Star Clippers Cuba holiday. 9nts fr £2,295

Direct flights with Virgin Atlantic included. 

2 nights Havana & 7 nights Star Clipper cruise starting in Cienfuegos and terminating in Havana, on full board basis. VIP service on arrival at Havana airport and transfers included.

 

2018 STAR CLIPPERS CUBA HOLIDAYS NOW ON SALE!

Holiday based on a Thursday departure from London Gatwick to Havana with Virgin Atlantic. You will be spending the first two nights in a guest house conveniently located in Old Havana. On day three, a private sightseeing road transfer will take you to the colonial town of Cienfuegos including guided visits to Guama and Bay of Pigs. You will be boarding Star Flyer on the evening of your day three, when your 7-night Star Clippers adventure will begin, terminating back in Havana a week later. Hotel upgrades are available at a small supplement.

Hotels and total number of nights can be tailor made to your exact requirements.

2017 DEPARTURES Adult price from
5th January 2017 £2,245
9th February 2017 £2,395

5% discount applies to Star Clipper repeat customers.

Contact us on sales@allabouttailormadetravel.com or call 0208 469 0516 for a quotation.

PRICE INCLUDES:

FLIGHTS.

  • Return DIRECT flights London Gatwick – Havana with Virgin Atlantic.

ACCOMMODATION & STAR CLIPPER CRUISE.

  • 2 nights accommodation on B&B basis at Casa Prado Colonial, Old Havana.
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  • 7 night cruise on a full board basis, Star Flyer Tall Ship. Cabin type 6*
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    * Star Clippers Cabin upgrades available from £155 per person for seven nights. 

PRIVATE TRANSFERS.

  • Private transfer Havana airport – Havana hotel (+/- 25 minutes)
  • Private sightseeing transfer Havana hotel – Cienfuegos Harbour*
  • Private transfer Havana Harbour – Havana hotel, after your Cruise ( so you can drop your luggage at a small fee and enjoy some free time in Havana on your last day ).
  • Private transfer Havana hotel – Havana airport.

* PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TRANSFER HAVANA HOTEL – CIENFUEGOS HARBOUR:

0800 hrs. We depart Havana and head South East through the Sugar Cane and Citrus plantations towards the UNESCO preserved Zapata National Park where the first stop will be at Guama.

Guama is a replica village of Cuba’s earliest settlers the Taino Indians who lived on the island in the 1100s, the original settlers on the island. Located on a string of small islands and reached by an exhilarating boat ride through the mangroves, there are also a number of life size sculptures depicting the life of these early settlers. A crocodile sanctuary is also located here and you can enter the sanctuary to see the reptiles basking in the sun.

Continuing the journey into the Zapata National Park we reach the Bay of Pigs the site of the failed CIA backed invasion of Cuba that was repelled by Fidel and Che and their revolutionaries. We will briefly visit the museum to gain an insight into one of the major world events from the 1960s and an important date in Cuba’s revolutionary history.

After a relaxing lunch in the area we will travel along the South Coast as the afternoon progresses and stop at a wonderful oasis! The Cueva De Los Peces is a natural salt water pool set in a beautiful and tranquil woodland location. Take an afternoon cooling swim in the waters and spot the huge variety of tropical fish or take a cocktail or a cool beer and sit and enjoy the sun for a while.

From the pool the drive onwards to Cienfuegos is not too long and on arrival you will be dropped at Cienfuegos Harbour for the start of your exciting Star Flyer Cruise!

Price Includes: Transport as required with driver/ guide, entrance to Guama and boat ride to the replica village, entrance to the Crocodile Sanctuary, three course lunch in the Playa Larga area with one drink included (water, beer, soft drink, rum based drink), entrance to Cueva De Los Peces.

Not Included: Any additional drinks and snacks, tips for driver / guide and local guides, tips at lunch venue.

Private Sightseeing Transfer: by booking the tour on a private basis you have the option to stay longer at the sights along the way or indeed add some extra visits if you wish. You can leave a little earlier and perhaps spend longer in Playa Larga and take in a swim or even a short snorkeling trip. Or enjoy some bird watching and an eco-trail in the Zapata National Park. If you are a scuba diver perhaps you can dive in Playa Giron?

Payment for any extra services that you may wish to enjoy in addition to the services included on the standard tour are payable locally in Cuba. Please do advise us of your requirements in advance so we can brief the driver.

OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED.

  • ATOL Certificate issued at time of booking for your financial protection
  • Cuban Visas
  • VIP Service at Havana airport
  • Meet and greet at Havana airport on arrival.
  • Port charges.
  • Havana airport departure taxes.
  • Meals, guided visits and entrance fees as per itinerary description.

 

Contact us on sales@allabouttailormadetravel.com or call 0208 469 0516 for a quotation.

 

PRICE EXCLUDES:
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  • Travel insurance, compulsory for entry in Cuba.

