• 10 days (9 nights)
    • Santiago de Cuba Province
    • Bayamo
    • Baracoa
    • Gibara
    • Children/family activities
    • Coffee and cocoa
    • Culture

You will drive over exciting and breathtaking roads to Maisí, a fishing village in the 'far' East, where past the lighthouse the country ends.

You will cross the path of Columbus and follow the shortcuts of Fidel and El Che.

You will use your driving skills on hairpin-curved mountain roads.

You will see the sea far below you and the mountains high above you.

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You will drive over exciting and breathtaking roads to Maisí, a fishing village in the 'far' East, where past the lighthouse the country ends.

You will cross the path of Columbus and follow the shortcuts of Fidel and El Che.

You will use your driving skills on hairpin-curved mountain roads.

You will see the sea far below you and the mountains high above you.

Almost everything that grows and flowers in this unspoiled island-landscape stands outrageously along your road.

Almost everything is protected nature, except for the ancient towns. Historically beautiful and so typically Cuban, meriting their status as UNESCO World Heritage or National Monument.

You will visit the festive Santiago de Cuba, the City of the East, where colors and cultures come together, music and dance meet in this enchanting city.

Is it definitely your expedition but you would like to pay more attention to the landscape than to the road? We can arrange a local professional guide for you who will also be your driver.

Day 1. Arrival in Holguín

• Meet & Greet our representative on arrival at Holguín international airport

• Private transfer to Holguín city

• Overnight at Hotel Encanto Caballeriza

Day 2. Holguín - Gibara - (50KM / 31MI)

Take your time to have breakfast at Hotel Encanto Caballeriza. Gibara is only an hour away from here.

Pick up your rental car, so you can drive off immediately later on, after the opportunity to explore Holguín. Holguín, the ‘city of parks’, the gateway to the East of Cuba, affectionately called El Oriente.

In the East, tourism is small-scale, but precisely because of this the hospitality, liveliness and charm of the local population has remained pure and authentic. Find a bench in one of the many parks of which Holguín owes its nickname and where the Holguíneros like to have a chat. Parque Calixto García is the most popular one, surrounded by beautiful historic buildings, today housing cinemas, theaters, museums and galleries.

You can climb the Loma de la Cruz (the hill of the cross). A stairway has been constructed, taking you to the cross from 1790, where the hill is named after. From the top you have wide views over the city, the plains and the mountains. Although the height in meters is not that much, still 450 steps have to be climbed. Upstairs you can have a drink but there is also a parking space, in case you want to inaugurate your rental car with this ascent.

The coastal town Gibara is about 31 miles to the north. Recently the place has been blessed with two graceful boutique hotels, located in restored colonial monuments. They look colorful and sunny. You will stay over here for two nights.

  • «Overnight: Hotel Iberostar Encanto Ordoño or Hotel Encanto Arsenita, including breakfast.

Day 3. Gibara

Gibara, is a pastoral provincial town with a small fishing port at its bay. It is mostly quiet and relaxed. You see few tourists. La Villa Blanca, as Gibara is also called, is praised for its residents; their friendliness and warm charm but also for their pride, the due pride of El Oriente. They are proud of their city, their bay and their place in history.

Once a year, the quiet fishing village comes to life during the 'Festival Internacional del Cine Pobre'. The festival of the low-budget film, the most important event in Latin America for independent filmmakers. Their films are screened in the city's only cinema. In the evening, spontaneous parties break loose in the streets.

What to do in Gibara?

  • Stroll along the streets or over the Parque Calíxto García; rimmed with African oak trees.
  • Walk to the fishing port to see what today’s catch was or wander around the bay when the sun disappears into the sea.
  • Taste local dishes at a paladar, La Perla del Norte, a small but recommended private restaurant. The chef likes to throw a culinary party.
  • You can rent a boat, sailing you to Playa Blanca at the east side of the bay, although taking the local lancha, an open ferry, is a lot more adventurous. Bring provisions with you.
  • Drive your car to the beach, for example Playa Caletones, a small white beach 9 miles northeast of Gibara.
  • The Silla de Gibara is the saddle-shaped mountain, of which it is claimed that Christopher Columbus saw this particular mountain and described it when he landed on Cuba on October 28, 1492.
  • «Overnight: Hotel Iberostar Encanto Ordoño or Hotel Encanto Arsenita, including breakfast.

