Handpicked by a Cuba Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best water activities in Cuba'.


Surf in Cuba

Surf in Cuba   Cuba is not the most popular destination for surfing big waves, but there are interesting places with good breakers on the north coast, near Havana, such as Brisas del Mar and Mégano.   The eastern end of the island, in the province of Guantanamo, offers the best conditions for the south, since the waves are more constant from the end of September until December, wh...


Laguna del Tesoro

Laguna del Tesoro The Laguna del Tesoro is accessed by boat from Boca de Guamá, through a canal surrounded by thick vegetation. With its 9 km2 and 5 km in diameter, the lake has an abundance of trout that inhabit its crystal-clear waters of 4 m of average depth. It is a perfect place for nature tourism and sport fishing in Cuba.  Legend has it that when the Indians were believed in d...


Diving in Cuba

Diving in Cuba   Cuba is the perfect place for diving. World reference of this sport, the Caribbean island boasts hundreds of kilometers of virgin beaches, thousands of cays and islets scattered along its coasts, immense coral reefs and abundant marine biodiversity. In addition, the conditions for its practice are ideal, since its waters are calm, warm, crystalline, with a visibility that...


Sirena Beach

Sirena Beach  Playa Sirena is located in Cayo Largo, in Isla de la Juventud. It is the largest in the area and faces west, where more than 2 km of fixed sand are protected from waves and wind. Playa Sirena is the most beautiful beach in Cayo Largo and probably in all of Cuba.   The beach has an enclosure with dolphins where you can play with them. The locals recommend traveling th...


Fishing in Cuba

Fishing in Cuba   Cuba is one of the favorite places for fishing enthusiasts. You can boast of having a privileged location by being between the straits of Florida and the Bahamas and having basins and underwater graves that act as natural barriers and that favor the passage of hundreds of species of fish.   The practice of fishing is widespread in Cuba, so it will be very easy to ...


Punta Frances Beach

Punta Frances Beach   Punta Frances Beach is located on a stretch of coast of the southwest coast of Isla de la Juventud, Cuba, just between Punta Frances and Punta Pedernales. It owes its name to the French pirate Francois Leclerc. Punta Frances Beach   Hidden among untouched nature, Punta Frances Beach has 3 km of beach with wide dunes of fine white sand, where different sea t...


Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo   Cayo Guillermo is one of the spectacular islets of Cuba that make up the Jardines del Rey archipelago, located on the northwest coast of the island, between the Bay of Dogs and the Atlantic Ocean. It belongs to the province of Ciego de Ávila and the municipality of Morón.   Despite having a smaller size than the other islets in the area, in its scarce 13 km2, Cay...


Cayo Coco

Cayo Coco   Cayo Coco is the fourth largest islet in Cuba and one of its main tourist destinations. It is located in the Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago, also known as Jardines del Rey.   The first person to reach Cayo Coco was the French privateer Jacques de Sores, after his assaults on Havana and Port-au-Prince. Later, in 1752, he was followed by the first landowner on the island, a...


Long Beach

Long Beach   In Matanzas approximately 13 km from the Bay of Pigs, you will find Playa Larga, an extensive 4 km long sandy beach, famous among other things for being the scene of a skirmish in which an American group, on April 17, 1961 , they intended to take control of the beach and were repelled by the Cuban people.   Playa Larga is the typical picture of the Cuban Caribbean: cal...


Pesquero Beach

Pesquero Beach Located in the municipality of Rafael Freyre, the area of ​​Playa Pesquero is the one that owns the top category resorts in Cuba, with four colossi for tourists.   The beach is really idyllic. It is composed of golden sand, hot and shallow waters that offer great occasions for diving enthusiasts; It is protected by a vast coral reef, escarpments, cliffs and a rich an...


Bay of Pigs

Bay of Pigs   The interesting Bay of Pigs, full of revolutionary history, is located in an inlet of the beautiful Gulf of Cazones, in the southwestern part of Cuba. On its beaches there was the failed invasion of 61, led by counterrevolutionaries trained by the CIA and planned by the United States.   The name of the bay derives, according to popular legend, from the existence of la...


Cayo Jutias

Cayo Jutías Cayo Jutías, one of the three islands that make up the Los Colorados archipelago, is located on the north coast of Pinar del Río, in the municipality of Las Minas de Matahambre, in Cuba. Cayo Jutías is accessed from the mainland by means of a 5 km long walkway, which flows into the southern part of the island, populated with mangroves.   If you are a nature lover and you ...


Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa María   Cayo Santa María is the largest islet that Cuba has and is located in the splendid archipelago of the Jardines del Rey. This is the last of the wonderful keys that are accessed following the road that crosses the Bay of Buena Vista   This incredible islet has about 18 km2 of surface and about 10 kilometers of beaches of the best quality. These beaches are the r...


Maguana Beach

Maguana Beach   Maguana Beach, located about 20 kilometers north of Baracoa, Cuba, is the perfect example of a tropical beach.   This heavenly beach is characterized not only by the bright white sand of its shore, but by being surrounded by palm trees and having calm turquoise waters, the result of the protection offered by the beautiful coral reef located very close to the coast. ...

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