The itinerary for those who seek culture and beach relaxation without compromising either. Start with 3 days of sightseeing in Havana, visiting the Old Havana quarters and historic buildings. Then travel Varadero to bask in Cuba’s best beaches in the comfort of an all-inclusive resort.
Visit: Havana, Varadero
7 Days / 6 Nights
Arrival to Jose Marti International Airport with warm welcome and pick up by our staff. Transfer to your hotel and check-in. You’ll have the afternoon to rest and settle in, with evening at leisure to explore the city.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by an early departure for a breathtaking city tour. Visit Havana’s Historical Center, the Old Havana Square declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, travel on foot by San Francisco de Asís Square, Arms Square, Cathedral Square, and a crafts market. Then continue your tour through the Great Theater of Havana, the National Capitol, Central Park, Fraternity Park, Revolution Square and Havana University. Stop for lunch at a traditional Cuban restaurant, then visit the rum factory “Bocoy,” and cross the tunnel under Havana Bay on your way to Morro Cabaña Fort, where you’ll take in the most spectacular panoramic views of Havana. After the tour you’ll return to your hotel to get some rest. Enjoy the evening at leisure with the option of visiting the highly sought Cabaret Parisien or Tropicana club.
Start with breakfast at your hotel, and enjoy the day at your pace. You can shop at local craft markets, take a stroll on the beautiful Malecon, go on a ride in a vintage American car, or sign up for one of our optional day trips to Viñales.
Start the day with breakfast at your hotel, and after checking-out, travel by coach bus to Varadero, known for having some of the most beautiful beaches of the Caribbean. There you’ll check-in at a 5-star, all-inclusive resort to start the relaxation part of your vacation.
After a good night’s rest, enjoy breakfast at the hotel, experience for yourself why Varadero’s long stretch of clean white sands and warm waters are so famous. For the next two days, you’ll choose your own routine, or maybe have no routine at all: Bask and read a novel laying on a beach hammock, play a friendly beach volleyball game, slide into a kayak, go snorkeling, use the gym and spa facilities, take a break from the beach and take a dip in the pool, try the different restaurant options, and join the hotel’s staff for the nightly show and entertainment. Or you might want to check out the Varadero clubs and night life. Days and evenings are all at free at leisure. If you want to explore Varadero beyond your hotel, you can visit the local crafts market, or add one of our many optional add-on tours such as a Sun Cruise or a visit to a crocodile farm in Guama. If you’re travelling with children, they might like to swim with dolphins at the local aquarium
After breakfast and morning at leisure, you’ll travel back to the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana 5 hours ahead of your flight departure time.
This experience combines the fantastic history and rich culture of Havana with the relaxing resorts of Varadero, perfect for those traveling in groups who want a taste of everything. For the first days you with get to understand what makes Havana so enigmatic and uncover its many mysteries dating back to 1519, when it was founded by the Spanish. You’ll also get to appreciate its history and role in politics ever since, serving as a crossing point between the New World and the Old World, between North America and South America. Between the Atlantic and the Caribbean. Then you’ll get to soak in the warm waters of Varadero and enjoy water recreational activities or do nothing at all and just lay on the beach. It’s all up to you.
3 nights of accommodation in Havana at a 4 start hotel with breakfast included. 3 nights of accommodation in Varadero at a 5-star hotel with all-inclusive accommodation. Airport pickup and drop-off. Havana city tour. Transfer to Varadero.
Air tickets to Cuba, tips, medical insurance, visa, meals not mentioned in this itinerary.
physical activity level:
Light: Light physical activity required
Standard: Standard accommodations
private option available:
Prices in US Dollar and subject to change. All hotels will be in especified or similar category. Itinerary subject to change or modifications based on weather conditions, changes in transportation schedule or any other situation beyond our control
Cancellation policy: Cancellations made 30 days before the vacation starting date will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations made between the 30 days and 48 hours to the vacation starting date will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within the 48 hours before starting day will be subject to a 60% cancellation fee.