Day 4. Gibara - Baracoa (288KM / 179MI)

Hopefully you had a good night sleep. It is a whole trip to Baracoa. Not a hellish ride, but do not count on the best roads. Drive calmly, simultaneously you see the landscape better. Consider the journey as the main dish and the destination as a dessert.

First drive back to Holguín, and next, via Báguano, Cueto and Mayarí to Moa, a mining town. The views become more spectacular, the roads become worse. There is only one road and it passes through the imposing Parque Nacional Alejandro Humboldt, a UNESCO world heritage site since 2001. 700 Square kilometers of untamed nature with an enormous diversity of landscape, flora and fauna. Mother Earth has been lush and fertile here. Another stretch along the coastal road before reaching Baracoa.

Baracoa is an indigenous word and means ‘there is the sea’. For centuries the town was only accessible over the water. Columbus would have landed here. He was speechless and planted a cross. Here, in 1511 Velázquez founded the first city of Cuba.

Only since the 60's of the previous century, one can reach it by car. Given the isolated location, traditions continue here in an imperturbable way. You taste it in the local cuisine, firmly flavored with Spanish, African and Haitian ingredients and seasonings.

  • «Baracoa has a number of so-called boutique hotels. Existing buildings with a historic character have been restored and converted into a small-scale hotel. You will sleep in one of them tonight.Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, the same where you will sleep again tonight. Plenty of time to explore Baracoa and its surroundings.
  • Visit El Yunque (the anvil), the striking table mountain. Walking trails have been set out.

  • Sail to the Yumurí canyon, an impressive tropical gorge, with walls up to 656 feet high. Want to swim? Here it is possible.

     

  • You can also swim in the Honey River, Rio Miel, but beware! The legend tells that anyone who goes into the river will never leave Baracoa again.

     

  • Make an excursion to Rancho Tao for a healthy portion of outdoor air in this corner of Cuba. Cruise the Rio Tao with its 81 miles the longest river in Cuba. There are 72 tributaries. The water is crystal clear.

     

  • Baracoa produces the best chocolate in the country. Do you want to learn everything about it and even more taste it? Do the Chocolate Trail to Finca Duaba.

     

  • «Overnight stay in Baracoa (boutique hotel)

     

    Day 6: Baracoa - Maisí (61KM / 38MI)

     

    A nourishing breakfast is recommended because it will be a rough ride, not that far, although off the road. Gravel roads with potholes and other driving discomfort.
    Maisí is today’s destination. You cannot get any further without falling off the island. Cuba stops at the lighthouse, Punta de Maisí.
    The village, also referred to as La Máquina, is closer to Haiti than to Havana. The road towards it is somehow primitive, although breathtaking. Banana plantations, villages where life is simple and slow, generous nature and sensational coastal roads. People are different here. Many of them are descendants of the Taíno Indians and they maintain ancient traditions such as dance, music and clothing.

     

    Night falls. The lighthouse throws a different light on the authentic place where you will spend the night.

     

  • «Overnight Hotel Faro Maisí, including breakfast

     

    Day 7. Maisí - Santiago de Cuba (241KM / 150MI)

     

    Also today, the journey is at least as important as the destination, even though the destination, Santiago de Cuba, is so fantastic. You have about 150 miles to ride, leave on time.
    First along the coastal road, crossing the province of Guantánamo, passing Playita de Cajobabo, a national monument with a small beach. Then via Imías and San Antonio del Sur inland along the bay of Guantánamo to the homonymous city.

    53 Miles further, Santiago de Cuba, the second city of the country and the capital of El Oriente, awaits.

    Santiago de Cuba has the most Caribbean character of all Cuban cities. Founded in 1515, Santiago was once the most important port for slave trade and a bustling center for the export of sugar, coffee and tobacco. The city owes its nickname ‘the heroic city’ to its role during the Cuban revolution.

