Discover Cuba

Introducing Cuba

Delivering a truly unique itinerary exploring the exotic destination by mega-yacht, itineraries
will depart directly from Havana or Cienfuegos and circumnavigate the western side of the island.
The 112-guest mega-yacht, SeaDream II, will provide the ideal vantage point to experience the
Caribbean nation’s rich, cultural landscape.


Curiosity Fulfilled

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Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad is a town in the jurisdiction of Sancti Spititus, central Cuba,
in a preserved Spanish colonial settlement founded in 1514. Declared a World Heritage Site in
1988, Trinidad is the holder of Cuba’s oldest and most captivating ‘outdoor museum’. Charming
cobblestone streets bustling with local townspeople, wild donkeys and the sights and sounds of a
bygone era. Trinidad has of some of the best beaches in Cuba, with Playa Ancon offering hiking
trails and scenic waterfalls.

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Cayo Largo, Cuba

An intimate resort island in Cuba also known as Cayo Largo del Sur
(“Long Cay”). Being the largest of 300 island in the Canarreos Archipelago, the cay runs close to
25 kilometers (16 miles) long and 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) wide. With a zero-permanent
population, the island beaches of Playo Sirena and Playo Paraiso are kept in pristine beauty and
offers the finest undeveloped beaches in the world ready for enjoyment. The possibilities are
limitless here is Cayo Largo.

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Cienfuegos, Cuba

La Perla del Sur, or “Pearl of the South, is a southern city originally
populated by indigenous peoples, and later settled by French immigrants in the 1800’s. The port,
very large by the standards of the times, was instrumental in multi-national trade, especially
between South America and Jamaica. Sugar was a major export of the city. The city’s Urban
Historic Center is a UNESCO World-Heritage Site, and serves as an example of urban planning
accomplished during the 19th century by the Spanish. Other attractions include Castillo de
Nuestra Senora (a castle/fort), historic cathedrals, botanical gardens, a cigar factory, and the
University of Cienfuegos.

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Havana, Cuba

The capital of the island nation and the most populated at over 2.1 million
residents, Havana is the 4th most populous area in the Caribbean region. The walled capital was
founded by Spain in the 16th century. The sinking of an American warship in 1898 signaled the
beginning of the Spanish-American war. Havana experienced exponential growth in the 1930’s when
the city became a major tourist destination, until 1959 when Fidel Castro came into power
following the revolution. “Old Havana” became a UNESCO World Heritage site in the 1980’s.Visitors
to Havana enjoy colorful displays of culture, architecture, music, and the arts.

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Isla de Juventud, Cuba

Known as the “Isle of Youth” or “Isle of Treasure”, Isla De
Juventud is the second largest island off Cuba’s shore. Very popular with divers and “treasure
hunters”, this island is known for its beauty, history and pirate lore. Discover the idyllic and
unspoiled Punta Frances Marine National Park; an excellent coral reef diving location. Beautiful
black-sand beaches line the beckoning turquoise waters.

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Maria la Gorda, Cuba

Maria la Gorda, a port only accommodating smaller vessels, is part
of the Western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio; known as a scuba diver’s paradise. The port’s
lush landscape is home to native birds and animals. The shimmering, aqua colored waters welcome
experienced and beginner divers, as well as snorkelers. Authentic Cuban Mojitos and fresh seafood
are served along the beachfront. Experiencing Cuba’s sunset should be at the top of your “to do”
list.

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Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

The second largest city in Cuba was founded in the 1500’s by
Spanish conquistadors. Like many cities of the Caribbean, Santiago de Cuba was fought over by
both France and England. The Cuban Revolution actually began in this city in 1953 when the
Moncada barracks were attacked by Castro-backed rebels. The city is home to the citadel of San
Pedro de la Roca, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Rum lovers take note; the Bacardi liquor brand
was founded in Santiago de Cubac.


