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Playa Esmeralda

| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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Beautiful colours!

Amazing beach and gorgeous colours! Some areas are sandier than others when entering the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Icey
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Toronto
Wonderful beach

Wonderful safe beach wide with white sand, then gently drops off.easy access into the water. Safe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrckoWarrior
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“white sand” (21 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (34 reviews)
“luna side” (4 reviews)
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| acces to beach via Rio de Luna y Mares resort, Holguin, Cuba
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"white sand"
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"beautiful beach"
in 34 reviews
"luna side"
in 4 reviews
"nicest beaches"
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"fine sand"
in 5 reviews
"scuba diving"
in 3 reviews
"clear blue water"
in 4 reviews
"warm water"
in 4 reviews
"lounge chairs"
in 3 reviews
"water shoes"
in 3 reviews
"water sports"
in 5 reviews
"public beach"
in 3 reviews
"shade"
in 21 reviews
"rocks"
in 17 reviews
"sea"
in 29 reviews
"hotel"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing beach and gorgeous colours! Some areas are sandier than others when entering the water, Pick out your patch and enjoy!

Thank Icey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful safe beach wide with white sand, then gently drops off.easy access into the water. Safe for children if they are watched saw a couple of youngsters whose parents were not watching then. Great for snorkling, takes about 25 minutes to walk from one end...More

1  Thank BrckoWarrior
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Private, only to be used by hotel guests. Brilliant, clean, free water sports , life guard on duty daily, safety flag flying. Lovely walk along the shoreline, takes about 10/15minutes Great for snorkelling

Thank GACgrandma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous beach with a quick drop off. Very relaxing and quiet. Great for a stroll each morning. Sol Riu and Paradisso great places to stay along the beach with two beach bar restaurants

1  Thank adventurelover2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long, wide, sandy beach. Never crowded. Beautiful sunsets. Generally calm and shallow. Some reefs within easy distance for snorkeling.

Thank Suzystretch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent the day here to compare it to Guardalavaca Beach. It’s a nice fine white coral sand. Nice strolling beach. But there is a lagoon near one section and it smells of decaying organic material. I wouldn’t want to be staying in that section....More

1  Thank Jack G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Playa Esmeralda is one of the nicest beaches I've ever visited. What I liked most was the water colour as well as the fact that it was never crowded.

1  Thank woodulu
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is one of the best beaches in Cuba. It is very long and one of the widest beaches, which is often overlooked. There is plenty of shade at the Sol Luna side and great snack bars. Don't forget the hike at the nature park...More

1  Thank HavanaClub11
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a lovely beach, with soft, white sand bordering the crystalline aqua, turquoise, and deep blue of the Caribbean Sea. Being gently rocked in the waves is a marvelous way to relax in the sunshine during your holiday in Cuba. Very clean and not...More

Thank Sharen M
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Stayed at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares resort in early February which is directly on Playa Esmeralda. Stunning beach, long and deep with lots of trees for shade. The resort has a beach hut/bar/ snack bar at either end of the resort. Was a...More

2  Thank Steph300
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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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