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Guardalavaca Beach

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Address: (35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba

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Beautiful beach

Beautiful white sand beach close to the main hotel. Very windy which means a rougher ocean but still great to swim in. Long boardwalk takes you to the market

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful white sand beach close to the main hotel. Very windy which means a rougher ocean but still great to swim in. Long boardwalk takes you to the market

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the market is worth a visit if you are staying near by, the have a local bus service and the taxi cabs are all vintage motors, the market has 2 bars and a couple of cafe's and sells hand made wooden gifts plus lots of jewellery very cheap, the clothes are quite expensive but leather good are good quality and... More 

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit as great family beach with added bonus of typical local market selling local hand made goods and art work. Travelled there by local horse and cart taxi which included a tour of local area. Very worthwhile and enjoyable.

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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Holguin many times and this beach is always beautiful and groomed free of garbage and seaweed. Great for a walk, great views.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach has beautiful white sand and turquoise water with plenty of shade & bars. There is a market behind, cigar shop

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Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go here for sure. $5 return trip from most resorts. $1 for cold bees and $3 for a couple of lounge chairs. You'll love it here. Colourful characters! Great sand! Nice blue water! Best beach!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place. Beautiful. Cannot say more. Beach was beautiful and loved the pirates cove! Definitely one of my top ten beaches around the world. Thank you Cuba for excelling. Was driven there in one of their classic cars! Hold on to your bras ladies!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

For day use, rent a lounge and find some shade. Really beautiful attraction, amazingly clear water with few amenities for rent (sailboating was all we did but it was a long ride!). Like most of Cuba, the food is available and reasonably priced but not always sure of the quality. Take water with you and bring plenty of CUC. Everyone... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Walk through the flea market and you will find this great beach,very swallow which is great with kids.There are beds for hire and bars,restaurants ,water sports on the beach.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We enjoyed walking the beach, the sand was lovely and it was a pleasure to see the kids come to the beach after school. The market is located at one of the beach entrances and there are some reasonable restaurants as well. Well worth a visit.

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