Looking for a place where the beaches are idyllic, the sand is white and the water is turquoise? You will be delighted by Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo, which offer you 22 km of beaches. In addition, Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo are among the places in Cuba with the largest populations of flamingos and birds. A real paradise on Earth!
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What to do in Cayo Coco / Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo’s weather is simply perfect for kitesurfing. The winds allow enthusiasts to lift the sail and enjoy their favorite activity all day long. What an impressive sight for those who are sunbathing on the beach!
Located at the northwestern end of Cayo Guillermo, Playa Pilar is one of the best beaches in the country! Its white and floury sand along with its shallow and crystalline waters make it a dream for all beach lovers. No matter which hotel you stay at in Cayo Coco or Cayo Guillermo, you can book an excursion to enjoy a full day at this idyllic beach!
You want to learn more about Cuban culture and customs? Book an excursion to Morón! A guide will be happy to show you the most popular tourist attractions of this city which was founded in 1543, making it one of the oldest in Cuba. Admire the beauty of the architecture and take the opportunity to stock up on souvenirs at the local markets!
Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo are undoubtedly the ideal destinations to go on a catamaran ride. The impressive turquoise waters and the great variety of colorful fish will take your breath away.
There are two types of currency available in Cuba: the Cuban Peso (currency used by Cubans) and the Convertible Cuban Peso (currency used by tourists). Canadian travelers are advised to bring Canadian dollars which can be exchanged on site for local currency.
Spanish is the official language in Cuba. However, since this is a very popular destination for Canadians, it is not uncommon for people to exchange a few words in French or English with all-inclusive hotel staff.
Voltage is 220V in most hotels. If your devices only work on 110V, be sure to bring a converter.
Electrical outlets are generally able to accommodate flat plugs (such as those used in North America) and round pin plugs (such as those used in Europe). On the other hand, remember that some older hotels can only take round pin plugs. Please remember to bring a power adapter and a converter.
Passport and entry & exit requirements
It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel.
For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.
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