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4 Days Cuba Taste of Havana Culinary Holiday

Cooking Holidays in Havana, Cuba

Come to Cuba and explore Havana's history and cuisine! You will spend four days in this amazing city, where you will have the chance to dine in local restaurants and prepare local dishes with a local chef. This beautiful Caribbean country will delight you with its famous white-sand beaches, cigars, and rum. You will be welcomed with a dinner and accompanied by an English speaking guide throughout your holiday. Forget about your daily routine and start your Cuban adventure!

Highlights

  • Visit a local organic garden
  • Private cooking class with a Cuban chef
  • Walking tour in the Colonial part of Havana city
  • Enjoy a dinner prepared by a private chef
  • Charter flights from and to Miami
  • 3 nights accommodation

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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Accommodation

You will spend three nights in a casa particular (private house) accommodation.

Caribbean Culinary Tours Havana Food Tour Program

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive to Havana and transfer to your accommodation. After your group has settled in and made themselves familiar with the area, get ready for a welcome dinner at one of Havana’s popular private paladars.

Meal plan: dinner.

Day 2: Havana city tour

After breakfast, you will visit to the Colonial part of Havana City, declared a world heritage by UNESCO. Take a walking tour in the historic center including main squares, fortresses, and buildings built by the Spaniards during the 16th and 19th centuries. Next, visit La Bodeguita del Medio and the main streets and avenues in Old Havana. Stop at El Capitolio and have lunch at a local restaurant including one drink. Your tour continues with a panoramic view of Havana’s University and a visit to the Revolution Square, where you will have time for pictures. You will enjoy dinner at one of Havana’s many amazing restaurants with an amazing view of the city.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 3: Cooking class

After breakfast, you will visit a local urban organic garden and market to see where much of Havana’s restaurants and chefs find their produce. Afterwards, enjoy a private cooking class with a local chef in which, together, you will prepare local Cuban dishes for lunch. Later on, at your accommodation, enjoy a spectacular dinner prepared by a private chef.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport.

Included excursions

  • Visit a local urban organic garden
  • Visit the Revolution Square
  • Walking tour in Havana’s historic center

Location

This retreat will take place in Havana, Cuba.

Food

Each island has its own unique culinary individuality, with exotic names like Jerk Chicken, Pepperpot, Coo Coo or coconut bread, Antigua Black Pineapple Pie, Barbados Fried Flying Fish, Jonny Cakes, Conkies, Souse, and the list goes on. Explore the culinary mysteries of the Caribbean islands or taste fried flying fish at the Ostin’s fish market in Barbados. Budding Barefoot Contessas will learn the art of cooking authentic Caribbean dishes the way the Caribbean people cook. Caribbean Culinary Tours is in the business of providing you with a fun, safe, and exciting vacation.

You will enjoy great food while learning the art of the island cooking, you will meet friendly people with the largest grins! You will build long lasting friendships, all in a tropical and relaxing atmosphere. Join and book a trip of a lifetime! Caribbean Culinary Tours’ mission is to share the tropical flavors and unique taste of the Caribbean region through the islands cooking styles and culinary culture. Their mission, as your host, is to give you an enjoyable island paradise vacation while making your culinary adventure memorable.

Things to do (optional)

On the third day, enjoy the Tropicana show offer for 110 USD per adult. Enjoy the world famous Tropicana show with preferred seating, welcome cocktail, and a 250 milliliter bottle of Havana Club Rum accompanied by snacks. Transportation to and from the show are not included, a voucher will be provided locally.

What's included

  • 2 lunches
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Charter flight from and to Miami
  • Cooking class
  • English speaking professional guide
  • Guided excursions as per itinerary
  • Health insurance
  • US people-to-people license to travel to Cuba legally
  • Visa

What's not included

  • Airfare besides Miami round trip
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airport to the location is José Martí International Airport (HAV). Caribbean Culinary Tours will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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