Playa Pesquero Holidays
Playa Pesquero is a small resort and working village at the East end of Cuba's north coast.
The area was originally a farming community, taking its name from the term 'guard the cow', referring to pirate raids of the 16th century. Today it is still a big horse rearing area although tourism is also a popular trade.
Playa Pesquero is near to Cayo Bariay, which according to legend is where Christopher Columbus first set foot on Cuban land.
Who is Playa Pesquero suitable for?
A Playa Pesquero holiday is ideal for those with relaxation in mind. It's the perfect place to get away from it all and indulge in some quiet beach days soaking up the sunshine. If water sports are your thing, you'll find a variety of options on the resort's beach including scuba diving.
Thanks to its year-round sunshine Playa Pesquero is popular with British holidaymakers seeking some winter sun. August is the hottest month, ideal for those who want true Caribbean heat.
What are the beaches like in Playa Pesquero?
Playa Pesquero is a beach resort, and it doesn't disappoint. Soft golden sands lead into warm, clear seas making it the ideal location for whiling away the hours. The beach is lined by a promenade and backed by shady trees offering the chance to keep cool when it's needed.
Water sports are popular and lots are available. A diving centre offers everything you'll need to explore the submerged caves and other good diving sites nearby.
If you prefer to stay above water why not rent a pedallo or take the more relaxed approach and sail aboard a catamaran on the surrounding seas.
Sightseeing in Playa Pesquero
Holidays to Playa Pesquero surround you in an abundance of nature. Visitors can spend the day cycling, hiking and horseback riding in the countryside that backs onto the resort.
Bahia de Naranjo National Park is known for its tropical wildlife and vegetation. The park includes an aquarium and offers the chance to swim with dolphins.
Playa Pesquero is located in Cuba's Holguin Province, the capital of which is Holguin city. A wander around this capital provides a true insight into Cuban city life. Visit the monuments and churches that represent local Spanish history and culture and stop for lunch to sample some Cuban specialities.
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