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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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Sand is like walking on a cloud of cotton candy.

The most beautiful clean and enticing beach. Walking, swimming, catamaran sailing or just sitting in the water letting the waves tickle your toes. I have travelled for 20+ years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Marcie44
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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atex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach itself was great. White sands, blue waters, thatch palapas, and even a couple walk-up bars. The problem, however, was the fact that the whole stretch was backdropped by all-inclusive hotels.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful clean and enticing beach. Walking, swimming, catamaran sailing or just sitting in the water letting the waves tickle your toes. I have travelled for 20+ years and this is by far the best beach. Seeing is believing so do not miss this wonder.

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1 Thank Marcie44
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is awesome!!! Nothing but white sand that goes on and on and on! A great place to visit. There are vendors right there if you want to shop before relaxing on the beach. There are little restaurants right before the beach and on it so you can eat and drink. Sun beds are available just need to pay... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful white sand beach that gently slopes into warm turquoise waters, this is a place that you will never forget.

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1 Thank Des C
Pictou, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Guardalavaca many times and have spent hours walking the beach. We always stop at this little bar at the far end of the beach for a Mojito. I was never a fan of Mojitos as I found them too sweet. These are amazing made by an amazing bartender. I just can't stop at one. They are... More 

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1 Thank thesusieq
Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I totally love this beach! Guardalavaca is so beautiful and clean! Amazing public beach. This beach is better than most private beaches on resorts. We got dropped off by those awesome classic cars that operates as taxis and told driver to come back for us in 5 hours, thought that would be enough time but nope, wish we could have... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best beaches in the world. Esmeralda beach - white sand - turquiose waters. Ideal for watersports and snorkling

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 August 23, 2016

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 August 23, 2016

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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