Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Cayo Largo del Sur

Playa Sirena

Cayo Largo's (and, perhaps, Cuba's) finest beach is the broad westward-facing Playa Sirena, where 2km of powdery white sand is wide enough to accommodate several football pitches. Tourists on day trips from Havana a…
Wildlife Reserve in Cayo Largo del Sur

Vivero de Crocodrilos

A beautiful, old building on Cayo Largo? You'd better believe it. Just past the turn-offs to the Sol resorts, the stone tower marking the Vivero de Crocodrilos dates from 1951 – the island's first construction. Here…
Island in Cayo Largo del Sur

Cayo Rico

A big day-trip destination is this island between Cayo Largo and Isla de la Juventud. Boat excursions to the beaches leave from the hotels (for around CUC$69 per person). Rico also has a simple beach restaurant that…
Island in Cayo Largo del Sur

Cayo del Rosario

This island between Cayo Largo and Isla de la Juventud is a popular day-trip destination. Boat excursions to the beaches leave from the hotels (for around CUC$69 per person) and also from Marina Internacional Cayo L…
Beach in Cayo Largo del Sur

Playa los Cocos

You can head up the island's east coast via this beach, where there is good snorkeling, but no shade or facilities. The paved road gives out after Playa Blanca.
Island in Cayo Largo del Sur

Cayo Iguana

Off the northwest tip of Cayo Largo, Cayo Iguana is home to, that's right, hundreds of iguanas. A yacht trip with snorkeling will cost you CUC$44.
Nature Reserve in Cayo Largo del Sur

Granja de las Tortugas

A small, often-closed complex beyond the airstrip on the northwest end of the island in the settlement of Combinado. From May to September guides here can organize nighttime turtle-watching on the Cayo's beaches, on…
Beach in Cayo Largo del Sur

Playa Tortuga

Beyond Playa los Cocos at the far end of the island is this beach, where sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand in the summer.