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Holland America Cuban Explorer Cruise & Fort Lauderdale Stay

12 Nights Inside Stateroom from £1,599 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Fort Lauderdale is the perfect pre-cruise destination offering 6 miles of glorious beaches for those keen sun worshippers. A wide choice of shops, bars and restaurants are available at the Promenade and with the everglades only being a short airboat ride away Fort Lauderdale really does offer so much choice to suit all travellers.

After your 2 nights its time to board your 10-night Cuba explorer cruise onboard Holland America’s Veendam. Cuba is a country celebrated for its musical, dance, literary and art traditions and being able to experience this on a 10-night cruise is a once in a life time experience not to be missed. Cuba isn’t the only country you get to visit, you also get to experience the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Mexico which will tick even more destinations off your bucket list

Details

Day 1

Fly to Miami and make your way to Fort Lauderdale for your 2 night (if you would like to pre-book a transfer then please let us know).

Day 2

Fort Lauderdale is a vibrant and bustling South Florida city and is also the world's 2nd busiest cruise port. It has miles of beautiful powdery beaches, and many different shopping options, including the trendy Las Olas Boulevard, The proximity to the Everglades National Park means a trip there is a must, or you can explore the many different canals around the city. There are so many dining options with a multitude of restaurants and bars nearby, that you will surely be spoilt for choice.

Day 3

This morning make your way to the cruise port and check in for your cruise onboard Veendam. Veendam is grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, Veendam combines 21st-century amenities and elegant spaces graced by a multi-million-dollar art and antiques collection.

Day 4

A day at sea to enjoy this wonderful ship

Day 5

This morning you will wake up in Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas. A truly stunning island with a picture-perfect beach and its completely exclusive to Holland America

Day 6

A day at sea to enjoy this wonderful ship

Day 7

Today takes you to the Cayman Islands where you have a full day to explore. The Cayman Islands have everything you would want from a Caribbean destination – warm breezes, clear seas and a laid-back attitude

Day 8

Your first stop in Cuba, Cienfuegos. This city is also the capital of the province of the same name and a port city on Cuba’s southern coast. Cienfuegos has played an important role in Cuba’s history since is was founded in 1819, when the island was still Spanish territory and today it remains one of the country’s important commercial centres – a transit point for coffee, sugarcane and tobacco.

Day 9

A day at sea to enjoy this wonderful ship

Day 10

A visit to Cuba is not complete without a stop in Havana. Candy-coloured vintage cars still fill the pavements whilst the smell of Cuban cigars fills the air. Enjoy a full day here exploring the picturesque streets, smiling musicians and a couple of local rums

Day 11

From Cuba to Mexico in just 6 hours. Cozumel is your stop today and with its prime location in the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula its time to grab your snorkel and a beach towel and enjoy a day of sun, sea and sand

Day 12

Your final day at sea

Day 13

Arrive back into Fort Lauderdale and head back to the airport ready for your overnight flight home

Day 14

Arrive back into UK

What’s included
•    Return flights
•    2 nights in Fort Lauderdale at a 4* hotel
•    7 nights Full Board onboard Holland America’s Veendam

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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