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Cuba Holiday Deals: Diving and Coral

We offer you e different cuba holiday deals to enjoy the diving and coral. Will take you through some of the main diving destinations of the archipelago. You can observe the wonders of our seabed. At the same time you will feel welcomed by the Cuban people and you will integrate into their culture.

  • Duration: 12 days / 11 Nights.
  • Destinations: Havana, Viñales, María La Gorda, Las Terrazas, Remedios, Cayo Las Brujas.

Day 1. Meeting and greeting Havana.

Pick up at the airport and transfer to the accommodations.

Day 2. Old Havana Route in cuba holiday deals.

diving in cuba with the coral. Old Havana.
Cuba Holiday Deals. Old Havana.

Excursion on foot through the old part of the city. Havana is modern and historical, warm and comforting. She has been sung, painted, studied, described and filmed. Centuries ago, exotic music was already echoing the Spanish taverns in almost every corner. Elegant European aristocrats strolled along the Alameda de Paula promenade. Shipowners and merchants of sugar and tobacco negotiated in the Lonja del Comercio. Its people sold exotic homemade treats in the streets and bohemian artists provided the city with an artistic identity. This is how the city got its current profile.

Day 3. Classic Cars ride.

For more than half a century, the landscape of the streets of Cuba is strongly marked by classic cars. In other countries you will find them displayed in a car museum. In Cuba, Chevrolet and Buicks still roll along the Havana promenade. You will take a tour in one of these cars through the most interesting places outside of Old Havana. Where you have done the previous excursion on foot.

Day 4. Havana and Viñales in cuba holiday deals.

diving in cuba with the coral. Vinales
Cuba Holiday Deals: Diving in Cuba with the Coral. Viñales

After breakfast, departure to Viñales. When you approach Pinar del Río, you will see a small and quiet provincial town with stately homes framed by Corinthian and Ionic columns. The terrain begins to be mountainous and even greener. After the city of Pinar del Río, the road snakes towards Viñales. The landscape is dazzling: bright green tobacco fields next to vermilion earth and dark green cedars are interspersed with imposing palm trees. Tobacco drying houses are guarded by majestic mogotes. The characteristic karstic hills that dot the valley.

From your balcony at the Los Jazmines hotel or from a private house, you can enjoy everything. The fields, the mogotes and even the farmers who drive their oxen and plows. Viñales is a small, cozy and beautiful city with wooden houses and portals. From where the inhabitants enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains (mogotes) of the Sierra de los Órganos. It is an agricultural area where fruits, vegetables, coffee and tobacco are grown according to traditional methods. In 1999, UNESCO declared the Valley of Viñales a World Heritage Site. Great recognition for its special karst formations and traditional agricultural methods centuries old. Especially in the cultivation of tobacco, which are practiced here.

Day 5. Diving in Cuba with the Coral. Viñales, María la Gorda.

In a beautiful path of landscapes that passes through typical rural towns such as Guanes – Isabel Rubio – Sandino and El Cayuco. Everyday life here is a kind of romance. The houses look like those of a child’s drawing. Experts believe that four of the seven species of sea turtles on the planet owe their survival to the Guanahacabibes peninsula. The area was a refuge for the original inhabitants (Guanahatabeyes), resisting the Spanish conquerors.

In addition to a rich flora and fauna, archaeological sites can be found here as well.  Maria La Gorda hotel have rooms that consist of cabins. Oldest built in wood and located closer to the beach. The modern and elegant rooms are located in different buildings, with two floors, and spread over a vast open terrain. The newer wooden cabins are located in the forest and are accessible by small wooden bridges. They are both panoramic and tasteful and harmonize with ecotourism and outdoor activities.

Day 6 and Day 7. María la Gorda in cuba holiday deals, Diving and Coral.

diving in cuba with the coral. María la Gorda.
Cuba Holiday Deals: Diving in Cuba with the Coral. María la Gorda.

It may happen that you wake up and find vagrant cows grazing next to your room. During the day it plunges you into the warm waters of the gulf. In the afternoon, people relax on the beach and in the evening guests have a beer at the blue beach bar and white sand. The seabed is unique in the mysterious shipwrecks of the Caribbean with a wide variety of corals and caves. There are around 32 dive sites, accessible by boat from 5 minutes to one hour of navigation.

Notable places are the Hall of Mary and the Admiral. The first is a cave with three entrances, “furnished” with sponges and coral formations, visited by many tropical fish. The second is a wall covered with sponge and sea fans, in which the shad, angelfish, grunts and groupers can be found. The International Diving Center Maria La Gorda focuses mainly on divers of all levels. Dives can be booked together with your accommodation.

Dive packages include: – Tank – Boat – diving instructor

The packages do not include: – Diving equipment.

