The beach life, diving and snorkeling are highlights of La Isla, Cayo Largo or any of the other mini-paradises in the Archipiélago de los Canarreos. The hottest times are the best: July to August along with the cooler-but-balmy high season in December to April.
Always-spirited Nueva Gerona ups the ante for its biggest party, Carnaval, in March.
The best time for diving in the waters off the Isla de la Juventud is January to May when water clarity is good and the seas are generally calm.
Getting to Isla de la Juventud & Cayo Largo del Sur