    Santiago is 'sugar and spice', it is an exotic and intriguing melting pot of multi-ethnic groups and the cultures they cherish. You can see it in the pride of the people and in the many festivals that the city arranges. You can hear it in the rhythms of the musicians. Santiago is an unvarnished party.

  • «You can stay overnight in a casa particular (guesthouse) or in a hotel (San Basilio or Imperial), all including breakfast.

Day 8. Santiago de Cuba

You don’t have to pack. You'll sleep here again tonight.

A full day to absorb the atmosphere of Santiago. This can be done simply on a bench in a plaza, where the residents fiercely argue about baseball, or are playing a thoughtful game of domino. Santiago’s air can be also inhaled on a terrace or in a music café.

Here are some suggestions:

  • Book a private city tour for a compact and comfortable overview of the (revolutionary) history and the monumental buildings, the El Morro fortress, the Emilio Bacardí museum (not to be mixed up with the rum museum), or the serene Santa Ifigenia cemetery, where Fidel Castro found his final resting place.
  • Go for an espresso in Hotel Casa Granda, crown jewel of colonial architecture and look out over the Parque de Céspedes with its basilica.
  • Listen to live music at Casa de la Trova where many famous artists sparkled on the small stage. There is music everywhere. Santiago is music.
  • In the streets of La Trocha and Paseo de Alameda, it comes every weekend to a carnival party. Carnival is an art in Santiago. A happy explosion of color, music and dance.

Do you want to sense a more rural atmosphere?

  • Book a jeep safari to La Gran Piedra, a large rock with surprising views. You can also climb the 'Big Rock' yourself.
  • At only 4.5 miles the family farm El Dajao opens its doors. Horse riding in the mountains and a splendid homemade lunch.
  • El Cobre is an important pilgrimage place for both Catholic and Santerían adherents. A sacred place at the foot of the Sierra Maestra.
  • «Overnight in a casa particular (guesthouse) or in a hotel (San Basilio or Imperial), including breakfast.

    Day 9. Santiago de Cuba - Santo Domingo (326K/202MI)

    It remains a road movie. A beautiful route runs westwards along the south coast. On your left the navy-blue sea, on your right the mountains looking down on you. You will enter the province of Granma and pass the national Parque Turquino. The mountain Pico Turquino, with 6476 feet, it is the roof of Cuba. Drive calmly. The environment is excessive, the roads are moderate.

    Your accommodation? A beautiful wooden bungalow. Inside it is cozy, but it feels like being outdoors.

  • «Overnight at Villa Santo Domingo, including breakfast

    Day 10. Santo Domingo - (Comandancia de La Plata) - Bayamo (68KM / 42MI)

  • What to do in Santo Domingo?

  • Book a trekking to La Comandancia de La Plata at the tourist desk in the hotel.

    At the meeting point, a local guide will pick you up, taking you to Alto de Naranjo. Through the forest and following the paths where once the Cuban Revolution crawled. Some humble structures appear. It is La Comandancia de la Plata, once the headquarters and beating heart of the revolution. You can see Fidel’s hut, the field hospital (Che Guevara was a doctor after all) and the radio station of the rebels (Radio Rebelde). By the way, this transmitter is still in the air. We are talking 1958, and less than 100 guerrillas were on their way to defeat the Cuban army.

    The path through the forest is feasible for everyone with a good condition and sturdy shoes. The guide will drop you off in Santo Domingo.

    Next, you will hit a mountain road along Bartolomé Masó and Yara to Bayamo.

    Bayamo is the beauty of the east, sweet and pure. Founded in 1513 as the second settlement of Cuba. The historic city center is a national monument (since 1978).

    It is the cradle of Cuban national identity. In Bayamo, the Cuban national anthem was performed for the first time.

  • «Overnight at Hotel Encanto Royalton in Bayamo, including breakfast.

