Jardines de la Reina

Premium Live Aboard Yacht


Saltwater Destination Fly Fishing

6 Days Guided Fly Fishing – Low Guide to Client Ratio
Each guide has a maximum of 2 clients, this gives you individual time with your guide to improve your technique and get the most out of your trip. Under the tutelage of several famous guides and anglers, they will double-haul a 100-foot cast or show you just how to work a fly to make a bonefish charge and inhale it. They can spot fish as well as any of the Caribbean’s best guides. They enjoy enthusiastic anglers and love to work long days, allowing you to fish as hard as you want. Although Spanish is the guides’ native tongue, they have all taken classes in English and they communicate surprisingly well with their anglers. They are also in constant training to improve their language skills.

Access to Premier Saltwater Species Fishing
Opportunities abound for Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit, Snappers, Jacks, Snooks Barracudas, Needlefish or the combative and voracious Lemon sharks. We schedule all of our hosted trips during the perfect lunar cycle. You will be tempted with the most combative and acrobatic species while enjoying the exclusiveness of a vast area of endless flats just for you. If you want to get out early and fish till dark, you can do it! But the fishing is normally so good and so intense that you’ll be ready to quit in time to be back for cocktails.

7 Night Accommodations
A luxurious live aboard yacht with magnificent attention to detail and exceptional cruising abilities. The Jardines Avalon fleet is the definition of a perfected operation with tremendous hospitality, comfortable accommodations, incredible food, and an all-star staff. Single Room Accommodations are provided on the yacht.

What’s Included
Group transportation to and from Cayo Coco, Camagüey or Santa Clara to Júcaro port. All Meals (fresh from the ocean lobster to right-of-the-farm steak) Happy Hour Beverages (Margaritas, Beer, Local Rum and mixed drinks). You will never go hungry or thirsty!

Airfare, Gear and Gratuity is Not Included
We are here to personally assist you with planning details and getting properly outfitted with the appropriate gear/flies/etc. necessary to successfully hook up on Permit, Bonefish, Tarpon, Snook and more. International flights, hotels in Havana or other cities, gratuity/tips, personal expenses, and Havana to Júcaro Port ground transportation are not included. All additional services, like fishing rentals and Havana ground transportation, can be arranged for an additional cost.

Consider Travel Insurance
Given the inherent strict refund policies associated with nearly all fishing packages, we cannot stress the importance of obtaining travel insurance to protect your investment. Travelers can obtain coverage for pre-existing health problems (related to yourself, your family, business partners, or your traveling partners), emergency evacuation, lost baggage, delay, life insurance packages; even “no questions asked” or “for work reasons” coverage.

Cuba Fly Fishing Jardines De La Reina

“Cuba is not Biscayne Bay or the Florida Keys—the flats are void of anglers and the fish are happy and hungry. And the scenery ‘aint bad either.” ~ Matt Harris

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Jardines de la Reina

Jardines de la Reina is full of everything – Tarpon of all sizes, Permit, Bonefish, Snook, Jacks, Barracuda – you name it. JDR is the favorite fishery of all Avalon’s destinations for many anglers around the world. This is a unique and incomparable combination that Avalon offers our clients. Fishing in your own marine park on the southern coast of Cuba is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Imagine being able to choose the place where you want to fish, and go after the species you want and to do so accompanied by experienced and knowledgeable guides. These guides spend almost 250 days every year guiding visitors and ensuring that their guests enjoy all the benefits and opportunities that this amazing environment offers.

The Avalon Vessels

Jardines de la Reina is for those looking for adventure, absolutely amazing food with fresh seafood every day, and complete comfort. Avalon transfers guests by bus from their arrival airport to the Jucaro port, and then a 3-hour boat ride to final destinations which are approximately 60 miles from the Jucaro port. Here is your floating hotel that can change each year. Whether the Tortuga (1-14 anglers), and 4 yachts; the Jardines Avalon I, Jardines Avalon II, Jardines Avalon III and Perola or will always have the best in accommodations. All vessels are equipped with air conditioning, large dining areas and an exclusive crew. Guests on these programs can enjoy their fishing dreams from the minute they step aboard, and will be able to fish more hours and more species than in any other Caribbean destination.

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Accident or injury. Unplanned incidents are rare but can crop up when you travel. That’s why RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service wants you to have the most comprehensive travel protection for your fishing trip.