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Address: (35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba

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nice beach

as you get to bottom of steps turn left that bar is great the other one the food is dreadful and takes forever to arrive

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
findingnemo69
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

as you get to bottom of steps turn left that bar is great the other one the food is dreadful and takes forever to arrive

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an open top bus which can take you daily from hotels, very reasonable price and very cheerful and helpful on the bus.

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Thank June C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is beautiful and very safe. Good for sunbathing, snorkeling, and walking the beach looking for sea shells.

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach at Guardalavaca is one of the nicest I've been able to enjoy. The water is not cold being a Caribbean area beach and there is plenty of beach for groups to enjoy.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here mainly to go to the market but then went on to the beach for a drink. Lovely clean sandy beach, The sea was quite shallow for the first hundred yds or so, and was quite calm. Plenty of refreshments available.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really loved the beach and want to stay close to it someday. Nice trails along the beach, nice bars to have a nice cocktail. Really enjoyed my day there

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the local market at Guardalavaca and after this we carried on to the beach for a drink and to relax. The beach was clean and lovely with just a few bars there. There were lots of local families having a great time and kids playing football. Definately worth a visit, wished we had stayed longer!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was a short walk from this beach Amazing view well kept beach with a few bars and snack bar areas It's a bit rocky at either end of the bay also in the sea. But well worth a visit All beaches in cuba are open to the public

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AMAZING is what I would describe the beach, there are natural lagoons also and pure white sands to relax on, can get crowded but you can always find a perfect spot to relax in the Cuban sun. You can still get your crystal beer or a cocktail to keep you fresh or go for a swim in the blue waters....... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good beach for snorkeling and shell collecting. Good swimming as well, some coral in spots but easily avoided.

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