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Cuba Excursions – from Guardalavaca

Want to see a bit more of Cuba than just the resort you are staying in? Have a look below at the excursions on offer from your Hotel. All the excursions below are bookable at the lobby of your chosen Hotel and are through Thomas Cook or Gaviota, which is the Government Run Excursion company.

Boat Adventure

Boat Adventure

Drive your own speedboat around the beautiful bay of Sama. Maximum 2 passengers in each boat.

This is currently on SPECIAL OFFER through Thomas Cook in resort (price and availability are subject to change) Available to book for trips daily.

PRICE = 29 cuc per adult and 19 cuc per child – book in resort through Thomas Cook

Campina Taina (Cuban Indian Village)

Campina Taina

Transfer from your Hotel by air conditioned coach/minibus, you will be taken first to Boca de Sama, a fisherman’s village where you will have a brief tour of the surroundings.....

PRICE = 39 cuc per adult and 23 cuc per child – book in resort through Gaviota (prices and availability subject to change)


Holguin City Tour

Holguin City Tour

Holguin City is the third largest city in Cuba, behind Havana and Santiago de Cuba. It is a friendly City with a population of more than 1.5 million...

PRICE = 44 cuc per adult and 27 cuc per child - book through Gaviota in resort (prices and availability subject to change)

Natural Farmer (Guajiro natural)

Natural Farmer (Guajiro natural)

An excellent combination of horseback riding, line fishing and a Cuban rodeo in Rocazul Biopark. Lunch is included and take your own farmer’s hat home. Also available at Rocazull – line fishing, mangrove fishing and horseback riding. Available to book for Friday’s only.

PRICE = 45 cuc per adult and 19 cuc per child – book through Thomas Cook in resort (prices and availability subject to change)

Cuba Life

Cuba Life

A different day out for you to experience the everyday Cuba that moves around you, at the Caribbean pace. You will visit...

PRICE = 46 cuc per adult and 19 cuc per child – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Holguin by Night

Holguin by Night

A night in the City of Holguin. Enjoy some free time in the city centre before enjoying a dinner and end the evening dancing the night away. This night out is available on Sunday’s only

PRICE – 55 cuc per adult – child n/a – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Loco Holguin

Loco Holguin

Transfer from your Hotel in air conditioned coach to Rafael Freyre town. Take an unforgetable trip back in history aboard a steam engine locomotive built in the XIX century ...

PRICE = 59 cuc per adult and 30 cuc per child – bookable through Gaviota in resort (prices and availability subject to change)

Cuba Inside

Cuba Inside

Similar to the above excursion but not quite the same, Cuba Inside is a popular local tour starting with the old steam train ride through the countryside...

PRICE = 65 cuc per adult and 29 cuc per child – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Ocean Paradise

Ocean Paradise

NOT TO BE MISTAKEN WITH PARADISE ISLAND EXCURSION

This excursion is pure fun for everyone. Onboard this luxury catamaran, snorkelling stops allow you to explore the coral reefs and cool off in the crystal clear waters. The day includes a mouth watering lobster meal and an all inclusive bar onboard. Available Tuesday’s only

PRICE = 69 cuc per adult and 30 cuc per child – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Santiago de Cuba (by Bus)

Santiago de Cuba

Collected from your Hotel by air conditioned coach, transfer to Santiago de Cuba is approximately 2 and half hours drive. Santiago was also the home of the revolutionary hero...

69 cuc per adult and 42 cuc per child – bookable through Gaviota in resort (prices and availability subject to change)

86 cuc per adult and 59 cuc per child – bookable through Thomas Cook in resort (prices and availability subject to change)

Discover Diving

Discover Diving

Discover the hidden depths if Cuba when you experience diving. See the coral reefs and fish up close in one of the worlds best preserved coral reefs

*This excursion is for qualified Divers who can show their diving certification. For cost of diving courses for beginners, please see the Thomas Cook Representatives.

PRICE = 70 cuc per adult – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Trolling Fishing (Pesca a vara)

Trolling Fishing (Pesca a vara)

Try your hand at catching the big one! Charter your own boat and be Ernest Hemmingway for a few hours. fish for Marlin, Tuna and Snappers whilst enjoying the open bar!

Available daily subject to weather conditions

PRICE = 78 cuc per person or 300 cuc to hire the boat for the day – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Pinares de Mayari by Jeep

Pinares de Mayari

Departure from your Hotel by air conditioned coach to Pinares de Mayari which is a Plateau found over 680 metres above the sea level in the Sierra Cristal...

