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Discover The Valley of Viñales
We will pick you up at your hotel or casa particular in Havana. We will start a trip until we reach Viñales National Park, first you will meet my cousin; Darién, who will be his guide. We will visit: El Mirador de los Jazmines, where you can see the most beautiful view of the Valley of Viñales. Then we'll go through the Prehistoric Mural to learn about the history of this place and what the prehistoric paintings represent. We will move to the Indian Cave for a boat ride inside the Cave through an underground river that runs through it. From here, we will head to my family's tobacco farm; by horseback riding or walking we will get there to explore the picturesque Valley of the Silence. We will spend some time here; while the chef makes us lunch; we will show you the crops and meet our animals before visiting the inside of the tobacco house where we will teach you how to make your own cigar and smoke it naturally with a drink or two of rum for Cuban authenticity! We will also try the fresh honey and Creole coffee that is grown in this region. My village is undoubtedly a paradise and will take with it an unforgettable experience. IMPORTANT The total price of the tour is 80 euros per person. You must pay 10 euros through Airbnb and 70 euros or 70 USD or 8400 CUP in cash on the day of the experience
The Genuine Non Touristy Viñales Valley <also from Viñales>
Hola, Welcome to a Genuine Adventure not a generic tour We won't take you to "farms" already set up for visitors and tourist trap attractions. Instead we'll have fun in a relaxing exploration of the heart of the Valley, passing by tobacco fields and other crops meeting and engaging along the way with farmer friends and family,enjoying the best Piña Colada ever We'll visit Don Pepe's Farm, 5th generation of expert tobacco farmers to learn first hand about the traditional methods of cultivation that has made Habanos Cigars the best in the world. We'll enjoy lots of great stories about country life style while witnessing a Cigar rolling demonstration. Don't leave without tasting Don Pepe's craft made cigars! We'll continue to explore the Valley by foot and those who want to go for even more fun can join Pochy a genuine Cuban cowboy for an optional horseback riding experience Our adventure goes on visiting my aunt Papita's Coffee Farm. You'll simply love her and the farm! Papita will share the secrets of a long family tradition.More incredible stories and laugh while tasting a memorable farm to table home cooked meal Don't miss the Cave El Farallón with impressive carstic formations 200M old Join us, feel like a dear friend, not a tourist PLEASE: The Experience total cost is 79€ Due to our high inflation we are collecting 65€ on spot SORRY for the inconvenience
The hidden beaches in Varadero
Pick you up at B&B or hotel and start our experience driving to Varadero beach. Half way we will stop at the highest bridge in Cuba to admire a spectacular landscape and enjoy a very well received morning coffee or drink. After this break, without delay we continue right to the beach so we enjoy it during the morning, certainly the best hours. Guests will feel the charm of Varadero by visiting almost virgin zones bearly changed by humans. These secrets and hidden swimming areas are only known by locals, fishermen and this humble host. Next we go for lunch to a place surrounded by locals, away from tourists, so the real Cuba, its people and tasty food brought to you as it is. When we finish our delicious food we go back to the car and drive towards the Saturn Caves, the last hit of charm from Mother Nature that will make you just love Cuba even more. A flooded cave full of stalagmites and stalactites and a natural fresh water spring and lake for you to swim and refresh yourself from the salty water. Ideal place for photos and romantic moments. After some swimming time we drive back to your B&B or hotel or any other destination that guests decide whiting Havana IMPORTANT ! Total price for the experience is $89 per person, from which $19 are paid when booking on Airbnb and $70 are paid in cash on experience day, this is due to the increasing devaluation of Cuban peso
Sunset on horseback
Horseback riding will help you get in touch with Cuban traditions and customs. We will discover the secrets of tobacco on my family's farm, where you will learn about the handmade Cuban cigarette tour and have the opportunity to smoke a cigar accompanied by one or two drinks of rum; farmer's tradition! Here we will spend some time touring the farm to meet our animals and of course we will show you the crops. We will visit the Arabic coffee plantation where the production of completely artisanal coffee is shown, we will taste the fresh honey from our farm and enjoy a local rum called Guayabita del Pinar. After this, we will ride the horses again to visit a natural viewpoint hidden among the mountains with a beautiful panoramic view. After exploring the valley among the Organic Mountains, we will watch the sunset; while the Chef makes us traditional Cuban food and a natural juice of the fruits grown on this farm. During the tour you can take photos and make videos; If you feel like it! Relax and have an unforgettable experience with us with a Cuban Cowboy! Note The total price of the tour is 20 euros per person. You must pay 5 euros on Airbnb and 15 euros, 15 USD or 1800 cup per person in cash on the day of the experience We coordinate taxi from Havana and back the same day
