Voyage 440

  • The Voyage 440 sailing catamaran was designed for performance as well as cruising. Awarded the Catamaran of the Year award in 2002, it features an in-cabin water closet, a large saloon with a spacious galley, and a cockpit where you can relax. When it is under way, the 440’s sailing performance is impressive for a catamaran of its size, and its easy setup will get you to your next cove in no time.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Voyage 440
    Type:
    Length: 13.3
    Beam: 7.65
    Draft: 1.1
    Displacement: 9200
    Motorboats: 2xYanmar
    Horse Power: 40
    Day by day capacity: 10

Destinations where you can hire a Voyage 440

  • Yacht charter in Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Majorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. <p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and Bays</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Cienfuegos
  • <p>Cienfuegos is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba and is located on the south coast of the island, it’s also one of the most important tourist destinations in Cuba. Find everything you’re looking for during a perfect holiday, so <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong> with aBoatTime and take this opportunity to enjoy some unforgettable days spent relaxing, sailing and exploring this beautiful Caribbean island!</p> <p>Founded by Frenchmen from Louisiana in 1819, it contains parks, theaters, churches, and cemeteries filled with monuments of great value.</p> <p>Known as the City of the Sea, Cienfuegos has been declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO thanks to its impressive architectural beauty, its incredible natural landscapes and its cultural richness. Enjoy the fantastic climate here, one of the biggest reasons why tourists flock to Cienfuegos and Cuba from all over the world.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The most important port in the province is the Cienfuegos Marina, located in Punta Gorda. It is a port with capacity for 50 moorings for all kinds of boats, since it has the capacity and space for boats of up to 60 meters in length and a draft of 30 meters.</p> <p>This port has all the necessities you would imagine, making you feel more comfortable and relaxed on your trip when you’re in need of something. In the same port you can also have some fun and do some sports activities such as kitesurfing and windsurfing, and enjoy watching different competitions.</p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>If you decide to visit Cienfuegos aboard a rental boat you should explore as much of Cuba as possible, visit coastal cities such as Cayo Largo or Trinidad, either guided by a skipper or under your control.</p> <p>Thanks to Cuba's privileged position in the Caribbean, you can also visit different destinations during your boat vacation, such as the Cayman Islands, which have beautiful turquoise beaches or Jamaica, whose capital, Kingston, the home of reggae, where you can relax like never before.</p> <h2>What to do in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>The possibilities are endless in Cienfuegos. In this city you can enjoy everything you look for during your holiday, tranquility, nature, stunning beaches and endless tourist and leisure activities. Cienfuegos is also characterized by its population, they’re friendly, lively and cheerful.</p> <p>Relax and have some fun on the impressive beaches where you can practice all kinds of water sports, such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. Moreover, go on a trip to Rancho Luna beach, a few kilometers from the town center, where you can visit its famous coral areas.</p> <p>The bay of Jagua is the right place for lovers of fishing and all those who want to enjoy a refreshing swim, as well as Las Playa del Inglés, which is one of the best places to go diving in in Cuba. Here you can visit places like the Palace of the Valley and the Castle of Jagua.</p> <p>Also known as "The Pearl of the South", this island is distinguished by its natural charms and its people, who are charismatic, friendly, hospitable and faithful defenders of their traditions, which you can meet during your boat vacation.</p> <p>You must visit the Malecón de Cienfuegos to enjoy one of the best views in the whole of Cuba, as well as the Cienfuegos Club. Nor can you leave Cienfuegos without having visited one of its famous cafes and restaurants, such as the Mancebo Bar, the Terry Cafe or the El Beny Club. In addition, every April 22nd, the most important local party in the province happens which celebrates the founding of Cienfuegos, which was first called Villa Fernandina de Jagua.</p> <h2>What to see in Cienfuegos</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is also popular and famous in Cuba for its architecture and pretty sights. The Valle Joya Palace is one of the best examples of the architecture of this city, it dominates the eclectic style typical of the area and the nineteenth century.</p> <p>The museums and monuments in Cienfuegos are some of the best known on the island, such as the Historical Mountain Museum, Provincial Museum or Naval History Museum. In Cienfuegos, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous nature. Visit the Niche waterfalls, or the cave Martin Hell, which have impressive stalagmites. Don’t forget to visit the lake of the Hanabanilla.