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“Okay beach” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Esmeralda

Playa Esmeralda
Holguin, Cuba
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Ranked #4 of 20 things to do in Holguin
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“Okay beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Lots of rocky areas, but you can still walk for about 20 minutes and there are several lovely places to swim.

Visited March 2014
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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“The Top Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This beach is georgous - lovely blue sea, fantastic white sand and loads of palm trees to geet out of the hot sun - this is the place to spend your days.

Visited April 2014
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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“a little piece of paradise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A beautiful beach with two bar/restaurants. Soft sand with many sun shelters to dodge the very strong sun, and reasonable snorkelling. Snorkelling equipment and Catamaran sailing were included with our hotel package. Some fish come close in to shore but the coral is a little way out and you need to be a reasonably strong swimmer to reach it. Quite a few people were encouraging the fish with bread and banana. At the west end of the beach is a conservation area. Walking there made a pleasant change from lying on the beach with another Rum Cocktail..........
We had a wonderful 2 weeks there staying at the Sol Rio de Luna y Mares which fronts directly onto this beach.

Visited February 2014
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Paris, France
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“Playa Esmeralda very good service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We're always looking for new places to try...found this through Google within the Playa Esmeralda Restaurants in Holguin, Cuba. Very classy, casual, comfortable place to sit and eat. We sat in the outside patio, it wasn't crowded at all and service was very friendly and efficient by all. We are always looking for the authentic Esmeralda taste

Visited January 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Gradients of blue till your eye can see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

It's picturesque and tranquil. Very beautiful beach, white sand and clear water. It was calm enough to swim, safe and had water sports on the resort where we stayed. One of the best beaches around.

Visited March 2014
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