Dance SaLsA in a Cuban Home
Once you step in the door of our studio, our goal is that you have fun Once warmed up, you will be ready to go on an journey step by step through the basics of Cuban salsa We will teach how you to interpret the music, feel it, but more than anything, enjoy it “a lo cubano,” the Cuban way Once you’ve gotten a handle of the basic steps, the real challenge begins: to learn to connect with you partner in a conversation without words, full of different commands and body language, that we guarantee will change the way you see the world To conclude, you may take a video of your teachers executing each sequence that you have just learned, so that you may refer to it to practice on your own in your home The total experience lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes

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Tasting Afro Cuban Culture
Are you a lover of great food? Have you heard of the influence that traditional African spirituality has had on Cuban cuisine? Would you like to learn the special way that we prepare some of these dishes? Yes? Then this is the right experience for you! We will meet you at Beyond Roots Store, our headquarters. From there we will ride together to Guanabacoa, our hometown. Once there, you will learn about the influence of the Afro-Cuban religions in our cuisine while we share a typical beverage. Then, Jose´s mom will show you how to cook in our local style, having the opportunity to understand when, why, and how we prepare each dish. Finally, we will enjoy tasting the different plates that we prepared and, in that moment, when we are laughing and sharing our personal stories under the rhythm of drums, you will realize that the simple act of eating assumes mystical dimensions and has the power to bring strangers together like family. At the end of the day you will know how flavors, music and dance tell the story of the desires and struggles of our African ancestors. This is not about cooking in a professional way, it´s about cooking according to the folklore of a modest community.
All Inclusive Havana Food Tour with lunch in a Cuban house
Join me on my food tour where we will experience delicious Cuban street food, lunch and tasty drinks. Learn about the evolution of our dishes, explore my country’s tasty history, as our cuisine is also a reflection of the experiences we have lived as a nation, how we need to adapt to the difficulties of our times and how much our country has change since the pandemic. The evolution of our many currencies and the very complex system Cuban use in 2022 to have access to first need products and essentials. We will step off Havana’s typical tourist trail, walking by San Lazaro street and then Vedado; visiting food stands, Cuban markets, hidden gems of the city and end the experience with an intimate lunch at my home; where I would serve you typical Cuban dishes and drinks and also share insights about finding food in the island.
Raíces Afro Cubanas
Are you interested in learning about the legacy of our Africans ancestor in the Cuban Culture? Are you ready to witness its influence in the daily life of the Cuban people? Then this experience is a MUST for you! We will meet at Beyond Roots headquarter in Old Havana to share a cup of coffee and get to know each other. Then we´ll travel to the town of Guanabacoa, the cradle of Afro-Cuban culture in Havana. Once there we´ll have a firsthand contact with the Cuban life and our practices by meeting a “Babalawo”--the highest priest of Santeria. He will cleanse us at his altar and explain us about the main Afro-Cuban Religions and how he looks into people’s future and gives advices . We´ll enjoy typical Afro-Cuban food and relax under the shadow of a sacred Ceiba tree listening to emblematic music played by members of the community and enjoy a dance performance while we taste a cup of Aguardiente, the beverage used in all Afro-Cuban religious practices. After that we´ll go back to Beyond Roots store, the first and only Afro style shop in Cuba, having the opportunity to visit an space dedicated to highlighting the Afro identity in the island. You will come as a guest but you will leave being part of the community. Note: You can stay for a reading with the babalawo and have the perfect opportunity to take a closer look in to your future. It has an additional cost.
