legend in the history of world musical and variety shows and that at a time was known as the "most attractive and sumptuous nightclub in the world": The Mythic Tropicana Nightclub Day 2 CITY TOUR HAVANA Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to modern Havana tour in American Classic Cars (5th Avenue, business area, Miramar, Vedado and Plaza de la Revolución). Continue to Old Havana for a walking tour of the Plaza de Armas, Cathedral Square, San Francisco Square and Old Square declared Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. Lunch included. Accommodation in Capri Hotel 4* on BB plan Night free to enjoy Havana night life Optional: Oh-La La Night Club (not included) Day 3 VIÑALES TOUR Breakfast at the hotel.Visit to the Viñales Valley, in Pinar del Río, westernmost province of Cuba and where the best tobacco in the world is grown. Tour through the valley, visiting the Mural of Prehistory. Lunch at a local restaurant. Optional visit to La Cueva del Indio. Visit, in transit, to the House of the Veguero, to know plantations of tobacco. Return to Havana. Accommodation in Capri Hotel 4* on BB plan Day 4 HAVANA – VARADERO Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Departure to Varadero. Accommodation for 2 nights in Blau Varadero 4* All Inclusive Plan Day 5 SUN CRUISE Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotels according to the time set up for the tour. Transfer Hotel - Marina - Hotel. Sailing off-shore enjoying the beauty of our seas. Music and open bar: soft drinks, beers and Cuban cocktails included either aboard or while being in the key. Snack aboard. An approximately 15-minutes interactive bath with dolphins. Time for snorkeling in coral reef. Visit to Cayo Blanco for lunch (lobster, shrimps, and fish). Free time for swimming in the sea. Nautical equipments (non-motorized) included in the key. Return to the Blau Varadero 5* All Inclusive Plan. Day 6 VARADERO- APTO HAVANA Pick up 5hrs before the flight departure transfer back to the airport

