Sailing Cuba - South Coast Explorer

Marine, Havana to Havana

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Those turquoise waters you always hear about in Cuba? They’re just as beautiful as everyone says — but don’t just see for yourself, you should try sleeping right on the gentle waves. This eight-day sailing tour starts and ends in vibrant Havana, then welcomes you onto our spacious catamaran to head down the southern coast. Along the way visit plenty of beaches, explore the colonial city of Trinidad, and snorkel right off the comfortable catamaran that’ll be your home away from home. With some of the freshest seafood you’ll ever taste, the only catch will be the daily one served at dinner.

What’s included

  • Sailing along the southern coast of Cuba
  • Snorkelling, kayaking, and fishing equipment
  • Bath and beach towels
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • EUR12 per day Cuba Sailing Tax

Highlights

  • Sail on a catamaran along the beautiful southern coast of cuba
  • Stop to snorkel or share a drink with friendly locals
  • Sample delicious seafood - fresh from the ocean

Itinerary

Day 1 Havana/Cienfuegos Have a safety briefing and dinner on board, then spend the evening getting acquainted with the crew and yacht, sailing out of Cienfuegos. Additional Notes: It is important to note that Cuba tends to be quite different to other areas of the world you may have travelled in. Buildings and infrastructure are generally old and may not have been maintained to the highest standard. Elevators, internet and A/C often break down, things happen very slowly and water pressure and hot water can be minimal. Cuba is an amazing place to visit but to fully enjoy and relax, western expectations should be left at home and your sense of adventure should be your guide. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 250km) 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 2 Cienfuegos/Guajímico (1B, 1L, 1D) Head down the coast to Guajimico, where you can enjoy a BBQ lunch, then free time in the afternoon to kayak, snorkel, or hike, and in the evening, indulge in local dishes and dance 'til you drop. Transport: 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 3 Guajímico/Playa Ancón (1B, 1L) Explore the Yaguanabo River in a kayak or dinghy, or relax on the picturesque beach, before continuing on to Playa Ancon. Transport: 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 4 Trinidad (1B) Travel into the town of Trinidad for a tour of the city and time to discover this Spanish colonial town that was founded in the 16th century and still preserves a look and feel of the past. Head back to the boat in the afternoon, and relax on the beach. Included Activities: Trinidad Guided Tour
Day 5 Playa Ancón/Cayo Blanco (1B, 1D) Head to Cayo Blanco and enjoy snorkelling the reef. Opt to try the specialty Paella for lunch, and kick back on beautiful beaches in the afternoon. Transport: 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 6 Cayo Blanco/Cayos Machos de Fuera (1B, 1L) Explore the remote and beautiful island of Cayo Macho. Snorkel the crystal-clear waters in search of colourful fish, relax on the beach, and dine delicious seafood. Transport: 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 7 Cayos Machos de Fuera/Cienfuegos (1B, 1L) Enjoy a final day of sailing the beautiful Cuban waters, as we make our way back to Cienfuegos. Opt to join the group for a final dinner, and night on the town. Transport: 25m (82 ft) Cuba Sailing Catamaran
Day 8 Cienfuegos/Havana (1B) Depart Cienfuegos after breakfast and arrive back into Havana around midday when the trip will end. After being dropped off at the hotel your CEO will be able to help with onward travel arrangements. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
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