Airlines Aero Caribbean is operating to Santiago de Cuba from Havana
There is also a weekly Service from Montego Bay, and a twice weekly service from Kingston, Jamaica on Air Jamaica Shuttle . The Cost of a return journey is approximately US$360 (June 2012)
There is a daily overnight train to/from Havana with stops in Camagüey and Santa Clara. This service is the Tren Francés on alternate days, which is more reliable and comfortable than other Cuban trains. There is a daytime train to Camagüey and Santa Clara on Thursdays and Sundays, returning on Mondays and Fridays. Local train service to Holguin has been suspended due to poor track conditions.
If you want to learn Spanish during your stay in Santiago de Cuba you can take an Intensive Spanish course from one week up to four weeks. The classes are held 4 hours per day and give you the opportunity to improve your Spanish quickly during a short time period.
Babylon Idiomas offers a wide range of affordable and high quality Spanish courses for all levels with experienced native teachers. Cultural and social activities are included in the programme. The school is located in the heart of the city in the district "Reparto Sueño" close to the Céspedes Park. New students can start on any Monday of the year.
Rafael M. Martinez Santisteban, Padre Pico No. 303 e' Heredia y San Basilio, phone: 653219, 669160, 52468507.
Paladar (private restaurant) "Salon Tropical." The best place to eat in Santiago.
Hotel Casagranda Drinks on the 6th floor roof top give you a spectacular view of the city at night.
Sra. Vilma de los Milagros Román Jaén, Trinidad (General Portuondo) No. 159 (Entre Gallo (Diez de Octubre) y San Pio (Brig.H.Vázquez)), ☎ (53 - 22) 623315 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Clean Casa, only one room, very friendly hosts, english spoken, air conditionCUC 25.
Ing. Ruben Camara Pascual y Lic. Caridad Arafet Arafet, Jose A. Saco No. 515 (entre Reloj y San Agustin), ☎ (53 - 22) 620 305 (Aylin@film.cineclubes.com). Air Conditioned, Cold & Hot Water, Private Bathroom, Excellent Food, Security, and ComfortCUC 20.