Day 11. Bayamo - Holguín Airport (66KM / 41MI)

Back to Holguín, where it all started. It seems much longer than 11 days ago. You have seen so much, experienced so much. Spinning of all those curves? We have a relatively straight path for you. Tired of all nature? We have to disappoint you. The nature remains green and luxuriant.

It takes you about an hour to reach Frank País International Airport. You can drop off your rental car and check in for your flight.

Do you still have holidays? Do you still want to stay in the east? We are happy to help you. Our team can advise you with the booking of beach accommodation at Playa Pesquero, Guardalavaca, Playa Yuraguanal or Playa Esmeralda. Or with adjusting the duration of your car rental and drop-off station.
With us, the client who loves the real Cuba, is king.
Hasta Cuba Siempre.

Accommodation

  • Holguín: Hotel Encanto Caballeriza
  • Gibara: Hotel Iberostar Encanto Ordoño or Hotel Encanto Arsenita
  • Baracoa: Boutique hotel
  • Maisí: Hotel Faro Maisí
  • Santiago de Cuba: Casa particular (guesthouse) or in a hotel (San Basilio or Imperial)
  • Santo Domingo: Villa Santo Domingo
  • Bayamo: Hotel Encanto Royalton

Why book with us
  • Your trip, your way
  • Booked and organised in Cuba
  • Our local roots, we live in Cuba
  • 24/7 support by our local hosts

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Adventure, Coffee and cocoa, Culture, History, Nature
Departure time
Flexible
Start/finish
Starts (and ends) in Holguín
Character
Individual/Private
Languages
Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Nederlands, Spanish
Activity level
Easy (light walking)
Insider's tip
• This self-drive expedition begins and ends in Holguin. The car can be dropped off at another destination if desired. There will be additional costs. Please contact us if you are interested. • At pick up, a deposit has to be paid (varying from CUC 150 – 250) in the Cuban currency CUC, almost equal in value to the USD. You can pay the deposit in cash in CUC or its equivalent in USD or EUR. You better pay the deposit by credit card. Provided that the car will be returned in the same condition at the end of the rental period, the credit card draft will be canceled. (With cash payment of the deposit in CUC, you will be refunded in CUC, a currency that only has value in Cuba). • Fuel is at customer charge. • Local circumstances can cause a change of accommodation. Think about overbooking or temporary closure. In that case accommodation of the same standard will be booked. • The program may also be subject to changes due to local conditions such as closures due to repair work, weather and road conditions, etc. • Here you can find more information about driving in Cuba.

Day 1: Day 1. Arrival in Holguín

• Meet & Greet our representative on arrival at Holguín international airport

• Private transfer to Holguín city

• Overnight at Hotel Encanto Caballeriza

    • Holguín City
    • Hotel Encanto Caballeriza, Holguín

Take your time to have breakfast at Hotel Encanto Caballeriza. Gibara is only an hour away from here.

Pick up your rental car, so you can drive off immediately later on, after the opportunity to explore Holguín. Holguín, the ‘city of parks’, the gateway to the East of Cuba, affectionately called El Oriente.

In the East, tourism is small-scale, but precisely because of this the hospitality, liveliness and charm of the local population has remained pure and authentic. Find a bench in one of the many parks of which Holguín owes its nickname and where the Holguíneros like to have a chat. Parque Calixto García is the most popular one, surrounded by beautiful historic buildings, today housing cinemas, theaters, museums and galleries.

You can climb the Loma de la Cruz (the hill of the cross). A stairway has been constructed, taking you to the cross from 1790, where the hill is named after. From the top you have wide views over the city, the plains and the mountains. Although the height in meters is not that much, still 450 steps have to be climbed. Upstairs you can have a drink but there is also a parking space, in case you want to inaugurate your rental car with this ascent.

The coastal town Gibara is about 31 miles to the north. Recently the place has been blessed with two graceful boutique hotels, located in restored colonial monuments. They look colorful and sunny. You will stay over here for two nights.

  • «Overnight: Hotel Iberostar Encanto Ordoño or Hotel Encanto Arsenita, including breakfast.