Afro-Cuban Culture Guide
Are you interested in learning about the legacy of our Africans ancestor in the Cuban Culture? Are you ready to witness the influence of Afro Cuban Religions in the daily life of the Cuba? Then this experience is a MUST for you! We will meet at Beyond Roots headquarter in Old Havana to share a cup of coffee and get to know each other. We´ll walk over to the Ferry station and cross the bay to arrive at Regla town and visit the Church of "Nuestra Señora de Regla" and talk about Afro Cuban Religions. Then we´ll travel to Guanabacoa,the cradle of Afro-Cuban culture in Havana, specifically to the house of a “Babalawo”--the highest priest of Santeria. He will cleanse us at his altar and explain us the main Afro-Cuban religions and also how he looks into people’s future and gives advice . We will enjoy typical Afro-Cuban food and relax under the shadow of a sacred Ceiba tree listening to emblematic music played by members of the community, while we taste a cup of Aguardiente. After that we´ll go back to Beyond Roots store, the first and only Afro style shop in Cuba, having the opportunity to visit an space dedicated to highlighting the Afro identity in the island. You will come as a guest but you will leave being part of the community. You can stay for a reading with the babalawo and have the perfect opportunity to take a closer look in to your future. It has an additional cost.
Enjoy cocktails in the sunset
I love conversation over drinks, so I'll take you to a bar you probably wouldn't find on your own. We'll make our own version of three of Cuba's more renowned cocktails. We'll mix Cuban rum and Cuban aguardiente with the flavors of lime, sugar, honey, pineapple, spearmint, basil. We'll discuss recipes, variations, origins and above all, we'll discuss life in the Island with its shade al lights. All topics are welcomed. I will provide you with valuable information about the restaurant scene and help you navigate Cuba. Other things to note You should bring your camera. Sunsets by the sea are amazing.

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Discover The Valley of Viñales
We will pick you up at your hotel or casa particular in Havana. We will start a trip until we reach Viñales National Park, first you will meet my cousin; Darién, who will be his guide. We will visit: El Mirador de los Jazmines, where you can see the most beautiful view of the Valley of Viñales. Then we'll go through the Prehistoric Mural to learn about the history of this place and what the prehistoric paintings represent. We will move to the Indian Cave for a boat ride inside the Cave through an underground river that runs through it. From here, we will head to my family's tobacco farm; by horseback riding or walking we will get there to explore the picturesque Valley of the Silence. We will spend some time here; while the chef makes us lunch; we will show you the crops and meet our animals before visiting the inside of the tobacco house where we will teach you how to make your own cigar and smoke it naturally with a drink or two of rum for Cuban authenticity! We will also try the fresh honey and Creole coffee that is grown in this region. My village is undoubtedly a paradise and will take with it an unforgettable experience. IMPORTANT The total price of the tour is 80 euros per person. You must pay 10 euros through Airbnb and 70 euros or 70 USD or 8400 CUP in cash on the day of the experience
The Genuine Non Touristy Viñales Valley <also from Viñales>
Hola, Welcome to a Genuine Adventure not a generic tour We won't take you to "farms" already set up for visitors and tourist trap attractions. Instead we'll have fun in a relaxing exploration of the heart of the Valley, passing by tobacco fields and other crops meeting and engaging along the way with farmer friends and family,enjoying the best Piña Colada ever We'll visit Don Pepe's Farm, 5th generation of expert tobacco farmers to learn first hand about the traditional methods of cultivation that has made Habanos Cigars the best in the world. We'll enjoy lots of great stories about country life style while witnessing a Cigar rolling demonstration. Don't leave without tasting Don Pepe's craft made cigars! We'll continue to explore the Valley by foot and those who want to go for even more fun can join Pochy a genuine Cuban cowboy for an optional horseback riding experience Our adventure goes on visiting my aunt Papita's Coffee Farm. You'll simply love her and the farm! Papita will share the secrets of a long family tradition.More incredible stories and laugh while tasting a memorable farm to table home cooked meal Don't miss the Cave El Farallón with impressive carstic formations 200M old Join us, feel like a dear friend, not a tourist PLEASE: The Experience total cost is 79€ Due to our high inflation we are collecting 65€ on spot SORRY for the inconvenience
The hidden beaches in Varadero
