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Tailor-made fun Active Guy’s Week

Calling all adventure-seeking boys! This tailor-made itinerary is for your group, offering the perfect blend of excitement and exploration. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Playa Girón. Master the art of batá drumming, unravel the intriguing history of the Italian-American Mafia in Havana, and step back in time; as you explore the preserved residence of a renowned writer. Wander through the cobblestone streets of Trinidad, or dance to the infectious rhythms of salsa music in Havana. In short, create lifelong memories by uncovering the rich tapestry of Cuban culture!

Day 1: Havana Luxe Adventure: Old City Charm, Culinary Delights, and Cultural Exploration

Tailor-made cocktail luxury Havana experience

During your tailor-made trip to Havana, you will have a luxury van with an English-speaking guide and driver. You will be picked up at the airport and transferred to your luxurious accommodations. Explore the city with a bespoke walking tour of Old Havana, visiting the four key squares of the capital with an expert guide. Brush up on your cocktail-making skills with a lesson at Jíbaro. Then, enjoy a bici-taxi ride from this gastronomic venue to El del Frente; a restaurant known for its ceviches and tacos. Don’t miss a visit to Fábrica de Arte Cubano, a sought-after cultural center.

Day 2. Unwind and Explore: A Day of Luxury and Discovery in Havana

Luxury restaurant Havana tailor-made experience

Start your day by unwinding at the Kempinski Spa Albear. Treat yourself to a selection of relaxing treatments in a tranquil atmosphere before heading out for the day. Embark on a tailor-made food tour in Havana, where you will visit a produce market, a store, and a bodega (a ration card store) to learn about how Cubans have access to food supplies. Later, indulge in eastern-regional dishes, like lamb slow-cooked in pru, at Grados restaurant.

Explore the city on an e-bike tour, or maybe take salsa lessons and dance the night away in a club; immersing yourself in the local music scene. Relax at the hotel for two hours before delving into Havana’s Mafia history on a guided tour, visiting the haunts of notorious mobsters and admiring the city’s architecture. Enjoy a dinner at La Guarida, a renowned paladar chosen by Hollywood stars to delight in the national gastronomy. Complete your Cuban experience with a cigar and rum tasting at a 5-star hotel in Havana, guided by an expert who will pair your cigar with a fine rum while explaining the art of cigar making.

Day 3: Tailor-made private shopping tour

Old Havana tailor-made private shoping tour

Firstly, join us on our tailor-made private shopping tour with an expert guide who will take you to the finest artisans in Cuba. Explore a diverse range of crafts, from ceramics and leather to textiles and woodwork. Then, Discover exclusive collections, including art-deco and colonial-era jewelry. Feast your eyes on vintage posters from the early years of the Cuban Revolution. Also, for kite-surfing enthusiasts; the serene waters of Kite Land Park Cayo Guillermo offer an ideal location to learn and enjoy this thrilling sport. With beginners up and riding in just 20 minutes.

Immerse yourself in Cuba’s rich music scene at Brenda’s, where you can learn about traditional Afro-Cuban percussion music. Once there, master the mystical batá drums: iyá, itótele and okónkolo, all while moving to the beat. For an unforgettable night, join the Cimafunk party in Centro Havana; where the young Cuban sensation and his band will captivate you with their exhilarating fusion of funk, salsa, and African rhythms that will have you dancing passionately.

Day 4: Classic American tailor-made car tour in Havana

Tailor-made classic american car tour

 Begin a journey into the world of a famous American writer on a tailor-made classic American car tour in Havana. Step back in time as you explore his preserved residence; exactly as the author of For Whom the Bell Tolls left it in 1960. Admire his vast collection of personal belongings, and behold the legendary boat he used to hunt submarines in the northern cays of Cuba. After that, we’ll visit the fishing village of Cojímar, which served as inspiration for a literary masterpiece.

As the customized tour concludes, treat your eyes to the magnificent vistas of Havana from the El Morro fortress across the harbor. Later, indulge your love for sports with a private baseball game alongside locals. Get ready to test your skills against your opponents and create memories that will last a lifetime. After a thrilling sports experience, relish a culinary moment at San Juan restaurant, joined by a trio band. Here, savor authentic Cuban cuisine with a contemporary twist.

Day 5: Diving experiences

Luxury private diving experience Playa Giron

Contemplate the underwater wonders of Playa Girón, with Ronel, a certified dive guide and SCUBA instructor. He leads private diving experiences for all levels, sharing the pristine beauty of this hidden gem in Cuba. Then, taste a delicious lunch prepared by Ronel’s wife using fresh local ingredients, including seafood caught just meters away from their home. For an active twist, opt for a cycling ride from Guajimico to Trinidad, a nature lover’s paradise with diverse ecosystems. Later, check into one of Trinidad’s oldest houses, offering spacious B&B rooms with a stylish design and a view of the colonial fort ruins. Alternatively, stay at an urban hotel with a prime location. Don’t miss the Cuban-fusion menu at the newest paladar in town, San José, where you’ll savor regional dishes in a unique setting. Finally, take joy in a free evening with your guide, making the most of your Cuban adventures.

Day 6: Boat trip

Sail on a boat trip from Ancón Beach to Cayo Macho, a charming Caribbean key. Then, enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail and explore the coral reef through snorkeling, with equipment provided. Delight in beach time and spot fascinating wildlife. Later, bask in a delectable seafood lunch. For a culinary adventure, make a reservation at La Redacción seafood restaurant and bar, housed in a historic colonial house from the 1800s. Combining traditional Cuban flavors with European influences, they offer fresh fish, organic meats, and vegetables sourced locally. The ambiance is lively, with delicious food, rum-infused drinks, and a band that will have you dancing. After that, enhance your evening by visiting Casa de la Música and Casa de la Trova, two renowned venues in Trinidad for enjoying Trova, Son, and contemporary salsa music.

Day 7: Goodbye to Cuba

Luxury customized experience Trinidad

On the seventh day, your driver will pick you up from Trinidad and take you to Havana Airport, with a stopover in Santa Clara. Then, you will visit the Che memorial, an essential part of your tailor-made experience in Cuba. This memorial honors the influential leader of the Cuban Revolution, who played a pivotal role in the victorious battle of Santa Clara. After that, the transfer to this city will take approximately 2 hours, followed by a 4-hour journey to Havana. You will cover a total distance of around 395 kilometers.

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