</p> <p>Going to the west of the city you will find the Nuestra Senora de los Angeles de Jagua, one of the most important castles built in the south of the country during the Spanish occupation in order to protect the coast from pirate attacks.</p> <p>Palacio de Valle, in Punta Gorda, is worth a visit and is a national monument, and was built between 1913 and 1917. It is one of the few buildings in Cuba with architectural influence of various styles, Hispanic Moorish, Gothic, Venetian, Mudejar and Baroque. Next to this there are cemeteries, where you can visit such places as the necropolis of La Reina, built in 1839, or Tomás Acea, which has an American influence.</p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>In Cienfuegos there are two fantastic beaches where you can relax and swim in the Caribbean Sea:</p> <h3>Playa Rancho Luna</h3> <p>Find this beach 18 kilometers south of the city, and very close to the bay of Jagua. This beach is also protected by a coral reef and is an ideal setting for diving, as there are more than 30 points in which to do it.</p> <h3>Laguna de Guanaroca</h3> <p>This beach is also well known in the area as it is formed by the Arimao river joining the bay of Cienfuegos. It is surrounded by mangroves and is also a true paradise for all those who are interested in birdwatching.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Cienfuegos is characterized by its emerald green tone and surroundings, seen in the parks, trees and also the turquoise green blue waters. And in Cienfuegos, there is a large number of natural parks for you to visit during your boat holiday</p> <p>The most well-known is "El nicho Waterfalls". It is a lush natural enclave that is located inside the Natural Park of Topes de Collantes. There, there is one of the most impressive natural waterfalls in all of Cuba, belonging to the Hanabanilla River. The area also offers the possibility to go walking along a natural 2km path, known as "Reino de las aguas", swim in the natural pools or explore the caves.</p> <h2>Currency</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso €1 = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso €1 = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid foreign expenses such as taxis, restaurants, etc.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Cuban gastronomy that Cienfuegos boasts is delicious, you’ll love the combination of African, Spanish and indigenous flavours and foods. Fish is very common to eat, but so are cattle and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans.</p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can taste during your holiday on a rented boat in Cienfuegos are la Ropa Vieja, a vegetable and meat dish and the Congrí, which is composed of red beans, pork, bacon and rice. Another of the best known dishes on the island is Yucca with Mojo that comes with a sauce made with oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon. Not forgetting the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, slices of cheese, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce.</p> <p>So don’t waste any more time, book a holiday in the Caribbean and <strong>yacht charter in Cienfuegos</strong>! Isn’t it aBoatTime?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Tenerife
  • <p>Why not spend your next holiday in Spain and <strong>rent a boat in Tenerife</strong> this year? Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is situated to the northeast coast of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean. The average annual temperature is 22ºC, making boat rental in Tenerife an ideal destination all year round. If you rent a boat, yacht or catamaran and go sailing in Tenerife you will not regret it as there is so much to explore. Tenerife has a population of around 900,000 people, although despite this high population many locations on the island remain relatively untouched and if you rent a boat and decide to sail one of our motor yachts bareboat for example, you could explore these areas by yourself. If you want to, you can sail to great towns, ports (puerto in Spanish) and beautiful bays like Adeje or Cristianos. </p> <p>Renting a boat in Tenerife is a worthwhile idea as the island’s year-round warm and sunny climate makes it a favourite destination amongst yacht enthusiasts. Private boat hire in Tenerife provides the opportunity to explore the island’s coastline and its many benefits, such as beautiful coves, whale watching, sunbathing, diving and the island itself. Renting a boat on a sailing adventure in Tenerife allows you to visit the capital Santa Cruz, the island’s volcano and its traditional villages or enjoying the coast’s vibrant nightlife which enhances your experience of boat hire in Tenerife.