Cuba Cruise to return with two days in Havana, new stop in Maria la Gorda

Cuba Cruise to return with two days in Havana, new stop in Maria la Gorda

CALGARY — Now wrapping up its second consecutive season, Cuba Cruise has released new details about its return to the island next winter.

The Calgary-based company launches a brand new cruise itinerary for its 2015/2016 season, including two full days in Havana, Cuba’s vibrant capital city, and a new port of call in palm-fringed Maria la Gorda.

Travellers can join the cruise in Montego Bay, Jamaica or Havana every week from Dec. 18, 2015 to March 21, 2016. Bookings are now open and rates start at Can$849 (taxes and port fees included).

“From when we first launched in 2013 to this year’s U.S./Cuba announcement, it has been one incredible journey for our guests, crew, staff and partners,” says Dugald Wells, Cuba Cruise President. “We look forward to another successful and exhilarating season in Cuba, visiting new destinations and returning to guest favourites like Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.”

The 2015/2016 cruise program begins in Havana, and then travels southeast visiting an additional four ports of call: Maria la Gorda, Cienfuegos, Montego Bay (Jamaica), and Santiago de Cuba. Guests can also travel in the opposite direction, embarking from Montego Bay.

Shore excursions range from bird watching to snorkelling, rainforest hiking and cigar factory tours. Guests have the option to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like colourful Trinidad and colonial Cienfuegos, relax on world-famous beaches like Negril (Jamaica), scuba dive off the Guanacahabibes peninsula, one of the most protected areas in Cuba, dance to iconic Trova music in the Oriente province and more.

The 2015/2016 season is now open for bookings. For more information about the cruise, visit or call 1-855-364-4999.

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