Carnival Cruise Line is adding more cruises to Cuba on Carnival Paradise from Tampa, Florida. These newly added sailings will compliment what was already announced for the Carnival cruise ship in 2017. The added cruises will take place in 2019 as the cruise line offers more options to the once secluded cruise destination for U.S. passengers.

More Cruises to Cuba from Tampa

Carnival Paradise will be a hot choice for cruisers wanting to experience Cuba from Tampa with 5-day itineraries which will include an overnight call at the Cuban capital of Havana. Let’s take a look at the itinerary details which also includes other port of calls.

  • 10, five-day cruises overnighting in Havana with a visit to Key West – departing March 2, April 13, May 25, June 22, July 6, Aug. 3 and 17, Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 26, 2019;
  • Six, five-day voyages featuring a day-long call in Havana and a visit to Cozumel – departure dates include Jan. 5, March 16, May 11, Aug. 31, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7, 2019;
  • Four, five-day sailings featuring day-long calls to Havana, Key West and Cozumel – departing Feb. 16, June 8, July 20 and Oct. 12, 2019.

Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said:

“Our Cuba cruises have been met with phenomenal guest response since we began sailing to the island last year and we’re thrilled to add yet another 20 voyages to this fascinating and sought-after destination.”

Carnival Cuba Excursions

Guests sailing on Carnival’s Cuba cruises can select from nearly 20 different shore excursion experiences that showcase the island’s vibrant culture, majestic beauty and centuries-old architectural landmarks.  A variety of Cuban-themed activities and entertainment, including the sizzling Amor Cubano:  A Caribbean Dance Romance Playlist Productions show, Havana-inspired deck parties, trivia contests and salsa lessons, are also offered.  There’s also an onboard Cuba expert who discusses the country’s rich history and culture.

Carnival Paradise Recent Dry Dock

Carnival Paradise completed an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment last month that added a spectacular water park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing staterooms, and an a host of exciting food and beverage concepts.

New spaces include Guy’s Burger Joint developed in tandem with Food Network star Guy Fieri, the poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, the BlueIguana Cantina Mexican eatery, a new Camp Ocean marine-themed play area, a nine-hole miniature golf course, a Pixels-branded digital photo platform and enhanced retail offerings including boutiques from Pandora and Guess.

Sister cruise ship Carnival Sensation will also be offering cruises to Cuba from PortMiami and you can read all about that by clicking here.