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Guardalavaca Beach, Holguin

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When Christopher Columbus landed near Guardalavaca Beach in 1492, he wrote in his journal this was one of the most beautiful spots he had ever seen. Sheltered by green hills and coral reefs, the beach offers numerous water sports and activities. Snorkel or scuba dive near the wildlife-rich reefs, swim in the turquoise waters, play a round of beach volleyball, or rent a kayak to see the scenic surroundings from a different perspective. By using our Holguin trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Guardalavaca Beach and other attractions in Holguin.
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  • Beautiful white sand beach close to the main hotel. Very windy which means a rougher ocean but still great to swim in. Long boardwalk takes you to the market 
  • the market is worth a visit if you are staying near by, the have a local bus service and the taxi cabs are all vintage motors, the market has 2 bars and a couple of cafe's and sells hand made wooden g...  more »
  • Worth a visit as great family beach with added bonus of typical local market selling local hand made goods and art work. Travelled there by local horse and cart taxi which included a tour of local are...  more »