Get bronzed in the sun and dig into Cuba's golden sand on this three-day tour of Varadero. Get wet at a swimming stop at the Cueva de Saturno, then hit up Mantanzas for a short visit. These three days are still full of free time for optional activies (like the local pastime of dominoes) or simply laying by the pool.
Meet your fellow travellers and CEO at an 8am briefing before departing Havana towards Varadero. En route, visit of the city of Matanzas. Continue to the Cueva de Saturno cave for a chance to snorkel in the crystal clear waters before arriving to Varadero. Check into hotel then hit the beach.<p><strong>Additional Information: </strong> Please note that the first day of this tour is a travel day and involves an early departure from Havana, so arriving on time to your start location is important to being able to join the tour for the day's journey. We recommend booking a pre-tour accommodation in Havana if not otherwise completing another G Adventures tour that finishes on the same day.</p><p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Visit of the city of Matanzas then continue to the Cueva de Saturno, a cenote (cave). Walk down the steps into the large cavern and marvel at the Stalactites and enjoy a swim with the option to snorkel in the crystal clear waters.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.</p>
Enjoy a full free day to explore the town, snorkel or just relax on the beach. Choose from a variety of optional activities such as a catamaran tour, a visit to Josone Park or the House of Rum museum. This evening try your hand at dominoes with the CEO to experience Cuba like a local after a day of sun and sand.<p><strong>FREE TIME: FULL DAY</strong> Enjoy a full day to relax on the beach or check out some activities in the area.</p>
Hit the beach one last time before late morning transfer back to Havana where the trip ends.<p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.</p>
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