Guardalavaca is a town located on Cuba's north coast in Holguin Province. It is popular with holidaymakers because of its beautiful beaches and lush surrounding countryside.
The resort is lined by an offshore coral reef that is home numerous forms of marine life as well as shipwrecks. You'll also find many caves, once inhabited by pirates intent on attacking the area.
Who is Guardalavaca suitable for?
Guardalavaca is a very peaceful resort, still building up its tourism level. Many find this appealing as it means holidays to Guardalavaca are very laid back and perfect for a relaxing break surrounded by traditional Cuban life.
What are the beaches like in Guardalavaca?
The resort has a range of beaches including Guardalavaca Beach, Don Lino and Playa Esmeralda. As expected you'll find perfect Caribbean settings with golden sand, clear blue seas and shady palm trees.
The water is warm and calm, making it ideal for swimming or taking a dip to cool down. If you're looking for more adventure the beaches also offer a variety of water sports.
Scuba diving and sailing are popular choices or why not take a catamaran cruise around the local waters?
Attractions in Guardalavaca
Guardalavaca holidays are a great spot from which to explore the local area. Horse riding and deep-sea fishing are favourites with holidaymakers as well as trips to local underwater caves.
The nearby town of Banes is considered to be Cuba's architectural capital and the place where Fidel Castro married Mirta Díaz Balart in 1948.
At the Cayo Naranjo Aquarium you'll be able to spot hundreds of types of marine life as well as have the chance to swim with dolphins.
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