We are delighted to announce new festival charter flight & accommodation packages that allows US Citizens to travel legally to Manana 2016 for as little as $1,455 including flights, accommodation and festival ticket.

The packages listed below are for 8 days total (30th April - 8th May) and include the only available round trip from Miami directly to the historic cultural capital of Santiago de Cuba where the festival will be held. 

You will be able to book your Festival Ticket via Resident Advisor, your Accommodation Package (including airport transfers, breakfast) via our 'ethical' travel partners Caledonia Worldwide and your Flight Package (including visa, travel insurance and baggage) via Cuba Travel Group. There are only 300 seats of the flight available and they are selling out fast!


Caledonia Worldwide have block booked most of the casas in Santiago

Caledonia Worldwide have block booked most of the casas in Santiago

Caledonia Worldwide have arranged casas particulares and hotel options in Santiago de Cuba to suit every budget. The standard accommodation package is as follows:

$385 (one person in a single room) or $240 (Twin/double room per person). Prices include:

  • 8 nights accommodation in local casa particular
  • Return group airport transfers, Santiago de Cuba airport on arrival/departure on 30 April / 8 May 2016
  • Breakfast x 8 days
  • Administrative fees

The main accommodation options in Cuba are hotels and resorts or casas particulares - the Cuban equivalent of an Airbnb. Whilst hotels will offer most of the mod cons, a great casa particular will bring you closer to the local culture and has the power to bring your stay in Cuba to life. 

If you prefer to stay in a local hotel, Caledonia Worldwide have a range of 3*, 4* and 5* hotel options.  3* hotel options are the same price as the casa particular for single room bookings.  

Bookings can be made via Caledonia Worldwide:


The Teatro Heredia where Manana 2016 will be held

The Teatro Heredia where Manana 2016 will be held

Cuba Travel Group are offering the only direct flight to Santiago de Cuba that will be running during the festival period.

Outbound flight leaves at (XX:XX) from Miami on 30-April

Inbound flight leaves Santiago at (XX:XX) on 8th May

Total cost of the Flight Package is $1040 and includes:

  • Miami - Santiago de Cuba round trip on direct flights (90 minutes each way)
  • Cuba Travel Visa
  • Cuba health insurance
  • US Airport Tax
  • Cuba Departure Tax
  • Total luggage allowance of 44lbs, to include 1 hold piece and hand luggage
  • Administrative fees

 Additional costs: $20 check-in fee for each additional baggage, or irregular baggage + $1.00/lb above 44lbs for normal baggage, +$2.00/lb above 44lbs for irregular baggage.

Bookings can be made via Cuba Travel Group, 4746 W Flagler St, Miami, FL, 33134