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Beautiful

Have been here a few times, the beach is great and the food is alright, lots of beach chairs and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rum_Man_Dan
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Barrie, Canada
Great Beach

What a great spot. We took the Bus from Iberostar Daiquiri for 5 Peso’s return. You have to pay 2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ted S
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a few times, the beach is great and the food is alright, lots of beach chairs and good drinks! Always worth a stop when you're in the neighbourhood, chill place

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot. We took the Bus from Iberostar Daiquiri for 5 Peso’s return. You have to pay 2 Pesos for a lounger for all day use. There is a Restaurant on site but we did not eat there. It was a good spot...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

It started to rain a bit but it was awesome! The sand is white and thin and the water is crystal clear. You have beds you can rent and umbrellas and even a good restaurant to have some lunch. There are like two tiki bars...More

Thank Flavia V
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I read all the reviews of Playa Pillar and decided that we must visit while vacationing in Cayo Coco. We boarded the bus and were off to the beach. It is a beautiful beach. Absolutely!! Glad I got to see it. The water is pristine,...More

Thank Kim I
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Beautiful clear waters, amazing scenery, white sand beaches, what's not to love. its a 20 minute bus journey from the surrounding hotels and there were a few places to eat on the beach and to get a drink.

Thank sebastianbubb11
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We travelled there for one day. If you want to catch sunbed better go there early morning. 10 pesos ( 3 drinks included - I would recomend capirnha drink ) .

Thank Piotr W
Reviewed September 21, 2017

This is the beach the boat came to on our day trip so lovely. Lots to do hire a boat canoe and others stuff to make your dsy fun

Thank Wilson1619
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Better than anywhere, water was cristal clear and sand white. Expensive to rent chairs and or shade but worth a visit. Trip from the hotels is fun

Thank Alexa42_10
Reviewed September 19, 2017

The beach is a myst see, very beautiful and the sand is Amazing. the Food is also good at the restaurant. However, i feel that you should not have to pay for a chair.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Beautiful, clear, iydillic sea and black area. We walked there from our hotel (Iberostar Playa Pilar) through the shallow sea and on the beach. It took approximately 25 minutes. You can also take the open top bus there. On the beach are some sunbeams you...More

Thank MrsW-andFamily
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Nancy S
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Victoria E | Reviewed this property |
THe hotel beach is minimal. Not really a beach per se, just access to the water to swim and use the boats. Pillar beach is beautiful and people who go there do so as a destination.
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Giovanna15
May 9, 2017|
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Response from Dean C | Reviewed this property |
Hi the distance will depend on where you are staying and the cost if you go on the catamaran excursion is around 76cuc but you can get on a bus from your hotel to go to pilar beach that is 5cuc I'm returning back to Cuba for... More
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The325
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Dean C | Reviewed this property |
I dident see any
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