Cayo Coco

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Top ChoiceSeafood in Cayo Coco

Lenny's Lobster Shack

Named unofficially after a Canadian tourist and regular patron, Lenny's is a beautiful open-sided thatched rondavel on hotel-free Playa Prohibida decorated with old Canadian license plates and famed for one dish...

Top ChoiceCaribbean in Cayo Coco

Ranchón Flamingo

Eat exquisite seafood, drink cold beer, swim, sunbathe, drink more beer... you get the picture. The Flamingo guards a small scoop of public beach in the shadow of Cayo Coco's resorts.

Island in Cayo Coco

Cayo Paredón Grande

East of Cayo Coco, a road crosses over to Cayo Romano (technically Camagüey Province) and turns north to Cayo Paredón Grande and Faro Diego Velázquez, a 52m lighthouse dating from 1859. This area has a couple of...

Caribbean in Cayo Coco

Ranchón Las Coloradas

Seafood in a paradisaical beachside setting, but hotel construction nearby has recently dented the 'paradisaical' tag. As with most indie restaurants on the cayo, it's set under an opened-sided thatched canopy...

Caribbean in Cayo Coco

Parador La Silla

This thatched-roof snack bar is halfway along the causeway into Cayo Coco. After a coffee, beer or sandwich, you could climb the adjacent lookout tower and try spotting distant specks of pink flamingos.

Shopping Center in Cayo Coco

Plaza Los Flamencos

Shopping plaza just outside the entrance to the Meliá Jardines del Rey with souvenir and clothes shops, a bowling alley and a spa open to all visitors.

Cabaret in Cayo Coco

La Cueva del Jabalí

This natural cave is the only non-all-inclusive entertainment venue in Cayo Coco, although 95% of the audience will be 'all-inclusivers.' It features a slightly cheesy cabaret show.