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Quiet and Relaxing

Cayo Levisa is only acessible by ferry, and the landing site is hidden away down a typically rough road through a plantation. This serves as a perfect smokescreen for the beauty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Cayo Levisa is only acessible by ferry, and the landing site is hidden away down a typically rough road through a plantation. This serves as a perfect smokescreen for the beauty beyond. After a short boat ride over a crystal clear lagoon (very tempted to dive over) you find the 'resort' - it is divided into several bungalows, and from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Probably the best beach of Cuba, a little paradise. Having said that, staying on the Cajo is very expensive so we choose to do day trips - its only one our away from Vinales by car. The beach is very clean and long - great for walks. Strangely we were not even charged to use the beach chairs. There are... More 

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Sweden
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336 reviews 336 reviews
273 attraction reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This small island is situated in the Los Colorados Archipelago by the northwest coast of Cuba, some 150 km and some 2 hours by car from Havana. The road is not very good so be prepared for slow driving, but not so bad so you can get a car broken. It is well signed from highway Havana-Vinales, and then just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We booked a day trip to Cayo Levisa the day before from the tour office in Vinales. About 28CUC per person including a sandwich and fruit juice for lunch. We went by bus to the boat and took the ferry across the island. As previous reviewers have said this is a tourist only beach. We didn’t want to snorkel or... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It is the second time in three years I visit the islands, and yes it is beautiful. Beaches forever, mangroves, turquoise warm waters. Snorkeling is fun too, you go out with a boat and park by the corals for an hour. But be warned, it is a place only for tourists ( you need your passport as Cubans are not... More 

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Soenderborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

You can scuba dive the house reef at 11:45 AM. The ferry arrives at 10:30 AM. The dive boat leave at 9 AM for other dive sites. This mean that you as a day-tourist can't dive the external/outer dive sites :-( Jorn S. Larsen (Denmark)

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holland
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We were out of high season and it was very quiet - even the day trippers didn't make much of a crowd. Takes half hour to walk beach end to end, very clean. Minimal but sufficient activities for a ~3day stay. Snorkelling 18CUC for shared boat ride and 1 hr in water with divers and other snorkelers. Reef visibility clear,... More 

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Paris, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
10 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We spent a day on Cajo Levisa and we enjoyed every minite there. We went on a snorkeling trip and could see a lot of beautiful fishes and we enjoyed a desert beach with warm see away from the resort. The sand is white and the see is turquoise and transparent. The only point which could have been better is... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This beach is a fantastic place to spend a day, walking over the mangroves and discovering the wildlife. The sand is white, and in the mangroves, there is a fair amount of wildlife to see, from turtles to crabs and birds. The restaurant/bar provides reasonable lunch and drinks. If travelling from Vinales, make sure to travel through Pons, and not... More 

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

This beach is really beautiful and quiet. We did a day tour here from Vinales with Cubanacan which works out at 35CUC each including lunch. Its an hour bus from Vinales then a wait then a half hour boat ride to the Cayo. If you want to go to the beach for a day from Vinales Id recommend Cayo Jutias... More 

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