Bespoke Cuban Holidays for the Discerning Traveller

From the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, to exploring the history of Havana; from partying at a carnival, to hiking in the stunning countryside

You select your dream Cuban experiences, and Esencia will make them a reality

Cuba Travel Advice & Experiences

Esencia Experiences is one of the few concierge travel companies in Cuba offering a completely bespoke service. We know that Cuba is an island with so much to explore, and we want you to make the most of every minute of your time here! However, deciding what to do during your stay can seem like an impossible task – so Esencia is here to help…

We have designed these experience ideas for you, selecting the very best of what Cuba has to offer so you can choose exactly what you want to get up to during your visit.

Whether they are organised by activity, theme or duration, they all provide you with an intimate and custom experience of the best that Cuba has to offer.

If you want to unleash your adventurous side, explore Cuba’s culture and history, relax on a breathtaking beach or discover the secrets of Havana, we can help you plan your dream Cuban experience.

Esencia also offers escorted tours to all of Cuba’s attractions staying at the best hotels, private
residences and villas.

Please explore just some of the Cuba Experiences using the links below.

To discuss your bespoke Cuban experience, fill in the form below and we will get in touch

Alternatively contact Fernando your personal experience concierge:

Tel: +34 (0) 667 770 939

Culture Experiences

Travel & Food

Let’s face it most of us spend our holidays doing a lot of eating. And good food can transform a holiday from good to great. Cuba, while its always been a cultural…

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Hidden Havana Tour

Bespoke & Luxury Cuban Experiences The grand dame of Cuba seduces with her fading elegance. Delve behind the facades of Havana’s decaying urban veneer and the street stereotypes to experience life with…

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Havana Beach Golf

Cuban Golf Holiday – 4 Days The exquisite white-sand peninsula of Varadero is about 2 hours by road from Havana, and its international golf course, with resident PGA pro, occupies a unique…

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Habanos Cigar Festival

Habanos International Cigar Festival 2014 2014 will be the 11 th edition of the world famous Habanos International Cigar Festival The event will run from Monday, February 28 th to March 1…

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Arts & Culture

Luxury & Bespoke Experiences Lay Ahead.. In the warehouses of Matanzas, African slaves banged cod crates to create the percussion-driven sounds of rumba. Out of this entrepôt, the drums evolved from crates…

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Beaches of Cuba

The island of Cuba lies supine in the Caribbean basking in the heat of the tropical sun. Its northern coastline is blessed with stunning white-sand beaches and bowing coconut palms, and is…

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Multi-day Experiences

Havana Itinerary 6-7 Days

Day 1 Immerse your senses in Havana’s rich culture. Enjoy guided tours of the outstanding Cuban contemporary art museum, and the antique-embellished decorative arts museum. After a relaxing lunch in a chic…

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Healthy Cuba – 10 Days

Day 1 Launch your healthy holiday as you mean to go on with some honed fancy footwork. Everyone salsas in Havana and acquiring the skills to move to the beat will ensure…

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14 Day Tour of Cuba

Day 1 On arrival in Havana, you will be met by Esencia’s chauffeur who will drive you to your colonial chic hotel, or authentic B&B, either in the Spanish colonial Old Town,…

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10-day Tour of Cuba

Day 1 On arrival in Havana, you will be met by Esencia’s chauffeur who will drive you to your hotel, or chic B&B, either in the historic Old Town, on Havana’s serpentine…

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See Cuba in 2 Weeks

14 Days of Bespoke Luxury Experiences Havana was once the grande dame of the Caribbean. Now wrecked and aged, she provides warmth and elegance for sybaritic pleasure seekers who soak up the…

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“We are usually independent travellers, eschewing travel agents and tour guides. Having decided to go to Cuba for the first time and with only two weeks before our departure date, we very reluctantly decided to use one. The very first call to Fernando Garcia of Esencia…”

Jude, UK, March 2014
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“What can I say: outstanding trip and pristine service! Thank you. I’ve already circulated your company’s name to like-minded potential customers.”

Patrice, Switzerland, Feb 2014
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“Very professional, thoughtfully customized and detailed planning. Personalized attention by friendly and competent staff. Able to accommodate requests even at short notice…”

Sara and Ruth Hong Kong, Nov 2013
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“We just wanted to thank you for arranging our last minute trip to Cuba. Everything was outstanding. Lucy, what a nice contact. She did a wonderful job setting up the bike trip. We cannot say enough about how fantastic our trip guides, Victor and William were. We loved Cuba and will go back soon…”

Joan & Rob, Canada
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