2019 Cuba Voyage Collection

The small, island nation, which remains
inaccessible to many, is a land brimming with curiosities, hosting experiences of culture, history
and personal enrichment. SeaDream’s Cuba voyages will navigate the island from Havana to
Cienfuegos, with stops in some of the country’s most storied and least-traveled ports.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico – Cienfuegos, Cuba

January 26, 2019 – February 4, 2019 | 9 Days

San Juan, Puerto Rico・Isla Catalina, Ocho
Rios, Jamaica・Santiago de Cuba・Trinidad・Cienfuegos

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Cienfuegos, Cuba – Havana, Cuba

February 4, 2019 – February 11, 2019 | 7 Days

Cienfuegos・Trinidad・Cayo Largo・Isla de
Juventud・Maria la Gorda・Havana (overnight)

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Havana, Cuba – Cienfuegos, Cuba

February 11, 2019 – February 18, 2019 | 7 Days

Havana・Maria la Gorda・Punta Frances, Isla
de Juventud・Cayo Largo・Casilda (Trinidad)・Cienfuegos

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Cienfuegos, Cuba – Havana, Cuba

February 18, 2019 – February 25, 2019 | 7 Days

Cienfuegos・Trinidad・Cayo Largo・Isla de
Juventud・Maria la Gorda・Havana (overnight)

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Havana, Cuba – Cienfuegos, Cuba

February 25, 2019- March 4, 2019 | 7 Days

Havana・Maria la Gorda・Isla de Juventud・Cayo
Largo・Trinidad・Cienfuegos (overnight)

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Cienfuegos, Cuba – Havana, Cuba

March 4, 2019 – March 11, 2019 | 7 Days

Cienfuegos ・Casilda (Trinidad) ・Cayo Largo・Punta
Frances, Isla de Juventud・Maria la Gorda・Havana (overnight)

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Havana, Cuba – Cienfuegos, Cuba

March 11, 2019 – March 18, 2019 | 7 Days

Havana・Maria la Gorda・Isla de Juventud・Cayo
Largo・Trinidad・Cienfuegos (overnight)

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Cienfuegos, Cuba – Havana, Cuba

March 18, 2019 – March 25, 2019 | 7 Days

Cienfuegos・Trinidad・Cayo Largo・Isla de
Juventud・Maria la Gorda・Havana (overnight)

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Havana, Cuba – Cienfuegos, Cuba

March 25, 2019 – April 1, 2019 | 7 Days

Havana・Maria la Gorda・Isla de Juventud・Cayo
Largo・Trinidad・Cienfuegos (overnight)

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Cienfuegos, Cuba – Marigot, St. Martin

April 1, 2019 – April 10, 2019 | 9 Days

Cienfuegos・Santiago de Cuba・White Bay, Jost van
Dyke・Leverick Bay, Virgin Gorda・Sandy Ground, Anguilla・Gustavia (overnight)・Marigot, St. Martin


2020 Cuba Voyage Collection


For your travel convenience, SeaDream will make Havana to Cienfuegos, and Cienfuegos to Havana
ground transfer options available for purchase starting Fall 2017.

Please contact your Travel Professional or Contact SeaDream for more
information.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I view details about the Cuba Voyage Collection?

A: To view all Cuba voyages and their itinerary maps, port information and related travel
information, visit www.seadream.com/cuba
Q: Where do I fly to?

A: These voyages will embark and disembark in two different ports; Havana and Cienfuegos.
Guests may fly roundtrip Havana or may fly into/out of Cienfuegos. (It’s a matter of personal
choice). Most will find roundtrip air to/from Havana the easier option.
Q: How do I get from Havana airport to Cienfuegos or the reverse?

A: SeaDream will offer transfer options via modern air-conditioned motor coach and
possibly private sedan. Cost and schedules will be available soon.
Q: How far is Cienfuegos from Havana airport?

