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Pilar Beach (Playa Pilar)

Cayo Guillermo, Cuba
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Ranked #5 of 332 attractions in Cuba
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Beautiful beach.   You can even go snorkelling there. But watch out for jelly-fish!  Playa Pilar can be reached by taxi or bus from hotels in Cayo... more »
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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful beach :) Exotic and amazing Cheap bus ride to get there Enjoyed my day snorkling and drinking the coconut drink

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redcar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

White sand, lovely warm sea with a shelving beach and clear blue sea. Sun beds and shade for 10 CUC which includes 3 free drinks. Take the bus from hotel, it's not far or expensive. We didn't eat at the restaurant but food looked good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Was a cheap bus ride to the beach! For under $50 you had drink tickets,food and Snorkelling. They boat you out to a little island not far from the Beach, you get to snorkel around and get used to it. After a little bit you and the group with a professional instructor swim out from the island and look at... More

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Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I must-see attraction and trip. Went twice in one week. Excellent little restaurant offering seafood for a really good price $ and a good service. Cost 2 $ per chair for the entire day. Very calm sea water and crystal clear. Extraordinary place:-)))

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Amazing beach with beautiful white sand, clear turquoise waters. Worth a trip especially when you go before 9:00 AM when nobody is there. It costs 5 CUC per person return trip with a bus, same price for a taxi from Melia Cayo Guillermo. We opted for the taxi trip as we made our own schedule. It costs 2 CUC to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beautiful beach, you must and I stress must try the pinna colada served in coconut. The best thing ever.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a lovely beach but to be honest all of Cayo Guillermo beaches are just as beautiful and you do have to pay for a sun bed on pillar

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Zilina, Slovakia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Kitschy amazing beach with soft and tiny bright yellow sand that strokes your feet like an expensive massage. If you go to Cuba to enjoy a nice beach, this is the place. LOCATION: Its located at the very end of Cayo Gilermo hidden behind some 15m high sand dunes. TRANSPORT: You will need a car or a bus to get... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love this beach its idyliic, get a taxi here early before the bus arrives and have an hour or two on this beach on your own. There is a lovely restaurant for your lunch that sells fresh fish which is delicious and very resonable. The boys here sell fab rum cocktails all day long they are yummy and dont... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

You MUST visit this beech ...it was pure heaven Pure white sands and the sea is pure lush bar staff very friendly loved it here

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