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“Havana´s Beach !!!!”
Review of Playas de Este

Playas de Este
Ranked #16 of 259 things to do in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A famed Cuban beach ideal for lying out in the sun.
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Is not Varadero, or anyone of Cayos .... but is prefered by Havana people beach, with very good white sand, quiet blue sea and hundred of person, enjoying cuban summer.

Want a meet cubans in Havana: go to Playas del Este

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Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

The beach is going through a renovation of sorts.

They are working on a "dune preservation" (not that there were really any before) project that includes moving all the restaurants to the back part of the beach and the building of the actual "dunes" and wood beam bridges to axcess the actual beach.

I kind of "don't get it" but it does look cleaner and more organized. The actual "reserved area" for the Tropicoco is fenced in and signs posted at the beginning of the day warning non-guests to stay off.

The beach was wonderful. Water was warm, but sadly lots of garbage. Cubans don't even FLINCH when they throw a can or wrapper on the sand.

Probably the only beach in the world where people walk around selling bunches of grapes and cheese PIZZAS($30 Cuban pesos)!!

This is a great beach, no doubt.

3  Thank TolouseKytzia
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

The beach is fantastic. In front of each hotel The beach is reserved for clients only. No solicitation on the beach.

2  Thank 4Mshmsh
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

You can reach it by taking the tourist bus from Parque Central. It’s not a long trip (30 - 45 min), but I’m not sure if it’s worth the trouble. It’s just another beach (normal water, normal sand, dusty buildings), rather a place for locals and tourist facilities are limited.

2  Thank Ionut S
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

no words, just go and enjoy the beach of the real cubans with a minimum of tourist ! even in january the water is 28° so for europeans ....hot !

3  Thank zeun
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