    • Holguín Province
    • Holguín City
    • Hotel Iberostar Gibara-Encanto Ordoño
    • Hotel Encanto Caballeriza, Holguín

Gibara, is a pastoral provincial town with a small fishing port at its bay. It is mostly quiet and relaxed. You see few tourists. La Villa Blanca, as Gibara is also called, is praised for its residents; their friendliness and warm charm but also for their pride, the due pride of El Oriente. They are proud of their city, their bay and their place in history.

Once a year, the quiet fishing village comes to life during the 'Festival Internacional del Cine Pobre'. The festival of the low-budget film, the most important event in Latin America for independent filmmakers. Their films are screened in the city's only cinema. In the evening, spontaneous parties break loose in the streets.

What to do in Gibara?

  • Stroll along the streets or over the Parque Calíxto García; rimmed with African oak trees.
  • Walk to the fishing port to see what today’s catch was or wander around the bay when the sun disappears into the sea.
  • Taste local dishes at a paladar, La Perla del Norte, a small but recommended private restaurant. The chef likes to throw a culinary party.
  • You can rent a boat, sailing you to Playa Blanca at the east side of the bay, although taking the local lancha, an open ferry, is a lot more adventurous. Bring provisions with you.
  • Drive your car to the beach, for example Playa Caletones, a small white beach 9 miles northeast of Gibara.
  • The Silla de Gibara is the saddle-shaped mountain, of which it is claimed that Christopher Columbus saw this particular mountain and described it when he landed on Cuba on October 28, 1492.
  • «Overnight: Hotel Iberostar Encanto Ordoño or Hotel Encanto Arsenita, including breakfast.

 

    • Gibara
    • Holguín City
    • Holguín Province
    • Hotel Iberostar Gibara-Encanto Ordoño
    • Hotel Encanto Arsenita, Gibara

Hopefully you had a good night sleep. It is a whole trip to Baracoa. Not a hellish ride, but do not count on the best roads. Drive calmly, simultaneously you see the landscape better. Consider the journey as the main dish and the destination as a dessert.

First drive back to Holguín, and next, via Báguano, Cueto and Mayarí to Moa, a mining town. The views become more spectacular, the roads become worse. There is only one road and it passes through the imposing Parque Nacional Alejandro Humboldt, a UNESCO world heritage site since 2001. 700 Square kilometers of untamed nature with an enormous diversity of landscape, flora and fauna. Mother Earth has been lush and fertile here. Another stretch along the coastal road before reaching Baracoa.

Baracoa is an indigenous word and means ‘there is the sea’. For centuries the town was only accessible over the water. Columbus would have landed here. He was speechless and planted a cross. Here, in 1511 Velázquez founded the first city of Cuba.

Only since the 60's of the previous century, one can reach it by car. Given the isolated location, traditions continue here in an imperturbable way. You taste it in the local cuisine, firmly flavored with Spanish, African and Haitian ingredients and seasonings.

  • «Baracoa has a number of so-called boutique hotels. Existing buildings with a historic character have been restored and converted into a small-scale hotel. You will sleep in one of them tonight.

    • Gibara
    • Baracoa

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, the same where you will sleep again tonight. Plenty of time to explore Baracoa and its surroundings.

  • Visit El Yunque (the anvil), the striking table mountain. Walking trails have been set out.
  • Sail to the Yumurí canyon, an impressive tropical gorge, with walls up to 656 feet high. Want to swim? Here it is possible.
  • You can also swim in the Honey River, Rio Miel, but beware! The legend tells that anyone who goes into the river will never leave Baracoa again.
  • Make an excursion to Rancho Tao for a healthy portion of outdoor air in this corner of Cuba. Cruise the Rio Tao with its 81 miles the longest river in Cuba. There are 72 tributaries. The water is crystal clear.
  • Baracoa produces the best chocolate in the country. Do you want to learn everything about it and even more taste it? Do the Chocolate Trail to Finca Duaba.
  • «Overnight stay in Baracoa (boutique hotel)

    • Baracoa

A nourishing breakfast is recommended because it will be a rough ride, not that far, although off the road. Gravel roads with potholes and other driving discomfort.
Maisí is today’s destination. You cannot get any further without falling off the island. Cuba stops at the lighthouse, Punta de Maisí.

