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Beaches

From the pristine white sands of Varadero Beach to rougher terrain off the beaten path, Varadero is close to beaches that suit every taste.

Playa Mayor

Playa Mayor

Arguably the most well developed beach in Cuba, this dazzling stretch offers plenty of hotel and resort options for every budget.

Karabelas

Karabelas

Get off the beaten path and visit this remote beach located on the east side of the expansive Peninsula.

Playa Larga

Playa Larga

This beach is also situated on the Bahia de Cochinos, north of Playa Girón. Its central location makes it an ideal base for eco-tours around the Zapata Peninsula.

Playa Girón

Playa Girón

Enjoy the quiet at this peaceful beach that’s an easy day trip from Varadero, located on the eastern side of the Bahia de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs). Its clear, sparkling waters attract avid snorkelers and scuba divers.

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Varadero Beach

Varadero Beach

Sink your feet into the immaculate white sand along the 21-kilometre stretch of Cuba’s trademark beach. The serene waters are always inviting, with an average year-round water temperature of 24ºC-26ºC.