Pick you up at B&B or hotel and start our experience driving to Varadero beach. Half way we will stop at the highest bridge in Cuba to admire a spectacular landscape and enjoy a very well received morning coffee or drink. After this break, without delay we continue right to the beach so we enjoy it during the morning, certainly the best hours. Guests will feel the charm of Varadero by visiting almost virgin zones bearly changed by humans. These secrets and hidden swimming areas are only known by locals, fishermen and this humble host. Next we go for lunch to a place surrounded by locals, away from tourists, so the real Cuba, its people and tasty food brought to you as it is. When we finish our delicious food we go back to the car and drive towards the Saturn Caves, the last hit of charm from Mother Nature that will make you just love Cuba even more. A flooded cave full of stalagmites and stalactites and a natural fresh water spring and lake for you to swim and refresh yourself from the salty water. Ideal place for photos and romantic moments. After some swimming time we drive back to your B&B or hotel or any other destination that guests decide whiting Havana IMPORTANT ! Total price for the experience is $89 per person, from which $19 are paid when booking on Airbnb and $70 are paid in cash on experience day, this is due to the increasing devaluation of Cuban peso
Ride a horse to a secret waterfall
We'll start by riding horses to a historic house belonging to the sugar plantation owners. We will drink sugar cane juice extracted by a trapiche—a sugar mill using wooden rollers. Then we will enjoy coffee—crushed with a mortar and pestle and prepared in front of us—and tobacco. Afterwards, we'll go for a dip in the waterfall. Finally, we will go to a restaurant where you can enjoy a nice dinner.
For a cleaner reef
The experience will begin at 8:30 am with the pick up at the place where you are on the peninsula, then we will take a classic car and we will go to the coral beach which is 30 min from the boathouse once there with only a few and Simple instructions can enjoy and know for 45 min one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the area and Cuba. But the most important thing is that in addition to interacting with more than 65 varieties of fish and more than 35 types of corals they will participate in our occasional Reef Sanitation Ecological Program where we will take some photos and videos to document their collaboration with the reef and its marine fauna . Then we will visit the Cave of Saturn an impressive lake that feeds on underground springs, we will enjoy a relaxing bath in crystal clear waters and a snorkeling through which we can observe a splendid underground landscape. At the same time we will deliver each of the photos and videos taken throughout the experience we will enjoy a delicious Cuban cocktail. We will be back in Varadero from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. Other things to note Important: The minimum participant will be 2 people. The collection will be at the place where they are. The experience depends on the weather conditions, in case the reef is not in a position to snorkel, we would visit only the cave of Saturn.
Sunset on horseback
Horseback riding will help you get in touch with Cuban traditions and customs. We will discover the secrets of tobacco on my family's farm, where you will learn about the handmade Cuban cigarette tour and have the opportunity to smoke a cigar accompanied by one or two drinks of rum; farmer's tradition! Here we will spend some time touring the farm to meet our animals and of course we will show you the crops. We will visit the Arabic coffee plantation where the production of completely artisanal coffee is shown, we will taste the fresh honey from our farm and enjoy a local rum called Guayabita del Pinar. After this, we will ride the horses again to visit a natural viewpoint hidden among the mountains with a beautiful panoramic view. After exploring the valley among the Organic Mountains, we will watch the sunset; while the Chef makes us traditional Cuban food and a natural juice of the fruits grown on this farm. During the tour you can take photos and make videos; If you feel like it! Relax and have an unforgettable experience with us with a Cuban Cowboy! Note The total price of the tour is 20 euros per person. You must pay 5 euros on Airbnb and 15 euros, 15 USD or 1800 cup per person in cash on the day of the experience We coordinate taxi from Havana and back the same day
Dance SaLsA in a Cuban Home
Once you step in the door of our studio, our goal is that you have fun Once warmed up, you will be ready to go on an journey step by step through the basics of Cuban salsa We will teach how you to interpret the music, feel it, but more than anything, enjoy it “a lo cubano,” the Cuban way Once you’ve gotten a handle of the basic steps, the real challenge begins: to learn to connect with you partner in a conversation without words, full of different commands and body language, that we guarantee will change the way you see the world To conclude, you may take a video of your teachers executing each sequence that you have just learned, so that you may refer to it to practice on your own in your home The total experience lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorrido por la ciudad en auto clásico
Es un recorrido en un auto clásico Chevrolet descapotable de 1949, a través de toda la ciudad , podiendo apreciar una amplia gama de lugares históricos, conociendo el amplio eclecticismo de la Habana durante el pasar de los años y su riquesa arquitectónica...y tocando los principales atractivos turísticos e históricos de la ciudad. Además, de poder satisfacer sus intereses personales . Será una experiencia inolvidable.
