Location & How to get there
Santa Lucia Beach is on the northern coast of Camaguey Province, in the east-central part of Cuba, around 338 miles (545 km) from Havana. By air, you land at Ignacio Agramonte International Airport, which serves the city of Camaguey, 68 miles (110 km) southeast of Santa Lucia, where there is an airport for small planes. By land, the region is linked to the rest of the country by road (the Central Highway) and by rail.
What to do
Activities at Santa Lucia include scuba diving and snorkeling at the coral reef, sunning, swimming, playing beach volleyball, windsurfing, pedal boating and engaging in other water sports. Visit the coral reef. Enjoy the entertainment that is offered during the day and at night. Or go to the Bay of Nuevitas for sports fishing, scuba diving in sunken ships, seeing colonies of Roseate Flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) and watching a great show featuring Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus leucas). At Cayo Sabinal, you can go snorkeling, scuba diving and hiking.
Accommodations and Facilities
There are over 1000 rooms at Santa Lucia Beach, in 4- and 3-star hotels. All use the All-Inclusive plan. There are swimming pools for children and adults, a mini-club for children, volleyball and tennis courts, water sports, games rooms, a jacuzzi, shops, and shopping malls, restaurants with many options, bars, discotheques, money-exchange offices, a doctor on call 24 hours a day, gymnasiums, international communications, taxis, rental cars and entertainment during the day and at night.
The Shark's Friends Scuba Cuba International Scuba-Diving Center, with international qualified specialists, offers at all levels and an opportunity to make underwater videos.
Cayo Sabinal has five ecological cabanas which blend with their surroundings. Each has a private bath and fan. There is also a combination bar and restaurant which specializes in seafood, plus bicycle rentals and facilities for snorkeling and scuba diving.