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Coral Beach

| KM 15 Carbonera, Varadero, Cuba
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Nice spot to snorkel and dive. The area did sustain damage from Irma but we saw lots of marine... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Visited as part of a tour.

I love snorkeling, and the reef here was quite good with good fish. But we were forced to wear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fleet, United Kingdom
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If you travel to Cuba and visit Varadero, the best option we recommend you is snorkel or dive in Beach Coral, we have a group of highly experienced professionals every year we serve more than 2000 clients who had never done the activity. We wait for you on your vacation, you will not regret it I assure you. Snorkeling at Coral Beach or Coral Beach: The snorkeling at Coral Beach or Playa Coral is from the edge of the beach, where there have a depth of less than 1 meter, for beginners we impacted an initiation class where they are taught how to swim and the basics of the equipment . Beginners and inexperienced will have a life jacket, with this all the time they will be on the surface. You will swim approximately 80 meters from the edge until you are on the coral barrier. This activity is from about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Where you can feed the fish with your own hands and even touch them. This excursion if you want this split in 2 Parts. The second part is the Saturn Cave. Saturn Cave: It is a natural swimming pool where fresh water and salt water flows, with formations of stalactites and stalagmites. There is a lake and two galleries where you can find blind shrimp and fish. It has parts where its depth is of 1 meter to 2 meters, as also it has 22 meters of depth in its deepest part but it is so crystalline the water that can be seen to the bottom. You can only do the snorkeling activity as it is very small and deep which is not ideal for diving.
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| KM 15 Carbonera, Varadero, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice spot to snorkel and dive. The area did sustain damage from Irma but we saw lots of marine life. Entry into the water is still easy as there is still sand with some rock. We saw a large schools of blue tang. We saw...More

Thank italchica17
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love snorkeling, and the reef here was quite good with good fish. But we were forced to wear bulky (not inflatable) life jackets which made it uncomfortable and difficult. Also, there were dozens off people thrashing around.

Thank malc75
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two structures at the beach. One has a dive shop and the other looks like an abandoned building. The snorkeling in front of the "abandoned" building is really quite good. The diving though in at the other building was not that great because...More

Thank Jeller805
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time snorkeling. The coral was nice to see but not as colorful like the ones in Australia. Saw colorful fish and they swam all around us. It cost 35 cucs per person. Picked us up at the resort. They provided all...More

1  Thank Jacques L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As total new comers to snorkling, we couldn't of had more fun and felt safer visiting the reef here. Do not go expecting the vibrant colours of a coral reef that you have seen on tv from australia. But there is still a lot of...More

3  Thank Ross P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I love snorkeling so what a better place to do so then as the name implies Coral Beach, I booked a tour which also included other highlights at a $ 20 dollars a piece a complete bargain, the name in itself it tells you you'll...More

1  Thank VictoriaD2
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I love to snorkel. I knew going to Varadero that (real) snorkeling at the resort wasn't going to be an option. So for a do it yourself excursion we hoped on the beach bus headed into Varadero and took a cab to Coral beach. The...More

6  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

What a great experience, to be able to swim with so many fish and so close too, I just hope the coral does not get damaged by the anchors.

1  Thank christoferson
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Our scuba/snorkeling instructors we terrific! The experience was exhilarating & beautiful! You will want to bring an underwater camera & pet the fish.

2  Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

we went snorkeling at this beach and were amazed by the beautiful creatures that inhabit this place! I was amazed by the beautiful scenery, the multi-colorful fishes and starfishes! It was not my firs time, but it definitely was the 1st experience of its kind...More

Thank Maria C
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18 May 2017|
Response from Adriel C | Property representative |
Hello You can Book to underwatercuba @ gmail . com The price is $36 x Pax snorkeling tour and $70 Diving tour. Included pick up and back to you hotel in Varadero, equipments, instructor. The snorkeling at Beach Coral and... More
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