Stay in private homes (called casa particulares) with Cuban families. The houses are all centrally located, and all rooms have air-conditioning and private bathrooms. Single and double rooms are available; doubles will have two beds.
• In Santiago we will be staying in the historical center of Santiago de Cuba, near the Plaza de Marte. All the city’s major sites are accessible from there, including Heredia Street, Casa de la Trova, and museums including the Museum of Rum, the Carnival Museum, the Museum of Poet José María Heredia.
• In Havana we will be staying in Central Havana, a colorful neighborhood just blocks from the Parque Central, The Capitolio, Havana Vieja, the Malecon, Casa de la Musica, the museums, and many other sites. You can walk almost everywhere.
We will be treated to delicious home-cooked meals by private chefs in our homes. Breakfast will be in our individual casas, and dinners will be together at one central house. In Santiago, we will dine at some of the best restaurants in the city.