Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Cuba in Depth

Discover Cuba's fascinating history, natural beauty and colonial treasures on this all-inclusive expedition cruise on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, with pre-cruise hotel stay in the Bahamas, return flights from the UK, exciting Zodiac outings and the chance to enjoy thrilling submarine and helicopter excursions

Fly Cruise
14 nights from £8295pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Havana
  • Cienfuegos
  • Havana
  • Maria la Gorda
  • Nassau
  • Port Antonio
  • Santiago de Cuba
  • Trinidad

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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FREE private door-to-door transfers! Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius, subject to availability. Offer ends 31 May 2019

Cuba in Depth Special Offer

Visiting Cuba is like taking a step back in time to the 1950s as it is an island untouched by modern influences and meticulously preserved. This magical itinerary will have you discovering a colourful and fascinating country, rich with history and inhabited by welcoming people.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Nassau before embarking Scenic Eclipse and sailing to Long Island and Mayaguena, two islands with stunning white beaches and breathtaking coral reefs. Visit Port Antonio, once popular with royals and movie stars including Errol Flynn, before dropping anchor in Cuba at the historic Santiago de Cuba, renowned for its colonial architecture.

Take the opportunity to visit UNESCO-listed Trinidad, a well-preserved colonial city, and see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed centre of Cienfuegos. Relax in picturesque Maria La Gorda before an overnight stop in the lively capital of Havana, giving ample time to see the sights.

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Cuba in Depth Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Nassau (Bahamas)

Fly from the UK to Nassau for an overnight hotel stay.

Day 2 - Nassau

Check out of the hotel and transfer to Scenic Eclipse.

Day 3 - Long Island

An island in the Bahamas, split by the Tropic of Cancer, Long Island is a paradise with its incredible cliffs, long beaches and breath-taking coral reefs. Walk the peaceful white sandy beaches, decorated by the azure waters and see the deepest blue hole in the world, Dean's Blue Hole.

Day 4 - Mayaguana Island

For those seeking seclusion, the easternmost island of the Bahamas, Mayaguana, is home to untouched sandy beaches, charming countryside fishing villages and friendly locals.

Day 5 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 6 - Port Antonio (Jamaica)

Recognised as a gateway to its nearby tropical jungles, waterfalls and mountains, Port Antonio is located on Jamaica's north east coast.

Days 7-8 - Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)

Cruise past the impressive Castillo del la Roca at the entrance to the bay of Santiago de Cuba. The capital of Cuba's south-eastern Santiago de Cuba Province, the city is renowned for its Colonial architecture and history.

Day 9 - Casilda

Explore the well-preserved World Heritage-listed colonial city of Trinidad on your People-to-People excursion where your knowledgeable local guide will discuss the history of sugar cane and its importance to the Cuban economy as you wander the charming cobblestone streets and interact with the residents.

Days 10-11 - Cienfuegos

This beautiful city on Bahia de Cienfuegos in southeast Cuba boasts beautifully restored Colonial architecture, combining elegant French and zesty Caribbean, contributing to its nickname the Pearl of the South. This seductive city, with its beautiful bay and UNESCO World Heritage-listed centre, has many attractions for visitors, including El Nicho, the Yaguanabo and the Jagua Bay.

Day 12 - Maria la Gorda

A great spot for divers, this small settlement is a beautiful place to relax and unwind.

Day 13 - Havana

Admire the views of Havana as you cruise into port this morning. Discover history of the city on a walking tour of Habana Vieja on your People-to-People excursion led by knowledgeable local guides.

Day 14 - Havana - UK

Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Day 15 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

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Price Includes

  • 12-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • Overnight hotel stay in Nassau
  • Return flights from regional UK airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic Enrich and Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings, kayak and snorkelling excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks onboard ship
  • Choice of 9 dining experiences onboard ship
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar onboard ship
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard ship
  • All tipping and gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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