A: Ground travel time is about 3 – 3.5 hours.
Q: What time should I plan my flights to arrive and depart Cuba?

A: Due to ground transfer times, we strongly recommend the following flight guidelines:

  • Flights arriving on the day of Embarkation; should arrive into Havana or Cienfuegos, no
    later than 12 noon.
  • Flights departing on the day of Debarkation; should depart Havana or Cienfuegos, not before
    12 noon.
Q: What time is Embarkation?

A: 2:00pm to 4:00pm; which is the same as most other SeaDream voyages
Q: If the yacht is overnight in Havana on the last night of my voyage, can I disembark
that night, instead of the next morning?

A: On voyages that conclude in Havana with the last voyage night as an overnight in
Havana, guests may disembark yacht that night if needed. That request must be provided in
writing to SeaDream, prior to boarding. Approval may also depend on operational consideration.
Q: What Yachting Land Adventures will be available in Cuba?

A: Travel to Cuba by citizens of the United States remains restricted. SeaDream’s Cuba
program meets certain specific requirements for exemption from this restriction, but only under
specific conditions. In general, US citizens must participate in government approved cultural,
historical and person-to-person activities on a daily basis when in a Cuban port. These required
Land Adventures are included with all guests voyage fare. Our Cuba Land Adventures are
undergoing special development, to meet the high expectations of SeaDream and our guests. We
have published those Land Adventures that are included with our voyage fare and meet the
specific requirements for US Citizens. Additional options will be added shortly.

Information regarding travel on SeaDream within Cuba

US Citizens

Travel to Cuba by citizens of the United States remains restricted. SeaDream’s Cuba program
meets certain specific requirements for exemption from this restriction, but only under specific
conditions. In general, US Citizens must participate in government approved cultural,
historical, and person to person activities on a daily basis when in a Cuban port. This
requirement will be built into our land adventures program, and a select land adventure will be
included for all guests in each Cuban port. As always, a valid passport is required for travel
for all guests, and visas for some may be required. Other travel requirements may apply. Please
view the FAQ section. Once booked, we will recommend that guests of all
nationalities contact their appropriate government agency or a professional visa service
regarding any additional requirements that may be needed for travel to Cuba.
Consult the State Department’s website for important information related to Cuba travel,
including information about safety, infrastructure, currency, and general expectations here A valid Passport with
at least 2 blank pages is required for travel by all guests to Cuba. US Citizens require a
Tourist Card to enter Cuba, which may be purchased through your airline. Contact them directly
for details. Special requirements may apply to Cuban-born US Citizens.
Travel to Cuba is still restricted for US Citizens. Your travel is
allowed specifically due to your passage booked aboard SeaDream Yacht Club. This exception does
not necessarily cover any pre- or post-voyage plans you have made independent of your SeaDream
voyage. Debit and credit cards may not be
accepted at many locations, but there are cash machines. Cuban currency is CUC, which is 1:1
with the USD. Currency onboard the yacht remains USD. Major airlines fly into Havana and some to
Cienfuegos. Travel time between cities is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. Various transfer options
between Havana airport and the port in Cienfuegos (and the reverse) for those purchasing
round-trip Havana tickets will be available for purchase. We will communicate cost and schedules
to booked guests soon. US Citizens must participate in approved SeaDream-provided Yachting Land
Adventures (every day, when in port) that meet Cuban government requirements for exception to
the travel restriction. These required YLAs are included in the cost of your vacation. We are
working with tour experts to ensure that these required tours meet SeaDream standards. Details
and upgrade options will be communicated to you in early November. Please do not make private
arrangements as they may not meet requirements.

Non-US Citizens

A valid Passport with at least 2 blank pages
is required for travel by all guests to Cuba. The purchase of travel insurance may be required.
A Visa may be required to travel to Cuba. We recommend you contact a local Visa service as well
as consult your nation’s governmental agency who handles travel requirements. For your
convenience, here is a list for some of our guests: