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CUBA CRUISE
A US government licensed 7 day cruise
Sailing from Montego Bay Jamaica            
Friday November 24-Friday Dec. 1, 2017
With included 2 night post cruise stay in Montego Bay Jamaica Friday December 1-Sunday Dec. 3rd
Book early as this special program will fill up fast!



Cienfuegos Cuba – one of three Cuban ports visited on this seven day cruise

ENJOY A SEVEN DAY CRUISE FROM MONTEGO BAY JAMAICA VISITING FOUR AMAZING PORTS IN CUBA AND RETURNING TO MONTEGO BAY JAMAICA.

Have you ever wondered what the island of Cuba is really like?  Well new US laws now allow Americans to visit Cuba via licensed tour programs.

Celestyal Cruises offers a U.S. government licensed cruise/tour program providing an all-inclusive seven day cruise vacation for Americans to enjoy the culture, history, people and scenery of four amazing ports in Cuba.

And here is the best part – Everything is truly included!  While some cruise lines include just the cruise and the meals and others throw in the drinks, Celestyal includes not only the cruise, all meals and all drinks, but also includes four shore excursions, professionally guided by their local team.

And everything in the Celestyal Cuba Cruise program is fully licensed by the US government, so Americans can truly experience the wonders of Cuba and its people.

You’ll also enjoy included onboard activities:

  • How to make and enjoy a true Cuban Mojito
  • Cuban Dancing each night
  • Salsa Dancing
  • Rum tasting party
  • How to Cook and Enjoy Cuban Cuisine
  • Learning Cuban Instruments
  • The Truth about How Cuban Cigars are made

They even include your taxes and gratuities.

As a Celestyal Cruises passenger, your cruise can include visits to a total of six UNESCO world heritage sites and four National Parks & Preserves.

You will walk down cobblestone streets, gaze upon breathtaking mountains and lush rain forests and, of course, relax on fabulous, world-famous beaches.
Plus, each night you'll enjoy the incredible food, entertainment and comfort of your world-class ship. Experience the best of an all-inclusive resort and a cruise vacation, combined with a Cuba that few people ever get the chance to see.

You’ll experience true People-to-People tourism both onboard, with lectures, classes and entertainment and during your included tours and sightseeing on land, all designed to introduce you to the people of Cuba and provide ample opportunities to interact with them in meaningful and rewarding ways.

 

For those who enjoy cruising and are looking for an incredibly affordable way to visit Cuba, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Your ship, the Celestyal Crystal, has a yacht inspired design with classic teak promenade decks evoking an intimate atmosphere, with all the amenities of a hotel at sea, including: spacious staterooms and suites; pool with Helios pool bar; fitness center and spa, and a casual and fine dining restaurant.

 

Our seven-day cruise around Cuba appeals to travelers who want to learn about the culture and history of Cuba & who want to meet her warm and lively people.
We offer the most Cuban ports of call on a single itinerary, including many of the fantastic island’s hidden gems, bringing you the most authentic and the most fun Cuban vacation experience.

 

Along the way, we stop to explore, enrich, relax and enjoy.


Montego Bay


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...

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Santiago de Cuba



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...


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Havana


This city of 2 million people is one of the great historical cities of the New World. A throwback in time, it displays a combination of colonialism, capitalism, and...

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Cienfuegos


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...
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Start Your Trip in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Our cruise departs from Montego Bay Jamaica, making it easy for you to arrange your flights into and out of this easy to get to start and end point of our trip.
 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 lively or as relaxing as you wish.

As evening falls, relax 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.

After dinner, you can relax on the upper decks as we sail out of the harbor, following our viewing of a glorious sunset over the sea.

From the moment you walk up to the cruise terminal to embark on the Celestyal Crystal for your 7 day cruise of the incredible land of Cuba, our primary concern is YOU! 

Your Ship

Welcome to Celestyal Cruises,

The most exciting and comfortable way to experience and learn about the culture, history and landscape of Cuba. 

Spend 7 days aboard the Celestyal Crystal!  This luxurious cruise ship will be sure to deliver a Cuba few have seen! 

  • 9 passenger decks with 476 Staterooms including wheelchair friendly cabins. 
  • Onboard live entertainment & daily activities. 

From the ship amenities, services and entertainment to the exceptional on board experience delivered by our staff and the exceptional people to people shore excursions included in your cruise, you will be sure to find your Cuba in a way so few have. 

