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JAZZ.FM91 & Sunwing International Jazz Safari to Santiago de Cuba

January 22January 29

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JAZZ.FM91 presents another International Jazz Safari to Cuba, in partnership with Sunwing. But this time we are — for the first time ever — going to Holguin and Santiago de Cuba.

On this safari, we’ll head to the Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa in lovely Holguin for four days of sun, sand, sea and nightlife, before heading to Santiago de Cuba, home of Afro-Cuban music and a unique culture in an already unique part of the world. There, we’ll stay at Melia Santiago de Cuba, a resort surrounded by natural wonders and urban delights right in the city centre.

This safari is guided by Jane Bunnett and Larry Cramer, two artists who have spent decades steeped in Cuba and its vibrant music and culture.

“Santiago de Cuba is the most musically rich city in Cuba. Every corner you turn, there will be a group rehearsing or playing,” says Bunnett. “It’s spectacular. We love Cuba because there’s just this abundance of culture. It’s in your face all day long.”

You don’t want to miss out on this trip. (Plus: Read more about Cuban music and culture in this New York Times article.)

  • Jan. 22-29, 2020
Your safari includes:
  • round-trip economy airfare;
  • four-night all-inclusive accommodations at the Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa;
  • three-night accommodations at Melia Santiago de Cuba;
  • transfers between Holguin and Santiago de Cuba;
  • transfers between the airport and hotel(s) in destination
Donation levels
  • Single: $3,400 ($715 tax receipt)  SOLD OUT
  • Double: $5,100 ($1,075 tax receipt)  SOLD OUT

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Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa

Overlooking the sparkling shores of Playa Esmeralda in Holguin, the adults only Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa is the perfect destination for couples, honeymooners and relaxation-seekers. Feel your stresses melt away as you lounge by one of the numerous pools or treat yourself to a pampering treatment at the YHI Spa like a facial, couples massage or manicure. Head down to the pristine beach to nap on a comfortable lounger or snorkel in the colourful coral reef located just off the shore, with snorkelling equipment included for resort guests. At the end of the day, you can retire to beautifully-designed junior suites with private balconies and terraces. Bali beds and hammocks are also included for guests staying in luxury suites. Upgrade to Royal Service room categories to enjoy butler service, preferential reservations at resort restaurants, beach and pool concierge service and other exclusive amenities.

Melia Santiago de Cuba

With natural wonders and urban delights including a nightclub with evening entertainment, Melia Santiago de Cuba is surrounded by the best the city of Santiago de Cuba has to offer. With enjoyable cuisine from four restaurants and an excellent location in the city centre, Melia Santiago de Cuba is one of the best hotels in the area. Discover stunning urban views with the Sierra Maestra in the background and access to all the red-hot nightlife and live shows. Besides three swimming pools to help you fend off the heat, Melia Santiago de Cuba also has Santiago Café nightclub where partyers can dance the hours away. If you’re looking for an outstanding honeymoon destination, this resort offers a special room for honeymooners, private check-in and chocolates.


January 22
January 29
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