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Guardalavaca Beach

(35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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nice beach, but not the nicest in cuba

this is an okay beach, and nice because it was right by our hotel, but there are nicer beaches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
robnkim
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alberta
Let down

What can I say other than let down....disappointed... I’m sorry to say that this is far from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mellee76
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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(35 Miles) N Of Holguin 56km, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an okay beach, and nice because it was right by our hotel, but there are nicer beaches nearby with less people and less peddlers.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say other than let down....disappointed... I’m sorry to say that this is far from the glowing review I made 2 years ago. Staff - lovely (some nicer and more attentive than others depending on how much you tipped, Canadians must tip more...More

Thank Mellee76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was alright, food sand and clear waters but it is definitively not the second prettiest in the country. The Cuban keys have far better beaches. We loved it at the hotel we were at. The water was amazing even tho the hurricane cut...More

Thank Flavia V
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing beach. For fure one of the most beautiful beaches that I have had the pleasure to visit. The water is amazing very clean and the sand fantastic.

Thank pedrooliveira805
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Truly stunning! Picturesque beach, not overcrowded and clean. My wife has had a photo of this beach as her phone background since we came back. It looks like a postcard photo! Never have I ever been on a beach like this and may never be...More

Thank SniperY2K
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful beach! Fine white sand and crystal clear water. Plenty of sunbeds and shade available with a bar at the top end too. It's very popular with the locals too who are very friendly but the beach is big enough for you to find...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

When we get to Guardavalaca it was amazing beach then sea wasn't calm that was suprise for then we want to local pub and we saw amazing view on a beach and sea

Thank Krystof L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I spent a day on Guardalavaca beach and the whole area has been improved which is impressive. The walkway now has got rid of the markets (they are located elsewhere now) and its very upmarket and clean. We ate at one of...More

Thank Di&Mal
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to add other than go see it for what it is! Snorkelling is fab too...just a lovely unspoilt beach.

Thank Mel M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing, surprise trip booked well worth it and added an extra to an already amazing holiday lovely beach amazing skyline & nice bars ...

1  Thank erikajane2013
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cd_rf2017
14 May 2017|
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Response from AndrewandPam | Reviewed this property |
we were there in January and it was clean and beautiful. we stayed at guardalavaca so im not sure about your resort sorry
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Craig H
10 March 2017|
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Response from steve and trici... g | Reviewed this property |
we was there in November there wasn't any flight from holguin to Havana sorry to say maybe you won't get there next best option is the 2 day 1 night to Santiago de cuba the old capital of cuba cost about £175 per person... More
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