Cuba – Rhythms of Salsa : 16 days
Depart UK on your flight to Havana. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Hotel Ambos Mundos in Old Havana for three nights. The Ambos Mundos Hotel was once the home of Ernest Hemingway and has become a focal point in an area of the city boasting bars, restaurants and pavement cafes.
Days 2 – 3
Transfer to Cayo Levisa for three nights. Hotel Cayo Levisa, on the north coast of Pinar del Rio, is a real natural paradise, offering an unspoiled environment, quiet and beautiful blue water, and ideal sites for diving and other water sports. Cayo Levisa’s 3-km beach is surrounded by virgin land. The bungalows are simple and built with local materials and positioned right on the beach.
Transferred to Pinar del Rio/Vinales for three nights at Hotel la Ermita. The superb hilltop location of the hotel gives it panoramic views of Vinales Valley and it is the perfect base from which to explore the Vinales Valley. Horse riding and trekking can be arranged.
Vinales is located in the Verdant Valley with its dramatic limestone outcrops known as mogotes. The region is very fertile, and tobacco is one of the most important crops. Do not miss a visit to one of the local cigar factories.
Days 8 – 9
You will be transferred to Trinidad del Mar and Hotel Brisas for five nights. An opportunity to explore the beautiful colonial city of Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, local coast and beaches, Escambray Mountains and nearby old city of Cienfuegos (swim with dolphins option).
Days 11 – 15
Transfer to Havana Airport in time for your return flight to the UK.