Hotel Playa Coco
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Complete chill out day. Did very little other than lie on the beach, read our books and lurked around. We did go on a snorkelling trip for an hour but other than that completely relaxed which was brilliant! Thoroughly enjoyed our resort, really good food and great room and great ...
Left pretty early this morning for Cayo Guillermo where we had decided to stay. The road there from the mainland is pretty interesting as they have built a really long causeway from the mainland to the island and before you enter they check your passport etc (not really sure why other than to keep cuba out!). Totally keeping the local population out! Anyway got there in 3 hours and looked at the 3 hotels and were not overly impressed ...
leave Canada on airplane at 7:30 A.M to go to Cayo Coco by 1:10 P.M price- $743.85 a 3,455 km flight and about 7 hours of nonstop flight. I land at the Cayo Coco airport and claim my luggage and walk to a local boating service that will give me a boat ride to Caibarien for $420. Cayo Coco was a very beautiful place with sandy beach's, clear waters, lots of tropical fish and perfect temperature. ...
... we get an English speaking guide and we learn a lot:
- This sugar mill worked from 1914 until 2002
- Cuba had 176 sugar mills, after the Russian collapse most of them closed and today there are only 50 still open
- In this mill worked once 350 people
- We saw how they made the sugar syrup in the really old days with the oxen, how it got boiled and then thick honey ...
... than its more famous sister. Cayo Coco was only inhabited in 1992 and in 1998 a 27 kilometer long causeway was built to connect the island with the mainland. Knowing about the business of mass quantity discounts, we arranged our accommodation via one of Cuba’s state-owned travel agencies rather than showing up in the hotel and paying an astronomically high rate. All hotels on Cayo Coco are all-inclusive, i.e. all food and drinks are included in the price, and there is ...