Miami to Cuba by Sea

A Journey Around the Island


Miami to Cuba by Sea: A Journey Around the Island

APRIL 16–23, 2019

Set sail from Miami to Cuba aboard an ocean liner to experience the cultural wonders of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.

Inside Staterooms Starting at $4,374 (Double Occupancy )

Set sail from Miami to Cuba aboard an ocean liner to experience the cultural wonders of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. Participate in exclusive People-to-People interactions in each port as you meet local dancers, musicians, farmers and residents who provide a fascinating glimpse into life on the island. Discover colonial architecture dating back to 1522, and explore historic squares with a Cuban expert. On board, enjoy expert-led presentations on Cuban culture and dine on authentic Cuban cuisine as you circumnavigate an island in the midst of a radical transformation..

DAY 1 Sunday, April 16

Embarkation in Miami
Embark MV Adonia. Meet your Road Scholar Group Leader in the ship's conference room at 5 p.m. for Orientation and Program Welcome. This very important briefing will cover our exclusive Road Scholar program of People to People activities, OFAC regulations and the cruise itinerary. Enjoy dinner on board.

DAY 2 Monday, April 17

At Sea En Route to Santiago de Cuba
As the ship sails toward Santiago de Cuba, meet with your Study Leader and enjoy a fascinating presentation on Cuba.

DAY 3 Tuesday, April 18

Meet the People of Santiago de Cuba
Arrival in Santiago de Cuba at 9 a.m. for full day of exploration. The city’s colorful, sometimes turbulent history dates back to 1514, when it was founded by Spanish conquistadors. Walk through the Cemeterio Santa Ifigenia to examine impressive monuments to famous Cubans such as poet and national hero José Martí. Drive past the Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, better known as El Morro, and stop in Revolution Square. Stroll through the historic center square. People-to-People Connection: Meet members of a community project that helps share the arts with kids in a needy neighborhood. After
lunch at a local restaurant, explore the Diego Velázquez House and Museum, said to be the oldest standing house in Cuba. Return to the ship to depart for Cienfuegos.

DAY 4 Wednesday, April 19

Explore Cienfuegos, Music Ensemble
As the ship sails toward Cienfuegos, enjoy unique educational lectures. This afternoon, go ashore to meet your Cuban local expert and discover Cienfuegos, a UNESCO World Heritage city that offers outstanding architecture and is home to a large artistic community and one of the most beautiful theaters in Cuba. Begin with a visit to the local farmer market to engage vendors and understand the cost of living for locals. Continue to the main square of Cienfuegos on foot and visit the historic Tomas Terry theatre. People-to-People Connection: Meet with members of a talented music ensembles to enjoy a performance and learn about their daily lives. Then walk the main street of Cienfuegos to compare Ration and Cuban Peso stores.

DAY 5 Thursday, April 20

At Sea En Route to Havana
Meet with your Road Scholar Study Leader to discuss the history and culture of Cuba. After the lecture, your Study Leader will preview Friday’s exploration of Havana. Following lunch on board, your afternoon is free to enjoy the ship's amenities and educational programming. Experience Cuban cuisine, be immersed in Cuba's cinematic history and enjoy Cuban music and entertainment on deck.

DAY 6 Friday, April 21

Dance Performance, Hemingway's Havana
Enjoy a performance by one of Cuba's preeminent dance companies, then engage in one-on-one discussions about their lives and profession. Next, coach to the outskirts of Havana to Finca La Vigia, the Ernest Hemingway Farm where the Nobel Prize-winning author lived with his third wife, Mary, for over 30 years. Walk the grounds to see his private writing studio, swimming pool and beloved fishing boat, Pilar — featured in his novel "Islands in the Stream." Continue to the fishing village of Cojimar made famous by Hemingway. After lunch, return to Old Havana to walk through two of Old Havana's main squares. Return to the ship on foot.

DAY 7 Saturday, April 22

Continue to explore on foot in Old Havana and enjoy a People-to-People Connection at the Plaza de Armas Book Market. Havana’s oldest square — dating to the 16th century — is the site of a famous second-hand book market. Meet some of the sellers for a firsthand glimpse into this fascinating aspect of life in Cuba. Later, meet organizers at Arte Corte, a community project that also includes a vocational program for hairdressers and barbers. Next, enjoy an overview of Havana, coaching past the Capitolio, the Malecón — Havana’s seafront promenade — the U.S. Embassy, La Rampa and Havana University. After lunch, take in the view from outside of San Carlos de la Cabana, known simply as "La Cabana." This fortress protected the mouth of the Havana harbor in its day. Return to the ship and continue to enjoy educational programming and amenities on board as you sail toward Miami. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner
on the ship.

DAY 7 Sunday, April 23

Program Concludes
Program concludes after breakfast aboard the ship.


How To Register:


Please contact David Rauff at Accent on Travel at (786) 600-1460.


Per-Person Program Price:

Category 1:
Balcony: Staterooms with two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed; writing desk, TV, radio, telephone, hair dryer, safe and tea/coffee facilities.
$5,714 (double) / $7,584 (single)

Category 2:


Outside: Staterooms with two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed; writing desk, TV, radio, telephone, hair dryer, safe and tea/coffee facilities.
$4,944 (double) / $6,484 (single)


Inside: Staterooms with two lower beds convertible to queensize bed; writing desk, TV, radio, telephone, hair dryer, safe and tea/coffee facilities.
$4,174 (double) / $5,384 (single)


Payment/Cancellation Schedule:
Payment Schedule
Deposit Payment (due upon enrollment) $500
Final payment due January 6, 2017
Cancellation Policy Fee per person
Cancel up to 120 days prior to program start date (applies from date of enrollment until Dec. 17, 2016)


$250 Cancel 119 to 100 days prior to program
start date (applies from Dec. 18, 2016 to
Jan. 6, 2017)


$500 Cancel 99 to 30 Days Prior to Program
Start Date (applies from Jan. 7, 2017 to
March 17, 2017)


100% of order total Cancel Less Than 30 Days Prior to Program Start Date (applies from March 18, 2017 to April 16, 2017)


100% of order total
It is recommended that you purchase optional Trip Cancellation, Interruption
& Travel Delay Insurance to protect your investment. You will receive a detailed brochure about this insurance policy when you enroll in a program.


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