Introducing holidays to Guardalavaca
Looking for a holiday destination that you'll never want to leave? Then a trip to Guardalavaca on the northern shore of Cuba is definitely for you and a vibrant adventure is only a plane ride away. Guardalavaca is the perfect balance of all that Cuba has to offer. From a succession of white sandy beaches, to local culture, to the beautiful Cuban countryside nearby.
The colourful culture of Guardalavaca is guaranteed to put a permanent smile on faces whether you're relaxing on the beach during the day or enjoying the live music and cocktails amongst the locals during the evening. Eco trails through the countryside will leave you speechless with only the sounds of the Cuban wildlife around and the exquisite Caribbean food on offer will have you eating so much you can't move. For those not wanting to leave the island and get back to reality then the local artists' markets offer the chance to take a bit of paradise back home.
For the cherry on the cake, book your stay at the Hotel Playa Pesquero at a fantastic price. Make the most of the resort's two huge outdoor pools and excellent variety of activities on offer including badminton and kayaking, and indulge on cuisines from all across the globe at the international buffet.
A trip to the Parque Natural Bahia de Naranjo is not to be missed. Here guests can visit the aquarium getting up close to the marine life of Cuba and seeing the tropical fish on display. There is also the opportunity to get even closer and swim with the dolphins here - an unforgettable opportunity. Included in the aquarium ticket price is a boat trip around the islands.
To see the colourful urban life of Cuba then a trip to the city of Holguin is definitely needed. Soak in the history and culture with a trip round the city. Make sure to stop off at one of the many inner city parks such as Parque Calixto Garcia.
Life's a Beach
Guardalavaca has an abundance of beaches offering more choice than you possibly need. One stand out beach is Playa Esmeralda. Often considered a real life paradise this beach is a strip of fine, white sand encased by warm turquoise water on one side and lush green palm trees on the other.
Playa Guardalavaca is an idyllic beach stretching over a kilometre. Split into three sections this beach offers variety. One part of the beach is in front of a hotel and so attracts lots of tourists yet the public beach to the east is less busy and where the friendly locals head and so the perfect place to practice your Spanish!
Many of the beaches in Guardalavaca or close by have sparkling clear waters and boast coral reefs nearby so strap on your snorkel and explore the Cuban nature underwater.
Wine and Dine
It would be unforgivable to not mention the food that holidaymakers can experience whilst staying Guardalavaca. A blend of Spanish, African and Caribbean cuisines the food in Guardalavaca is bursting with flavours. To really immerse yourself in the culture of Guardalavaca then order a Cuban sandwich from one of the many local cafes.
The city is also the perfect place for those who prefer a fast paced evening; dancing the night away enjoying the live music and atmosphere the Cuban locals create.