Luxury cruise line Seabourn has received the approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico with cruise bookings open now.
Seabourn’s Cuba sailings will start with a 12-day cruise aboard Seabourn Sojourn departing Miami on November 4, 2019. The addition of Seabourn’s sailings will help meet the growing demand for luxury travel experiences to Cuba.
Seabourn Sojourn will visit five ports in Cuba, all of which will call at three or four on each itinerary and sailings will range from 11 to 14 days. All Seabourn’s Cuba voyages will feature overnight stops in the historic capital city Havana, allowing guests time to explore the designated UNESCO World Heritage Site during its 500th anniversary year and immerse themselves in a wide array of historical and cultural experiences.
Ports of call include for Seabourn’s Cuba itineraries include:
- Antilla (Nipe Bay)
- Havana (La Habana)
- Punta Francés, Isla de Juventud
- Santiago de Cuba
“The Quest for new experiences and destinations is high on the travel agenda. Added to that Cuba is one of the most sought-after emerging destinations for many of our guests,” said Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn. “Our guests and travel partners have been anxiously awaiting an ultra-luxury travel experience with a wider selection of destinations in this relatively undiscovered Caribbean treasure we are excited to finally be able to include Cuba in our itineraries. These Cuba itineraries aim to satisfy the curiosity of anyone who has considered visiting.”
While onshore, guests have the option to join UNESCO Partner Tours exploring Cuba’s World Heritage cities including Santa Clara and Trinidad, the Biosphere Reserve at Las Terrazas, plus participatory excursions both by day and by night, tracing Cuban culinary, musical and artistic heritage. Guests can enjoy several complimentary Seabourn special events and experiences, such as Caviar in the Surf®* beach barbecues in Isla Catalina and Carambola Beach, as well as Marina Day with complimentary watersports in Isla Catalina operating directly from the back of the ship, weather and conditions permitting.