19 days in Cuba & Bahamas Itinerary

19 days in Cuba & Bahamas Itinerary

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Cayo Largo, Cuba
— 3 nights
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Trinidad, Cuba
— 2 nights
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Varadero, Cuba
— 3 nights
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Havana, Cuba
— 4 nights
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 3 nights
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Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
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Nassau, Bahamas
— Few hours

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Cayo Largo, Cuba

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vinales (Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Valle de Vinales, &more). On the 22nd (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Playa Paraiso. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, stroll through Punta Mal Tiempo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cayo Largo trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Cayo Largo is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Cayo Largo is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Valletta in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Cayo Largo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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World heritage site
Valle de Vinales
4.8
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

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Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 24th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, examine the collection at Colonial Architecture Museum, see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, and finally take in the exciting artwork at YuditVidalFaife. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, surround yourself with nature on Trinidad Sightseeing, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Landmark
Plaza Mayor
4.6
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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8

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Varadero, Cuba

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Varadero side-trips: Matanzas (Pharmaceutical Museum & Cuevas de Bellamar) and Cardenas Cathedral (in Cardenas). There's much more to do: stroll through Varadero Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, get advice or help at Convention Center Plaza America, and contemplate the long history of Cueva de Ambrosio.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Varadero online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Varadero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Varadero sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Must see
Varadero Beach
4.7

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Havana, Cuba

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Malecón of Havana, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Varadero to Havana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. December in Havana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paradise Island.

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9
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Must see
Old Havana
4.6

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Paradise Island, Bahamas

Paradise Island ©
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, enjoy some diversion at Atlantis Casino, tee off at Paradise Island Golf Club, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Cay.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paradise Island trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Havana to Paradise Island in 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Paradise Island can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Zoos & Aquariums
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Harbour Island, Bahamas

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
On the 5th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at Dermalogica Spa Harbour Island, and then kick back and relax at Pink Sands Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Princess Street Gallery, then look for gifts at A and A Hidden Treasures, and then see some colorful creatures with ​Eleuthera Sailing Adventures.

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Traveling by ferry from Paradise Island to Harbour Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Nassau.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Gift & Specialty Shop
A and A Hidden Treasures
4.9

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Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Nassau day trip app.

Traveling by ferry from Harbour Island to Nassau takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Nassau are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Nassau

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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