Enjoy spacious staterooms and suites, elegant restaurants, bars and lounges, an internet center, 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. 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 center, and the Sana Health Spa & Beauty Salon.

The vessel is fully air conditioned, has stabilizers, telephone, fax, satellite telephone and physician onboard.

  • 9 passenger decks, 1200 passengers in 476 staterooms with full bathroom and shower, telephone, hairdryer & TV
  • 3 Restaurants 4 Bars/Lounges and Disco nightclub
  • Casino, internet corner, conference rooms, photo shop, Agora Duty Free & Travel Value Shop, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center, and the Sana Health Spa & Beauty Salon
  • Fully air conditioned, stabilizers, telephone, fax, satellite telephone, physician on board. 

On board the Celestyal Crystal,

You will enjoy friendly and warm service, authentic local cuisine, fabulous Cuban nightlife and the warmth and hospitality for which the Celestyal Cruises brand is world-renowned.

Let us amaze you, the authentic Cuban way!

 

What's Included in Your Celestyal Cruises Cuba Vacation

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in the selected inside or ocean view cabin category
  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks every day
  • Four Professionally guided shore excursions
  • Blue Beverage Package of Unlimited Alcoholic & non Alcoholic drinks (see below)
  • Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Fitness center on board ship
  • Daily entertainment program
  • Evening entertainment and theme nights
  • Your very own Cuba experience

 

Blue BEVERAGE Package (Unlimited alcoholic and NON alcoholic package)


Your All Inclusive Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage package includes a selection of award winning wines and spirits, beer and bottled water, served by the glass, in all bars and restaurants aboard the ship. This package also includes soft drinks, regular tea and coffee, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails from the bar menu.

  • Port, Sherry, Liqueurs >> Campari, Sandeman’s, Pastis, Amaretto Disaronno, Kahlua, Cointreau, Baileys etc.
  • Whisky & Bourbon >> Canadian Club, Jameson, Jim Beam, J&B, Johnny Walker Red Label, Famous Grouse, Bells, Cutty Sark, House
  • Gin >> Beefeater, Gordon’s, Bombay, Sapphire, House
  • Rum >> Bacardi, Captain Morgan, House
  • Vodka >> Smirnoff, Absolut, House
  • Tequila >> Jose Cuervo Gold, House
  • Cuban flavors >> A variety of Cuban beverages such as cocktails, mojitos and rum and many more
  • Favorite Cocktails >> White Russian, Daiquiris, Margarita, Pina Colada, Mojitos, Martinis, shooters and many more
  • Beer >> Draught beer, cruise choice beer in can, non-alcoholic beer in can. Cuban beers; Cristal and Bucanero and also US and Canadian beers; Cuban Milwaukee’s Best, Coors Light, Molson
  • Wine >> House wine by the glass (white, red, rose). Sparkling wine by the glass.
  • Sparkling and Mineral water
  • Sodas >> Coca Cola, Sprite and others in 330 ml cans
  • Iced Tea in 330 ml can
  • Juices >> (orange, grapefruit, tomato, pineapple) by the glass
  • Non-Alcoholic Cocktails >> A wide range of non-alcoholic cocktails
  • Coffees >> All popular coffees i.e. espresso, cappuccino, filter, latte, freddo etc.
  • Hot Beverages >> Hot chocolate, tea selection (various flavors)

 

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day

Port

Arrival

Departure

Friday

Montego Bay

8:00pm

Saturday

Santiago de Cuba

7:00am

3:00pm

Sunday

At Sea

Monday

Havana

8:00am

Tuesday

Havana

10:00pm

Wednesday

Cuban Culture At Sea

 

 

Thursday

Cienfuegos

7:00am

3:00pm

Friday

Montego Bay

8:00am

 

 

DAY 1: Friday November 24th, 2017 – Arrive MONTEGO BAY

Make your own flight arrangements into Montego Bay Jamaica

Afternoon:  Board the cruise ship this afternoon anytime between 1pm and 4:30pm in Montego Bay Jamaica
                   Welcome Briefing onboard the ship this afternoon by our destination expert.

Afternoon: “Let’s Learn Cuban” by our destination expert.

Join us for an in-depth discussion on what makes Cuban language different from her Latin American neighbors.

Evening:  Join us on the upper decks of our cruise ship as we enjoy the view of a glorious sunset over the sea. 

Then, at 8pm, we sail from Montego Bay enroute to Cuba!

