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Playa de Jibacoa

C/ Jibacoa, Santa Cruz del Norte 32900, Cuba
+53 47 295840
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Cuban day experience

Al fresco BBQ food prepared by the hotel chefs and served on the beach c/o makeshift stalls and a... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Braintree, United Kingdom
Fantastic corals, fewer fish

This is a great place to be, but hard to find. Others have given extensive reviews about how to get... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2017
Zoltán L
Budapest, Hungary
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“coral reef” (4 reviews)
“bar staff” (2 reviews)
C/ Jibacoa, Santa Cruz del Norte 32900, Cuba
+53 47 295840
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Al fresco BBQ food prepared by the hotel chefs and served on the beach c/o makeshift stalls and a local band playing with glorious sunshine...what more does one want? .Staff and holidaymakers alike were dancing to the music enjoying cocktails and beers...paradise!

1  Thank Vegas69024
Reviewed April 23, 2017

This is a great place to be, but hard to find. Others have given extensive reviews about how to get their, read them carefully, it's not straightforward! The coral life is amazing, in swimming distance, in shallow waters you are literally swimming in coral, as...More

Thank Zoltán L
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Everybody that reviewed this beach was either staying at the @Memories Jibacoa or the @Cameleon Villas. I stayed with my family in Habana and wanted to snorkel in Jibacoa as this is the nearest place (not to say the only mainland place) with accessible coral...More

2  Thank Miguel S
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Sand, rock pools, mountains behind, blue sea in front.... bliss! Less than an hour by car from Havana, but very few people around. Some very low-key hawkers on the beach, but not intrusive or aggressive, and happy to chat.

4  Thank crookhamcommon
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I can only say, the first visit 10 years ago it was a place of extreme beauty. Now tourism had taken it tole the reef is in bad shape and the litter has taken its tole. I hope Cubans realise their treasure is being lost.

5  Thank ANTHONY D
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Really beautiful quiet beach. Coral reef is good for snorkelling. Really peaceful and relaxing. Good to walk the hills overlooking the beach too.

3  Thank Dawn2011
Reviewed May 31, 2016

This beach is amazing, lovely white sand which leads to clear blue waters where you will find the snorkelling is amazing. We were staying in the Villas Tropica and the beach was immaculately kept clean even in winding conditions. This is one of the best...More

4  Thank Denbo14
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Have been here many times and at different months..Feb/Apr/July/Oct/Dec...weather wise we were never disappointed.Was there last October and we just returned on the 13 May.Lots of changes for the better be it in food and entertainment, day/afternoon/evening.Nothing changed in cleanliness because the cleanliness has always...More

4  Thank Tom930
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Travelled beginning of April for 10 days. This year we brought another couple with us. The food was good last year and it has improved this year. Again, the tennis lessons from Alberto were exceptional! I have taken lessons from many different pros and have...More

3  Thank humptus
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

A lovely sandy beach with coral reefs, excellent for snorkelling. The edges of the beach are a bit stoney so rubber shoes are a must. Trees on the beach provide shade, and the backdrop of tree covered hills behind just complete the picture

2  Thank ebonylynton
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Marsha S
October 17, 2016|
Response from MOSES L |
Yes, the hotel can arrange taxis to Havana,enquirer at reception or speak to a porter called Kiki
December 6, 2015|
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Response from judyupnorth | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. There are restaurants in the resorts, but other than that, you have to take a taxi to get to ones outside the resorts. There are a few within a couple of kilometers, but we haven't been to any of them. I... More
November 6, 2015|
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Response from judyupnorth | Reviewed this property |
I agree - book Memories Jibacoa through SunWing. It's worth it for the transfer packages. The resort is lovely, and I would go soon, before all the Americans find out about it!!