</p> <h2>What to do in Tenerife</h2> <p>Tenerife’s centrepiece is El Teide, the island’s volcano, which at 3,700m tall is the highest point in Spain. A visit to the volcano whilst you rent a boat will allow you to take in the breath-taking views it provides over the island, such as the contrast between the park’s rocky terrain and the blue expansiveness of the ocean. El Teide National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the EU, with approximately 42% of the island being under protection. </p> <p>A visit to the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, situated on the island’s northern coast is highly recommended. It is a city filled with character, with various attractions such as theatres and squares, such as the Plaza de España and Plaza de Weyler. Why not walk through the city’s old bohemian streets, and stop for a drink at one of the city’s ocean view bars? A particular attraction is the Auditorio de Tenerife, Tenerife’s Opera House, where you can not only see Opera, but also a variety of different shows. This had led to Tenerife being nicknamed the ‘Sydney of the Atlantic’, as it is also a modern architectural symbol of the island. Rent a boat in Tenerife from aBoatTime and visit the Auditorio de Tenerife from beautiful angles on the water. </p> <p>Boat hire in Tenerife is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit one of the island’s major attractions is the Santa Cruz Carnival, held every February in the island’s capital. Second only to Rio de Janeiro’s festivals, it attracts people from all over the world, with over 100 music groups taking part, it encourages people to celebrate on the streets, and most wear typical fancy, flamboyant dress. Feel free to embrace the carnival, but you don´t have to join in! </p> <p>Elsewhere on the island, there are numerous other scenic locations. For example, San Miguel de Abona, on the southern part of the island, allows you to go horse riding. Additionally, the Acantilados de los Gigantes, or the Cliffs of the Giants, located on Tenerife’s south-western coast, are particularly spectacular when seen by boat. Why not go sailing in Tenerife now and see these amazing sights first-hand! Finally, if you rent a boat in Tenerife, you give yourself the chance to see dolphins and whales that share the sea that you sail your yachts and boats with. Who knows maybe you could even go diving with some dolphins? </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <h3>De las Teresitas beach</h3> <p>This beach is perfect if you are travelling with children as there are many beach activities such as volleyball and aerobics that they can partake in. De las Teresitas is located near Santa Cruz and is unusual for having white sand, imported from the Sahara, unlike most of the island’s naturally occurring black volcanic beaches. It is one of the island’s most popular bays, and is the perfect place to swim and snorkel, due to its calm waters. If you are passionate about marine life, there are fantastic opportunities to go on a submarine safari on your chartered yacht holiday in Tenerife and see even more underwater spectacles of The Mediterranean. </p> <h3>De las vistas beach</h3> <p>Is the sister beach of “de los Cristianos” beach, some consider the two beaches as just one, as they are only separated by the southern port. They share a privileged location in one of the most animated areas of the region. It is ideal for both relaxing and fun. </p> <h3>Beach of Troy</h3> <p>Located in the southern part of the island, this beach has golden sand and clear blue waters, in addition it has all the necessary facilities for visitors to enjoy their day to the fullest and participate in some water sports. </p> <h3>Del Camison beach</h3> <p>Del Camison, is barely 100 meters in length and is totally protected from the waves, so sit back, relax and sunbathe in front of the calm waves. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Choose your preferred sailboat model and enjoy your private boat hire in Tenerife, spending your holidays sailing round its volcanic coasts and enjoying its unique cuisine, fresh seafood and the famous papas arrugadas, or Canarian potatoes, which are served with a pepper sauce called “mojo”. The island is also home to numerous vineyards, producing wine unique to the island, including Tacoronte–Acentejo and Abona. You can also tour the island’s wineries and vineyards if you want to, just don’t drink too much! </p> <p>There are a variety of interesting things to do and see with family or friends whilst enjoying hiring a boat in Tenerife, both in summer and winter. Despite its small size, the island offers a huge variety of landscapes; more than 140 scenic bays, coves and exotic black-sand volcanic beaches, large pine forests, vineyards, olive groves and much more. A boat rental holiday in Tenerife will be the experience of a lifetime, all this is waiting for you on your sailing charter to the Mediterranean as you explore Tenerife and the Canary Islands. Isn’t it aBoatTime you rent a boat in Tenerife?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Cuba
  • <p>The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean, which is located on an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba is a country world renowned for its stunning natural landscapes and the vast coastal areas that it possesses. A <strong>yacht charter in Cuba</strong> gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy your next holiday. Its capital is Havana, the country's most populous city. It is surrounded by a large number small islands that you can visit on your chartered boat. To the north of Cuba is the United States, specifically Florida, the Bahamas are close and to the west and south you will find Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica respectively. Its official language is Spanish. It also has 3,735 kilometers of coastline, which makes Cuba an ideal destination for nautical tourism. </p> <p>In Cuba generally high temperatures occur. The mean values ranging from 24 ° C to 34 ° C on the eastern coast. