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Good food & snorkeling

30 min drive from Santiago downtown. Rocky beach, but not bad for snorkeling. There is a shipwreck... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Denes222
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Gyor-Moson-Sopron County, Hungary
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Siboney Beach close to Santiago de Cuba

If you are in Santiago de Cuba and crave a little beach time, then head out like a local by a... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
Dev K
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Jun 29, 2019
“Shock and awe.”
Jun 16, 2019
“a bad beach at best”
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

The natural beauty of the place is intact. What wonderful memories it brought back! However, our wonderful old beach house on the hill has been destroyed. It broke my heart.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vistaalegrino
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Popular I suppose because of the limited number of beaches in the area, but it is a small beach, rocky, especially after the recent hurricane damages to the area. Services, such a refreshment stalls are limited, and restaurants are essentially poor at best. Playa Juragua...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vallero
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Nice place to try to catch a breeze and some cool water. When we were there, they were offering whole roast pig to eat. I would say definitely a locals hangout.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We went here on a day trip from Santiago city. While the lush topography surrounding the beach is lovely, and it is the Caribbean so it's warm enough to swim there, it's not the most comfy strand to spend time at in Cuba. Super pebbly,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Isaac Y
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Don't expect a white sand beach and palm trees typical of the north shores of Cuba. It's all right, but it is closer to an Ontario beach than a Caribbean one: pebbled, with a handful of umbrellas and loungers available for rent, a small snack...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marichka M
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We rented a scooter in Santiago wanting to get out of town and in nature. Because of this beach we almost ended up renting a place on the east mountain side. Some amazing houses overlook this mighty amazing bay. But everything was occupied. This is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

30 min drive from Santiago downtown. Rocky beach, but not bad for snorkeling. There is a shipwreck and somewhat of corals to take a look. Not busy, locals are present rather than tourists. Locals bring food, drinks if you wish. There is a sandwich container...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Denes222
Reviewed December 30, 2017

If you are in Santiago de Cuba and crave a little beach time, then head out like a local by a collectivo (CUP20) to Siboney Beach (20 min). It's quite charming though don't expect the white sands of the Atlantic side beaches. You can rent...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Dev K
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We did not stop at the beach as we were on a tour we did drive by and seen how beautiful it was, Well worth seeing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sanlewis7
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Rocky and difficult. About 20 minutes drive from Santiago, Siboney is very rocky with black, pebbly sand. Great service for beach umbrellas, food and drink

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Will G | Reviewed this property |
Doubtful. It's mostly a local beach. You could probably get a cold beer. There is no "formal" restaurant/cafe right on the beach. w
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