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Playa Esmeralda

| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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This beach is part of Rio de Oro Resort...I worked there as a model back in 2007 and I got to see... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2014
Mrs D D
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Saint Robert, Missouri
Nice beach

If you want to do some souvenir shopping this is the place. For $5.00 a person you take the double... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2014
Ann Z
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Montreal, Canada
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“white sand” (20 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (33 reviews)
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| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

This beach is part of Rio de Oro Resort...I worked there as a model back in 2007 and I got to see this beach...It is clear and so blue..the sand white..Kind of the Sandals magazines's pictures.

1  Thank Mrs D D
Reviewed 15 September 2014

If you want to do some souvenir shopping this is the place. For $5.00 a person you take the double decker bus from Hotel.

2  Thank Ann Z
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This beach has some nice sand to stroll on. Getting into the water was rocky so water shoes are needed. Beach wasn't too busy so we didn't feel crowded at all unlike some other Cuban beaches.

2  Thank tim b
Reviewed 25 August 2014

white sand, palms, emerald green water, sun and my husband. On the Luna side there is good snorkelling, and you can do allsorts of water sports there. We will be back next winter

1  Thank M U
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Beautiful white powdery sands and crystal clear ocean. Got windy in the afternoon which we liked for laying in the sun. Great for snorkelling rockier to enter the sea from the Luna Hotel side sandier to enter the sea from the Mares Hotel side.

2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 9 August 2014

beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling kept clean and tidy. Gentle waves so feels very safe. Fantastic trips also can be booked. Will be back next year.

Thank Di&Mal
Reviewed 9 August 2014

was staying in SRLM, this beach has THE softest sand I have ever felt in my life. Very clean, plenty of life guards and first aid available. Good water sports and great snorkelling right at the top end near the other hotel

1  Thank wales4you
Reviewed 8 July 2014

At the eastern part of the beach, close to the adults only resort you can do some excellent snorkelling up against the sea wall. The rest of the beach os about 2 kms wide and very clean

1  Thank Marc G
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful sandy beach with soft fine sand. Also great for snorkelling just along coast. There is a restaurant right on the beach with a beautiful sunset.

Thank cf5jet
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The beaches are amazing, soft white sand and crystal clear blue sea. If your not a local you can be bothered by street vendors selling cd's etc but they are friendly enough and no move away once you have said no.

1  Thank Heather D
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Response from lucy8692 | Reviewed this property |
The local Cuban men wait outside the hotel with their horse and carts to take people on tours of the village, they normally take you around guardalavaca to see schools and churches.. and give you an insight into guardalavaca... More
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