PRICE = 78 cuc per adult and 56 cuc per child (prices and availability subject to change)

Jeep Adventure Tour

Jeep Adventure Tour

This excursion takes you on a 4 x 4 Jeep around the beautiful countryside of the Holguin Province and is a tour mixed with ...

PRICE = 79 cuc per adult and 55 cuc per child (prices and availability subject to change)

Cayo Saetia by Catamaran/Island Paradise

Cayo Saetia by Catamaran/Island Paradise

Probably our favourite excursion (with UK tour operators is known as Paradise Island excursion)...

PRICE = 79 cuc per adult and 59 cuc per child – bookable in resort through both Thomas Cook and Gaviota (prices and availability subject to change)

Grand Safari

Grand Safari

To see the real Cuba, this is an excursion that cannot be missed. Tour the countryside of Holguin province and take in the sights of local Cuban life. Stop to take postcard view photos. Stops en route will include Biran Castro the birth place of Fidel Castro and the picturesque waterfall in Pinares. You wil also have a typical Cuban lunch.

Available everyday except Monday

PRICE = 93 cuc per adult and 69 cuc per child – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Challenge 4×4

Challenge 4×4

Full day Jeep Safari going through the Cuban countryside passing through rivers and farmer’s villages, with a visit to a Cuban farmhouse and swimming time at the Yabazon river. Visit the National Park, Bariay with horseback riding, take in the show at the Indian Village, lunch is included. To end the day perfectly youwill have 30 minutes Jet Skiing in Marina Vita before returning to your hotel.

Available daily

PRICE = 93 cuc per adult and 63 cuc per child – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Authentic Villa Blanca

Authentic Villa Blanca

Cruise the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic to the once bustling port of Holguin, Gibara. Stay overnight in a fantastically renovated colonial house, once owned by the richest man in Gibara. Enjoy an evening if Cuban entertainment then the next morning explore the rich history o fhtis quaint village by boat before heading back to the hotel Ordono for lunch. Then it is off to join the train to experience the local landscape of this province.

Available on Saturday

PRICE = 112 cuc per person – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Swim with Dolphins

Swim with Dolphins

A once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget...

PRICE = 108 cuc per adult and 54 cuc per child. PREGNANT WOMEN ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SWIM WITH DOLPHINS – Dolphins sense the unborn baby and become defensive of a pregnant woman. bookable through either Gaviota or Thomas Cook in your resort. (prices and availability subject to change)

Sunset Cruise with Dolphin Swim

Sunset Cruise with Dolphin Swim

If you wish to experience just a little more than swimming with the dolphins...

PRICE = 120 cuc per adult and 60 cuc per child. PREGNANT WOMEN ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SWIM WITH DOLPHINS. – bookable in resort through Gaviota or Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Caribbean Golden Delights

Caribbean Golden Delights

Sail around the naranjo Bay enjoying Champagne and snacks on board. Try your hand at some snorkelling or just relax your time away. dock at the private beach of the YHI spa before being whisked away to enjoy a delicious lunch in the Royal Service of Paradisus Rio de Oro. finish the day relaxing in the spa with a hydro thermal circuit and massage, perfect for Honeymooners, Newly Weds and for those who wish to be pampered for the day!

Available daily

PRICE = 149 cuc per person ADULTS ONLY – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Caribbean Sunset Spa

Caribbean Sunset Spa

Treat yourself to a spa evening at the wonderful YHI Spa in the Paradisus Rio de Oro. Relax and enjoy the hydro thermal circuit, saunas and steam rooms. Try out the Balinese shower or why not try the feet ritual, before ending the spa session with a full body massage in your very own cabin overlooking the sea. Then it is off to the Royal Service for a sumptuous meal to finish off your evening of relaxation! Another one popular with Honeymooners and Newly Weds.

Available daily

PRICE = 165 cuc per adult – ADULTS ONLY – bookable in resort through Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)

Pincelada Oriental

Pincelada Oriental

If you wish to experience just a little more than swimming with the dolphins...

PRICE = 239 cuc per adult and 155 per child – bookable in resort through Gaviota (prices and availability subject to change)

Havana Overnight & Tropicana Show

Havana Overnight & Tropicana Show

A chance to see Havana and appreciate this vibrant City...

PRICE = 384 cuc per adult and 312 cuc per child. PREGNANT WOMEN ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SWIM WITH DOLPHINS. – bookable in resort through Gaviota or Thomas Cook (prices and availability subject to change)