Hotel Porto Santo

Carretera del Aeropuerto, Baracoa, Cuba | 3 star hotel
 

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Ciudad Primera

A travel blog entry by iluv2xplore on Apr 24, 2013

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Baracoa is a very BEAUTIFUL city located on the eastern tip of the Island. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, and founded by Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar, a Spanish conquistador, in 1511, making it the oldest colonial city in the Americas (hence, the name, Ciudad Primera). It is somewhat remote and not the easiest place to travel to …

Day 10 of Cuba tour - Baracoa to Mexico via Havana

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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... guns sitting under an umbrella nearby. We said goodbye to Carlos our driver and gave him a decent tip of 50CUCs as he had successfully driven us (at short notice no less) the entire length of the country. Ian had discovered yesterday that he does not have a car of his own, only a push bike. We queued and checked in our luggage and were issued handwritten boarding cards which were then checked off a manual list by a lady at a trestle table, before being ...

Indigenous People, the Beach and the Palador

A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan

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... beach. Steve spotted a tethered goat herd that was "clearing some land" of overgrowth. We returned to the hotel about 3:00 PM and had the afternoon off, though Gigi and Joli had planned another outing to a woodcrafter's studio. Dinner was at a nearby palador, El Poeta owned by Carlos, a poet and very gregarious man. His poems are painted on the walls. We had another very good dinner of typical Cuban for - soup, salad, rice and meat or ...

28th nov to 1st dec - Barking baracoa

A travel blog entry by stuwelly

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... and we ended up drinking and partying into the small hours, luckily iv learnt by now that the rum is such good quality I dont seem to be getting hangovers, just aswell 9 oclock start for the hikein the morning.
Theres two others booked onto the hike, and our guide was execellent really knowledgable about the plants and fauna, showing us cocao, the fruit that gives is coco beans for chocolate. To get to el yunque the booking office mentioned there was a river ...

Baracoa part 2 - let's get political!

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

... casa owner had Internet. She was using it for skype and her daughter was using Facebook."

Cubano: "Yeah but who was she? It costs 70 CUC a month here for internet. Was she a doctor? Ordinary people could never afford it.The Government says we are equal but really there are tiers of people here. At the top there are the casa particular owners. Sure, they have to pay their tax to the Government but they can charge 25 CUC a night ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Porto Santo Baracoa

    Reviewed by iluv2xplore

    Hotel Porto Santo (Apr 23-25, 2013)

    Reviewed Apr 24, 2013
    by (2 reviews) San Francisco , United States Flag of United States

    We stayed at the Hotel Porto Santo, which is located relatively close to downtown Baracoa. It is a decent hotel (possibly 2.5 stars for American standards) with a magnificent view of the Baracoa Bay. The staff was very accommodating, willing to do whatever necessary to make sure we enjoyed our visit. The hotel was perfect considering all I really cared about for this journey was that I had a decent place to sleep and bathe each day...

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Porto Santo Baracoa

    3.00 of 5 stars Good