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Guardalavaca Beach

(35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Beautiful view

This beach has a beautiful view, but I visited when the water wasn't so calm.... There is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barrie, Canada
What a beach!

If you ever wondered what a true beach should be, this it. A short walk from the taxi stop, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul B
Redditch, United Kingdom
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“flea market” (28 reviews)
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(35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach has a beautiful view, but I visited when the water wasn't so calm.... There is a lot of coral along the beach, and not a lot of fish to be seen.

Thank gloria212017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever wondered what a true beach should be, this it. A short walk from the taxi stop, this beach is clean, sandy (I know, what else would it be) with Chrystal clear water. A small bar off to the left offers a great...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

If you don't go here, you will never know what you're missing!! I highly recommend bringing water goggles :)

Thank Bonnie2504
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stunning blue sea and white beach and sea where you can see your feet even deep in the water. Fish are pretty and harmless. No stingers or anything but wear shoes if you are squeamish.

1  Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

January 2017 We stayed at the Brisas Guardalavaca for but we always venture down to the Guardalavaca beach at least once or twice. Lots of locals Cubans which doesn’t bother me as my spouse is Cuban. We ate at one of the beach bars (beside...More

Thank IHeartCubaSi
Reviewed 9 October 2017

this is an okay beach, and nice because it was right by our hotel, but there are nicer beaches nearby with less people and less peddlers.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

What can I say other than let down....disappointed... I’m sorry to say that this is far from the glowing review I made 2 years ago. Staff - lovely (some nicer and more attentive than others depending on how much you tipped, Canadians must tip more...More

Thank Mellee76
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The beach was alright, food sand and clear waters but it is definitively not the second prettiest in the country. The Cuban keys have far better beaches. We loved it at the hotel we were at. The water was amazing even tho the hurricane cut...More

Thank Flavia V
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing beach. For fure one of the most beautiful beaches that I have had the pleasure to visit. The water is amazing very clean and the sand fantastic.

Thank pedrooliveira805
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Truly stunning! Picturesque beach, not overcrowded and clean. My wife has had a photo of this beach as her phone background since we came back. It looks like a postcard photo! Never have I ever been on a beach like this and may never be...More

Thank SniperY2K
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Sharon M
22 September 2017|
Response from Terry J | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on the main road and goes past 3 different resorts.
14 May 2017|
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Response from AndrewandPam | Reviewed this property |
we were there in January and it was clean and beautiful. we stayed at guardalavaca so im not sure about your resort sorry
Craig H
9 March 2017|
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Response from steve and trici... g | Reviewed this property |
we was there in November there wasn't any flight from holguin to Havana sorry to say maybe you won't get there next best option is the 2 day 1 night to Santiago de cuba the old capital of cuba cost about £175 per person... More