The village, also referred to as La Máquina, is closer to Haiti than to Havana. The road towards it is somehow primitive, although breathtaking. Banana plantations, villages where life is simple and slow, generous nature and sensational coastal roads. People are different here. Many of them are descendants of the Taíno Indians and they maintain ancient traditions such as dance, music and clothing.

Night falls. The lighthouse throws a different light on the authentic place where you will spend the night.

«Overnight Hotel Faro Maisí, including breakfast

Also today, the journey is at least as important as the destination, even though the destination, Santiago de Cuba, is so fantastic. You have about 150 miles to ride, leave on time.

First along the coastal road, crossing the province of Guantánamo, passing Playita de Cajobabo, a national monument with a small beach. Then via Imías and San Antonio del Sur inland along the bay of Guantánamo to the homonymous city.

53 Miles further, Santiago de Cuba, the second city of the country and the capital of El Oriente, awaits.

Santiago de Cuba has the most Caribbean character of all Cuban cities. Founded in 1515, Santiago was once the most important port for slave trade and a bustling center for the export of sugar, coffee and tobacco. The city owes its nickname ‘the heroic city’ to its role during the Cuban revolution.

Santiago is 'sugar and spice', it is an exotic and intriguing melting pot of multi-ethnic groups and the cultures they cherish. You can see it in the pride of the people and in the many festivals that the city arranges. You can hear it in the rhythms of the musicians. Santiago is an unvarnished party.

«You can stay overnight in a casa particular (guesthouse) or in a hotel (San Basilio or Imperial), all including breakfast.

    • Santiago de Cuba Province
    • Santiago de Cuba City

You don’t have to pack. You'll sleep here again tonight.

A full day to absorb the atmosphere of Santiago. This can be done simply on a bench in a plaza, where the residents fiercely argue about baseball, or are playing a thoughtful game of domino. Santiago’s air can be also inhaled on a terrace or in a music café.

Here are some suggestions:

  • Book a private city tour for a compact and comfortable overview of the (revolutionary) history and the monumental buildings, the El Morro fortress, the Emilio Bacardí museum (not to be mixed up with the rum museum), or the serene Santa Ifigenia cemetery, where Fidel Castro found his final resting place.
  • Go for an espresso in Hotel Casa Granda, crown jewel of colonial architecture and look out over the Parque de Céspedes with its basilica.
  • Listen to live music at Casa de la Trova where many famous artists sparkled on the small stage. There is music everywhere. Santiago is music.
  • In the streets of La Trocha and Paseo de Alameda, it comes every weekend to a carnival party. Carnival is an art in Santiago. A happy explosion of color, music and dance.

Do you want to sense a more rural atmosphere?

  • Book a jeep safari to La Gran Piedra, a large rock with surprising views. You can also climb the 'Big Rock' yourself.
  • At only 4.5 miles the family farm El Dajao opens its doors. Horse riding in the mountains and a splendid homemade lunch.
  • El Cobre is an important pilgrimage place for both Catholic and Santerían adherents. A sacred place at the foot of the Sierra Maestra.

«Overnight in a casa particular (guesthouse) or in a hotel (San Basilio or Imperial), including breakfast.

    • Santiago de Cuba Province
    • Santiago de Cuba City
    • Hotel Iberostar Encanto Imperial, Santiago de Cuba
    • Hotel Encanto San Basilio, Santiago de Cuba

It remains a road movie. A beautiful route runs westwards along the south coast. On your left the navy-blue sea, on your right the mountains looking down on you. You will enter the province of Granma and pass the national Parque Turquino. The mountain Pico Turquino, with 6476 feet, it is the roof of Cuba. Drive calmly. The environment is excessive, the roads are moderate.

Your accommodation? A beautiful wooden bungalow. Inside it is cozy, but it feels like being outdoors.

