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Fly fishing at the Cayos of Camagüey
Cuba offers excellent fishing spots for dfly fishing. At the north coast especially in the lagoons of the islands Cayo Coco and Cayo Romano/ Cayo Santa Cruz.
Day 1: Havana:
The first day of the fishing trip is arrival day in Havana. Arrive from airport Havana or Varadero or any other place in Cuba to Havana. (flight arrival usually in the evenning).
Havana: airport meeting by our team. Transfer to your hotel in Havana. If you arrive to the hotel from another place you meet at the hotel. Your hotel is located in the dipolmat quarter of Havana at the sea.
Hotel: 4* Hotel mit AP. Hotel Chateau Miramar/ Comodoro/Panorama or equivalent. (old town hotel on request)
Tip: On your first Cuban evening we recommend a little tour through the nightlife of Havana and a visit to a restaurant.
Day 2: Havana - Cayo Coco - Camagüey – Hostal Brasil
You got 2 options:
1) You pick up your rental car and your team gives you the necessary information, so you can start your t rip through Central Cuba to Jaronu to your accomodation at Hostal Brasil. This tour is about 500km long and we recommend 2 or 3 overnight stops along the way. On your way you can visit the cities Santa Clara, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santi Spiritus. It is also possible to combine your fishing trip with the fishing grounds at the Cienaga de Zapata peninsula. Ask for possibilities.
2) Take a domestic flight (additional costs) from Havana to Cayo Coco and pick up your rental car at the airport and drive about 280km via Camagüey to Jaronu to your accomodation. You can combine this possibility with several days of beach holiday/ fishing holiday at Cayo Coco before or after your Camagüey fishing tour.
Reception at the Hostal Brasil by your fishing guide with briefing and appointment for the next day to go fishing. Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation: Hostal Brasil or accomodation of the same standard (maybe Finca) with full board.
Tip: visit the colonial city Camagüey (about 80km)
Day 3: Cayo Romano - Cayo Santa Cruz
Breakfast. Soon you start to the fishing grounds of Cayo Romanos. Daily pick up from your hostal or a near by meeting point by your guide. You go over the stone dam to Cayo Romano by car and onward to Cayo Cruz (about 35 km). You are having great fishing experience ahead of you the next days.
You park your rental car at the fishing centre Santa Cruz, arrange your equipment and hop on the waiting boat.
Bonefish, permit, tarpon and barracudas are the most important species for fly fisher and very frequent. You catch bonefish with an average of 4-9 pounds or even bigger. Tarpons with a live weight of up to 15 – 40 pounds can be found as well. When fly fishing in Cuba you mostly prey flat fish like bonefish, permit, snooks and small sharks. But you can also catch groupers, jacks, snapper, and snooks.You can mostly fish them in the canals or close to the beach, no matter if you use a fly or a spin rod.
You go to more fishing spots with „skiffs“ highly motorized fishingh boats. Our guides take care of you with drinks and lunch boxes. The experienced guides will take you to the best fishing spots. After a maximum of 8 hours of fishing or in the late afternoon you go back to your hotel at Cayo Coco to have dinner.
Accommodation: Hostal Brasil or of similar standars with full board.
Day 4-8: fishing at the flats and canals of Cayo Romano
Breakfast: From today on you go fly and spin fishing. You go across the flats by fast motorboats and our guides take you to the spot of the day.
When the time of day changes your guides change the spot with you and also stop for lunch, The guides always advice you all the time so you have a successful fly fishing experience.
You can spot the fish well in the mostly clear water. Please use polarization glasses to protect your eyes against the insolation. These glasses also enable you to spot the fish and their shadows more easily. For fly fishing it’s best to use fish or prawn imitation. We advice you to to use a 9-10ft one hand rod and a cord class of 7-8 power or a normal 12ft. salt water hooklink.
After a maximum of 8 hours of fishing or in the late afternoon you go back to your hotel to have dinner,
Accommodation: Hostal Brasil or of similar standard wirh full board.
Day 8: Hostal Brasil - Havanna (Cayo Coco)
Breakfast: Check out and say good bye to your guides before you travel to havana or Cayo Coco. Drop off rental car and homeward journey or onward journey to further hotels or program in Cuba.
End of your fishing trip in Camagüey.
Ask about possibilities to combine several trips.
02CUCANFFCRO fly fishing in the Cayos of Camagüey
(8 days / 7 nights fishing holiday)
Price upon request. Ask us about our fishing offers, if you have special wishes or your whole Cuba experience.
Fishing license Cuba: We need your name, adress and a copy of your passport
Non fishing participants: If you want to accompany the fisher men for a day tour you must ask the guide. (Additional costs to be paid with the guide). It’s not possible to swim at the flats or canals, because it’s either too flat or dangerous.
Included in the fishing tour:
8 day fishing tour with rental car, airport reception in Havanna, transfer airport Havana- hotel Havana, rental car category medium(/car/jeep), no kilometer maximum, without insurance + deposit. limited numer of fisher men (6 persons), qualified guides, exits by boat as listed in the program (motor boat). 5 fishing days as listed in the trip details (max. 8 hours a day), fishing permit and license for Cuba. Accomodation as stated in the trip details, full board. 7 night accomodation.
