We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Isla de la Juventud

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Cuba
Website
Description:

A pristine and unhurried island with Indian cave paintings to view, great...

A pristine and unhurried island with Indian cave paintings to view, great diving opportunities and a friendly local wildlife.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 26 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Way off the tourist trail - if you can get there

I've hesitated about writing this up since visiting Cuba in November because it was such a mixed experience. However in retrospect it was one of the most memorable of our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Peapod27
,
Taunton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 4: English reviews
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've hesitated about writing this up since visiting Cuba in November because it was such a mixed experience. However in retrospect it was one of the most memorable of our three-week trip, so here goes - with warning of very long but potentially useful review. We wanted to visit as an antidote to Vinales, which is pretty but really touristy,... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Peapod27
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Isla de la Juventud or in English "Isle of Youth" is not exactly a great tourist destination. The Hotel Colony is the only hotel on the island and most people that use it are scuba divers. There is accommodation in Nueva Gerona, but one of the guests in the hotel Colony had moved out of the Nueva Gerona accommodation... More 

Helpful?
13 Thank Alan R
Aarau, Switzerland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

villa choli in nueva gerona one of the best places in cuba great food and taxi service bike rental they help you with the diving trip thanx to rambe and his family

Helpful?
6 Thank simon f
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2011

I stayed at hotel colony and went on dive excursions with the international dive center. The people are very hospitable. They treated me life a part of their family.

Helpful?
5 Thank PsychRogue

Travelers who viewed Isla de la Juventud also viewed

Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud
 
Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
 

Been to Isla de la Juventud? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Isla de la Juventud and other visitors
12 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Isla de la Juventud staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?