 

DAY 2: Sat. Nov. 25th - SANTIAGO DE CUBA
Arrive: 7:00 AM – Depart 3:00 PM


Morning: Panoramic Santiago Tour

Welcome to Santiago de Cuba, capital of the island’s “Wild East” and its glittering cultural nerve center, one that’s core to the evolution of Cuban architecture, literature and music. Our first stop is the African Cultural Center, Fernando Ortiz, where we’ll meet with local director Dr. Martha Cordié Jackson and enjoy a traditional dance performance – And after the performance we'll meet with the dancers.  

We’ll then stroll through the Patio of the Artisans and to Conga Gallery and its collection of contemporary Cuban art. Our next stop is the Loma de San Juan and its manicured grounds.

This is the site of the only land battle of the Spanish-American War where, on July 1, 1898, flanked by his rough riders, Teddy Roosevelt led a victorious cavalry charge against the Spanish. Loma de San Juan is also the home of the Unknown Mambi Soldier. Our tour continues through this fascinating city along its most famous avenues. We will pass the University of Oriente and visit the former Moncada Barracks, Revolution Square and El Morro Castle - built at the end of the 17th century, the castle occupies a promontory high above the sea.

Afternoon: “Rum Tasting” briefing by our destination expert.

Join us for a deeper look into Cuba’s fascinating national drink and a taste of some of her finest rums.

Afternoon: Let’s Learn Salsa!

Let us take you through all the salsa steps you need to know.

Evening: Dance like a Cuban:

Dance Like a Cuban - It’s Rumba Time!

We will take you through the steps for the first 15 minutes of class and then they’ll turn you loose on the dance floor. Get ready to rumba!

DAY 3: Sun. Nov. 26th - AT SEA

Authentic Cuban Experience Program on board.

Morning: “The Musicality of the Cuban People and Unusual local Musical Instruments” briefing by our destination expert.

Start your day with an introduction to the unique instruments that make Cuban music so distinctive and infectious. Our Cuban musicians will demonstrate a number of traditional Cuban instruments, including bongos, the claves and the Tres, Cuba’s famed three-string guitar.

Morning: A Taste of Cuba: How to "mix and match" the Most Mouthwatering Dishes by our destination expert.

Join us for a Cuban cooking lesson and learn about some of the unique gems endemic to Cuban cuisine. You’ll learn how to take fresh ingredients and create incomparable tastes that burst with the flavors of Cuba. Our chef will show you how Creole and Spanish cuisine blend to create the authentic, singular Cuban gastronomic experience loved all over the world.

Afternoon: “Cuban Cigars - The Story Behind the Smoke” briefing by our destination expert.

If you love cigars, join us to find out how the country’s beloved “Habanos” are produced! 

Afternoon: Documentary about Cuba.

Please join us for an informative documentary about Cuba

Evening: Dance Like a Real Cuban: It’s Cha Cha Cha Time!

Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha! Join us for an authentic Cuban dance, unlike the dances in the US!

DAY 4: Monday Nov. 27th - HAVANA

Arrive: 9:30 AM


Morning: Cuban Life Lecture.

Join us for a lecture where we will have the unique opportunity to learn and discuss about topics on which Cuba excels, such as social security, family code and agricultural co ops.

Morning: “Real Taste of Havana” Tour.

The old city center comprises a breathtaking mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards. Come meander along the narrow streets of this fascinating city with our expert guide, who will regale you with tales of this magical city’s storied history.

We begin with a walking tour of the historical center of Old Havana (“Habana Vieja”), where we’ll see the Royal Forces Castle, Saint Fransis of Assisi Square, the Cathedral Square , the Old Square and Arms Square.

We’ll have the opportunity to see and buy old books in all languages and interact with the book sellers.

Afternoon: “More of Authentic Havana” Tour.

This Panoramic tour includes a photo stop at the famed Old Capital Building, then we drive past Revolution Museum, The Fine Arts Museum, The Parque Central (Central Park) and the Gran Teatro de Havana. We then stop at Revolution Square for some free time and a photos - you’ll find the Jose Marti Memorial, the National Library and the Revolution Palace here.

We leave Revolution Square to continue our tour with a drive past some of Old Havana’s most important buildings, the University of Havana and its escalinata (stairway) and the Alma Mater statue, La Rampa; the Coppelia ice cream parlor, the Yara movie theater and the Habana Libre hotel. We end our tour at San Jose Market for more free time and the market’s unique shops and hospitable vendors.

