Cuba with kids is a fun destination and offers a wide variety of experiences to every families taste. Cuba is a fantastic destination to spend your family vacations, whether you are traveling with young children or adults, fun is guaranteed. Cuba is the perfect combination between tradition, relaxation, adventure, and culture. If you do not want to miss a thing and return home with a true sense of Cuba, Espiritu Travel is your best option for your family trip to Cuba.
I think one of the best memories of our childhood are family trips, everybody is on relax mode and have their adventure hats on and the only rule is having fan and discovering new places. Our local guides will adapt the itinerary to your needs making sure you don’t miss a thing. If you are visiting Cuba with your little kids, what better way to learn about the history of this county than by an interactive city tour?
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In the heart of the Caribbean, an island is hidden that will undoubtedly captivate you and your family. There, the walls speak, and each colorful street is a field of expression with icons of the revolution. Cuba is a magical place where the scars of history are as strong as the personality of the Cubans. The island offers endless possibilities either because you are looking to relax on the beach with your family, do adventure activities or learn about Cuban history and culture on the island, Cuba has it all.
Is cuba a safe destination to travel with my family?
Cuba is very very safe. You can go to a restaurant, visit a bar, and explore the streets of any province just by walk. It doesn’t matter if your travel with your younger kids or teenagers , we invite you to hit the Malecón at night, singing and dancing at the Mejunje of the city of Santa Clara and the Casa de la Trova of Trinidad, take a stroll at the gorgeous Boulevard of Bayamo… Enjoy Cuba!
Do i need a visa to travel to cuba?
The answer is yes! Although it is actually a “Tourist Card” that must be processed in advance of your trip. Cuban authorities require to have a Cuban Tourist Card that can be purchased at the airport, during the check-in for your flight.
As your travel date approaches you need to make sure that you have the necessary documentation to travel to Cuba. Espíritu Travel will guide you thought this process to make it as simple as possible.
Best time to travel to cuba with your family
A family trip to Cuba can be done at any time of the year, since the island has a tropical climate, with temperatures that do not usually drop below 68º Fahrenheit. But the best time to go is between November and April, when you will find mild temperatures and little rain. Between May and October it is very hot. The probability of hurricanes is highest between August and October.
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What to see on your family trip to cuba?
Cuba is a destination for lovers of history, adventure, diving or relaxing days under a palm tree. If you barely have a week to visit Cuba, you cannot miss Havana and its colorful streets, take a look at our Long Weekend in Havana private trip plan.
If you have a little more time, get inspired with our private Week in Cuba trip plan. A trip to Cuba with an emphasis on history, culture, cuisine and the natural beauty of the island, you’ll have a truly authentic, memorable trip.
Besides checking out all of Havana’s most impressive attractions, like cruising the streets in a vintage 1950s classic car with the family and seeing notable buildings, streets and landmarks, you’ll also be led by a knowledgeable local guide to get a sneak peek into the hidden corners of the city that many visitors don’t get to see.
Visit the peace and quiet of the green countryside in Viñales is an authentic family Cuban experience. From caves, to sugar cane production, to easy hikes. Finish your trip in Trinidad, the quaint, cobblestone streets are lined with bold and colorful colonial houses that seem to glow in the sunshine. From there you can go on excursions to enjoy the nature to the Topes de Collantes Natural Park. The fun is guarantee for all the family!
If you have more time to visit Cuba you could add a few more destinations like visiting Bay of Pigs, famous for the invasion but now a quaint fishing village with fantastic national parks and snorkeling options. If you had 10-days to visit Cuba you could visit Camagüey or Bayamos and discover an especially insightful trip to the rebel headquarters of Fidel Castro outside of Bayamo offers a real insider experience.
Finish your trip in the keys! In the Canarreos archipelago, in Cayo Largo del Sur you can relax on its paradisiacal white sand beaches and transparent waters. If you go between the months of May, you can see the turtles spawning. Keep in mind that this natural spectacle starts at ten at night and lasts until six in the morning.
Your best option of accommodation: private houses
Casas Particulares are private houses licensed by the government under strict conditions to rent en-suite rooms to foreigners. A sort of micro bed and breakfast that has been set up in people’s homes. Is the perfect way to get to know the real Cuba, your kids will love it!
Staying in a casa particular is without a doubt one of the best ways to get to know the real Cuban life, know their culture and experience the warmth of its people. Cuba is a country that has much to tell and the greatest strength that the island has, is the spirit and the stories of its people. So, don’t be shy and sit down to the table with your family and ask your Cuban hosts about life in Cuba!
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If you decide to visit the Keys, the best option is the all-inclusive resorts to enjoy your experience to the fullest.
Customize family trip plans to cuba
Espíritu Travel expertise is priceless. We are bursting with ideas and have the knowledge and contacts to ensure that your family trip to Cuba is a transformative experience. We design your customized family Cuba program that addresses your special interests and dates. Espíritu Travel arranges the entire program with a custom-made experience always working with our local partners in Cuba to make sure everything is specific for your preferences.
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Espíritu Travel customized but flexible family itineraries offer a balance of well thought out activities and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you wouldn’t necessarily find on your own. And of course, a real Cuban life experience. Traveling to Cuba with us also comes with peace of mind. We are always there in the background in case of questions or emergencies.