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Punta Gorda

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Address: Cienfuegos, Cuba
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Great place to see the sun go down.

À young man was playing his accoustic guitar while we were there. What an atmosphere! The bar in the park offers drinks. Cool place to chill at Happy hour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
JDesRoches2014
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Sherbrooke, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Punta Gorda is the extreme southern tip of Cienfuegos where wealthy sugar and tobacco entrepreneurs built their sumptuous homes. Almost all have been restored. In other cities, restored homes/villas are now either government offices or perhaps schools. I am unclear if the Punta Gorda villas were privately owned homes or offices. One, the Palacio de Valle has an interesting history:... More 

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Pencoed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Anywhere on Punta Gorda would be good to watch the sunset, we were recommended the hotel Jagua as you sit right on the waterline with one on the hotel bars right at hand. The water surrounds you on both sides our Casa having a small jetty over the water right alongside the dinning area for sunrise. Also with the yacht... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

À young man was playing his accoustic guitar while we were there. What an atmosphere! The bar in the park offers drinks. Cool place to chill at Happy hour.

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Thank JDesRoches2014
Hod Hasharon, Israel
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal place to seat and have a cocktail, with life Cuban music and the splendor of the sunset into the sea.

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Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Punta Gorda is a beautiful area that was once the playground of the wealthy. It's now the place where "salsa capitalism" is booming. The restaurants are interesting looking, and if the one where I ate was a good example, they are trying their best to make the food shine. And it's hard to beat the view from the paladares that... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are reasonably fit you may walk from down town Cienfuegos out to the Punta Gorda in 45 minutes. Kiss your wife, look at the sunset over the sea, and grab a horse or motorcycle taxi back to town - its approx. 2 CUC.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the sightseeing train in the main square is a must, very cheap and an interesting trip with locals filling you in with a guided tour for a .few cuc's

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Milan, Italy
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wonderful place where to sit and relax drinking a Mojito in the middle of the Bay of Cienfuegos, one of the few towns in Cuba with a good Yach Club.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Punta gorda is located quite conveniently near the malecon (harbour). Situated slightly outside the centre of the city, but I didn't feel as if we missed much staying away from the centre. Provides convenient walk along the harbour wall overlooking the sea. The highlight is the look and feel of the casas in punta gorda. We stayed at Rosie's house,... More 

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Raleigh NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Punta Gorda is a long narrow peninsula which features ocean views, pretty houses and a decent selection of paladors. It is worth taking time to either drive down the peninsula or take a nice long walk. However, it is just a quick stop to view the older residences from the early planters and is worth seeing.

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