jan 09, 2024
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One of our tips when you visit Cuba is not to miss a few days on Cayo Largo, a small island 3 km wide and 25 km long, located in the Caribbean Sea, off the southern coast of Cuba.

It is known for its stunning white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and vibrant coral reefs. The island is part of the Canarreos archipelago and is a destination for those who love the sea and the tranquility of nature.

Cayo Largo holds numerous beautiful beaches, including Playa Sirena and Playa Paraíso, considered among the most beautiful in the Caribbean.

The island boasts a diverse marine ecosystem, making it one of the best scuba diving and snorkeling destinations in Cuba. The surrounding coral reefs are teeming with colorful fish, turtles and starfish. You can explore these wonders through various boat or scuba diving and snorkeling excursions, the days will fly by between walks on the beach, relaxing in the sun and excursions.

The island offers a choice between a dozen hotels of various categories in all-inclusive resorts suitable for all possibilities, whether you are traveling as a couple or as a family, let yourself be advised by our expert travel agents.

The protected nature reserve of Cayo Largo is known as Cayo Largo del Sur Natural Park. This park covers more than 13,500 hectares (33,000 acres) and is dedicated to preserving the island's unique ecosystems and biodiversity.

One of the highlights of the nature park is the extensive mangrove forest, which serves as an important habitat for various bird species, including herons, flamingos, pelicans and many others.

The park also includes salt marshes and lagoons, which are home to a wide range of wildlife. These areas provide crucial feeding and breeding grounds for numerous bird species, as well as other animals such as iguanas, turtles and crabs.

Exploring the natural park can be done through guided tours or independent hikes along designated trails. You can immerse yourself in the uncontaminated beauty of the island, enjoying the serenity and tranquility of the surrounding nature.

Cayo Largo's commitment to conservation and preservation makes it an ideal destination for nature lovers who appreciate the opportunity to observe an environment that is rare to find today due to the rich biodiversity of the island and the beach that can be considered one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean.

Cayo Largo is a tropical paradise that offers a unique and unforgettable experience for those visiting Cuba. Flights depart from Havana and can be booked with our agency, Travelnet Cuba, so it becomes the ideal solution to combine a few days of visiting the beautiful city followed by days in a paradise that will leave you with memorable memories.

Send us an email and we will propose the ideal itinerary, or review our flight, transfer and accommodation options and choose the one you like. You will not regret visiting this piece of Cuban soil.

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