The 5 Most Beautiful Beaches In Cuba

There is nothing quite like parking on a soft-sanded beach with a plush towel and your favourite bikini to catch some much-needed Vitamin sea.

Warm rays hitting your bronzed skin and beads of salt water dripping from your hair, the beach is where you belong. If you’re craving that unmistakable Caribbean heat, we’ve got you covered.

We set out to find the five best beaches in Cuba to soak up the sizzling Cuban sun.

Best Beaches in Cuba

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Playa Los Flamencos:
White-sanded beaches and lush, swaying palm trees as far as the eye can see, Playa Los Flamencos is 22 km of relaxing perfection. This quiet beach is the perfect escape for those looking for a day full of peace. Whether you visit this beach solo to retreat for a while or with loved ones to spend quality time with one another, Playa Los Flamencos provides the perfect tranquil atmosphere.

Best Beaches in Cuba

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The beach at Memories Varadero Beach Resort:
Memories Varadero is a fun and lively paradise with the beach to match. Spend your day taking part in dance lessons, water sports and volleyball on the warm sands while meeting people from all over the globe! For those a part of Memories Varadero’s Diamond Club, get away from it all with your very own private section of the beach. Shaded tiki huts and comfy lounge chairs await!

Best Beaches in Cuba

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The beach at Sanctuary Grand Memories Cayo Santa Maria:
Turquoise waters and velvety sand envelop the lucky visitor who set foot on the beach at Sanctuary Grand Memories Cayo Santa Maria. This adults-only shoreline offers a much-needed reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Travellers coming to Cuba in search of #nofilter beauty need look no further than this little stretch of heaven.

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Playa Bacuranao:
If you’ve come to Cuba for historic Havana and only have a short time to dedicate to some sun worshipping, the perfect beach locale does exist. Playa Bacuranao is located only 12 kilometres away from the city and provides travellers with a quick beach escape. Sky-high palm trees, crystal-blue waters and a warm stretch of sand, you would never guess you’re so close to the busy Havana streets.

Best Beaches in Cuba

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The beach at Memories Holguin Beach Resort:
Family fun in the sun is the motive for the beach at Memories Holguin. Set up camp on the beach, slather on the sunscreen and have your very own sandcastle building competition. Gather as a group down by the bright blue water to partake in the many water and land sports offerings to make family memories to last a lifetime!

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