Beaches

Why visit Cuba’s Beaches

There is no question Cuba’s beaches are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. Diving and snorkelling is consistently good and a wide variety of water sports, deep sea and bone fishing are on offer. Whether you want to party with locals on Playa del Este or retreat to a secluded hotel on Las Brujas, Cuba’s beaches are worth a visit.

About Cuba’s Beaches

For a Caribbean Island with pearly white sands and pristine turquoise waters, Cuba has not traditionally been promoted as a beach destination. Why? For two reasons, the first is because to visit Cuba is to visit its people. They are the absolute heart and soul of this island. The richest areas for Cuba’s culture tends to be in the interior and its capital Havana. Secondly, until of late, the way the island has developed, large, all inclusive chains dominated the beach scene leaving Cuba a long way behind in the rise of barefoot luxury and boutique beach.

Today however, and through our relentless combing of the coasts and cayes we know the best places to kick back and relax for a few days after your Cuban adventure, in comfort. 

  • Visit Cayo Levisa for a picture postcard sandy atoll
  • Stay on Cayo Santa Maria for high end lodging fronting pristine waters
  • From Havana, head to Varadero for easy access to beaches with all the toys
  • Charter a boat for a few nights for a different perspective and explore deserted islands

Beyond the ordinary

For those exploring the east, Playa Maguana has simple cabanas but allows for a true back to basics beach experience in a totally idyllic and isolated setting. 

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