Diaries of Cuba

 

Insider access, performance vehicles and a group of friends are the key ingredients in this high-octane trip from Miami to Havana. 

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the Spanish colonial architecture of Havana from  the back of an old classic convertible

  • Learn how to make your own cigar and dine al fresco amongst the tobacco plantations of  Vinales

  • Relax or learn to kite-surf on 20km of white sandy coastline at Varadero

  • Enjoy a private audience with one of Cuba’s lead jazz trumpeters

  • Grab a Mojito and discover the vibrancy of Cuba and learn to Salsa with a night time tour of the  bars and  clubs

This trip can be customised to your personal preferences.

Following a VIP arrival services at Havana airport. You will have a Mercedes C class and driver at your disposal throughout. Enjoy a private  transfer to Viñales, in the Cuban countryside and check into your quaint casa in the heart of Viñales National Park. Relax, acclimatise to your surroundings and enjoy a farm to table meal.  Relax and enjoy a leisurely lunch and then enjoy an in depth immersion into Cuban tobacco from seed to cigar. Afterwards, embark on a horseback ride through the stunning UNESCO Heritage listed Viñales Valley.  Drive back to Havana where you will check into the grand and refined surrounds of The Kempinski Gran Hotel Manzana, the finest in the city. Enjoy lunch at El del Frente in the heart of old Havana before a guided tour of the colonial centre to get your bearings, led by a local expert

In true Havana style you will have a vintage car and driver at your disposal throughout your time in the city. Later this afternoon we’ve arranged a private salsa lesson with one of Cuba’s best instructors

Join your charismatic historian guide for a Mafia inspired tour of Havana and in the  afternoon there are several options, from visiting emerging Cuban artists in their studios, spending time with a local surfing legend and catching a few swells, or even visiting a community boxing gym where you can spar with Cuba’s next generation of fighters.

Afterwards, quench your thirst as you join a mixologist for a cocktail making session and of course sample a few of your creations.