The best beaches in Cuba

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Are you looking for a destination with beautiful and extensive beaches with transparent waters and golden sands? Cuba is, without a doubt, a great choice, since this Caribbean island country also offers an excellent climate, exquisite cuisine, dreamy landscapes, charming corners, cultural diversity, sophisticated resorts and exclusive restaurants. As you can see, it is an ideal destination to disconnect, forget about daily routines and put stress aside. In short, it is the perfect place to go on vacation.

Cuba has an extensive coastline where it is possible to find beaches bathed by both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as a great coral reef in the north. Today we move to this Latin American country to discover 10 of its best sandy areas. Of course, we have to apologize in advance for all the beautiful beaches that have been left out of the list and that, without a doubt, also deserved a place. Would you like to join us?

Varadero beach

Varadero
How could it be otherwise, we have to start by talking about Varadero beach, which stretches for 22 kilometers, offering soft white sands and crystalline waters that contrast with the surrounding vegetation. It is located on the Hicacos peninsula, Matanzas province.

Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach
Second, we want to talk about Playa Para铆so, which is located in Cayo Largo del Sur, in a hotel- free zone, so the place takes on an exotic air. This nudist beach stands out for the tranquility of its waters and for its beautiful surroundings.

Sirena Beach

Sirena Beach
Also in Cayo Largo del Sur is Playa Sirena, a picturesque enclave located near the resorts . Beyond finding white sands and blue waters, on this beach you will have the possibility of doing numerous water activities, such as kayaking or sailing.

Pilar Beach

Pilar Beach
We continue our tour of Cuba in Cayo Guillermo, where Playa Pilar is located, considered by many to be the best beach in the country. It is a virgin sandy area surrounded by high dunes and palm trees. It was baptized by Ernest Hemingway himself.

Anc贸n Beach

Ancon Beach
A beach that cannot be missing from the list is Playa Anc贸n, which is only 13 kilometers from Trinidad. Considered by many to be the best beach in southern Cuba, it surprises with its mountainous landscapes and vegetation.

Esmeralda Beach

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Nor could it miss Playa Esmeralda, a beautiful sandy area located in Holgu铆n, which was baptized by Christopher Columbus. It is shaped like a half moon and is surrounded by lagoons and lush vegetation. Of course, you must bear in mind that it is a beach with only 1 kilometer in length

Guardalavaca Beach

Guardalavaca Beach
Also in Holgu铆n is Guardalavaca Beach, a beautiful shell-shaped sandy area that offers white sands and crystal clear waters, and is flanked by a coral reef , forests and hills full of vegetation. It is an ideal place to practice water activities.

Santa Lucia Beach

Santa Lucia Beach
Of course, we also have to talk about Playa Santa Lucia, a sandy area that stretches along 21 kilometers offering white sands and a wide variety of hotels and resorts. Mind you, this place is subject to careful preservation.

Guanabo Beach

Guanabo Beach
27 kilometers east of Havana we find Playa Guanabo, a beautiful territory that is also known as Playas del Este. The best thing about this place is its surroundings, since the beach is located in a picturesque and beautiful fishing village.

Gir贸n Beach

Giron Beach
Finally, we want to talk about Playa Gir贸n, which is located on the east side of the Bay of Pigs. It is a calm and beautiful beach where it’s worth diving and snorkeling.