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Great beach near Havana

Easy to get to on the T3 bus and a beautiful beach! We went early at 8:30 am and basically had the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great beaches

We had wonderfull time here. Great looking girls, perfect drinks, amazing music, nice beach and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy to get to on the T3 bus and a beautiful beach! We went early at 8:30 am and basically had the beach to ourselves. It starts to get busier around 12pm. Make sure to walk along the beach to pick out the best spot...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chillison
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wonderfull time here. Great looking girls, perfect drinks, amazing music, nice beach and good food.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Petr B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoying the beach while you're visiting Havana, Cuba? Why not! I thought I wouldn't go to the beach during our trip to Havana, Cuba, but we made the right decision to come down here and stop by at Santa Maria del Mar. Santa Maria Del...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IndahNS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful beaches east of habana. different from each other and served by some very good bars and restaurants. You can get there with a comfortable bus in 20 minutes (central park in Habana)

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank clacillaria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day for 6 pesos we rented two lounge chairs and an umbrella, I had not swam in the carabean and I was delighted the water was crystal clear, guys walked the beach hawking their goods, for 2 pesos you could buy an ice cold...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was truly one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. The waters were so calm, clear, and blue. The beach was not very crowded. It was so relaxing and a truly peaceful beach getaway from Havana.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank adamgbass12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the 25 minute ride there! Frank was working on the beach renting chairs and umbrellas, and fetching food and drink from the restaurant at the entrance. Water was blue and clear!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Cannonball999
Reviewed February 11, 2019

We had two days here. The first was midweek so relatively quiet but still plenty of sellers walking up and down the beach; second visit was at the weekend - although busier nothing like beaches in Europe. Not overly pestered. Tricky getting in and out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KegMen
Reviewed January 29, 2019

It's clear that some of these reviewers have never been to a proper Caribbean beach. In terms of convenience, Santa Maria del Mar is excellent. It's about a 20-minute drive from Old Havana. In terms of beach quality, it is quite awful. The sand is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank NewYorkCityNative
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We wanted a beach day while in Havana but we thought we would have to travel for a few hours. We called in to a local travel agent and she suggested there was a beach only 20kms away and we could get the bus there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lee-Ann S
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March 3, 2019|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to stay with a group. There are numerous tours available just outside the terminal in antique cars.They will find you and offer their services. Very informative tours and should cost around $50 per hour with... More
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Response from candiceo2015 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, kite surfing that’s about it