Norwegian Cruise Line has announces that cruises to Cuba on Norwegian Sun out of Port Canaveral, Florida are now open for new bookings. The cruise line also announced that the cruise ship will undergo a two and a half week dry dock prior to sailing to Cuba where the vessel will receive upgrades as part of Norwegian Edge.
Guests looking to explore the art, culture and history that abounds in Cuba can now plan their 2018 adventure, as Norwegian Cruise Line today opened for sale the line’s 2018 cruises to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sun, which will homeport in Port Canaveral starting in May 2018, following a dry dock enhancement. Norwegian Sun’s new all-inclusive four-day cruises to Cuba will depart Port Canaveral each Monday, beginning May 7, 2018, and feature a call on Key West, Florida on Tuesdays, followed by an early morning arrival to Cuba’s capital city of Havana on Wednesday, allowing guests the opportunity to experience a full day and night of exploration.
Norwegian Sun’s new cruises to Cuba will provide guests with an extensive cultural immersion, with the chance to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and incredible history of Cuba, along with the warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people during OFAC-compliant* shore excursions. By day, guests can take in the sites of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in an American classic car; gaze at the artistic expressions of some of Cuba’s most famed photographers and painters at the Fabrica de Arte Cubano and much more.
By night, guests can sip and savor a ‘Cuba Libre’ at the legendary Tropicana Cabaret amidst a dazzling display of pageantry, electrifying music and more at the famed nightclub that was once frequented by icons like Nat King Cole, Josephine Baker, Cheo Feliciano and Rita Montaner, among others. Ernest Hemingway enthusiasts will revel in Norwegian Sun’s new itinerary, and can follow the footsteps of the famed author, visiting The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West’s historic Old Town District and Finca Vigía in the small, working-class town of San Francisco de Paula in Cuba.
Just prior to her arrival in Port Canaveral, Norwegian Sun will undergo a two-and-a-half week dry dock in April 2018 as a part of the Norwegian Edge™, the brand’s revitalization program encompassing the entire guest experience. Norwegian Sun accommodates 1,936 guests, providing freedom, flexibility and superior guest service with 16 dining options, 12 bars and lounges, entertainment options for all ages and more. All guests sailing aboard one of Norwegian Sun’s Cuba or Bahamas cruises from Port Canaveral will also enjoy unlimited complimentary beverages included in their cruise fare as a part of the ship’s all-inclusive program.
For a limited time, guests can take advantage of Norwegian’s Havana Nights offer and enjoy $50 in free onboard spending money** when they book a new cruise now through August 31 for 2017 and 2018 Cuba sailings. Those who act fast and take advantage of Norwegian’s Havana Nights can also enjoy $50 deposits*** now through August 7.