Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean, sitting between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s popular with sailors for its favorably warm climate, steady winds, natural beauty, and open-minded, friendly people. When Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1492, he said: “This is the most beautiful land one has ever seen.” Get in touch with our team today or request your free Quick Quote for Cuba.Read more
Cuba is the westernmost island of the Greater Antilles, located just 90 miles from Key West, Florida, around an hour of flying time. If short leg island-hopping is your dream charter, this is the perfect destination as the archipelago has 4,000 cays and islets. Your backdrop includes mountains, agricultural valleys with tobacco fields, colorful city architecture and sandy beaches. The famous Havana Club rum can’t go without a mention too!
The gorgeous Cuban coast and off-lying islands are ready for you to discover and the archipelago de los Canarreos is within easy reach of our base at Cienfuegos. Cuban cities such as Trinidad and the capital, Havana, are renowned for their bright architectural richness and scenic beauty. They are now protected by UNESCO World Heritage. You can learn to dance the rumba or salsa or take a ride in a retro classic American car from a bygone era.
The island has a reliable nautical infrastructure, which is receiving well-aimed support from the government and makes a Cuban charter easy for all sailors. About 20 marinas and nautical centers all around Cuba gladly welcome yachts under all flags and offer a range of services.
Dream Yacht Charter in Cuba: Our diverse fleet of catamarans and monohulls for bareboat yacht charters are based in Club Cienfuegos – Punta Gorda, Cienfuegos. If you are looking for an all-inclusive experience, try our cabin charters. Our Cuba base team will receive you warmly and look after you, giving local tips and advice. If you need help planning your charter, check out our Inspirational Itineraries section or get in touch with our team to find out more.
What our customers say: “Your personal attention and efforts on our behalf made it one of our best charter experiences ever.” Bryant (Cuba)
The time difference in Cuba is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) -5 hours. Make sure your documentation is in order to travel and complies with regulations to travel to Cuba – check with your country of origin’s embassy. There are travel restrictions for US citizens, who also need to have non-US medical insurance, which you can buy from the airport on arrival in Cuba. You will also need a tourist card from the Cuban consulate and the departure tax is now collected by your airline when you purchase flights.
The government-run bus routes are cheap but popular so buy your tickets the day before. Renting a car is expensive and difficult so book ahead. Cuba’s car fleet is known for its vintage gems and you can hail a vintage taxi, which is an experience in itself. We can help with airport transfers.
Travelers must declare cash amounts over $5,000. The government charges 10% for all US dollar cash conversions. There are strict regulations about bringing satellite phones, GPS or DVD players into Cuba.