Everybody’s been searching for travel options to Cuba since the US and Cuba started talking to each other again. As of today’s date, there are currently two options for cruises to Cuba. However, it’s still somewhat problematic for Americans to travel freely to Cuba because of the US government policies. Hopefully that will change soon. Today we’re going to discuss cruises to Cuba. Currently for our American readers, we’ve only found the Celestyal Crystal ship which is offering some fantastic cruises around the Cuba island.
The Celestyal Crystal ship is owned by the Canadian company Cuba Cruise and offers cruises to Cuba from December to April from Havana to Havana and Montego Bay, Jamaica. It spends the rest of the year on the other side of the Atlantic offering cruise customers Mediterranean cruises.
The Cuba cruise offered on the Celestyal Crystal includes 7 nights accommodation on board, all meals and snacks, daily and nightly entertainment, Cuban themed restaurants, and if you’ve brought the kids along on this Cuba cruise, there are children’s programs from 4:00 to 11:00 pm. The average age of guests on these Cuba cruises is 55 to 65 years of age.
The Cuba cruise itinerary from Havana to Havana stops at Maria La Gorda, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and Montiego Bay, Jamaica.
There are 480 state rooms on the Celestyal Crystal, ranging from cozy to private larger suites with ocean views. Depending on date of departure and cabin location and size, the prices ranges of these cruises start at $1,263 and up.
Air Transat offers a Cuba “cruise and stay package” which includes your flight, Cuba cruise, transfers and all-inclusive resort hotels in Varadero, Cuba. The choice of the all inclusive resorts are the Mélia Peninsula Varadero, Iberostar Playa Alameda, Ocean Vista Azul or the Bravo Club Hotel Arenal. Varadero is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and clear blue ocean waters.