Not included in the price:
flights, transfer from/to other places than Havana (upon request), hotel stays in different hotels, rental car and rental car insurance and deposit. services not mentioned in the program, fishing equipment (please bring), trips, drinks in hotel restaurants or any other places, tourist tax Cuba and handling fee (40 EUR p.p), tourist card to enter CUba (25 EUR p.p), airport tax upon exit (25 CUC p.p)
Note: Changes in the program, price and accomodation may occur
Rental car: Pick up car in Havannaor Cayo Coco. We arrange the pick uo and rent of your car for the fishing tour. When you pick up the car you have to pay car insurance where you can pick partially or fully comprehensive insurance. If you pick partially comprehensive insurance only the damage other people do to the car is insured. If the claiment himself is at fault the car renter has to pay. If you choose fully comprehensive insurance, which we recommend, everything is insured (deductible depends on insurance contract)
Insurance prices for cars (06/2009)
category low: CDW (collision damage waiver) partially comprehensive insurance 17 CUC per day
car: Seat Cordoba or similar. partially comprehensive insurance 17 CUC a day, fully comprehensive insurance 25 CUC a day.
Jeep/VW Sharan/ Minivan: partially comprehensive insurance 30 CUC a day, fully comprehensive insurance 38 CUC a day
Drop off if the car as inidicated in the program / rental contract. Possible pick up points: Havana city and drop off Havana airport (drop off costs: 25 EUR). We usually work with the newest cars you can get in Cuba. When you want to drop off the car or get the car somewhere, where there is no office of the rental car company , additional costs occur. Costs for insurance and deposit are to pay in Cuby when you pick up the car and sign the rental contract in the local currency CUC with your credit card.
Included in the rental car:
car, 4 door, A/C, no km limit, capacity of max 4-5 people. Our standard category is „medium“ (e.g. Hyundai Acc. + ;atrix, Mitsubishi Lancer, KIA Rio 1500, Suzuki Vitara, Skoda Fabia Hatchback/ station wagon), Seat Cordoba, you can also get a higher category with surcharge). It depends which cars are available at the time of booking. Simle Map, information about rental car offices, gas stations, restaurants etc in Cuba ( a more detailed road map is available at the book shop)
car insurance per day payable with credit card when you pick up the car, , rental car guarantee (500 CUC, by credit card, receipt will be stored and destroyed when you give back the car.), gas (you get the car with a full tank, which will be charged, drop off with empty tank!),
Pictures: Pictures are provided by Sr.Orlando Interian and Cubanacan Viajes to Cuba4Travel or shot by Cuba4Travel.
day 1: 4* hotel with A/P. Hotel Chateau Miramar or Comodoro. Located a bit outside of Havana. standard room with A/C, shower, WC, TV
day 2-7: Hostal Brasil, About 80 km away from Camagüey City and 35 km from the fishinf centre Cayo Cruz. It offers 8 rooms with private bath, bar, restaurant and a salon with reception
For flights to Cuba please search via a search engine in your country.
We are pleased to book you a domestic flight.
RATES IN EUROS PER PAX WITH TAX INCLUDED
VALIDITY FROM 01.11.2015 to 31.10.2016
|Route||One way||Round Trip|
|Cayo Largo (airport transfer included)||90||134|
|Cayo Santa Maria||100||176|
|from / to Varadero||€||€|
|Cayo Largo (airport transfer included)||106||190|
|Route||One way||Round Trip|
|Santiago de Cuba||166||310|
(Please consider rebooking and cancellation conditions for domestic flights in the trade terms)
Prices are subject to currency fluctuations
In case of a booking the information of nationality, passport number and date of birth are required.
Depending on the route, customers receive electronic tickets or vouchers from Cuba4Travel that
must be exchanged at Havanatur in Havana against tickets.
In any case, a reconfirmation of the charter domestic flights is required upon arrival in
Children up to 2 years 90% discount (with no claim to occupy a seat, without free allowance).
Children 2-11 years 25% discount.
Passengers must be 2 hours before departure at the airport
SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
- on flight route without remark no land transfer is included
- the YQ tax may lead to changes by the airline
- bookings must be made by mail using the model with the following data:
1 Name of the tour operator
2 Name of the traveler
3 flight number
4 departure / arrival
5 Date and Time
6 Hotel for pick up at the departure
7 Hotel at the destination
8 passport number
9 other comments
- the hotel pick-up takes place two hours before departure
- the average flight time to the Cayos is 55 minutes
- the child discount is available under the respective airlines
- up to 30 days before the flight 10%
- 15-29 days before the flight 30%
- 14 – 7 days before the flight 60%
- 6-4 days before the flight 80%
- less than 3 days before the flight 100%
- The best time to travel is from mid novemver to mid september. In september/october and november stormy and rainy weather due to passing by huricanes is possible. But the weather is constantly changing due to the climate change and we often had the best weatherin hurricane season.
- Please use polarization glasses.
- For fly fishing you usually use fish or prawn imitation. For bonefish fishing we recommend a 9-10 ft one hand rod with rope class 7-8 or a normal 12 ft saltwater hook.
There is the possibility to go diving during or in connection with your trip. Please let us know in advance, if you would like to go snorkeling or diving and we will be pleased to assist you in finding the right choice.