Meet the Cuban female entrepreneurs
Do you want to enter the world of female entrepreneurship in Cuba? Do you want to support unique initiatives that have exceeded all expectations? Do you want to meet directly the masterminds that have broken gender stereotypes? Well this is the perfect opportunity for you! We will start the day at Vélo Cuba, an enterprise that promotes bicycle mobility in the country, with high-performance bicycle rental services and city tours, we will have the day assured on wheels. Then we will meet Yuyú, the founder of Ciclo Ecopapel, an ecological enterprise where the family transforms old documents, newspapers, cardboard into their own paper to create art and crafts. We will continue by bicycle to Zulu, a family business with more than 30 years of experience in working with leather in an exclusive and innovative way, making bags under the slogan "have you seen a bag like it?". We will continue to Beyond Roots: The first Afro-style store on the Island to meet Adriana and her passion for raising awareness of the beauty of naturalness and the pride of African roots. Finally, we will arrive at the Creperie Oasis Nelva, a true oasis in the city. Where we will taste a house cocktail and some tapas with totally fresh and organic ingredients, exchanging with the owner Carmen in her green paradise while we give a perfect closure to our day together.
Viñales valley on horseback or on foot
This experience will last around 3 and a half hours and covers a distance of approximately 6 kms. I will take you on horseback through the valley on country roads and paths not many people know about. We will visit a farmer friend that has a tobacco farm where you will have the chance to visit a cigar house and learn about the transformation process, the family's unique recipe and even how cigars are rolled. We will also go to another farmer's coffee plantation for an instructive tour; you will have the privilege to learn about our local liquor secrets, "Guayabita del Pinar". Tasting included! In this experience, you will also visit a lookout offering an amazing view of the valley. A visit to a lagoon is also included. There is no map of the region that will show you the way to them. I will be happy to show them to you. This unique experience is offered for a modest price of 20 USD x person and it includes being accompanied and guided, entrance to Viñales National Park, a docile horse, all the visits and cigar/liquor tasting experiences. Join me! Other things to note This is an experience for people of all ages, children, adults and elders. Our horses are very docile and well trained. You will be given some safety explanations on-site.
Explore the best land of tobacco
Nuestra experiencia comienza en nuestro punto de encuentro, deleitando un café, comenzamos el tour en dirección a las vegas, durante el recorrido conos eran y reciben información de todo el trayecto, en la misma dirección al nicho, al llegar nos recibe el propietario de las fincas que ademas nos enseñara y explicara todo el proceso del cultivo, visitaremos los campos donde podrán tocar y parpar la planta del tabaco compartiendo junto con nosotros todo el recorrido,visitaremos las fabricas, tomaremos una merienda típica del lugar, visitamos a tabaqueros jubilados y con basto conocimiento en su casa, interactuamos con vecinos del lugar, al retorno pueden tomar baños en arroyos y es top de fotos de los bellos paisajes del lugar. Durante el recorrido en la fincas existen, arroyo donde los viajeros podrán tomar baños, deleitar frutas típicas, podrán deleitar un puro confecciona por sus propia manos de campesinos lugareños como presente obsequiado por ellos, interactuamos con animales para su trabajo como bueyes, caballos donde podrán disfrutar de montas a gusto de los viajeros al retorno pueden tomar un baño en la playa si lo desean o el disfrute de la puesta del sol. Otros aspectos destacables Portal el pasaporte,respetar las propiedades ya que son fincas privadas.
