Cruiseship Terminals

La Habana, Cuba

Sierra Maestra San Francisco Terminal

See Useful information

Location: N 23° 08.266 W 082° 20.887
Address: Ave. del Puerto #1, e/ Amargura y Luz, La Habana Vieja, La Habana, Cuba
Cell: +(53) 5279 5264


The "Sierra Maestra" Terminal, at the "San Francisco" Pier, is located very near the mouth of the bay of Havana, just 1828 meters(5997.4 feet) away. The canal leading to the terminal is 13 meters deep (42.6 feet) by more than 225 meters (738.2 feet) wide.

The "Sierra Maestra" Terminal is part of historic Old Havana, which was Terminal declared Cultural World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. An exceptional spot for docking, travellers have immediate access to the colonial history of Cuba and the Americas and most beautiful part of the old city.

Just a few steps away from your vessel, you can enter the world of the old city through the historic Plaza of San Francisco (Saint Francis Square). Old Havana boast innumerable social, cultural, and recreational opportunities. As you relax in port, a wide variety of "things to do" are at your beck and call; everything to satisfy the simplest to the most exquisite of tastes: museums, art galleries, concert halls, square and parks, outdoor arts and crafts fairs, restaurant and hotels, and of course, the energy and friendliness of the Cuban people and their gift for hospitality and kindness.

The "Sierra Maestra" Terminal has designed for docking large recreational vessels (up to 70 000 tons). The berth capacity on both sides of the building is 202 meters long (662.7 feet), which can also be used as a dock. The water depth around the whole area is 9 meters (29.5 feet).

The terminal's second floor has an atractive, modern design with wood floors, an arboretum and skylights along the length of the ceiling. This area houses the Customs and Immigrations offices the terminal's administration offices, as well as duty free stores.

The dock, car rental offices, a parking lot and tourism agencies are located on the ground floor, where you can also find your way cut to enjoy Havana's Historical Centre.