Optional night time excursions on Day 4 – Havana
Our ship spends the night of day 4 docked overnight in Havana and here our ship offers a few optional night time excursions to experience the nightlife of Havana Cuba.

TROPICANA NIGHTCLUB
The internationally known Tropicana is the biggest nightclub in Havana. Every night, more than 200 dancers and singers perform on stage, accompanied by a giant orchestra. Your price includes the show with preferred seating, welcome drink, and a quarter bottle of Havana Club rum with drink mixers and snacks.

 Buena Vista Social Club Tribute
Revel in this incredible tribute show to the Buena Vista Social Club, a spectacular act with world-class performers. See salsa and bolero numbers performed by some of the original Buena Vista Social Club members and Grammy-award winners.

City Tour at Night with Dinner:
Step back in time, deep into Old Havana and its fortifications, as you take a night tour of its spectacular plazas – each with its own architectural character: including the Plaza de Armas, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, the Plaza de la Catedral and the Old Square. Then depart for the Fortaleza De San Carlos De La Cabana, to witness a ceremonial cannon shot, signaling the closure of the city gates. Then, head to one of Havana’s famous Paladares for dinner.

These excursions can be booked once you have boarded the ship on day one, or any time thereafter, based on availability.  All passengers will also receive an email with the option to sign up for these excursions 2 weeks prior to travel.


 
DAY 5: Tues. Nov. 28th - HAVANA
Depart: 10:00 PM

Morning: “More of Real Havana” Tour.

Old Havana and its fortifications are a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was founded in 1519 by the Spanish, and by the 17th century it had become one of the Caribbean's main centers for ship-building. Our “More of the Real Havana” Tour features a visit to the Fine Arts Museum and the famed “Museo de la Revolución” (The Museum of the Revolution). Housed in the former Presidential Palace, the museum is devoted to the revolutionary war of the 1950s and to the country's post-1959 history. Following the Museo de la Revolución we will make a stop to marvel at some of the outdoor installations of legendary Cuban ceramicist and graphic artist Jose Fuster, a pioneer of Cuban visual art. We then return on board Celestyal Crystal.

Afternoon: Visual Arts in Cuba.

Join us for a brief discussion of the vibrant visual art scene in Cuba so we can immerse you to some of Havana’s incredible museums and the outdoor installations. Influenced by both Latin America and Europe, Cuba’s vibrant culture and arts are the core to the country’s authenticity and to the life of its people.

Evening: Dance Like a Cuban.

Come join us for a selection of beautiful Cuban dances and live Cuban music by the “Latin Souls” band. We will take you through the steps - by the end of the hour, you’ll feel as if your feet aren’t touching the dance floor.

DAY 6: Wed. Nov. 29th – Cuban Culture at Sea
Morning: “El Ajiaco” Cultural Briefing by our destination expert.

El Ajiaco is a hearty Cuban stew which has been eaten on the island since the 1500s! It's a mix of chicken, pork spare ribs, corn, malanga (yellow taro), plantains, yucca, Cuban boniato and pumpkin! Join us to discuss the ways in which the authentic Cuba you’ll experience ashore is similar to this legendary meal, a mix of diverse accents, myths, races and religions all stewed together - and to perfection!

Morning: Cooking Demonstration - Cuban Festive Dishes.

Join us for a Cuban cooking lesson and discover some of the many gems of Cuban cuisine. You will learn how to take fresh ingredients and create incomparable tastes that burst with the flavors of Cuba. Our chef will show you how some of the most popular Cuban festive dishes are prepared.

Afternoon: Enjoy other discussions of Cuban culture or just Relax and enjoy the sunshine on the sundeck of our ship.

Evening: Dance like a Cuban - Que Rico Mambo!

The mambo is a fast ballroom dance of Cuban origin - it’s rhythmically similar to the rumba and cha-cha-cha, but its pattern of steps is more complex. Don’t worry, though - we will help you through it.


DAY 7: Thursday Nov. 30th - CIENFUEGOS
Arrive: 7:00 AM - Depart: 3:00 PM

Morning: Cienfuegos City Tour.
You will have the unique opportunity to visit Cienfuegos, a 19th century planned city and a UNESCO World Heritage site. “The Pearl of the South”, this colonial gem was founded in 1819. Situated on the Caribbean coast of southern-central Cuba at the heart of the country’s sugar cane, mango, tobacco and coffee production area, the town first developed in the neoclassical style - it became more eclectic as it grew but still retained a harmonious overall townscape. We then stop at the Graphic Society of Cienfuegos, where we’ll meet with local artists and view their prints - the society is beloved by the people of Cienfuegos for its programs for children with special needs. Our tour continues at Project Trazos Libres: artist Santiago Hermes Martinez converted his family home into an art collective in 2009 to support local artists and collaborate with them - get ready to view unique handicrafts, murals, photographs and traditional costumes.

