Havana and Caribbean Cruise

  • 8 Days

  • Central and South America

A city stuck in time - discover atmospheric Havana before cruising to three distinct Caribbean islands: find your rhythm in Jamaica’s coolest city, swim on coral reefs in George Town, then let your cares blow away with the breeze in Cozumel.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Accommodation
Selected meals
All inclusive drinks
All airport and port taxes
VIP private home pick-up
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Cruise departing on 16th September 2017

Meals included: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

Overview

A city stuck in time - discover atmospheric Havana before cruising to three distinct Caribbean islands: find your rhythm in Jamaica’s coolest city, swim on coral reefs in George Town, then let your cares blow away with the breeze in Cozumel.

At a glance

  • Havana Spend two nights acclimatizing to the city's spirited energy.
  • Montego Bay Find a shady spot on the beach or head to the 'Hip Strip' for the best patties.
  • George Town Stroke and feed stingrays at Stingray City or snorkel at the coral reef.
  • Cozumel Pick a waterfront restaurant to sit and sample the Mexican cuisine.

Day 1

UK - Havana

Fly to Havana where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship, MSC Opera, for embarkation. The ship will remain moored in Havana until day 3 to give you enough time to discover this bustling city.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Havana

Enjoy 2 days to discover this unique, cultural and vibrant city. Immerse yourself in Havana's infectious atmosphere taking in museums, palaces, public squares, churches, fortresses, shows and exhibitions on offer from art to dance or music. A city tour is included with MSC Cruises.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Havana

Another day to discover Havana.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

At sea

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Montego Bay

Today, experience lively Jamaica with a day in Montego Bay, its most popular resort. A Spanish colony in the 1500s and a major sugar and slave trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, this interesting town offers unbeatable duty-free shopping, fabulous beaches and poignant history. Explore on your own, or take your pick from a range of enticing optional excursions including bamboo rafting, visit a plantation house, or climb through the cascades at idyllic Dunn's River Falls.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

George Town

Beautiful Grand Cayman is a stunning Caribbean island lapped by sparkling turquoise waters, rich with colourful marine life and spectacular coral reefs. This paradise island has plenty to offer visitors.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Cozumel

Cozumel's limestone shore is surrounded by crystal clear waters that range from sparkling aquamarine to deep, velvety indigo. Today, perhaps visit a Mayan archaeological site, snorkel the seemingly endless reefs, or meet Bottlenose dolphins in Chankanaab National Park.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Havana - UK

Today, arrive in Havana and disembark for your transfer to the airport.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Notes

A Tourist Card is required for entry into Cuba. The cost of the card is included in the holiday price and will be supplied to you prior to departure.

As the cruise departs and returns to Havana, a re-entry visa is required. This cannot be pre-purchased but can be bought on-board the ship or at the marina for approximately €15 per person.

Your ship

MSC Opera

A resort ship that accommodates over 1,700 passengers. Guests can dine on fine, authentic Italian-style dishes, and relax with a variety of entertainment options aimed towards both adults and children. The ship provides a glamorous, eye-catching interior, featuring fine woodworks, marble floors, and acres of vibrant fabrics.

Amenities
  • Smoking
  • Adults only
  • Childrens facilities
  • Nursery
Ship facts
  • Style: Resort
  • Class: Lirica
  • Size: Medium
  • Number of crew: 728
  • Number of cabins: 1056
  • Number of wheelchair cabins: 5
  • Capacity: 2150 passengers
  • Main language on board: en
  • Currency on board: EUR
  • Number of decks: 9
  • Gross tonnage: 65591
  • Length (m): 251
  • Width (m): 29
  • Speed in knots: 21
  • Launch year: 2004
  • Refit year: 2015
Available cabins on this cruise
Ocean View Cabin

Features a porthole and a double bed, which can be converted into two singles. Also includes; air conditioning, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, towels, shampoo & shower gel, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Details

  • 139.93 square feet
  • This cabin is available as part of the Bella and Fantastica experiences
  • Sleeps 2

Inside Cabin

Features a double bed, which can be converted into two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, towels, shampoo & shower gel, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Details

  • 139.93 square feet
  • This cabin is available as part of the Bella and Fantastica experiences
  • Sleeps 2

Accessible Cabin

Features single beds. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box. There is a fold-down seat in the shower. The seat is 48cm from the floor. The toilet has support rails fitted.

Details

  • Cabin - 226.04 square feet
  • Bathroom - 26.91 square feet
  • Cabin door width - 88cm
  • Bathroom door width - 88cm
  • Fold-down shower seat - 48cm from floor
  • Toilet with support rails
  • This cabin is available as part of the Bella and Fantastica experiences
  • Sleeps 2

Suite

Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, TV, telephone, cable internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Details

  • 290.63 square feet
  • This cabin is only available as part of the Aurea experience
  • Sleeps 2

Family Cabin

Features a bedroom with separate living area with up to four berths. Double bed can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Details

  • 236.81 square feet
  • This cabin is only available as part of the Fantastica experience
  • Sleeps 2-4

Balcony Cabin

Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, shampoo & shower gel,TV, telephone, cable internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Details

  • 161.46-172.22 square feet
  • This cabin is available as part of the Bella, Fantastica and Aurea experiences
  • Sleeps 2

Life onboard

Fine woodwork, marble floors and acres of vibrant fabrics compliment the dramatic sea views onboard.

Latest customer reviews

22/02/2017

Good value but a rep at airport was necessary

23/01/2017

Really enjoyed the cruise great boat , food and trips

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