Sol Cayo Largo
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Playa Larga is a family friendly beach with gently shelving sand and placid sea; Giron was a steep incline into breakers which I declined to grace. But here it's so good I went in twice!
After a late lunch and a few beers we set up camp under palms on the mostly deserted beach and it was bliss - for about an hour then a horde of Angles and Huns descended and invaded our ...
... and had told us previously that they'd been ordered not to pick up any more hitch hikers (presumably by the police,) which was in contrast to Sarah and her boyfriend (the English couple in Vinales) who had hitch hikers thrust upon them (again, presumably by the police). Hitch hiking is alive and thriving in Cuba!
The dive site had no beach, just rocks to jump off but there were sunbeds for hire so Leonie and ...
... pack the computer bag and arrived with a ham and cheese toastie in hand. And then told the first one to "lighten up".
We shared a black Peugot with a nice young Portugese couple (she was actually working in Cambridge to impove her English).
Just outside Havana the driver pulled of the "motorway" onto a dirt track and the tank was refilled with petrol from jerry cans from someone's private stash.
... reserve which was described as a Paradiase to us. We waited by the roadside in the heat and drove in a bus for 15min to the spot, paied 15CUC for al inclusive day. Really good value for us but expensive by Cuban standards. As we walked in, the view of the sea was lovely, but there was noone there, no guests and hardly any staff and many broken plastic loungers. First impressions - no service, and an aged 70s resort that was once luxury. But the first snorkelling swim blew my mind - ...
... told us about times of local buses, as by then we were on a budget, and about a lagoon with flamingoes not too far away. As the public guagua (this is what they call a bus' in Cuba) was leaving shortly, we jumped on a bicitaxi to take us to the station. When we got there the driver convinced us to get into his friend's 50s Ford to take us there and back to see flamingoes for 12CUC. We agreed and had ...