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New liveaboard luxury while fishing Jardines de la Reina, Cuba

A whole new world of liveaboard luxury while fishing Jardines de la Reina in Cuba.

Our partners in Cuba have now launched their brand-new fleet of liveaboard luxury yachts for anglers fishing JDR (Jardine’s de la Reina) This area is a vast marine park, which is bigger in size of the Florida Keys, and an ideal destination for fly-fisherman who wish to live and experience fishing from dawn till dusk.

When fishing this vast area, we know have more options and a standard of accommodation that is the best available at any saltwater fly fishing liveaboard operation. 

Jardine’s Avalon IV

First, there is the Jardine’s Avalon IV, a spacious floating hotel, this brand-new yacht replaces the long-standing Tortuga which for many years served anglers from all over the world.

This new amazing 180 foot vessel will be permanently moored in Jardine’s de la Reina and will feature 20 staterooms, a spacious lounge, a modern dining room, and a sun deck to enjoy every aspect of the Gardens of the Queen. Each room will include personalized air conditioning and heating controls, ample storage space, and convertible double beds.

The helm deck includes four suites with balconies as well as a delightful jacuzzi and sun deck to enjoy the incredible views. The upper deck includes eight double rooms with private

bathrooms as well as a lovely dining area and rear patio. The main deck includes another eight double rooms, a comfortable lounge area with large couches and areas to relax. This is the main entrance area to the yacht and features a massive rear deck and platform to keep all of your gear organized and access easy. The lower deck is where the crew resides along with the engine room powering this incredible vessel.

Avalon IV is a permanently moored floating hotel where as the next five yachts are idea for small and large groups who wish for a personal and private itinerary. One of the advantages of these operations is you are much closer to the fishing and therefore far less travel time each day. Plus, with the private yachts there can move around so you get to fish and access much more of this vast fishing area. As everyone knows the more you keep away from the crowds the better the fishing is.

Jardine’s Avalon III

Second is the Jardine’s Avalon III, at 160 feet long is a luxury motor yacht with 15 staterooms, including 4 suites with a balcony. All cabins have private bathrooms and 2 beds (double or twin), air-conditioned with individual thermostats. Jardine’s Avalon III has an overall capacity of 30 passengers and 12 crew members. We suggest a group size of 14 to 16 anglers for maximum comfort.

There is a plethora of space onboard among its 3 panoramic decks. With a hot tub and full-time crew at your every beck and call, you will find care and comfort in all of her details.

Jardine’s Avalon III is strikingly beautiful and we are so proud of how she turned out and we very much look forward to hosting you onboard!

Jardine’s Avalon II

Third is Jardine’s Avalon II a 144-foot-long and 27-foot-wide steel yacht, it was built and maintained to SOLAS shipping standards. It is diesel powered and can easily cruise at 10 knots. It features a roomy, air-conditioned salon and dining area, sun deck complete with a hot tub (Jacuzzi), lounge and deck chairs, stereo, shaded wet bar and grill, and a complete photo center with a digital video and still photo editing computer. This fishing vessel has everything a liveaboard is expected to have, and more! Indeed, the vessel is quite spacious and offers large communal areas.

The big salon is located on the main deck and is a cozy space where everyone can gather and enjoy the complete TV/media system. Also, if you walk upstairs to get to the upper deck, that’s where you’ll find the galley along with a restaurant-like dining room.

Furthermore, step outside on that same upper deck and you’ll find just as much space where you can hang out. Plus, that’s where the jacuzzi tub is located. Indeed, those who like to stay in the shade will be happy as the sundecks are partly shaded. Also, the sunbathers are served with a huge area fitted with sun loungers so they can relax, work on their tan and enjoy the view of beautiful Cuba. The boat features a sizable lower prep deck with plenty of space to rig your rods and get ready for the day of fishing. The manoeuvrability on this boat is incredible and you will find there is no lack of space onboard.

Jardine’s Avalon I

Fourth is Jardine’s Avalon I which I has a total of 10 rooms with 2 being convertible queen size cabins featuring side by side beds and 8 deluxe state rooms each with single side by side beds. Each state room is equipped with its own private bathroom, toilet, shower, individual climate controls and a safe.

