Unique ways to experience Cuba

While Cuba is known for its sparkling white-sand beaches, there is so much more to discover on this vibrant island. From exploring the lush landscapes on a Jeep safari to sampling the best rum and cigars, Cuba is brimming with unique experiences. Read on for our picks of the best reasons to get off your lounge chair and sample the best that Cuba has to offer.

Classic car riding through the streets of Havana
Classic car ride through Havana

A trip to the capital of Havana and a classic car ride is a must for any trip to Cuba. Known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this magical city will transport you back in time with its picturesque cobblestone streets and vintage American cars. Cruise past Baroque cathedrals, bustling plazas and historical museums on a guided tour before enjoying some free time exploring on your own.

Aerial view of people sailing on a catamaran
Catamaran cruise

If you’re looking to enjoy some time soaking up the sun but want a change of scenery, take a relaxing catamaran cruise across the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean. You’ll feel the warm ocean breeze blowing through your hair as you sip on a mojito from the open bar and admire magnificent views of Cuba’s pristine shoreline.

Jeep crossing a river in the countryside
Jeep safari

Discover the picturesque landscapes of Cuba on a Jeep safari ride! You’ll cruise down the coast through the island’s lush landscapes, past important landmarks and hidden beaches, either driving the Jeep or travelling as a passenger. This all-terrain adventure is one of the most fun and exciting ways to see Cuba’s magnificent landscapes that can’t be reached by tour bus!

Old steam train riding through the countryside
Cigar and rum sampling

Sample some of Cuba’s most famous products and learn about the island’s history on a sugar, cigar and rum tour. After boarding an authentic steam train, you’ll ride past magnificent sugar cane fields to learn how sugar cane is made and taste a delicious sugar cane juice called “Guarapo.” Afterwards you’ll get to enjoy a cigar and rum pairing – two of Cuba’s most famous products.

Person scuba diving through a coral reef
Scuba diving

Explore the deep blue on a scuba diving excursion in Cuba’s crystal-clear waters. There are plenty of dive sites to explore along Cuba’s pristine coastline, with dive site options for all experience levels. With a variety of scuba diving packages and courses, you can explore over 100 dive sites and swim alongside a variety of colourful fish and marine species including nearly 100 of the world’s 500 shark species.

Aerial view of the historic city of Santiago de Cuba
Santiago de Cuba day tour

Learn about Cuba’s rich cultural heritage on a day tour of Santiago de Cuba. The island’s second largest city has a rich history dating back to the 15th century and is home to important revolutionary sites. Visit the Moncada Barracks where Fidel Castro and his rebels began the Cuban Revolution and the Santa Ifigenia cemetery where many revolutionary heroes are buried.

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