Why do a lot of people choose islands as holiday destinations? First of all, a lot of honeymooners or people who are looking for privacy and rest from all hustle and bustle got to the remote islands where they can merge with nature and enjoy its peace and quietness.
Secondly, diving attracts a lot of tourists to islands. Huge coral reefs, diverse marine world and all divers know what they see under water.The island of Cayo Largo is situated in the southern part of Cuba and it is constantly washed by the Caribbean Sea. September and October here are part of the season of the Caribbean stormy winds. So, if you choose these months for your vacation, then it is better to select another island or resort of Cuba.
Iguanas are the most common animals of Cuba that have the whole island, the infamous “Iguana Island” at their disposal. But in Cayo Largo you can also meet them everywhere.
There are a total of 4 hotels in Cayo and you won’t find five-star locations there. Beaches from the side of the Caribbean Sea are very beautiful and greatly differ from Varadero and other islands. Sand dunes and the most beautiful “wild” beaches in Cuba, which are also very broad, can be found here. The underwater world of the Caribbean Sea differs greatly from the Atlantic. Divers often combine Cayo Coco and Cayo Largo to embrace the whole underwater world of Cuba.
If you choose two weeks tour, then you will have enough time to visit other must-see places of Cuba and stay for one day in Varadero or in the capital city of Cuba – Havana. Usually, tourists choose a flight to Havana with an overnight stay, but there is a flight from Varadero. There is even Varadero – Cayo Largo – Havana tours on offer here.
There are no permanent residents on the island of Cayo Largo, not counting the Cubans that work with tourists in a small village of Isla del Sol.
There is only one paved road that runs through the whole island. You can rent a jeep or a scooter or take a bicycle ride around the island. A huge number of colorful birds including flamingos and animals – iguanas live on the island.
The tropical views are just fascinating here, offering lush greenery and diverse vegetation. Cayo Largo is also a picturesque coral reef – a real paradise for diving enthusiasts.
You can also find the Vilo Acuña International Airport on the island. Flight from Havana to Cayo Largo costs around $ 50.
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