Cuba Beckons with SeaDream Yacht Club

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Cuba beckons and the boutique yacht like ships operated by  SeaDream Yacht Club, is to visit the rich, cultural cruising ground of Cuba in 2019.

well known for showcasing picturesque ports and harbours the little ships have exciting itineraries departing directly from Havana and Cienfuegosfrom January through April next year.

With a maximum of only 112 guests to a 95-person crew, those who travel with SeaDream are able to experience one of the best culinary programs at sea while receiving exceptional service within an intimate setting, truly embodying the company catch phrase “It’s yachting, not cruising.”

Passengers will experience the striking and colourful island nation with its miles of beaches, charming ports of call and brilliant turquoise water.

Whether exploring the Spanish elegance of the cultural treasure chest and capital city of Havana, experiencing the pristine beaches of Cayo Largo, an idyllic paradise off the northwest coast of the mainland or visiting multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, SeaDream opens the door to a world that few have experienced before.

The small island nation, which remains inaccessible to many, is a land brimming with curiosities, hosting experiences of culture, history and personal enrichment. SeaDream’s Cuba beckons sailings stops in some of the country’s most storied and least-travelled ports.

Highlights of the ports of call in the Cuba Beckons itineraries include:

Cabo Cruz, Cuba, originally founded as a Spanish port in the early 18th century, “Cape Cruz” is a cape that forms the western edge of the Granma Province in southern Cuba. It is recognized for its 19th century manned lighthouse called “Faro de Cabo Cruz.”

Cayo Largo, Cuba, an intimate resort island, this cay has a zero-permanent population and some of the most pristine beaches you can find. Its beaches Playa Sirena and Playa Paraiso are two of the finest undeveloped beaches in the world.

Cienfuegos, Cuba, this city, on Cuba’s south coast, was a major port for the sugar trade during the 19th century. The city’s Urban Historic Center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and serves as an example of urban planning accomplished by the Spanish in the 19th century.

Havana, Cuba, the capital of the island nation is one of the largest cities in the Caribbean and cultural delights abound at every corner. Its walled capital was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century “Old Havana,” the city’s center, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Isla de Juventud, the second largest island off Cuba’s shore, this spot is popular with divers hunting buried treasure and is also rich in pirate lore. Beautiful black-sand beaches line the island’s striking turquoise waters.

Maria la Gorda, Cuba, a port only accommodating smaller vessels, the lush landscape is home to many species of exotic wildlife and is popular with scuba divers and snorkelers. Authentic Cuban mojitos and fresh seafood are served along the beachfront.

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, the second largest city in Cuba was founded by Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century. The city is home to the citadel of San Pedro de la Roca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also where Bacardi Rum was founded.

Trinidad, Cuba, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is a preserved Spanish settlement from the 16th century. Its charming cobblestone streets evoke a bygone era, and the city is known as Cuba’s oldest and most captivating outdoor museum.

All-inclusive fares for the 7-day Cuba voyages start at £4421 per person, excluding flights and transfers.