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Guardalavaca Beach

56km (35 miles) N of Holguin, Holguin, Cuba
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Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in Holguin
Type: Beaches
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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful white sand and turquoise sea. Felt really sad on our last day, and can't wait to visit again

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Barrie, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The beach was so busy and the people visiting the beach just left their garbage behind. They also used the ocean as a public bathroom and we often found feces floating in the water.

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Beach and sea fantastic. Quiet relaxing. All you need for a great holiday. Sea fabulous warm waters, clear and beautiful. Take an air mattres as beach beds don't have any mattress, so would be uncomfortable to lounge on.

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Not too far from our hotel which is what we want - don't want to travel a long distance to visit anything. Very picturesque and enjoyed the market off the beach but bothered by transients looking for money.

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Saint Robert, Missouri
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26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

This beach is amazing..Last time I visited was back in 2008...but I would definitely recommend this place to anyone for any occasion...A wedding there is just something you will never forget..imagine your own...A must visit place.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

No debris on the beach, litter free and safe to walk without worry of hurting you bare feet. The locals trying to make a living, walk around trying to sell peanuts or brittle candy, and walk away if you say No... no hassle super friendly people

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halifax
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Good Cuban bands around. We visited on a Sunday which I believe is Cubans party day, it was great to see them all having a good time.

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Ilford, essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

didn't really like this trip as we went on a sat and the beach was crammed with locals and you were left feeling uneasy and perhaps not welcome as it was their weekend. visit during the week as it has a little market too

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great yarmouth
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Lovely beach loads of beds and parasols and lovely for snorkelling lots of locals at the weekends but guess what it's their beach and they are just as entitled to use it as the us tourists.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

take your own snorkelling kit and spend the day on the beach then taxi back to your resort or you can take the open top bus but this restricts your time

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