Cuba Cruise – The Best Cuba Experience!

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Date(s) - 01/12/2017 - 31/01/2018
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Featured Attractions:   Experience the best of what Cuba has to offer on an 8 day cruise on the Celestyal Crystal.  Alcoholic Beverages, Excursions, all taxes and shipboard gratuities included. Choose to depart from historic Havana, Cuba OR beautiful Montego Bay, Jamaica.

 

Overview

Welcome Aboard the Celestyal Crystal – Cuba Cruising to 5 different ports!

When you step aboard the Celestyal Crystal, you enter a world where modern technology meets the grand era of ocean travel. Her yacht inspired design and classic teak promenade decks evoke an intimate atmosphere, with all the amenities of a modern 5 star hotel.  Enjoy spacious staterooms and suites, elegant restaurants, bars and lounges, an internet centre, spa and fitness rooms, and nine open promenade decks, where you can revel in the splendor of a starlit ocean sky.

On board Celestyal Crystal you will enjoy our delicious variety at Leda Casual Dining or dine more formally in the elegant Amalthia Restaurant. Experience a taste of Canada at the Alberta Prime Steakhouse Restaurants where you will dine on Canadian Prime Grade A Beef with a selection of Canadian beers to choose from. Enjoy the sun and sea breeze at Helios pool bar, enjoy the excitement at the Muses Lounge and Horizons Bar & Disco, and take in the fantastic views on the top deck.

Other facilities feature the Casino, Internet Corner, conference rooms, photo gallery, Agora Duty Free & Travel Value Shop, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness centre, and the Sana Health Spa & Beauty Salon.  The vessel is fully air-conditioned, has stabilizers, telephone, fax, satellite telephone and physician onboard.

Ship Registry: Bahamas & USA ; Restrictions Apply

Intinerary & Price

 

Please Call to Inquire about Preferred Travel Dates: 1-800-598-5474

Note: All meals while on the ship.   Optional land tours available. 

 

Havana, Cuba Departure Itinerary:

Days 1/2

Board at Havana, Cuba, and enjoy having two days to explore this vibrant, historic city. Visit Old Town Havana, and see the magnificent Spanish colonial architecture surrounding ‘Old Square’ – the original site of parades, bullfights and fiestas. Havana was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century, and the town centre is now designated as a World Heritage site.

As evening falls, you’ll re-board the vessel, for a relaxing cocktail party on the promenade deck, with authentic Cuban Mojitos, and Cuba Libres, while you meet our ship staff and on-board guides. Your Welcome Dinner will feature a delicious variety of authentic Cuban fare. Cuban is a fusion of Spanish, African and Caribbean cuisine, and we have gone to great lengths to deliver an outstanding gourmet dining experience.

Day 3

This is our first full day at sea. Enjoy all that the Celeystal Crystal has to offer!

Day 4 

Enjoy the tranquil City of Cienfuegos and view the impressive Castillo de Jagua – a fortress built in 1745 to protect the city against invasions from the real pirates of the Caribbean. The city is rich with architectural treasures – from theatres to estate mansions.

Day 5

Soak up the sun and let your troubles melt away, as you gaze across azure seas and the lush, rolling mountains surrounding Montego Bay. Well-known as the place to party, Montego Bay can be as exciting or relaxing as the activities you choose. Take in a round of golf. Enjoy fabulous duty-free shopping or browse the local crafts at open-air markets. Tour pineapple plantations, art galleries and gardens or dance to the vibrant beat of a Reggae band.

Day 6

One of the most interesting and historically significant places in Cuba is Santiago de Cuba. Founded by Spanish conquistador Diego Velazquez de Cuellar in 1514, Santiago was the capital of the Spanish colony of Cuba from 1522 until 1589. Today, Santiago remains the most important urban area outside of Havana, and is home to the birth of most forms of Cuba’s long-lasting and globally renowned music. Visitors from around the world come to enjoy the music originating in Santiago.We arrive at Santiago de Cuba after breakfast and will spend the entire day here. You will have several options to experience the region through onshore excursions and venturing off on your own. You may return to the ship at any time to relax and take a break.

Day 7

At Sea

Day 8

Arrive back Havana as we get ready to take away some great memories. You will be shuttled back to the airport for your flight back home.

 

Montego Bay, Jamaica Departure Itinerary: 

Day 1

Today we board our Cruise in Montego Bay, Jamaica and get ready to soak up the sun and let your troubles melt away, as you gaze across azure seas and the lush, rolling mountains surrounding Montego Bay. Well-known as the place to party, Montego Bay can be as exciting or relaxing as the activities you choose.  Enjoy fabulous duty free shopping the local craft market or tour Pineapple Plantations, art galleries or dance to the vibrant beat of a local Reggae Band. As  Evening Falls, you’ll re-board the vessel for a relaxing cocktail party on the Promenade deck where you will meet the staff. Your welcome dinner will feature a delicious variety of authentic Cuban fare. After dinner you can relax in the upper decks as we set sail.

Day 2 

This is our first full day at sea. Enjoy all that the Celeystal Crystal has to offer!

Day 3

One of the most interesting and historically significant places in Cuba is Santiago de Cuba. Founded by Spanish conquistador Diego Velazque de Cuellar in 1514. Santiago was the capital of the Spanish colony of Cuba from 1522 to 1589. Today it remains the most important urban area outside of Havana and is home to the birth of most forms Cuban music and known around the world.

Days 4/5

Havana! This city of 2 Million people is one the greatest historical cities in the New World. A throwback in time,  it displays a combination of colonialism, capitalism and communism blended into one. We spend two full days in this beautiful city where you will take advantage of the onshore excursion, as well as, you can book additional excursions such as Buena Vista Social Club or the Famous Tropicana. Looking for Old Cars? We have an excursion or that as well. Viva Havana!!!

Day 6

At Sea. Enjoy on-board activities. 

Day 7

Enjoy the tranquil City of Cienfuegos and view Castillo de Jagua – a fortress built in 1745 to protect the city against invasions from the real pirates of the Caribbean. The city is rich with architectural treasures – from theaters to estate mansions. On our optional shore excursions you can visit the colonial Village of Trinidad, a World Cultural Heritage site, where the people are as warm and welcoming as the tropical sun.

Day 8

Arrive back into Montego Bay as we get ready to take away some great memories. You will be shuttled back to the airport for your flight back home.

 

PASSPORT & VISA INFORMATION

A valid passport or enhanced driver’s licence is required for travel. IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact. 

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