We will then enjoy a panoramic view of Cienfuegos, before we visit the magnificent Teatro Thomas Terry: built between 1887 and 1889 to honor Venezuelan industrialist Tomás Terry, this 950-seat opera house and theater is decorated with Carrara marble and hand-carved Cuban hardwoods. After Teatro Thomas Terry we’ll return to Celestyal Crystal.

Afternoon: Documentary about Cuba.

Please join us for an informative documentary about Cuba.

Evening: Make Your Own Cocktail.

Try a real mojito, then learn the history of this fabulous and refreshing cocktail.

Our Cuban mixologists will teach you how to make the best Cuban cocktails while taking you through the rituals, stories and urban myths behind these drinks. 

Evening: Farewell event.

 Join us for a get together and farewell drinks.

Evening: Dance Like a Cuban.

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a real fiesta!


Day 8 - Friday December 1st – Today we disembark the ship in Montego Bay.  We will be transferred to the Sunscape Splash all Inclusive Resort in Montego Bay Jamaica for our 2 night post cruise all inclusive stay. 

The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy all of the amenities of the resort.

Upscale resort on the beach, with 4 outdoor swimming pools

Location
Nestled on the beach, this Montego Bay resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal, Iron Shore Golf & Country Club, and Montego Bay Marine Park.


Resort Features
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sunscape Splash Montego Bay - All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 7 restaurants and kick back at the resort’s night club.

Room Amenities
All 308 rooms offer free minibar items, and furnished balconies. LCD TVs, in room safe, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise lounges) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. At Sunscape Splash Montego Bay - All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Spa Services
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Sunscape Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.
The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Located on a secluded peninsula in Montego Bay with over 1,800 feet of powdery beach and overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Sunscape Splash Montego Bay offers a fun-filled getaway with all of the privileges of Unlimited-Fun®, where everything is included.

Our Unlimited-Fun® experience redefines all-inclusive and offers guests 24-hour access to food and beverage options, 24-hour front desk service, along with endless domestic and international beverages from 7 fun bars and lounges and more, all without wristbands.

  • Sunscape Splash is within Montego Bay Marine Park – explore Jamaica's first and fully underwater national park with protected swimming areas and superb snorkeling
  • Ride on a pirate ship, glide down waterslides or just relax on a lazy river at Pirate's Paradise Waterpark

Five swimming pools including two heated pools: one main pool with a swim-up bar, an activities pool, a quiet pool, a pool by the waterpark, and a children’s pool.

  • Beach volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Scuba diving* (additional cost)
  • Motorized water sports* (additional cost)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Two tennis courts
  • Multi-function playing area
  • Movies on the beach
  • Horse shoes
  • Bean bag toss
  • Bocce ball
  • Board games
  • Dance lessons
  • Patois lessons

7 Restaurants

2 Italian restaurants (serving fine Italian cuisine dinners)

Asian (serving Asian cuisine dinner)

A barefoot grill (serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks until 6am)

A waterfront grill serving dinner with a view of the sea.

A buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view of the sea.

A café serving 24 hours a day.

 6 bars including a swim-up bar, beach bar, lobby bar, and Sun Club lobby bar

Plus nightly shows

Plus nightly dancing in the rendevous lounge

Everything is at your fingertips at our resort.  All meals, all drinks, pools, beach, daily fun & nightly fun - All without ever needing to leave the resort!

Day 9 – Saturday December 2nd

Today is a full free day at leisure to relax, enjoy the beach, the pools and resort amenities or take an excursion from the resort to explore the wonders of Jamaica.

Our featured optional excursion today is a group excursion to the world famous Dunns River Falls.

Dunns River Falls is the only waterfalls in the world where not only can you see an incredible site from the base of the falls, but if you wish, you can also take a professionally guided walk up a path through the falls to witness the feeling of truly being in the falls and on top of the falls.

The local Jamaican Dunns River Falls guide will professionally guide us on the path up the falls, stopping at various points for professional photos and photos of your own if you wish.

If you don’t wish to take the guided walk to the top, you can enjoy playing at the base of the falls.

