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Cuba beaches are most known as the Cuban sea and sand are of high quality and even its coral reefs have been preserved. Cuba has beaches from east to west and north to south. Of unequal beauty the beaches are found in all the coastal provinces Camaguey, Cienfugos, Granma, Pinar del Rio, Villa Clara, and Santiago de Cuba.

The most visited beaches are Varadero, Guardelavaca, Esmeralda, Santa Maria del Mar, Santa Lucia, and the Ancon beaches but there are still virgin ones that remained to be discovered and appreciated specially those found on the biosphere reserves of Cuba on the centre and eastern coast of the country and on Baracoa.

Varadero beach consist of a beach of 20km the white sand the crystal clear waters as well as a warm weather. Its position on the international circuit makes it a quick and accessible get away for tourists in search of beauty and emotion.

With the nearby attractions like historical architectural and environmental sites of interest it caters for the various types of evasion one may be looking for in Cuba.

In the Holguin province, the beaches of Guardalavaca, Playa Esmeralda beaches and Cayo Saetia make 25 km of coastline. Within its turquoise waters which is protected by the reefs and the surrounding green vegetation inland, endangered species of the planet are sheltered. Guardalavaca is also of great archaeological and natural interest. Water sport activities like scuba diving, swimming, snorkelling, fishing and sailing are available. Visits to the country farmstead are also organized to bring the tourist close to life of the average Cuban citizen.

Baracuranao, Megano, Boca Ciega, Santa Maria ad Guanabo are the beaches in the Havana Province. They are most visited by both Cubans and tourists. In the sea one can admire the flower coral and brain coral as well as the many marine animals like the sea turtles, blue marlins, tuna and sword fish. Nearby are also present sunk ships full of historical treasures and cultural heritage of the Cuban.
Off the north coast of Ciego De Avila is Cayo coco beach on the archipelago of Jardines del Rey. This islet which has beaches of 22km long beach is attached to the mainland by a 27km road built on the sea.

Cayo Coco is most famous for its environment that remained untouched as it has not been inhabited by Cubans and only recently have hotels been built there.

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The environment is still at a virginal state and many endemic marine animals live in a piece of paradise untouched by man till now. In the warm crystal clear emerald waters dwell the devil fish, turtles of Cayo coco palometas, pacualas, big porgies, meros and barracudas. These species in an enclave made by the reefs of 32 km long and 10 to 30 meters deep, rated second after the Great Barrier Reefs of Australia swim with the beautiful gorgonian and sponges corals.




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