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Cuba beyond the beach

Cuba beyond the beach

Cuba beyond the beach Overview

This out of the ordinary group holiday travels overland across Cuba from tip to toe, meeting the people and in some places staying in family homes. Enjoy Havana, Trinidad and Santiago, the mountains of the Sierra Maestra, Caribbean beaches, Cuban music and dance, and gain an insight into the history of the island and the Cuban revolution.

Holiday itinerary

UK clients depart Thursday on a direct flight, arriving Havana, Cuba, the same day.

Day 1 Overnight in the capital.

Days 2-3 Fly to eastern Cuba and travel on to the colonial port Baracoa.

Day 4 Drive to Santiago.

Day 5 Explore the city and take in a salsa show at night.

Day 6 Drive to peaceful Bayamo.

Day 7 Explore the Sierra Maestra; hike to Castro’s revolutionary hideout.

Day 8 Visit the university town of Camagüey.

Days 9-10 Explore and relax in Trinidad and on nearby Caribbean beaches.

Day 11 Drive to Santa Clara; visit Che Guevara’s memorial, continue to Havana.

Day 12 Excursions and walks in and around Viñales.

Day 13 Travel back to Havana via Las Terrazas..

Day 14 Walking tour of old Havana.

Day 15 Return by bus to Havana airport. Depart on international flight or extension.

UK clients arrive home the following day, Friday.

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Reviews of this holiday

Cuba beyond the beach by Phil988, 5 Mar 2018
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A 14 night tailor made holiday including hotels in Havana, Trinidad and the beach resort of Cayo Santa Maria plus tours ... read more

Cuba beyond the beach by NickyB, 18 Nov 2017
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Our fist visit to Cuba proved soo interesting and enjoyable - We started off with three days in Havana followed by a bus ... read more

Cuba beyond the beach by Taff-traveller, 2 Jun 2017
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The tour covered Cuba from east to west taking in many of the historical sites read more

Cuba beyond the beach by Lilianne, 29 Apr 2017
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All transfers, usually by taxi, and all accommodation was arranged by JLA. Everything worked beautifully. The schedule was ... read more

Cuba beyond the beach by angusrobbo, 25 Mar 2017
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We travelled to Havana, Vinales, Trinidad and Varadero read more

Cuba beyond the beach by Nimmi, 3 Feb 2017
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JLA delivered as per brochure - I am repeat traveller with JLA and prob the No 1 for Latin America and Caribbean . Trip ... read more

Cuba beyond the beach by AC, 23 Apr 2016
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Cuba has everything going for it and Journey Latin America provides an excellent experience read more

Cuba beyond the beach by MJ, 28 Feb 2016
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Excellent trip which went smoothly due to the guide's ability to 'work the Cuban system' and quickly iron out issues which ... read more

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Cuba beyond the beach by Phil988, 5 Mar 2018
Traveller rating:

A 14 night tailor made holiday including hotels in Havana, Trinidad and the beach resort of Cayo Santa Maria plus tours ... read more

Cuba beyond the beach by NickyB, 18 Nov 2017
Traveller rating:

Our fist visit to Cuba proved soo interesting and enjoyable - We started off with three days in Havana followed by a bus ... read more