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Playa Esmeralda

| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Turism and travel.

Absolutely standing, like someone else said also, the beach with you have dreamed. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TurismTravel
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Toronto, Canada
Stunning

Absolutely stunning white sands. Clear blue water and very high strong waves! Definitely would go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lucy8692
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average5%
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| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely standing, like someone else said also, the beach with you have dreamed. Beautiful care in this area ...

Thank TurismTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning white sands. Clear blue water and very high strong waves! Definitely would go back here

Thank lucy8692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the type of beach that you only dream of. Golden fine sand and crystal clear water. Safe to swim and great for snorkelling. Wow!

Thank Glenn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is quite small and is limited in length by the rocks at each end but the sand is white and there is easy access into the sea.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The best beach in Cuba, 1 kilometre long we walked down this beach everyday and every evening, it was especially great when it rained. it was paradise on earth clean and white sands.

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What can I say it's a long beautiful beach . It's perfect for a nice long stroll in the sun with the emerald waters lapping or crashing onto the sand. It has a partially rocky shore in parts and snorkelling is quite good.

Thank Scuba-stu-2012
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great beach, watch out for rocks when entering the sea and great place to go snorkeling, the fish out in the coral love to eat bananas.

1  Thank Coltina
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Playa Esmeralda is such a lovely beach, some places being a bit rocky but if you head towards the middle just by where the catamaran station is its quite shallow and no stones. We find the best time of the year to go is between...More

Thank frank7777Devon
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful clean golden/white sand. Clear blue warm sea. Plenty of space even when busy & tourists & locals very friendly, my husband & I felt safe.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful beach if you staying at one of the 2 nearby resorts. As always look out for scam artists when your in this type of area. Kilometres of beautiful white sand and ocean

Thank Mike R
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elewisOttawa_On
Is Playa Esmeralda a public beach?
30 April 2017|
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Response from tunamackeral | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it, Playa Esmeralda is a shared beach with guests from Sol Rio de Luna y Mares resort and Paradisus Rio d'Oro resort. There is no public access other than through the resorts which have security. However on... More
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Gill300361
Hi, Is the snorkeling any good? How far is the reef from the beach? Thanks, Gill
29 March 2017|
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Response from nr151eg | Reviewed this property |
Hi with regards to your question about Snorkelling first of all the beach is set in a bay which gives you good access to the sea, the best areas to snorkel in are around the steps on the beach leading up to the PRDO Hotel... More
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Margaret M
Does anyone know roughly how much the trips cost in Cuba for Paradise Island and the day out in old American car thanks
19 January 2017|
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Response from tunamackeral | Reviewed this property |
- don't know abt Paradise island - day out in old American car? Well the private taxis are all 1950 era US cars and there is a quite a choice. Outside/inside the cars are the original 1950 US model, but undercarriage... More
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