Approximately 340 miles east of Havana off Cuba’s north coast is where you will find Cayo Coco. Part of the beautiful Jardines del Rey region, this cay offers some of the best beaches in Cuba and is known for its isolated nature. Most visitors arrive via the seventeen-mile causeway that connects the island to the […]
Cuba is blessed with miles upon miles of white-sand beaches, and the wonderful year-round weather certainly doesn't hurt. Cuba actually gets more than 300 sunny days a year on average, and the surrounding waters of the Atlantic Ocean are both warm and inviting on most days. Also worth highlighting when it comes to the Cuba beaches is the fact that some of the best are lined with resorts, including resorts with all inclusive packages.
Some of the best Cuban beaches are on the country's northern side, and they include the beaches of Varadero and Cayo Coco. Varadero is just 90 miles east of Havana and is the most popular Cuban beach destination. Scores of all inclusive resorts can be found along it, and they offer watersports activities for guests to enjoy. As for Cayo Coco, it is a key that can be found some 340 miles east of Havana. A manmade causeway links the island to the mainland, and another causeway connects Cayo Coco to the also popular key of Cayo Guillermo. Only tourists and tourism industry workers are allowed on these islands, and the surrounding Jardines del Rey region has seen its popularity increase significantly in recent years.
The eastern province of Holguin is another area that features some of the best Cuban beaches. Among the region's most prized strips of sand are Playa Guardalavaca and Playa Esmeralda. Inviting resorts are springing up along these delightful beaches. On the southern side of Cuba, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Trinidad beckons with its wonderful architecture, and glorious Playa Ancon beach isn't far from town. Finally, the Cuba beaches of Playa Paraiso and Playa Sirena are the best that can be found on the protected western side, and Havana visitors that don't wish to stray too far from the city can have plenty of fun at the lively, nearby beaches of Santa Maria and Playa del Este.
Varadero is Cuba’s most popular beach vacation destination. This has a lot to do with its immaculate beaches and its easy of access. The Varadero beaches are quintessentially Caribbean, in that they provide soft, powdery sand and clear, turquoise waters. In terms of access, the Varadero area is only some 90 miles east of Havana, […]