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Guardalavaca Beach

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Address: (35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba
Phone Number: 0053024430635
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Fantastic beach

Pure white sand, clear ocean, places to eat and stay! One f my favourite fro our entire trip to Cuba

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Lorna D
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pure white sand, clear ocean, places to eat and stay! One f my favourite fro our entire trip to Cuba

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took a horse and buggy ride to the market in Guardalavaca. After the market we had a beer with the many locals at the beach. The beers were only 1 peso. We also bought beers for the buggy driver who on the ride back to the resort stopped by his home and introduced us to his family. Its a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

nice craft market on location ,lots of locals the beach has some fantastic trees ,growing in the sand . the beach is big and clean,with some bar/restaurant on location

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not really in Holguin as it is a little bit over one hour by bus from this city, and the locality close to it is Guardalavaca. But is a great beach with nice sand and great snorkeling. In the Cuban students holidays it is also used by them as it is a student camp very close to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we've traveled to many corners of this island and I must say, of the several beaches we have gone, this by far is one of if not the best beach I've frequented. When staying at a hotel near by we would go here, the sand is so white and powdery, and they have ample laying areas, with plenty of... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Went to the market in Guadalavaca to visit with some friends that I have met on previous trips. Spent several hours on the beach as well - the only way to experience the REAL Cuba You should try to enjoy the country you are guest in; and Cubanos are "made from the same cloth" as Canadians. My Home Away from... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is the public beach + at weekends they have beach parties!! The Pirate Bar is the main plAce to go although I haven't been myself- all the locals get together + it is fabulous from all accounts !!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice beach, where you can relax and feel free of worries. Enjoy the natural surroundings. Few places for eating or sightseeing

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We went here a couple of times on a saturday when all the locals were there as the atmosphere is good. A market is always there and the bars serve cold beer at cheap prices. The sand is white and the sea crystal clear, it does get deep quickly so watch out

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Nice Beach , very clean , hot a wonderful day .The only bad thing was we had to pass by the public market to get to the beach

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