Cuba

Emerging from economic privation more vibrant and distinctive than ever before, Cuba is the Caribbean’s diamond in the rough.

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Vintage cars, cigars and avant-garde theatres are just the surface of what Cuba has to offer. Dig deeper and discover the old haunts of Hemingway, world heritage sites and a vibrant and emerging art scene.

Havana’s crumbling colonial buildings are slowly being restored and its national cuisine developing beyond the basics in a swathe of intimate home restaurants known as paladares. Immerse yourself in Cuban culture as you join the A&K travel experts on an authentic and experiential private or group journey to one of the world’s hottest destinations right now.

Best time to travel to Cuba

Situated in the Caribbean Sea, Cuba has a warm tropical climate with two distinct seasons. The best time to visit is December to May, when skies are blue and the days dry and sunny. The rains begin in June with low season August to October, during the region’s hurricane season.

Award-winning Journeys to Havana, Viñales, Trinidad and Beyond

Arrive into Cuba on our luxury small cruise ship from Miami or meet us in Havana where your journey begins.  

Start your Cuban experience in the famed capital of Havana, with its vintage American cars, faded grandeur and eclectically colourful culture. The city crawls with Buicks and Cadillacs from the 1950s and the ghost of Hemingway lingers in his favourite bars and bodegas. The music scene is vibrant with popular clubs pumping out Afro-Caribbean rhythms, high energy salsa shows, jazz cafes, concert halls and cabarets.

Walk the charming cobbled streets of Trinidad and enjoy its laid-back atmosphere and beautiful colonial architecture, before exploring the tobacco and sugar plantations of the island’s south.

Choose from a range of award-winning luxury journeys that take in the very best of Cuba.  Extend your Latin American experience with a trip to the neighbouring countries of Mexico, Colombia and beyond. 

Cuba’s luxury high-end holiday accommodation

Whichever Cuban journey you choose you’ll experience only the very finest luxury accommodation. Each place is hand-picked by the A&K travel experts to bring out the quintessential charm of Cuba and the specific regions you visit.

Relax in your private suite at the exquisite authentic colonial-style La Reserva Hotel in the heart of Havana. While in the colonial city of Trinidad, enjoy your stay at the luxurious five-star Iberostar Grand Hotel, which is within easy reach of the UNESCO-listed city’s best spots.

The Hotel Saratoga is one of Cuba’s most spectacular high-end hotels, offering unrivalled views over Havana and a rooftop pool to relax in during your downtime.

Tour highlights from Cuba Experts

Discover the beautiful country of Cuba in safe hands with your award-winning Abercrombie & Kent Cuba travel experts who have been pioneering travel for over 50 years. Expect to experience Cuba in a way you never thought possible. Highlights include:

·       Pay homage to the leader of the Cuban revolution at the Che memorial

·       Step into the life of the great Ernest Hemingway on a tour with a retired professor of English literature.

·       Take in the sites of Havana in your private 1950’s vintage car.

·       And much more…


Featured Cuba Journeys

Group of 2410 days, from US$8,695
Connections Group Cuba: People to People (2017)

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture, exploring its architecture, agriculture, music and dining during intimate, one-on-one experiences with residents

Group10 days, from US$8,695
Private10 days, from AU$9,895
Cuba Uncovered

Cuba is emerging as one of the region’s hottest destinations and you’ll soon see why.

Private10 days, from AU$9,895
Group of 5811 days, from US$10,995
Connections Group Cuba by Land & Sea: A People to People Cruise (2017)

Enjoy the best of both worlds — stays in centrally located hotels pre- and post-cruise and a seven-night cruise aboard boutique sailing vessel ‘Le Ponant’

Group11 days, from US$10,995
Group of 2413 days, from US$8,995
Connections Group Cuba: Across the Island: People to People (2017)

Explore the island of Cuba from east to west on a comprehensive itinerary filled with people-to-people educational exchanges

Group13 days, from US$8,995

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