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Esmeralda Holguin

Beautiful Holguin beach another clean debris free strolling beach. Water is inviting with a gentle slope into the water. Great for snorkeling.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
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Durham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Holguin beach another clean debris free strolling beach. Water is inviting with a gentle slope into the water. Great for snorkeling.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean beach, warm water and pretty good snorkelling, but you need to be staying at the Paradisus Rio del Oro or the Rio de Luna y Mares if you want to enjoy it.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This was the beach which we shared with another hotel,it did not seem to be a public beach but just used by the tourists.It had water sports provided by the hotel and sun beds and some cover,but not enough when it got busy.At the side of the beach it has coral reefs great for snorkelling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

if you can walk about half a km you can go scuba diving in the resort next to the rio de luna y mares resort , dont forget your mask its free no need to pay for a tour!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This beach is shared with the hotel next door but it is plenty big enough. Entry into the ocean can be a bit tough and water shoes would help but there is a large sandy area as well. Snorkeling is also very good to the left end and out and around the rock edge. This is where the catamarans stop.

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Liverpool,Nova Scotia Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stayed at the resort Sol Rio de Luna y Mares and minutes from the beach. It was well maintained and a delight to swim in the ocean...so clean and fresh. Loved it !

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Best place for vacations in Cuba, nice spa, snorkeling from the beech, good food and wonderful music all day long.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

we have gone to sol luna 16 time since 2008. and cant wait to go back again this yr the reason we go is for the staff and the great beach. i just want to mention a couple staff members that make us feel at home.1st one Jesus Ardevol, bell man at front desk. an amazing guy. we met him... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

large sandy beach, spectacular water, safe and very clear. there is some snorkeling but mostly juste a very nice beach to relaxe

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Fine place to enjoy the sun and snorkeling. Occasionally locals come here as well. Perhaps we were unlucky as we were told that we can not swim with the dolphins if we won't but the half-day package (we had only two hrs there).

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