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Cayo Largo Beach

Cayo Largo beach Cuba Cayo Largo is the best jewel in the Los Canarreos Archipelago, off the southern coast of the Cuban mainland. The archipelago also includes 300 other cays (with a total of 38 miles, or 62 km, of virgin beaches) and the Isle of Youth.

Cayo Largo has 15.5 miles (25 km) of breathtaking beautiful beaches with emerald green water. One of them, Sirena Beach, has oolitic sand which always remains cool, no matter how strong the sun. Nearly, there are more than 200 sunken ships dating from between the 16th and the 18th centuries. According to the legend, some of Henry Morgan's treasure is still buried in the area.

Sol Melia CubaThe cay has a land area of over 15 square miles (40 square km), first class hotels and services, and virgin nature with abundant species of flora and fauna. The seabed in the area has 32 scuba-diving sites fascinating coral formations, tunnels, steep walls covered with gorgonians and a wealth of multicolored marine life. The water is extremely clear.

Location & How to get there

Cayo Largo is around 112 miles (180 km) southeast of Havana, 87 miles (140 km) from the Isla Juventud and 77 iles (125 km) from Varadero. You can get there by air-many flights bring tourists from other countries, and domestic flights connect it with the other main tourist resorts in Cuba-or by sea (it has a marina at 21 37'N.latitude, 81 34"W.longitude. For radio communication, turn to HF 7462 or VHF 16).

What to do at Cayo Largo

Scuba Diving PackagesActivities include sunbathing, going on yacht and catamaran cruises (with possibilities for living on board in the cays), taking out smaller boats, swimming, scuba diving (for beginners through professionals), other water sports, seafaris to nearby cays (including Iguana Cay, where you can feed the scores of iguanas that live there without any danger), fishing, air tours of the cays, excursions to the inner part of the cay, beach volleyball, horseback riding, motorcycling, taking pictures and observing the fauna. In addition, there is entertainment during the day and at night and many other options that will make you feel both relaxed and entirely fulfilled. 

 

 

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