15 days in Havana & Bahamas Itinerary

15 days in Havana & Bahamas Itinerary

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Havana, Cuba
— 5 nights
Nassau, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Staniel Cay, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly to Nassau, Ferry to Harbour Island
Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 1 night
Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 4 nights
Taxi to Nassau, Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Manchester


Havana, Cuba

— 5 nights

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Havana is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Havana is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in August, you will find days in Havana are much hotter (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Nassau, Bahamas

— 3 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, gain interesting insight with Islandz Tours - Cultural Walking Tours of Downtown Nassau, and sample the fine beverages at John Watling's Distillery.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nassau trip maker tool.

Fly from Havana to Nassau in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nassau when traveling from Havana in August, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Staniel Cay, Bahamas

— 1 night
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Staniel Cay route site.

Getting from Nassau to Staniel Cay by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Harbour Island, Bahamas

— 1 night
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pink Sands Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at Anna Fitzek - Yoga & Pilates.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbour Island day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Staniel Cay to Harbour Island in 7 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Spas
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Paradise Island, Bahamas

— 4 nights
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: play a few rounds at Ocean Club Golf Course, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, try your luck at Atlantis Casino, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Cay.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paradise Island trip planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Harbour Island to Paradise Island in 3.5 hours. August in Paradise Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Bahamas travel guide

Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.