Hostal Luis

Address: Playa Giron, Matanzas, Cuba | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Playa Giron, Matanzas, is near Bay of Pigs Museum.
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      The Bay of Pigs

      A travel blog entry by mdobsonca on Jun 13, 2014

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      ... but it was closed on the day we visited.

      Playa Larga is a small beach town at the top of the bay, the main reason for our visit was to do some diving, Pacman was keen to reenact the US invasion, but with only three of us this was going to be a problem. We visited the local diving shop, Octopus, which was run by a diving legend Francisco, he had dived in the bay of Pigs with Jacques Cousteau. Jacques had rated the diving in the bay as some of the best ...

      Livin Large in Playa Larga

      A travel blog entry by winegalcj on Mar 04, 2014

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      ... book called the water “peacock blue”). Soft and hard coral abounded as did Christmas tree worms, barrel sponges, fans and more. The visibility was terrific and the water was warm enough so that we didn’t get chilled. There is no sand at that part of the shoreline, so anenterprising Cubanhas set up shop renting comfy beach lounges for about $1 a day. That worked for us and we spent our time snorkeling and laying about in the sun. Since our ...


      A travel blog entry by rachel21601 on Feb 12, 2014

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      ... to see their printing press and were shown an old Xerox copier; apparently, it wasn't clear, the pages are hand-lettered the old-fashioned way and then reproduced by machine.

      Across the street, housed in an elegant French-style building, an old pharmacy dating from 1882, La Farmacia Francesa Triollett, is now the Pharmacy Museum. It was fascinating to see the old receipt books, compounding equipment, pill molds, label drawers, a distiller, powders, ...

      Juniors 30th Bday and wicked diving

      A travel blog entry by juniorandange on Jun 30, 2012

      ... they are really expensive in Cuba, we had been traveling with a couple of them so after dinner we gave her a hammock and she was so so happy. After all this we then headed to the roof top for Juniors birthday cigar and rum. Why not when in Cuba and it's Juniors 30th. We really enjoyed sitting up there watching the ocean and the afternoon storm rolling in again. Although I think it's save to say I won't be taking up Cigar smoking anytime soon. ...

      Jeep safari, speed boats and swimming in a cave

      A travel blog entry by tadzyla on Sep 19, 2011

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      ... stalactites and stalagmites. Everything very interesting, but we feel better walking over the ground, not under.
      After visiting cave, we crossed Matanzas city streets and drove to another Saturn's cave. For my self more interesting was to watch all those old cars on the roads. Not even American, but I recognized some old cars from Russia and Poland. It's unbelievable how they still using 40-50 years old car for every ...