World-class beaches, vintage cars, architecture, cigars, and rum – these are a few of the things that make Cuba such a unique destination. Recent changes to Cuba tourism have put Cuba at the top of the travel news headlines for 2016 – it is one of the hottest destinations for Canadians who want to see it’s unique charm.
We are looking at 6 different ways you can experience Cuba in 2016, and there is something for everyone!
1. All-Inclusive Getaway
Hop on a flight here, get off there, get whisked away to your resort, and leave your wallet locked up for the week! For the ultimate convenience and relaxation look to an all-inclusive getaway with direct flights from Vancouver!
2. Cuba Cruise
Combine the convenience of direct flights from Vancouver with a 7 day, all-inclusive cruise aboard the Celestyal Crystal. Experience the Cuban culture firsthand while you circumnavigate Cuba with 2 days in Havana and stops in Maria la Gorda, Cienfuegos, Santiago, and Montego Bay! You can also extend your holiday and enjoy a 1-week all inclusive resort stay in Varadero before or after your cruise!
3. Sailing by Catamaran
Take a journey through the Canarreos Archipelago islands on a sailing catamaran with G Adventures. Your skipper and guide will help you navigate the bustling streets of Havana, search for an untouched beach, and truly experience the Cuban Culture. The 79 ft catamaran accommodates 14 passengers and a crew of 3, and still allows plenty of interior and exterior space to lounge around when you are not out exploring!
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4. Sailing by Yacht & Explore by Land
Sail on a two-masted yacht that accommodates just 44 guests, and explore by land on a comprehensive 11 day tour with Lindblad Expeditions. Be immersed in the Cuban architecture, culture, landscape, and wildlife! Stops include Havana, Cienfuegos, Bay of Pigs, Cayo Largo, Trinidad, and the Gardens of the Queen.
5. Land Tour
Travel with a group – small or large – for an in-depth Cuban experience! Discover a place filled with friendly people, distinct culture, art & architecture, and world-class beaches. Visit villages, farms, lush mountain coffee plantations, and snorkel the colorful coral. Stops can include Havana, the Vinales Valley, Maria la Gorda, Soroa, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa, Bay of Pigs, and more!
A cycling trip with G Adventures is sure to get your blood pumping! Explore the hills of the Guaniguanico and El Rosario mountain range, tour a tobacco plantation, and see a side of this island that few get to know. Stops include Havana, Las Terrazas, La Palma, Cayo Jutias, Vinales, and Soroa.