There is an air-conditioned lounge featuring a large screen TV and DVD system for unwinding and watching those amazing fishing videos from your day out on the flats. The lounge is also equipped with a complete digital and photo editing computer if you would like to use it during your stay. The shaded upper sun deck and cushioned chairs and couches are waiting for you to take a siesta in the afternoon or enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning. The yacht is also equipped with a jacuzzi, which is the perfect place to enjoy a mojito after a long day of fishing.

The food aboard the Jardine’s Avalon I is a wonderful selection of Cuban cuisine, grilled fresh seafood and vegetables along with many international delights. The chef is well versed in many different styles and will be sure to amaze you during your stay aboard this boat. In addition there is a full bar with a selection of Cuban beers and rum, international wines, and a variety of spirits. Our attentive crew will be there to take care of your every need and make sure you have a wonderful trip.

Life on the live aboard is relaxed and completely customizable. You can fish much longer hours on the skiff every day if you wish. Whenever you’re finished and ready to unwind, the yacht will be a close run away so you may enjoy all the aspects of our luxury service. You’ll be greeted by a welcoming crew, a cold mojito, and then a lobster dinner.

Jardine’s Avalon F II

Fifth is Jardine’s Avalon F II is a state-of-the-art vessel, larger than Jardine’s Avalon F I with 10 state rooms. It has been in operation since April 2014 with the newest available amenities. It is air conditioned with private bathrooms, wonderful gathering areas and an open deck with endless Caribbean views.

Jardine’s Avalon F II is a spacious, comfortable and very stylishly designed yacht, where each space is created to provide its guests with maximum comfort and safety. The atmosphere was conceived and designed to provide our guests with an experience of a lifetime.

Its overall capacity is 20 passengers and 9 crew members. We suggest between 10 and 16 anglers for optimum comfort. The design and interior decor give the yacht a touch of intimacy, refinement, a sense of warmth and simplicity. The boat has the perfect balance of substantial exploration capabilities and a unique and noble style. It guarantees all our guests a pleasant, exciting and exclusive voyage through Jardine’s de la Reina.

Jardine’s Avalon F II has 10 deluxe cabins, with 10 private bathrooms. Each room includes air conditioning and heat controls, electricity plugs, as well as storage in drawers. Each room has panoramic windows to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Caribbean beaches.

There is a spacious and comfortable combination lounge, dining room and bar area on the boat deck. In cabins and common areas there are electric sockets available for you to plug in your personal items (220 volts and 110 volts).

Jardine’s Avalon F I

Lastly Jardine’s Avalon F I has 8 deluxe king cabins, with 7 private bathrooms. Each room includes air conditioning and heat controls, electricity plugs, as well as ample storage in drawers. The atmosphere was conceived and designed to provide our guests with an experience of a lifetime. Its overall capacity is 20 passengers and 8 crew members. We suggest this yacht for groups between 8 and 14 anglers for optimum comfort.

The design and interior decor give the yacht a touch of intimacy, refinement, a sense of warmth and simplicity. The boat has the perfect balance of substantial exploration capabilities and a unique and noble style. It guarantees all our guests a pleasant, exciting and exclusive voyage through Jardine’s de la Reina.

Each room has panoramic windows to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Caribbean beaches. There is a spacious and comfortable combination lounge, dining room and bar area on the boat deck. In cabins and common areas there are electric sockets available for you to plug in your personal items (220 volts and 110 volts). Cuisine on board the Jardine’s Avalon I is exceptional. Fresh fish of the day is utilized for most meals, either caught by the anglers themselves or harvested by the crew. Lobster and Conch are abundant can be had on a daily basis from the surrounding waters. Traditional Cuban flan topped off with aged Havana Club Rum is one of the many unique and delicious deserts served, and you can have seconds on anything your heart desires!

Contact us

If you are thinking of travelling to Cuba as either an induvial or as a group please contact our offices on 01603 407596. Also, note we offer group discounts for full groups on any of the liveaboard yachts. To find out more information about our Jardines de la Reina tour in Cuba, make sure to take a closer look at the tour page which can be found here on our website.

Tight lines,

Peter

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