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.

$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.

$90 Day Trips & Excursions

Green Grotto Caves Excursion from Montego Bay

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.  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.

$95 Outdoor Activities

Green Grotto Caves Excursion from Falmouth

The tour begins at pick up from the lobby your Falmouth hotel or at the Falmouth cruise port. From there you will journey along the coastal highway to Discovery Bay where the Green Grotto Caves are situated on 64 acres (25.9 hectares) of beautiful Jamaican land. The Caves are located between the resort centers of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay with Discovery Bay to the west and 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 known inhabitants were the Spanish who, at the time of the British invasion of Jamaica (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 escape the Island and flee to Cuba. Runaway slaves have also used the caves to hide from their former masters. During World War II, rum barrels were stored here for safe keeping by the Jamaican Government.Next we head into town to have lunch at a local Jamaican jerk restaurant for a bite of Jamaica's famous jerk chicken or pork and a sip of ice-cold Red Stripe beer. Other types of foods and drinks are available to meet all tastes including meals for children. (cost of meal not included).The excursion will finish up with shopping at one of the local craft markets where you can buy a gifts and souvenirs. After shopping you will be returned to your Falmouth hotel or cruise port.

$674.25 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Cuban Rhythms

For too many people, Cuba is nothing more than a beach resort. That’s crazy; the island practically buzzes with energy and you should do likewise – get moving. Journey through the culture-soaked streets of Trinidad and Old Havana for your fill of drinking and dancing. The music here pours out of open windows. Hit the beach and explore the outdoors, then connect with the locals in homestays and make friends for life as you hit the sites with other young people like yourself. Boring? Impossible!