Sail on a catamaran through the beautiful turquoise waters of the Canarreos Archipelago, stop to snorkel or share a drink with friendly locals, enjoy the slow pace of life in the islands. The clear transparent water will allow you to explore the underwater world, for both excitement and relaxation
Sail on a catamaran through the beautiful turquoise waters of the Canarreos Archipelago
Plenty of snorkelling opportunities
Enjoy the slow pace of life on the islands
Encounter the abundance of wildlife on the islands including iguanas, crocodiles and monkeys!
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrive in Havana for your welcome meeting
Day 2: Set sail along Cienfuegos/Canarreos Archipelago
Day 3-7: Explore the islands along Canarreos Archipelago
Day 8: Disembark in Cienfuegos
Day 1: Arrive in Havana
Arrive in Havana at any time. Check into our hotel and enjoy the city at your leisure.
The main area of interest to visitors is La Habana Vieja (The Old City),
where walking or a bicycle taxi tour are, the best modes of
transportation. Points of interest in this part of town include La
Catedral de San Cristóbal de La Habana, the Palacio de los Marqueses de
Aguas Claras (which now houses a restaurant), the Museo de Arte Colonial
and the Plaza de Armas, with its statue of Manuel de Céspedes (one of
the leaders of the Cuban independence movement).
The city is home to various museums, and depending on your area of
interest, there is practically a museum for everyone. One of the city’s
(and the island’s) most prominent attractions though, are its music and
clubs. Everywhere you go you will hear and feel the music and see people
freely dancing in the streets. The island literally pulses with the
beat and blend of Afro-Hispanic rhythms and movement.
In the evening, you will be met by a a representative and transferred to
the catamaran. Spend the evening getting acquainted to the crew and
your fellow travellers as the yacht prepares to set sail out of
Day 2: Cienfuegos - Canarreos Archipelago
Today you will spend your time exploring Cienfuegos by foot with your guide and travel companions. Following dinner, your guide will show you around Cienfuegos and highlight the local sites of this rustic town. Often referred to as La Perla del Sur ( Peal
of the South), you will find this city takes you back to Cuba's rich
Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 3-7: Explore Canarreos Archipelago
Today you will set sail from Cienfuegos to Canarreos Archipelago for your
sailing adventure amongst some of the the Caribbeans most beautiful islands.
Comprised of approximately 350 Islets and known to be rustic and quiet
then many of the other popular destinations for travelers in Cuba.
trip takes approximately 7-9 hours. Feel free to relax and take in the
warm Caribbean air, or take up an opportunity to fish for your lunch,
that the cook would be happy to prepare. Some of the islands you will visit:
The largest island amongst the Canarreos Archipelago, it is know for
it's 25km of pristine white sandy beaches and Mangrove forests. You
won't have any troubles relaxing here! Kick back with a book while
sipping on refreshing beverages, play a game of beach volleyball or
enjoy some snorkeling . Take a river cruise amongst the maze of
mangroves looking out for a sighting of a crocodile.
turquoise waters welcome you. Explore the small island, feed the
Iguana's indigenous to the island and enjoy a cocktail at a small
friendly beach bar. Take part in snorkeling right off the boat as there
is plenty of diverse fish species and coral reef.
It is well known for it's abundant amount of fish
that swim amongst the seabed. As with Cayo Rico, Iguanas walk the island
freely, and make for an adventurous environment. This uninhabited
island, except for the workers that maintain the small biological
reserve home to a monkey sanctuary. Make sure to bring a little gift for
the Sanctuary keepers as they love to receive useful keepsakes to make
their time on the island more enjoyable.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included (lunch is not included on Day 7).
Day 8: Havana
Depart Cienfuegos after breakfast and arrive back into Havana around
noon where the trip will end. After drop-off, a representative will help you with onward travel arrangements should you wish to book any further trips!
Departs Saturdays (November - May)
Catamaran Ship Cabins
Each cabin has its own small bathroom including a shower
Some cabins have 2 beds (upper and lower) and some with double beds
bunk length is 1.8 meters (6 ft.) with limited head height and limited storage for luggage