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When we arrived, the lobby looked good, we see they have a pool and beach access. My wife looked at the room, barely acceptable but ok, the pool, the beach should make it. Well no, the pool water was green with a film of red...More
Okay, first of all let me say after booking my trip I decided to look up the reviews and boy did I feel horrified after that. Big mistake, but on the plus side I was SUPER mentally prepared for a run down disgusting room. We...More
Stay at a Casa Particular, this place is like the Bates hotel, except that would be a compliment. Turn the pages back 75 years and Lucy & Desi may come strolling out of one of these dilapidated rooms.
The beach is nice if you like...More
Nice and cheap stay. Hotel has nice bungalows.
Hotel beach is nice, but in the water is some beton wall and it doesn't look nice. The sea outside the resort is much better.
hotel Garden is big and nice.
yes the beach has a wall - ugly but it gives you some comfort that you won`t get swept out to sea lol, there`s a nicer beach 10 minutes walk to the east (left if facing water). the snorkeling from the beach in the area...More
Response from Quafadeli | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Playa Giron (PG) is not your glitzy Varadero resort. It's a typical Cuban rural town where you could have a glimpse of how the locals live. Where else in the world where people are not busy fiddling on their smart phone... More
Hi, Playa Giron (PG) is not your glitzy Varadero resort. It's a typical Cuban rural town where you could have a glimpse of how the locals live. Where else in the world where people are not busy fiddling on their smart phone, with their heads down and absolutely ignore everyone? PR folks are very friendly, helpful, super nice and actually take their time to speak to you on the streets. I, a lone female, safely get around there day and night and lots of locals speak English as well!
Back in April, 2014 (when I was there), there was a week-long (?) carnival where at nights, everyone was partying, drinking and doing their wicked Latin moves, with a Cuban band playing. That was fun!
The Bay of Pigs area, where PR is located, is well-known for its water sports. The water is much warmer, the corals are much more vivid and the marine life much more plentiful than Varadero in the north any day (I did both). The sun tanning, diving, snorkelling, fishing, cave-exploring, etc. are superb and rival any Caribbean resort and at a fraction of the price! Do try Caleta Buena (CB),10 min. away by the daily bus leaving the PR Resort (speak to the front desk) and see this place with its amazing boat-diving (!) and fishing trips, out-of -this-world snorkelling and wonderful seafood restaurant! (Read my TA review)
Why do you think that after diving all over the world, I keep going back to PR/ CB?? BTW, March is the beginning of the Must-See Red Crab migration season in PR as well.
Response from Franklin M | Reviewed this property |
The other hotel near to Playa Girón hotel is the Playa Larga hotel and it´s about 60 km away. The nightlife in this area is very quite, if you are looking for it is better that you change your vacations for Varadero or other... More
The other hotel near to Playa Girón hotel is the Playa Larga hotel and it´s about 60 km away. The nightlife in this area is very quite, if you are looking for it is better that you change your vacations for Varadero or other place