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Good Daytrip

Take a boat up river, we saw some interesting birds and even two snakes. The beach is rugged but... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Orkney, South Africa
Great to stroll!

This beach is simply great to enjoy a see breeze, stroll around or get tainted. And the best thing... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Paris, France
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Jan 12, 2019
“Half a day at Playa Blanca”
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“Another beautiful beach!”
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

We heard so much about this playa so that we decided to go there and explore it. We didn't have a whole day so decided to chill out on the beach. We walked from the town over Playa Miel and crossed the river in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy B
Reviewed July 12, 2018

so beautiful - it's up in the hills but worth the journey. We went with a friend who had a boat - we rowed up to the beach. Beautiful! off the beaten track and a must

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kate P
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Take a boat up river, we saw some interesting birds and even two snakes. The beach is rugged but beautiful...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LizaGroenewald
Reviewed July 8, 2017

This is a short drive from Baracoa which in itself is worth the trip with scenic views and an opportunity to experience local life. The view is stunning!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank L0z08
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This beach is simply great to enjoy a see breeze, stroll around or get tainted. And the best thing it is not so crowded, so great to relax!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ChristianPhilipp
Reviewed March 19, 2017

This beach is located at the end of the black sand beach and over the river mouth. Accessible only by small boat you will be approached by an "Artist" trying to befriend you saying "No Guide No Guide" "my house is near by the Playa...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank eviezorzos
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Beautiful beach. It was about 12km or so to get there from Baracoa up and down some hills, but it was worth the ride. It's best to turn off the road in Jamal.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sachi D
Reviewed February 25, 2017

The beach is very small but has very few people and a beautiful scenery, so you can enjoy a refreshing bath after visiting the nearby caves, the mirador and/or little village

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Bernard B
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This walk from the main part of Baracoa takes about an hour, depending on how much you dawdle. Be aware that the bridge that crosses the river to get to the beach was severely damaged on the October 4, 2016 by Hurricane Matthew. You'll need...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank marrwong
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Just getting their was a hoot in itself with Lindo and his purple taxi, of Russian origin, we think. Lying in a deck chair by the sparkling turquoise Atlantic ocean, sipping on passionfruit mahitos, or drinking from a freshly macheted young coconut, then plunging into...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank marygold2015
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