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Playa Esmeralda

| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Stunning Beach

Beautiful white powdery sands and crystal clear ocean. Got windy in the afternoon which we liked... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2014
Karen D
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Derry, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach

beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling kept clean and tidy. Gentle waves so feels very safe... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2014
Di&Mal
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Wellow, United Kingdom
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“white sand” (19 reviews)
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| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Beautiful white powdery sands and crystal clear ocean. Got windy in the afternoon which we liked for laying in the sun. Great for snorkelling rockier to enter the sea from the Luna Hotel side sandier to enter the sea from the Mares Hotel side.

2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 9 August 2014

beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling kept clean and tidy. Gentle waves so feels very safe. Fantastic trips also can be booked. Will be back next year.

Thank Di&Mal
Reviewed 8 August 2014

was staying in SRLM, this beach has THE softest sand I have ever felt in my life. Very clean, plenty of life guards and first aid available. Good water sports and great snorkelling right at the top end near the other hotel

1  Thank wales4you
Reviewed 8 July 2014

At the eastern part of the beach, close to the adults only resort you can do some excellent snorkelling up against the sea wall. The rest of the beach os about 2 kms wide and very clean

1  Thank Marc G
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful sandy beach with soft fine sand. Also great for snorkelling just along coast. There is a restaurant right on the beach with a beautiful sunset.

Thank cf5jet
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The beaches are amazing, soft white sand and crystal clear blue sea. If your not a local you can be bothered by street vendors selling cd's etc but they are friendly enough and no move away once you have said no.

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Beautiful white sand beach about 1km in length. Easy to snorkel off the beach between the two hotels. Water was most calm in the morning. Loved it.

1  Thank Mirami-j
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Few words Beautiful, soft fine white sand This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have been on. The waters are so clear the you can see the fish swim right by you.

Thank TravellingDanOttawa
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Esmeralda has crystal clear waters, great sand, and was never too busy, at least when we were there (April). I could easily spend a week at this beach alone.

Thank AlohaYYZ
Reviewed 2 June 2014

One of the best beaches I've been to! Best to stay up by sol rio as up by paridisus is very rocky but there is very good for snorkelling.

Thank Lauren S
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elewisOttawa_On
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
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
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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