Guardalavaca, Cuba

With lush tropical scenery, beautiful white sandy beaches and relaxed rural feel, Guardalavaca is a popular destination.


As well as having it's own dolphinarium, there are many other activities available, the perfect place for a fun and relaxing holiday. Holguin Airport is approx 70km away.

Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | Guardalavaca Reviews

Guardalavaca Hotels (5)

Sol Luna Mares Resort Hotel is a great complex offering a variety of facilities making it ideal for families and couples wanting to enjoy a fun filled holiday....

Paradisus Rio De Oro Hotel and Spa is a luxury adult-only resort offering comfortable accommodation and five-star service. ...

Club Amigo Atlantico Guardalavaca Hotel is a great resort for letting your hair down and making most of the beach front location with a variety of fun filled amenities on offer. Families and couples ...

Brisas Guardalavaca is a beachside complex with friendly service and excellent facilities. The hotel is perfect for families and couples to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday in Cuba....

Memories Holguin Beach Resort is a stunning All Inclusive resort which is popular with those looking for a hint of luxury combined with extensive on-site facilities. Perfect for families, couples and ...


Guardalavaca is a picturesque beach resort on the southern end of the east coast, comprising a few all inclusive hotels and a gorgeous white sugar sand beach.

The beach is fronted by clear, calm turquoise waters, protected by the coral reefs and is backed by lush greenery.

Things to Do

The main activities here revolve around the Esmeralda Beach and the Guardalavaca Beach. You can take coastal cruises, go horse riding and sky diving or simply bob about in a pedalo.

There is a diving centre and a number of dive sites to appeal to scuba divers.

Out and About

On the outskirts of the resort, the nature park at Naranjo Bay offers a good day out where you can swim with the dolphins and watch the daily shows with the sea lions and dolphins.

Nearby you can explore the nature trails, stroll around the cactus garden, visit the mini zoo and the aboriginal burial grounds at the Conuco de Monga Vina.

Nearby Attractions

The city of Holguin ( 58km) has many parks and squares surrounded by historic buildings. See the San Isidoro Cathedral, visit La Periquera museum and admire views over the city and the surrounding countryside from the Mayabe Lookout.

Further around the coast at the Bay of Gibara (50km), you can explore the colonial style fishing town, visit the Museum of Colonial Art and see the ruins of Fort Beria de Fernando VII which held great importance during the slave trade era.

Graph displaying average temperatures throughout the year at Guardalavaca


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