 

Itinerary
   
SATURDAY    Cienfuegos, Cuba. 10pm.
SUNDAY    At Sea
MONDAY  Georgetown, Grand Cayman
TUESDAY    Cayo Largo, Cuba
WEDNESDAY    Isle of Youth, Cuba
THURSDAY    Maria La Gorda, Cuba
FRIDAY    At Sea
SATURDAY    Havana, Cuba. 7am.

 

 

OTHER STAR FLYER DEPARTURES:

  • 7 night Cruise Havana – Cienfuegos. Sailing starts on 4th January 2017.
  • 10 night Cruise Cienfuegos – Havana. Sailing starts on 25th January 2017.
  • 11 night Cruise Havana – Cienfuegos. Sailing starts on 14th January 2017.
  • 14 night Cruise Havana – St. Maarten Caribbean Crossing. Sailing starts on 25Feb’17.
  • 2018 STAR CLIPPERS CUBA HOLIDAY DEPARTURES:

  • 11 night Cruise Cienfuegos – Havana. Sailing starts on 6th January 2018.
  • 10 night Cruise Havana – Cienfuegos. Sailing starts on 17th January 2018.

 

Star Flyer Information

Passengers: 170 | Crew: 74
Length: 115.5m | Number of masts: 4 | Sail area: 3,365 m2  | Mast Height: 63m.

 

Cabin type:

Your ship’s accommodations are thoughtfully designed, featuring: private bathrooms, air conditioning, hair dryers, private safe, television, DVD player, telephone and other amenities an experienced traveler has come to expect. Star Flyer’s electrical output is 110 volts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upgrade to a Clipper Deck Cabin Inside/Outside Stateroom (blue coloured) for £155 extra per person. These cabins have either two single beds or a double bed. Triple occupancy also available, and they come with a private marble bathroom.

Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht.

Step aboard these unique vessels and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Star Clipper and Star Flyer are both 360 feet long and each carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.

Star Clipper and Star Flyer offer spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you will find that there is more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships. The décor of Star Clipper and Star Flyer is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.

All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.

Cabins at Star Clipper and Star Flyer.

Inside Stateroom, Upper/Lower Berths, Private Bathroom.

Inside/Outside Stateroom, Two Lower Beds, Double Bed, or Triple Berths, Private Marble Bathroom.

Outside Stateroom, Two Lower Beds Double Bed, or Triple Berths, Private Marble Bathroom.

Outside Stateroom, Two Lower Beds, Double Bed, or Triple Berths, Private Marble Bathroom.

Larger Outside Stateroom, Two Lower Beds, Double Bed, or Triple Berths, Private Marble Bathroom.

Deluxe Outside Deck Stateroom, Two Lower Beds Convert to Double Bed, Minibar, Private Marble Bathroom with Whirlpool Bath, Cabin Doors Open Onto Deck.

Luxurious Large Outside Stateroom, Double Bed, Sitting Area, Minibar, Private Marble bath with Whirlpool Bath.

Continental Cuisine. Culinary Delights.

Inspired chefs will make dining aboard a delightful culinary adventure with an international menu of foods from the far corners of the earth.

When you rise, help yourself to a continental breakfast with croissants, toasted English muffins or sweet Danish pastries. Or savor a full breakfast with fresh tropical fruits and crisp bacon, grilled sausage, smoked salmon and omelettes cooked to order in the dining room. At lunch, a marvelous buffet of seafood, salads and grilled favorites awaits your pleasure. If the day includes a stop at one of the paradisiacal islands, you might also be treated to a festive outdoor barbecue on shore.

When evening comes, the elegantly appointed dining room featuring a splendid collection of paintings of sailing ships becomes the setting for the chef’s finest culinary presentations, designed to please the eye and the palate. All complemented by equally fine wines. Service is friendly and gracious, befitting a sophisticated restaurant with no seating preferences. You are free to dine when and with whomever you wish – including officers, who join guests in the dining room most nights. The dress code? No need for formal gowns and black tie, casual elegance is the order of the day and each night.

Virgin Atlantic flight information to Havana

Virgin Atlantic flights depart from London Gatwick South Terminal direct to Havana on Mondays and Thursdays. Flights are operated by a newly refurbished Boeing 747-400 with a choice of economy, premium economy and upper class. Not only do Virgin offer the best and most direct scheduled flights to Cuba, they are also usually the best value for money.

Virgin Atlantic also operate flights from Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey and Newquay to Havanavia London Gatwick  with Flybe Airlines.

Ask us about upgrading your flight to premium economy or upper class – it may be more affordable than you imagine!

Air France | KLM flight information to Havana

Air France and KLM flights depart from Birmingham, Bristol, Humberside, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Manston, New Castle, Norwich, Southampton, Teeside, Cardif, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness to Paris or Amsterdam and then on to Havana. Flights operate daily.

Air Europa flight information to Havana

Air Europa fly daily from Gatwick via Madrid.

Additional information

Prices are from, subject to availability and based on 2 people travelling together.

The beauty of tailor-made is that we can add or reduce the final number of nights, select a different room type or hotel, or even add another stop over to make your dream holiday come true.

Anything is possible – just ask us.

 

        

 

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