Combine a stay in Havana with a tall-ship
cruise experience. Sail along Cuba’s
southern coast and explore little-visited offshore
islands, as well as the stunning Caymans.
The Star Flyer is a clipper
ship offering the chance to explore coastal
areas, often inaccessible by land, in style. The ship,
115 metres in length and accommodating up
to 170 passengers, has a relaxed atmosphere
and comfortable cabins with marble-lined en
suite bathrooms. Onboard facilities include
two swimming pools, an elegantly appointed
restaurant with open-seated dining, the
Tropical Bar, Piano Bar and Edwardian style
library. First class guides accompany shore
excursions. Please note that all excursions are optional and payable locally.
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Fly to Havana for a
3-night stay at the Hotel Santa Isabel or similar. Take a guided tour of the old town and enjoy time at leisure to further explore the city or take an optional excursion to the Viñales Valley. (B)
Transfer to Cienfuegos, on the southern coast, and embark on a 7-night cruise (category 4
cabin). All tours taken while on board are optional and payable locally. (B, D)
Sail along Cuba’s beautiful coastline, past tropical islands and areas rich in buccaneering history. Visit Pinar del Rio province for the chance to see tobacco plantations, snorkel off Maria la Gorda or visit the Guanahacabibes National Park. Experience Grand Cayman, a British territory, and then explore Cuba's little-visited Isla de la Juventud and the Canarreos archipelago. (B, L, D)
Disembark in Cienfuegos and return by road to Havana. Stay overnight at Hotel Santa Isabel. Optionally, add a stop en-route to visit the Che Guevara Monument in Santa Clara, or extend with an overnight stay in colonial Trinidad. (B)
Morning at leisure for further exploration of Havana. Afternoon flight to London, arriving the following morning. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This is a suggested itinerary, which can be tailored to suit your needs. Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year. We recommend staying in a category 4 cabin or higher. It is possible to further explore mainland Cuba. Please inquire for details and prices.
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 January 2016
7, 14, 21, 28 February 2016
Cruises in late 2016/early 2017 will operate a slightly revised itinerary and sail between Cienfuegos and Havana, or vice versa, visiting the same places as mentioned above. Please enquire for dates and revised itinerary order.
Tourist infrastructure in Cuba cannot be compared with that of most Latin American countries as the standard of service can be erratic, road journeys can take longer than anticipated and dining options are often limited. However, we feel that any deficiencies are more than compensated for by Cuba's culture and scenery, and recommend a flexible approach to travel when visiting the country.
Hotel Santa Isabel is a former colonial mansion that was originally converted into a hotel more than 100 years ago. Located at the Plaza de Armas, just metres from the square where the village of San Cristobal de Havana was founded, it offers sweeping views of architectural monuments like the Palace of the Captain Generals and the Christ statue across Havana's Bay. The 27 rooms feature colonial-style furnishings and are situated around a pleasant central courtyard with a...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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HSF2016: 11 Nights
Havana was founded in 1519 as an assembly point for ships taking silver to...