$1671.10 Classes & Workshops

7 Days Cuban Cultural Immersion and Yoga Holidays in Havana and Trinidad, Cuba

ItineraryDay 1: "Welcome to Cuba"Stop At: Yalorde Yoga Retreats, Granada, Province of Granada, AndaluciaToday you will arrive in Cuba and Ludisis will pick you up at the José Martí International Airport (HAV).The transfer to our "Casa Particular" (Guest House) is around 35 minutes. Upon arrival, your local hosts will warmly welcome you and show you your room. Then in the afternoon, we will have a welcome ceremony in which you will meet the other participants and will have dinner together at a local palate (privately owned restaurant).DAY 2: "Havana, a city of history and traditions"In the morning today, I invite you to a relaxing session of Hatha Yoga that will prepare you for the rest of the activities of the day. Our local hosts will prepare a delicious breakfast in which you will be delighted with tropical fruits such as Guava or Papaya. To immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Cuban capital, today we will make a walking tour of Old Havana in English. Old Havana is one of the fifteen municipalities of the province of Havana. We will enter into its historic center which, together with its System of fortifications, was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982 by UNESCO. The Historical Center of Havana has 3370 buildings, most of great environmental and patrimonial value. Walking through this city Intramuros you will know its most characteristic symbols such as El Capitolio, El Templete, La Giraldilla, and El Castillo de Los Tres Reyes del Morro, the latter was inaugurated in 1630 and is the symbol that welcomes the city to those who arrive it by sea.You will also appreciate the five main squares that define the physiognomy of the old city: Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Assis, Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza Vieja, and Plaza del Cristo.In addition to visiting historical sites, we will visit non-tourist neighborhoods to learn about the life of the locals, learn about the Cuban currency and the peculiar lively and boisterous life of the Habaneros. Finally, we will finish this day with a Cuban Salsa class.Today's accommodation:Casa Particular (Guesthouse - 1 night in Havana)Included Activities:Old Havana Walking Tour in English.Cuban Salsa Dance with Ludisis.Excursion to non-tourist neighborhoods to learn about the life of the locals.Activities (up to the individual)- Museum of the Revolution - 5 CUC- National Museum of Fine Arts - 5 CUC- Vintage Car Tour - 60 CUC (2 hours)Meals included:- BreakfastDAY 3: "Behind the Cuban Tobacco Route in the Valley of Viñales"Westernmost of Cuban provinces, its main attraction for tourists is its natural beauty. Today we will go to the one called Cuba's natural cathedral, "Pinar del Rio" province is not only famous for the Viñales Valley, to Unesco world cultural landscape, but also for growing the best tobacco in the world.Typical of this Natural Park is the unique mogotes, hillocks of limestone, honeycombed with cavities and with a nearly flat top. Here in Viñales, you will get to know the Cuban tobacco growing process, where farmers transmit their secrets from fathers to sons.At the end of the day, we will have a session of silent meditation surrounded by the majestic mountains of Viñales Valley, meet your inner being and fill yourself with the purity that the valley offers you.Today's accommodation:Casa Particular (Guesthouse - 1 night in Havana)Transfers:From Havana to Viñales round trip is included.Included Activities:Guidance and demonstrative tour about Cuban tobacco.Meditation Session in the middle of the Valley.Activities up to the individual with extra cost:- Horseback tour of the tobacco and coffee plantations.- Tour of caves, prehistoric mural and coffee plantationsMeals included:BreakfastDAY 4: "Trinidad, the past in the present"Today, first of all, we will begin the day with a tasty breakfast prepared by your local hosts at Casa Particular in Havana. Then we will start a trip to Trinidad the so-called museum city of Cuba.This colonial jewel has a main square surrounded by magnificent 18th-century buildings such as the Sanchez Iznaga palaces, and the church of the Holy Trinity. Here Spanish and African traditions are blended and flourish in a culture passed on from one generation to the other.Before arriving at our Vila in front of the sea, we will make a stop to be pleased with Cienfuegos a city that dazzles for its French architecture.Tonight I invite you to delight yourself with live music and folklore at La Casa de La Música de Trinidad.Today's accommodation:Beachfront Villa (Guesthouse - 1 night in Trinidad)Transfers:From Havana to Trinidad is included.Included Activities:- Excursion to the city of Cienfuegos: The call Pearl of the South.Activities up to the individual:- Night of live music and folklore at La Casa de La Música de Trinidad (transfer 10 CUC and entrance fee 1 CUC)Meals included:- BreakfastDAY 5: "Eco - Topes de Collantes Natural Park"Hatha Yoga at sunrise on the shore of the beach watching the rising Sun will allow you to reconnect with your inner being and have a beautiful moment of peace.After breakfast, The Topes de Collantes Natural Park, an immense protected area that owns 45% of the endemic birds of the country awaits you for a Hiking excursion.In the afternoon, a tour of immersion workshop in Trinitarian popular culture, excellent opportunity to learn about the typical ceramics of the area, the colonial architecture and the efforts of the neighbors to conserve it.Today's accommodation:Beachfront Villa (Guesthouse - 1 night in Trinidad)Included Activities:- Hatha Yoga Class at Sunrise with Ludisis Mones.Activities up to the individual:- Topes de Collante Natural Park Excursion (80 CUC)Meals included:- BreakfastDAY 6: "Enjoy Havana like a local"In the morning today after breakfast we will embark a trip to Havana in a private car.The Afro-Cuban Religion or Santeria came to the island in the minds of Africans brought to Cuba as slaves. In Cuba, this belief was syncretized and in the present is one of the most popular beliefs in Cuba. Today we will visit a temple of local practitioners who will teach you their rituals, ceremonies and the characteristics of each deity.An Afro-Cuban or Cuban Salsa dance workshop of your choice is included this afternoon. At night one of the most important shows in the country brings you artists from the winner of several Grammys "Buena Vista Social Club".Today's accommodation:Casa Particular (Guesthouse - 1 night in Havana)Transfers:From Trinidad to Havana is included.Included Activities:- Afro Cuban Culture Workshop with Locals practitioners.- Salsa Dance Lesson with Ludisis Mones.Activities up to the individual:- Buena Vista Social Club Show and Dinner - 70 CUC.Meals included:- Breakfast.DAY 7: "Hasta Pronto Cuba"Hatha yoga session and Vipassana meditation.A ceremony with offerings and mantras to the orishas.Breakfast and departure at Casa Particular in Havana.Transfer to the José Martí International Airport (HAV) in Havana (included).Transfers:Airport Transfer is included.Meals included:- Breakfast.Duration: 58 days 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: "Havana, a city of history and traditions"Stop At: Yalorde Yoga Retreats, Granada, Province of Granada, AndaluciaIn the morning today, I invite you to a relaxing session of Hatha Yoga that will prepare you for the rest of the activities of the day. Our local hosts will prepare a delicious breakfast in which you will be delighted with tropical fruits such as Guava or Papaya. To immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Cuban capital, today we will make a walking tour of Old Havana in English. Old Havana is one of the fifteen municipalities of the province of Havana. We will enter into its historic center which, together with its System of fortifications, was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982 by UNESCO. The Historical Center of Havana has 3370 buildings, most of great environmental and patrimonial value. Walking through this city Intramuros you will know its most characteristic symbols such as El Capitolio, El Templete, La Giraldilla, and El Castillo de Los Tres Reyes del Morro, the latter was inaugurated in 1630 and is the symbol that welcomes the city to those who arrive it by sea.You will also appreciate the five main squares that define the physiognomy of the old city: Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Assis, Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza Vieja, and Plaza del Cristo.In addition to visiting historical sites, we will visit non-tourist neighborhoods to learn about the life of the locals, learn about the Cuban currency and the peculiar lively and boisterous life of the Habaneros. Finally, we will finish this day with a Cuban Salsa class.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$106.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Green Grotto Caves Excursion from Kingston

The Green Grotto known at various times as the Runaway Bay Caves, Cave Hall Caves, Discovery Bay Caves, Dry Harbour Caves, Hopewell Caves, Rum Caves and Dairy Caves, are among Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions. They are of international repute and have been seeing visitors since the 18th century. Situated on 25.9 hectares of the island's beautiful North Coast, the Caves are located between the resort centers of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay and are precisely 3.2 km from Discovery Bay to the west and 4 km from Runaway Bay to the east. The central feature of this natural attraction is the large labyrinthine limestone cave with its numerous rock formations, its stalactites, stalagmites, and abundance of overhead ceiling pockets. Your guide will explain the rich history of the caves, telling the story of the people who have used the caves for various purposes over the years. The discovery of cave paintings, tools and fragments of pottery indicate that the original inhabitants of the caves were the Taino Indians who would have used the caves for shelter.  The next know inhabitants were the Spanish who, at the time of the British invasion of Jamaica (in 1655), hid in the caves to avoid capture. There is an underground tunnel which links the caves to the sand at Runaway Bay. It is believed that the Spanish used the tunnel in their attempt to escape the Island and flee to Cuba. Runaway slaves have also used the caves to hide from their former masters. During World War 2, Rum barrels were stored here for safekeeping by the Jamaican Government. Come and immerse yourself in the rich history and the mystery that is known as the Green Grotto.