Melia Cayo Guillermo
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We wanted to take a last moment on the beach before leaving the ocean and going back to Havana. So we get on a cab that takes us to Cayo Santa Maria but guess what. There was a roadblock and we had to show them our passport! We didn't bring them, ...
... of lemonade. We noted that there have been are a lot of similarities with other cruises but with a few obvious omissions: - no towel sculptures in the cabin - no belly flop competition ( there were a few guys that would have been good contenders. I liked them because they made me look slim ) - no ice sculptures - or so we thought. They ran a demonstration a ...
One activity we were interested in was deep sea fishing. Cuba has excellent fishing and the price is half the price elsewhere. We signed up for a day charter and headed out to see braving the strong winds and big waves. I was sure we were all going to get seasick. We took our seasickness pills hoping they would help. Even the captain was a little reluctant to go out to the sea ...
... it had felt like we had actually left the country for three days. This resort could have been anywhere. Even the hotel entertainment, which performed for example some weird and fake Cuban Culture Shows in the evening, did not change this impression. In essence we had a great time here, but were happy that we were now heading back to experience the real Cuba away from the all-inclusive package tourists. I felt quite sad for these package tourists, who are mainly Canadians from whom ...
sometimes you make whim decisions. cayo santa maria was one of them. our plan was visiting cuba, but cayo santa maria isn't a destination conducive to said plan. you're cut off from the mainland, cuban nationals aren't even allowed on the island, the original inhabitants- a small fishing community- were relocated off the island ...