Ella Zeida’s Quinceañera

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ella’s 15th birthday in Havana, Cuba September 29th, 2018.

Join the Pearson-Martinezes for a weekend of fun, family and fiesta.
Ella is turning 15 and we are celebrating in true Cuban style with a Quinceanera.

We have outlined the planned events and bellow have provided several links to places to stay. Once you have secured your flights please fill out our guest form so that we can arrange airport pick up.

Please note you will need to choose one of the 12 standing OFAC licenses when you book your flight. I will walk you through this. If you need to go as a “people to people tour” (most likely if you aren’t of Cuban decent, I will helop you get that. it is $200 per person)

Arrive Friday 28th by 2 pm.
Check in to your accommodations.

4:00 pm Classic Car Tour (pick up location TBA)

7:30 pm Group Dinner (Location TBA)

9:00 pm Drinks or return home

11:00 pm optional nightlife


Your morning is free to explore on your own, or use one of my trusted guides.
I will be posting available tours you can take with our guide. I will be giving a few suggestions and my driver will be available to help.

7:00 pm Party Hotel Nacional in the Salon Vedado

11:00 party wraps up

12:00 pm Optional Nightlife

Sunday 30th

Morning free

12:30 group lunch for anyone wanting to attend.

Those people leaving Sunday will have transport arranged to the airport

Stay a day in Havana
Take a trip to the world famous Varadero Beach with a day pass to an all inclusive beach resort

Monday Oct 1
For those looking to stay and see more of Cuba we will have a day excursion to the mountains of Viñales for a day of horseback riding and exploring. (This is a gentle ride with no experience needed)
Departing at 7:30 am and returning to Havana at 8 pm.

Places to Stay

These rentals are located at the site of the party- a unique art alley in central Havana:
Mayte’s Place. – clean, simple, affordable and an amazing family. Fits up to 3 people in one room. This is actually where I usually stay when on my own.
Callejon Apartment – also located at the party site. Have not stayed here but excellent reviews.
Afro-Cubano In the heart of the Afro Cuban art district. Affordable.

Places in Old Havana – 7 minute cab ride to the party and in the heart of the city.
Cosy House – located in old Havana=, this home is owned by an incredible host.
The View – take in the beauty of this modern apartment in Old Havana
The Lovers Place -In the heart of old Havana modern meets vintage

Vedado – Gorgeous Neighborhood in Central Havana, a favorite amongst tourist
Sea View – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 5 and has a spectacular view
Casa Animas – Simple, clean and you may recognize it from Fast and Fursious