My GREEN pictures
La Dionisia, coffee farm and Saturno Cave are wonderful places between Matanzas and Varadero to expend your time, relax and spread your adrenaline. This adventures will take you to a beatiful farm for a horseback riding and to a fresh water cave to do snorkeling. The green is excellent to take some pictures of nature and show your friends the beautiful environments that you enjoyed during your vacations. We will also visit a house from XIX century full of stories of the people that lived there many years ago. After that you will practice equestrianism for beginners with an instructor. The Refuge of Saturn is a natural cavern next to the city of Matanzas and Varadero (20 km away). In this place you will feel in full contact with nature, just as the first men who visited these lands did. We will take a dip in fresh waters that are kept at a temperature of 20-24ºC all year round. If you love nature and adventure, you will be captivated by the environment and the experience. Finally, we will come back to the meeting point and I will e-mail the digital pictures to your address some days after. Other things to note Transportation is not included. The ticket to the cave is 5 eur per person. Bring your beach towel and other accesories you might miss during the photoshoot, such as necklaces, sunglasses and hats.
Unforgettable Varadero-All Inclusive
Important: You should know that due to the inflation suffered by the Cuban economy and the constant devaluation of its national currency, you must pay 70 euros in cash on the day of the experience. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Itinerary: Pick up at your Airbnb residence or your hotel and departure to Varadero. Stop and enjoy wonderful views at the Bacunayagua Bridge, the highest in Cuba and considered one of the seven wonders of Cuban architecture, you will taste the best piña colada in Cuba while observing the incredible natural landscape. (included) Exploring the cave of Saturn, we will make a small walking tour until we enter the cave, inside we will observe stalagmites and stalactites and enjoy a refreshing swim in the underground river, you will be surprised to see the crystalline waters of the river. Panoramic tour through the urban area of ​​Varadero, where you will learn the history of this world famous town, visited by great personalities of all time. Time for lunch, we will enjoy the tasty traditional Cuban food. (Included) Time for sunbathing go swimming in the fabulous beaches of Varadero (the time on the beach is 3 hours to 4 hours, it depends on the time spent at the previous stop points). Return to Havana and return to your residence. We are a private business so we apply to the category "Support for the Cuban People" through which Americans can travel to Cuba. We will do the trip in small groups of 5 people maximum.. The trip from Havana to Varadero is 2.5 hours long. In our experience you will be part of a group that will have a maximum of 5 clients. The time at the beach is 4 hours approximately, this time may vary depending the interests of the group and the time consumed at each stop of the tour. Other experiences of our team: Unforgettable Viñales-All Inclusive https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/497916
Horse riding to a waterfall in Trinidad
The walk to the waterfall begins in the limits of the city of Trinidad, and it is necessary to cross the entire Valley of the Sugar Mills, characterized by a large number of sugar mills dating from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It is a journey full of beautiful landscapes and interesting history, as well as the daily life of the local peasant, who prepare and offer drinks such as "the guarapo", a drink derived from sugar cane, and the well-known coffee, which is prepared using the most traditional methods of the time. The waterfall is in itself a refreshing paradise, a gift from nature to satisfy the enjoyment and relaxation of the most demanding. The gastronomic offer included, is also a sample of the most typical culinary of our country, ready to convince and to love everyone who tries it.
Feeling Havana (private experience)
This is and overall experience for you don't miss anything in Havana!! IMPORTANT!!!... additional 35 USD in CASH will be charge per guest. (If you book ONLY 1 spot 60 USD) Cuba has faced some important monetary changes and this is the only way (so far) our team has acces to a fair payment. We will meet at Sevilla Hotel, after introduce each other I will provide you and overall explanation of the Cuban history and the surrounding buildings and monuments. Our walking tour starts on Obispo Street revealing all the secrets behind its magnificent and diverse architecture, at the same time you will be introduce to essential aspects of Cuban everyday life. Once in the Historical Center we will explore the squares that were the center of political, commercial and religious life in colonial times, you will learn from pirate’s attacks, religion, how Mojito was invented to the story of Guantanamo Bay. We will make other stop for you to try Cuban snacks (churros) and will lead you to an amazing rooftop for continuing our talking meanwhile you enjoy a Cuban classic drink, beer or juice (as you prefer). It’s time then for the panoramic convertible classic car tour, the route is designed in the same way the city of Havana grew, starting from Central Habana, passing through Vedado, Square of the Revolution, Cemetery of Habana, New Vedado, Havana’s Rainforest, Miramar and Malecon.
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