A short drive from Cuba’s bustling capital are tranquil and nonstop excitement beaches. Our top list with interactive map let's you choose a perfect match.
After seeing the Flamingoes we headed off to Rancho Luna beach, a stop along the way to the fort. Playa Rancho Luna is a big beach popular with the locals with warm water and soft sand.
Take a day trip to the stunning beach at Playa del Este just east of Havana for only $5 CUC in the bus. Bus leaves from Parque Central every 30mins and takes around 30mins to get there.
As we have a car it was a quick 10min drive out of Trinidad to Playa Ancon beach. The water was nice and warm, the beach was big with plenty of room for everyone.
Our second day in Vinales we decided to go to the beach, only 60k away at Cayo Jutias. The road was rough but worth the visit. Cayo Jutias has lovely white sand, warm water with lots of swimming.
We stayed in Playa Larga for 2 nights and explored the area Bay of Pigs. Read about all things to do and where we stayed in Playa Larga here.