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>As Cuba is an island, there is a large number of ports, but they don’t always have the capacity for larger boats. However, depending on the model you choose for your boat rental holiday, you can choose to dock other ports. Some of the most important ports are: </p> <h4>Marina Santiago de Cuba: </h4><p>this marina is located in the province of Santiago de Cuba, and has a full range of services such as utilities, water sports and many activities. It has a capacity for 100 moorings for boats of 60 meters in length and a draft of up to 9 meters. </p> <h4>Marina Varadero:</h4><p> located in the town of Varadero, one of the most important points for maritime tourism in the country, this marina has a moderate capacity, with 30 berths, but can accommodate large vessels up to 60 meters in length and a maximum draft of 3 meters. Here you can enjoy a multitude of water sports and exciting activities. </p> <h4>Marina Hemingway:</h4><p> Located on the north coast of the city of Havana. In addition, it is the historical and traditional port of Cuba. In it you can perform various types of fishing. It also has a ship repair service. Officially it has 400 berths, but only 100 are available, support for large yachts and sailboats can accommodate vessels up to 70 meters in length and a draft of 12 meters. We recommend you try to visit here as there are coral formations that are worth your time. </p> <h4>Cayo Largo Yacht Club:</h4><p> This port is located in La Coloma, in the province of Pinar del Río. It has 50 moorings with capacity for boats with a draft of up to 4 meters and 60 in length. It offers services such as restaurants, electricity and drinking water. </p> <h2>Sailing Routes</h2> <p>Because of the privileged position that has Cuba in the Caribbean, there are different routes that you can follow from its shores to other islands or countries on your boat rental holiday. You can let the captain of the ship take you to their recommended destinations, or you can choose for yourself where to sail if it’s safe to go! </p> <p>You can travel to the coast of Florida, where you will enjoy a warm climate and will enjoy water sports such as surfing or windsurfing. Also visit the nearby Florida Keys, a set of paradise like islands that are famous for their unspoiled nature and crystal blue waters. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you decide to make your journey southwards you can find the Cayman Islands, and enjoy its characteristic turquoise waters and gorgeous beaches. Also visit Jamaica, a renowned tourist destination, whose capital, Kingston, is known for being the birthplace of reggae and enjoy a few days of tranquility in this country. </p> <h2>What to do in Cuba</h2> <p>Cuba is a country of great natural beauty both as architectural. It is a destination with a large number of activities to offer. </p> <p>On one hand, you could spend a few days relaxing on the beaches, which have transparent waters and white sands, visiting the keys that surround the island, these are small paradise-like islands that can only be accessed by boat. On these islands, it’s possible to experience different water sports such as diving which is fantastic due to the gorgeous underwater life in Cuba. </p> <p>The capital of Cuba, Havana, is the prime tourist destination on the island. It’s known for its famous cigars and friendly character, enjoy the rhythm of this city and the welcoming locals. It also has a wide variety of fun nightlife and delicious restaurants. You can visit the Plaza de la Catedral, which was built in the eighteenth century and the Museum of Colonial Art, the oldest building in the city. </p> <p>You can also visit the city of Holguin, where you will find spectacular beaches, like the Emerald beach, Pesquero and Guardalavaca. These add up to make this province on the northern coast of the island, Cuba's third most popular tourist destination. </p> <p>The town of Varadero, where some say, has the most beautiful beaches in Cuba, due to its wild nature. Here you can perform many water sports and activities like golf or even swimming with dolphins. You can make a trip to Santiago de Cuba, the country's second largest city, it’s noted for its beautiful squares and its huge musical environment or also visit Trinidad, called the "city museum" and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. </p> <p>On the other hand, if you want to enjoy the nightlife in Cuba you have multiple options to choose from, like going in Havana's famous Tropicana cabaret, a musical show in which you will enjoy excellent live music performed by the best orchestras in the country. </p> <h2<What to see in Cuba</h2> <p>What really stands out in Cuba are the beautiful natural landscapes. You can explore Holguin’s protected forests, which are home to more than a hundred different species of endemic plants, or admire the waterfall of Cienfuegos, a majestic waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation. Moreover, in Havana there are different places to visit, such as the Cathedral of San Cristobal, which is noted for its Baroque façade and is currently considered one of the most stunning American Baroque religious buildings. </p> <p>The famous Revolution Square in Havana is well worth a visit. With more than 72 thousand square meters in size, the interior ministry and a large sculptural relief with the image of Che Guevara