The views are amazing, the photos are priceless and the experience is one that is once in a lifetime!


Playing at the base of Dunns River Falls


Play at the base or take the guided walk up Dunns River Falls.

 

Day 10 Sunday December 3rd
Head to the airport for your flight home.  Transfers to the airport can be purchased on site at the hotel.

 

Total trip price:
Only $2299 per person includes:

  • 7 night cruise in an inside cabin (category IB) on Celestyal Cruises

Fri. Nov. 24-Fri. Dec. 1 starting and ending in Montego Bay Jamaica and visiting 3 ports in Cuba as listed in the trip itinerary  - with free roommate matching of the same gender and same smoking or non-smoking preference

  • All meals and all drinks during the cruise – both alcoholic and non
  • All shore excursions, as listed in the trip itinerary
  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Onboard talks and demonstrations about Cuban cooking, drinking and even about how Cuban Cigars and actually made.
  • Nightly Cuban dances, Salsa dances and more
  • 2 nights post cruise stay Fri. Dec. 1-Sun. Dec. 3 at the All inclusive Sunscape Splash resort in Montego Bay Jamaica including all meals, all drinks, all taxes, all non motorized watersports and nightly entertainment. - with free roommate matching of the same gender and same smoking or non-smoking preference

Optional upgrade to ocean view cabin category XA on the 7 day cruise:
 
Only $220
- with free roommate matching of the same gender and same smoking or non-smoking preference


Optional single room supplement: With Inside cabin on the cruise:

Only $589 total for the full 9 night cruise and land combo.


Optional single room supplement: With Ocean view cabin on the cruise:

Only $749
total for the full 9 night cruise and land combo

A limited number of Balcony cabins are also available

Total 9 night trip price including a balcony junior suite category SBJ cabin on the 7 day cruise:

$2899 per person with a roommate of the same gender assigned Or $4349 single occupancy.


A deposit of $400 is due on any cabin category within 7 days of booking. This deposit is refundable by Monday April 24th.

If canceled between Monday April 24th and Friday June 2nd the deposit is transferable to another trip in 2017.

If canceled after June 2nd the deposit is non refundable nor transferrable.

Balance payment is due August 15th and is non refundable

Travel insurance for this trip is mandatory, as it is a requirement to enter Cuba.  You may choose to purchase travel insurance on your own or if you prefer, you may purchase it  through our office, any time between February 1st until your final payment is made (the final payment for the trip is due August 15th).  If you wish to purchase our travel insurance, below is a partial list of insurance cost and coverages for the total 9 day trip:

Each include medical expense benefits, trip cancelation benefits and emergency medical transport benefits, as well as missed flight connection and lost/damaged bag benefit.

Double occupancy passengers

Age 71-79 booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $175 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $230 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age: 60-70 booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $125 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $175 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 59 and under booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $95 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $130 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 71-79 booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $201 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $265 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age: 60-70 booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $149 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $200 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 59 and under booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $114 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $151 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 71-79 booking with an ocean view balcony cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $201 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $265 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age: 60-70 booking with an ocean view balcony cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $149 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $200 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 59 and under  booking with an ocean view balcony cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $114 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $151 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

 

Single occupancy passengers:

Age 71-79 booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $201 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $265 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age: 60-70 booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $149 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $200 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 59 and under booking with an inside cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $114 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $151 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 71-79 booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $236 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $302 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age: 60-70 booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $174 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $232 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Age 59 and under booking with an ocean view cabin on the cruise segment of the trip: $121 for $10,000 in medical expenses of $149 for $25,000 in medical expense coverage

Travel insurance is also available through the cruise line for just $49 per person and covers just medical expenses incurred during your cruise. It covers Medical and hospitalization expenses in Cuba up to $100,000 for anyone 75 and younger at the time of the cruise, or for anyone over 75 it covers the same if the medical expense is the result of an accident (for instance someone over 75 falling and breaking their leg would be covered as an accident, but the same person over 75 having a heart attack would not be covered).

This insurance does not cover if you need to cancel your trip and does not cover anything that may happen during the Jamaica segment of the trip.  It also does not cover pre-existing medical conditions.

Optional one night pre cruise stay at the Sunscape Splash all inclusive resort in Montego Bay Jamaica on Thursday Nov. 23rd (Thanksgiving Day):

 If you wish to fly down a day early for the cruise and spend Thanksgiving with us - Join us for the holiday - Only $149 per person single occupancy based on availability at time of booking

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