Make history and be among the first U.S. citizens in half a century to sail to one of the world’s most fascinating destinations – Cuba! If you have been “Havana Daydreamin,” you can now make it a reality. Beginning in spring 2016, you will be able to cruise to this nearby legendary island with Fathom™, the first line to be granted approval by the United States government to sail here. Visit this incredible island of sugary white-sand beaches, majestic rolling mountains, rum and, of course, those famous cigars.
- Sail year-round from Miami to Cuba
- Only cruise line offering “volunteer” cruises
- Cultural Exchange
Cruise roundtrip from chic Miami on seven-day cruises to the fascinating port cities of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba for the travel experience of a lifetime. Immerse yourself in the island nation’s rich culture for an unforgettable journey on the intimate 704-guest Adonia, more spectacular than ever after a recent refurbishment. Nearly everything is included on your Fathom cruise — three meals a day, cultural exchange activities and more.
Elegant restaurants onboard Adonia are the perfect setting to savor destination-inspired dishes. Revitalize your mind and body with a massage at the spa. Relaxing and immersive onboard activities will also be intriguing, fun and fascinating. Learn how to dance the famous Merengue and Salsa for an unforgettable time. Take a dip in the pool, participate in yoga or workout at the state-of-the-art gym. Learn about the everyday lives of the Cuban people and their culture at the Cuba On-Board Film Festival and engage in panel discussions and interactive workshops.
Passengers on these unique Cuba cruises will be offered an array of activities on land covering a host of topics including art and architecture, as well as historical walking tours. Take fascinating trips to such places as the fishing village of Cojimar – the setting for Ernest Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea.” Dine at private restaurants called “paladares” for delicious authentic meals and memorable experiences that will give you further insight into Cuba’s vibrant culture.
Cultural Exchange Travel
Explore a new style of cruising combining your passion for travel with your desire to make a difference. Enrich your Cuba visit with Fathom’s cultural exchange whereby guests work on programs that make a positive social impact on the various destinations visited. Pioneered by Fathom, the concept offers travelers a rare and special opportunity to combine their cruise and “people – to – people” experiences including getting a glimpse into Cuban society with local artists, musicians, small business owners, students, heath workers and others. Called “voluntourism,” the focus may include the environment, education, cultural exchange and economic development. Each day will be an exciting new adventure!
Participate in an English workshop with children, visit an organic farm or dine in a home based restaurant, share ideas with local business owners and more. You’re sure to return to the stunning Adonia, with amazing tales from your day. Gratifying and fascinating, as well as fun, experience authentic Cuban cultural immersion when you “travel with a purpose.” Imagine being able to inspire lives on your vacation and actually leave something of yourself behind. Cruising to Cuba with Fathom has the added bonus of sharing your good works with like-minded travelers – what a great way to make lifelong friends as you make a difference in the lives of others.
Embark on this incredible journey with Fathom and “travel with a purpose.” Conclude your journey a week later knowing you have touched the lives of many people and made their world brighter and better. Even your life will be positively changed.