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, stop to snorkel or share a drink with friendly locals, enjoy the slow pace of life in the islands.
Plenty of snorkelling opportunities (equipments are not guaranteed)
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrive at Havana
Day 2: Cienfuegos - Canarreos Archipelago
Day 3: Canarreos Archipelago
Day 4-6: Canarreos Archipelago
Day 7: Canarreos Archipelago - Cienfuegos
Day 8: Cienfuegos - Depart Havana
Day 1: Havana (Arrival)
Arrive in Havana at any time. Check into our hotel and enjoy the city.
your fellow travellers are arriving at various times throughout the
day, there are no planned activities other than a group dinner and info
session. Look in the hotel lobby for notices on when/where the group
meeting will occur.
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 Palacio de
los Capitanes Generales is also located on the Plaza de Armas, which now
houses the Museo de La Ciudad. You will find the oldest colonial
fortress on the plaza’s northeast sector, the Castillo Real de la
Fuerza, whose construction began in 1558.
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.
Day 2: Cienfuegos
Depart for Cienfuegos after breakfast arriving in time for lunch ashore
at the marina club house (not included) After Lunch we will spend the
afternoon getting to know your crew and the yacht, followed by a safety
briefing and an early dinner on board. Following dinner, your CEO will
be happy to then show you around Cienfuegos by foot where you can relax
at the end of the evening with a beverage while taking in 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: Canarreos Archipelago
Today we set sail from Cienfuegos to Canarreos Archipelago for our
sailing 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. The
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.
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 and dinner included for all five days.
Day 8: Havana
Depart Cienfuegos after breakfast and arrive back into Havana around
noon where the trip will end. Please do not book any onward travel until
at 3pm this day. If you require any additional night's in Havana, G
Adventures can book the hotel on your behalf.
Departs Saturdays (November - May)
SHIP CABINS: CATAMARAN
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
Covered dining room, outdoor sitting and dining areas.
Has an onboard kitchenette
Sailing aboard a catamaran through the islands of Canarreos Archipelago in Southern Cuba (6 nights)/ Hotel night at the start of the tour in Havana (1 night).
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 5 dinners (Allow for 75-90CUC for meals not included)
7 twin/double occupancy cabins, each with small bathroom including shower.
24m (82 ft.) sailing catamaran
Chief Experience Officer (CEO), Skipper and assistant/cook
What's not included
Some meals are not included
Laundry facilities are not available on boat
Toiletries (such as soap and shampoo) are not included
Snorkeling equipments are sometimes not available
Itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable.The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region.
Please note that space is very very limited on the boat and especially in you cabin. It is important that you only take on soft luggage such as a mid size backpack weighing no less than 15 kgs.
Fresh water is very limited on board, as such we ask for your understanding that showers are limited to one quick shower per person a day. One towel per week is provided for showering purposes - please bring a beach towel. Drinking water is provided free of charge on board the yacht.
Important to not that beds in cabins are not the usual length of a standard bed. Length is approximately 1.8 meters (6 ft.).