«Overnight at Villa Santo Domingo, including breakfast.

    • Santiago de Cuba Province
    • Santiago de Cuba City
    • Hotel Villa Santo Domingo, Granma

What to do in Santo Domingo?

  • Book a trekking to La Comandancia de La Plata at the tourist desk in the hotel.

At the meeting point, a local guide will pick you up, taking you to Alto de Naranjo. Through the forest and following the paths where once the Cuban Revolution crawled. Some humble structures appear. It is La Comandancia de la Plata, once the headquarters and beating heart of the revolution. You can see Fidel’s hut, the field hospital (Che Guevara was a doctor after all) and the radio station of the rebels (Radio Rebelde). By the way, this transmitter is still in the air. We are talking 1958, and less than 100 guerrillas were on their way to defeat the Cuban army.

The path through the forest is feasible for everyone with a good condition and sturdy shoes. The guide will drop you off in Santo Domingo.

Next, you will hit a mountain road along Bartolomé Masó and Yara to Bayamo.

Bayamo is the beauty of the east, sweet and pure. Founded in 1513 as the second settlement of Cuba. The historic city center is a national monument (since 1978).

It is the cradle of Cuban national identity. In Bayamo, the Cuban national anthem was performed for the first time.

«Overnight at Hotel Encanto Royalton in Bayamo, including breakfast.

    • Bayamo
    • Hotel Encanto Royalton, Bayamo

Back to Holguín, where it all started. It seems much longer than 11 days ago. You have seen so much, experienced so much. Spinning of all those curves? We have a relatively straight path for you. Tired of all nature? We have to disappoint you. The nature remains green and luxuriant.

It takes you about an hour to reach Frank País International Airport. You can drop off your rental car and check in for your flight.

Do you still have holidays? Do you still want to stay in the east? We are happy to help you. Our team can advise you with the booking of beach accommodation at Playa Pesquero, Guardalavaca, Playa Yuraguanal or Playa Esmeralda. Or with adjusting the duration of your car rental and drop-off station.

With us, the client who loves the real Cuba, is king.

Hasta Cuba Siempre.

    • Playa Pesquero
    • Guardalavaca
    • Playa Yuraguanal
    • Playa Esmeralda
    • Holguín City
    • Holguín Province

What is included

  • Arrival transfer from the international airport of Holguín to Holguín city
  • Accommodation as described, including breakfast
  • Rental car (category economy), starting on day 2 and ending on day 11, including insurance.

Not included in the price

  • Other meals and refreshments
  • Fuel
  • Optional excursions
  • Propinas

  • You can adapt this travel program to your personal wishes. You can add or remove destinations, you can extend or shorten the trip. Do you want alternative accommodation, upgrade the car category or change the route? Add activities or excursions? Do you need any other travel services? We are happy to help you.
  • It is also possible to travel the same route but driven by a chauffeur who is also your guide.

Contact us. With your specific wishes and our knowledge, together we create the perfect trip.

You will find our terms and conditions specific to tour bookings in our Policies.

The price for this tour is per person and an indication, based on occupancy of room and/or vehicle by 2 persons. Extra participants sharing a room/vehicle may lower the price.
Final prices also depend on availability, preferences and additions of travelers, and may vary per season.

Indication price per person

Low season (May-Jun, Sep-Oct): 1220 EUR
Mid season (half Nov-Dec, Jan): 1380 EUR
High season (Feb-Apr, Jul-Aug): 1450 EUR

Average low / mid / high season: 1380 EUR
*Please note: high season prices may apply during festivals and fairs/events

Traveling with children:

  • Not all providers of travel products (accommodation, transport, excursions) apply the same child discount.
    Overall the following applies:
    - For infants (0-2 years), an average of 10% -25% of the adult price will be charged.
    - For children up to and including 11 years old, a rate of 50% -75% of the adult price applies.
    - Children aged 12 and older are usually seen as adults, the regular rate will be applied.
  • If children's discount is given, in almost all cases the child will share the room with the parent (s).

 

 

 


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