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An iconic destination.

Looking at the area now, it is hard to realize that this is an historical area because of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tenorman41
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Cool Dive spot!

Took a 2 hour ride from Veradero to get here. Easily the best thing I did while in Cuba. Got to... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
itsmeVL
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Toronto, Canada
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The “Bahia de Cochinos” is, of course, where the U.S. staged a failed invasion of Cuba.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at the area now, it is hard to realize that this is an historical area because of the abortive invasion in the 60's. Now it is basically just another beach - sandy in some areas and rocky in others. The diving and snorkeling is...More

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Took a 2 hour ride from Veradero to get here. Easily the best thing I did while in Cuba. Got to dive twice. Saw a couple wrecks and quite a few fish as well. Also a good spot to snorkel if you can't dive. The...More

Thank itsmeVL
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Unless you are very interested in the history and can read Spanish, there isn't much more than a museum. On the site there is now a big hotel. But the museum was interesting and worth the stop for those interested in learning the Cuban perspective...More

2  Thank ExoticTravelGirlNYC
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Don't miss out if you're in Cuba, go swimming and for sure go snorkling here, its absolutely beautiful. Clear water, colourful fish and coral reef, and if you go to the right place there is a bar on the waters edge.

1  Thank Tegan M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Swimming in the Bay of Pigs was amazing. The water was so clear that you did not even need snorkeling gear or goggles. The fish had such vibrant colours they were easy to see. It was hard getting into and out the water as there...More

2  Thank L P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The history and significance of BoP makes this a must see location. We swam and the water was delightful. The changing facilities were typically Cuban but hey that's Cuba. Our guide provided the background and history which was invaluable. The pool was worth a look...More

1  Thank swampykevin
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Interesting Museum, but accommodation was poor at Playa Larga. Just a collection of Casa Particulares which were not very Particular. The usual government hotel has a good position. Heard that the scuba diving was very good. Lots of tourists who came to do bird watching....More

Thank Cyril-Mundy
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a piece of history. It's an important part of Cuban and American history so it's worth a stop. It's also a great place for scuba diving and snorkeling! The beach is not very good but the water is warm and clear. We...More

1  Thank CristinaAriadna
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Please be aware the bay of pigs is quite a big area or at least they call the same name to quite a big area. The snorkeling in front of the Fish Cave is amazing with clear water , with coral reefs and lots of...More

1  Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The museum at Playa Giron is worth a detour. It gives reasonable insight into the CIA led invasion thru a series of photos and decommisoned weaponry. There is a Cadeca opposite.

Thank Ian L
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Try Intrepid. They have great guides and if you are lucky enough to get Valarie you'll get an excellent history lesson too. He was a school teacher before becoming a guide and we found him fantastic. There is a museum worth... More
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