there, this square is very interesting. </p> <p>Moreover, in Cuba there are over 250 museums, 120 art galleries open to the public which hold valuable Cuban and international works. For example, the Cuban Museum of Art, is in the historic center of Havana. There is also a wide theatrical tradition in the country, as more than 60 theaters operate continuously throughout the year that will give you a full cultural experience. </p> <p>You can’t leave Cuba without visiting Old Havana, famous for the character of its people and its urban landscape. It’s also characterized by old buildings and the old own car models from the 50's that line the streets. There is also the evocative promenade in Havana which is about 8 kilometers in length. </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves. </h2> <p>In Cuba there are huge beaches and secluded coves that are of enormous beauty. Moreover, the water is clear and turquoise and the beaches are practically uninhabited, sometimes surrounded by mountains, which you can visit in your own rented boat. Some of these beaches are: </p> <h4>Esmeralda Beach: </h4> <p>Considered to be the most beautiful beach in Holguín, it is home to beautiful lagoons, lush vegetation and stunning marine landscapes that are due to the immense barrier reef. </p> <h4>Playa de Varadero: </h4> <p>Located in the Matanzos region, it has more than 20 kilometers of beautiful white sand, it is one of the main tourist destinations on the island. Here you can take part in activities such as diving, snorkelling or other watersports. There are many other sailboats and yachts here too. </p> <h4>Cayo Sabinal:</h4> <p>Located in Santa Lucia, to the north of the province of Camagüey, it is a beautiful coral cay bordered by mangroves and lagoons that make this a lush landscape. </p> <h4>Cayo Guillermo: It is 13 kilometers in length and has 6km of golden beaches where water sports and fishing are some of the many activities you can do. It is an area only accessible by boat, so it is advisable to visit it during your vacation in your rented boat. <h4>Playa Ancón:</h4><p> Known as the best beach on the southern coast of Cuba, it is surrounded by dazzling mountainous landscape and coves of fine sand surrounded by pine trees. It is also located just 13 kilometers from Trinidad. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>In Cuba there is a large number of natural parks to visit in the area during your boat rental holiday. It is a country in which vegetation and stunning landscapes thrive. Some examples of the best known are: </p> <h4>Viñales Valley:</h4><p> Located in the province of Pinar del Río, west of Cuba, it is a mountainous area of unique beauty, called mogotes which is filled with numerous caves and caverns, making it one of the most visited natural wonders of the country. It is part of the Guaniguanico mountain range. In 1999 it was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and in 2001 the Cuban government granted it as a National Park. </p> <h4>El Nicho Waterfalls:</h4><p> The waterfalls of El Nicho are located in the Guanayara Park, in the province of Cienfuegos. A paradise like place where the vegetation, the rivers and the waterfalls surround the local, traditional villages. In addition, it is the home of the national bird, the Tocororo. </p> <h4>Topes de Collantes:</h4> <p>This is an immense area that is protected by the Cuban government, located in the central part of the island, in the Sierra del Escambray. A short distance from the city of Trinidad, there are several tourist attractions to enjoy during your boat vacation, make sure to visit Salto del Caburní, a 62 metre waterfall and La batata, a system of caverns with natural pools. </p> <h2>Currency:</h2> <p>In Cuba there are two official currencies, the Cuban Peso 1 € = 150 pc and the Convertible Peso 1 € = 1,1cuc. The Cuban peso is usually used by Cubans for "national" expenses, and the convertible peso is used by the tourist and with it is paid the foreign expenses like taxis, restaurants etc. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Cuban cuisine is a combination of culinary arts from Africa, Spain, and also from the indigenous area. A mixture of cultures that have created a vast array of flavors with abundance of fish, meats and varied vegetables such as legumes, rice and black beans. </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes that you can try during your holiday is the Ropa Vieja, it consists of stewed vegetables, rice and fried bananas. Furthermore try los Moros y Cristianos, a plate of black beans served with white rice which can be ordered mixed or separately. Other popular dishes on the island are Yucca con Mojo, Yucca with a special sauce called Mojo, and the Cuban sandwich, a sandwich made with Cuban bread, cooked ham, pork meat, Cheese slices, pickles and a spicy mustard sauce. </p> <p>In any case, making your next holiday a boat rental break in Cuba will allow you to access places on the island that you wouldn’t be able to see by any other means. It will be an experience that you’ll never forget, due to its beautiful landscapes, the variety of vegetation, and the multitude of activities you can do in the country, in addition to all the vibrant and different places you can visit. Don’t wait any longer and know Cuba during your next boat trip, you will fall in love. </p>

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