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Calle Ocho (Little Havana)

This neighborhood remains the vibrant Cuban heart of Miami. Filled with art galleries, busy restaurants, specialist Cuban shops (coffee and cigars), and so much more.

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Havana Cigar Rolling
Watch the intricate steps of cigar rolling at a Cuban cigar factory.
Little Havana Coffee
Awake yourself with the taste of Cuban coffee, as you mingle with the locals.
Latin Influence (Food)
Taste how Latin influence has helped shape the food scene in Calle Ocho.
Artisanal Ice-Cream
Indulge with an artisanal gourmet ice cream or sorbet with the tropical flavors of this cheery scoop shop.
Empanadas
Enjoy a picadillo-stuffed empanada at one of the oldest restaurants in the area.
Guarapo Juice
Slurp on fresh & fruity guarapo juice.

Related Tours

Visit Miami: Half Day Private Driving Tour
This half-day tour takes you outdoors for the best Miami has to offer.  You will explore the most interesting and diverse neighbourhoods in the city. See the sights at your own pace and adapt your tour with your guide, who will be happy to offer suggestions based on your preferences. 

  • Enjoy hotel pick up in a private, air-conditioned vehicle.
  • First, visit South Beach, known for its white sand, glamour, and nightlife. 
  • Cruise through Biscayne Bay, passing the historic Venetian Causeway.
  • Explore the street art in the Wynwood neighbourhood.
  • Take an exclusive trip across the Rickenbacker Causeway to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne.
  • Visit  Coconut Grove, and pay a visit to Coral Gables, famous for its Venetian Pool.
  • Conclude your tour in Little Havana, Miami's vibrant Cuban heart. 
  • Enjoy a scenic drive over the MacArthur Causeway.

Miami Beach’s Art Deco Historic District is a must-see for any architecture aficionado or art enthusiast. A colourful, unique, and vibrant neighbourhood, offering interesting décor at every turn.  There are over 800 Art Deco buildings concentrated in the area, ensuring variety is inevitable and the ensemble spectacular. 

This outdoor urban graffiti art museum is a landmark of Miami, and no art trip in the city would be complete until you have visited it. It attracts artists and visitors from around the globe, offering the chance for artists to showcase work publicly, and for visitors to get that perfect Instagram shot. 

Coconut Grove has hugged the shoreline of Biscayne Bay since 1873, and is the bohemian oasis of Miami. Under a tropical canopy, there sits rows of boutique shops and restaurants. The Grove contains many points of interest, including The National Tropical Botanical Garden, The Barnacle Historic State Park, and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. The latter injects Italian Renaissance into an American setting and is a must for any visit to Miami. 

Frequently called "The City Beautiful", Coral Gables has much to offer. In particular, the Venetian Pool is a historic public swimming-pool that has been a landmark of Coral Gables since its opening in 1924. The pool was created in Mediterranean Revival style,  from which it gains its Venetian namesake, the quintessential city of Italy. Enjoy a dip in the pool in truly unique surroundings!

Here, you will find authentic Cuban culture that extends beyond Cuban coffee, cigars, and rounds of dominoes. Little Havana is teeming with colourful murals, live Latin music, and pop-up art exhibitions. 
Taste of Little Havana - Small Group Tour
Enjoy a sensorial journey through Miami’s vibrant Little Havana neighborhood, and see how the Cuban heritage has shaped this part of town with its music, art, food, architecture and lifestyle- from a cigar factory, to the iconic Domino park, to the Cuba Ocho Art Museum. You will also taste some of the best cuban delicacies outside of Cuba. On your small group tour, you and up to 9 other guests, you will:

  • Commence where the people of Miami meet to drink Cuban coffee and swap stories 
  • Dance the day away at an iconic nightclub, famed for its Cuban-style food & drink 
  • Taste the freshest guava pastelitos, baked daily 
  • Watch cigar rollers at a factory
  • Uncover the secrets of Little Havana and Cuban identity
  • Learn about the exotic tropical fruits found in South Florida, whilst sipping on some refreshing guarapo 
  • Visit the Domino Park and take a stroll down Cuban Memorial Blvd
  • Indulge in artisanal gourmet ice-cream or sorbet 
  • Enjoy a picadillo-stuffed empanada at one of the oldest restaurants in the area.
Taste authentic Cuban cuisine at some of the best family owned and operated Cuban restaurants in the area! Sample the local cuisine- from guava pastries to chicken plantain cups to flan ice cream with tropical flavors. Whilst you eat, listen to the stories of the locals producing these tantalizing treats. 

This isn't simply a food experience, but a time to immerse yourself in Cuban identity and history. Learn about spiritual beliefs the community practices, including Santeria, and  feel the latin vibe with the local artists playing traditional cuban music. You will also watch the skilled Cuban cigar rollers, and generations past playing domino. 

Please note: Your health is our top priority, and we have put special measures in place to keep everyone safe during our tours. Following the expertise of health officials and regulators, we adopted a new policy and procedures to minimize physical contact and maximize the safety of everyone involved. Full details will be sent to you at the time of booking, but please note that we require guides and guests to wear a mask at all times, unless you are eating. 
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