Playas de Este, Havana

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Escape the city and step onto the soft white sands of Playas de Este, a beach frequented by the locals of the area. Beach huts provide drinks, which you can grab in between swims in the ocean or strolls along the sand. Consider stopping in the nearby restaurant if you like fresh seafood accompanied by beach views. Consider a weekday visit to avoid crowds, and its worth bringing some shade along with you. Work out when and for how long to visit Playas de Este and other Havana attractions using our handy Havana trip website .
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  • Beautiful beach pity about the wind was very strong. We arrived with a bus traveling from Havana
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  • Tvyärr became the long beach hard hit by "Irma" that blew down many trees o Palm trees along the shore. A lot of "junk" from the sea is still when it is "winter" and not full bathing season. (but for us Swedes, it is hotter than a normal Swedish summer)
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  • Great beach very close to Havana. If you need one day off from extraordinary Havana days and nights this is perfet place to go. Beach is huge so you can always find part not so crowdy, very clean, sea...  more »

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