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Address: Varadero, Cuba

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Second Visit, Better Than Ever!

Can't say enough good things about this beach. Such clean fine white sand, and the water is absolutely gorgeous. Go here and you won't be displeased. Might be one of the best... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
ToddMiki
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Regina, Canada
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Regina, Canada
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Can't say enough good things about this beach. Such clean fine white sand, and the water is absolutely gorgeous. Go here and you won't be displeased. Might be one of the best beaches you will ever visit.

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Hamilton, Canada
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Lots of fun waves and very clean...issue I had is that I got hit with a wave and my leg sunk into sand and when I got hit my leg was stuck and my knee cap went to the outside....awful feeling but it was a fluke and the life guard came and help me out of the water along with... More 

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Thank hudsonlegacy
Quebec City, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every sunny minutes were pleasure at the beautiful white sand beach. The soft sand was perfect from the moment we were on the beach to the deepest part when swimming. No rocks to hurt yourself.

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Thank Jacques B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful beach, perfect water. No rocks, dangerous animals, just white sand and turquoise water. However be there early, there are many tourists and beautiful hotels.

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Thank ChrisSuLu
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good beach with white sand and warm water, however it can get crowded. So if you are staying at Princessus Del Mar then go for the Royal service, where the part of the beach is for Royal service residents only otherwise they will kick you out.

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Thank Yosemite01
Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Varadero is one of the calmest and best beaches in Cuba. You can walk for hours along it, in front of all the resorts. There is a hop-on-hop-off bus which runs along the whole peninsula. It is a cheap way to get into the town of Varadero for the craft markets.

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Thank fikrilaura
Saskatoon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have travelled a lot in Caribbean and Cuba beaches are top notch and a must to see. Waters are calm which make it even more enjoyable if you like swimming in ocean

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Thank saskblinds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful sand beach. Nice but busy. Lots of people selling things. Not really a place to go to relax. Preferred the resort beach.

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Thank Corrielee65
Russell, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Varadero has the most amazing beach. Beautiful white sand and crystal clear water. What an awesome place to see. Would be better if people would put their cigarette butts in an ashtray instead of dropping them in the sand though.

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Thank Audra P
London, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Purchase on the plane, done in Can $, price was cheaper by about $10-$20 in air, and also saved because CUC $ . price was higher on ground, and also higher because Cuban money. Take a photo of your receipts in case you loose them.

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