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“Average beach, still a Caribbean paradise”
Review of Guardalavaca Beach

Guardalavaca Beach
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Holguin
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Newcastle
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8 reviews
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“Average beach, still a Caribbean paradise”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

I only mark average as there was a better beach at our hotel 2 miles away, it was beautiful, sunny and a cute little market, worth a visit. Take a classic car taxi if there are 4 people just as cheap as open top bus and very Cuban.

Visited June 2014
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“All inclusives mainly, but good market and beach is lovely”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Another strange all-inclusive enclave. There is limited access to the beach, which is a lovely little bay. A couple of small "shopping centres" and a super little open-air market, open daily - selling all the usual items. Most of the stall-holders are ex-engineers and highly intelligent and this is the least hassle of any market in Cuba - just about. They are all giving up their "proper" jobs to work in tourism as the tips from a day can be the same as a month's wages. It's the biggest downfall with the country and will have far-reaching, bad consequences unless something changes.

Visited May 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Cuba”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

It's Cuba.... :) nice place to see and appreciate a different world. People are friendly and happy to speak to tourists. All in all very enjoyable will be going again!

Visited February 2014
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic beach!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Fantastic always clean, and the sea so warm, plenty of shaded areas, and no need to bring a towel down to reserve a spot or loungers!

Visited June 2014
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“Nice Beach”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

White sand, broken shells... however some sea weed... other wise very nice.... Clean, well maintained, very close to Brisas hotel

no pedlers seen

Visited June 2014
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