In the afternoon if you wish you can visit Cabo San Antonio. This is actually the westernmost peak of Cuba, where one of the most important lighthouses of Cuba, such as Cabo San Antonio (Roncali).

Day 8. Cuba Holiday Deals. María la Gorda, The Terraces.

If you want to stay one more day in this exclusive environment, do it. The nature and leisure conditions of this earthly place are heavenly.

Return to the main road to Pinar del Río, passing through Consolación del Sur – Los Palacios and San Cristóbal, arriving at Las Terrazas. In 1968, the Cuban government launched a reforestation project in the hanging hills surrounding Las Terrazas. This created a town where some 1,300 people now live and which largely maintain an independent community.

It became an internationally recognized achievement. The design of the buildings in Las Terrazas is in harmony with the natural environment. The beautiful Hotel Moka is a good example. In 1985 Las Terrazas and the Natural Park of the Sierra del Rosario. They were declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. You can swim in natural pools and bike trails. You will take nature walks. Around the ruins of coffee plantations of the nineteenth century. In addition to the guided hiking routes there are a number of activities in this area.

Day 9. Las Terrazas, Santa Clara, Remedios.

diving in cuba with the coral. Remedios City.
Cuba Holiday Deals. Remedios City.

If you still feel the need for a splendid espresso or cappuccino after breakfast, then walk to Maria (Café de Maria). For years, she made coffee at home and served it in her living room. The same tasty coffee is now served in the cafeteria next door. The distance between Las Terrazas and Santa Clara is approximately 347 km.

It is necessary to go through Santa Clara and learn about the history of this beautiful city. Especially for his contribution to the Cuban revolution. Santa Clara looks modern. It is a pleasant city (with one of the most famous universities in Cuba). It also has a prominent state model in Cuban urban life after the triumph of the revolution. Visit the monument and the mausoleum of Ernesto Che Guevara (closed on Mondays).

Cuba Holiday Deals: Monument to Che Guevara.

In 1997, the remains of Che and six of his fellow fighters from Bolivia returned. Since then the place became a kind of pilgrimage for Cubans of all ages. Entrance is free. Then continue on the Remedios road or the three “C” direction (Cayo Las Brujas, Cayo Ensenachos and Cayo Santa María). Part of Jardines de Rey that belongs to a larger archipelago like “Sabana – Camagüey”. It is a beautiful rural road.

Remedios is one of the oldest cities in Cuba. Today is a beautiful and idyllic village with approximately 30,000 inhabitants. The examples of 17th century Spanish architecture are still present. In 1980, the center of the city was declared a National Historic Monument. Remedios is the smallest city in Cuba with two churches in the central plaza. Every year, between the 16th and the 26th of December, the quiet city becomes a true town of parties during the holidays known as “Las Parrandas de los Remedios”. One of the oldest events in Cuba. During the rest of the year, the Parrandas Museum displays photos, documents and handmade objects that are associated with this unique tradition.

Day 10. Diving in Cuba with the Coral. Remedios, Cayo Las Brujas.

diving in cuba with the coral. Cayo las Brujas.
Cuba Holiday Deals. Cayo las Brujas.

We suggest Cayo Las Brujas as a tourist destination. It has a lot of coincidence in name and legend with María la Gorda. Cayo Las Brujas is more oriented towards water sports such as diving and sport fishing. With facilities provided by the International Diving Center. The diurnal and nocturnal dives are organized in different levels of the coral reefs. The underwater world hosts shipwrecks and caves. Villa Las Brujas is a simple accommodation in an exclusive and natural environment. If you are looking for more comfort and a wider gastronomic offer. You can get to Cayo Santa María with many attractive offers of hotels. Cayo Ensenachos is the most luxurious of the three keys. Located between Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Santa María with two private beaches.

Day 11. Cayo Las Brujas.

Day of beach, sun and diving

Day 12. Cuba Holiday Deals, return to Havana.

diving in cuba with the coral. Coral in Cuba.
Cuba Holiday Deals. Coral in Cuba.

To return to Havana you can do it by taxi or by plane. Domestic flights are available from Cayo Las Brujas airport to Havana. It is not advisable to book a domestic flight connected with your departure flight. A technical or other situation that may occur could damage the connection of your international flight. If you want to organize a national flight, book a last hotel night in Havana (or in Varadero). This will guarantee a worry-free trip to your country of origin. Transfer to airport and Departure for your country.

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After making your reservation with Easy Booking Cuba, cancellation fees may apply. The amount of the cancellation fee depends on the time of cancellation. E determined the execution provider. The policy appears in the descriptions of each excursion. When the cancellation policy is not specified within the tour. The General Terms and Conditions of this website are considered accepted.

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