Cayo Guillermo

Any traveler who loves the beach will fall in love with pictures of Cuba beaches. The bright-white sand and aquamarine waters are incredibly appealing, especially even more since there has been changes about legal travel to Cuba. One of the best beaches is on Cayo Guillermo . Located on the northern coast of Cuba, this island is home to one of the most popular beaches in the country and likely to be among the most popular in the Caribbean as well.

Cayo Guillermo is the name of a small island in a chain, the Jardines del Rey archipelago, off the northern coast of Cuba, and the local beach is called Playa Pilar. This is a popular tourist destination not only for its spectacular beaches, but also because four all-inclusive resorts are located on this part of the island: the Gran Caribe Villa Cojimar, Melia Cayo Guillermo, Iberostar Daiquiri, and the Sol Cayo Guillermo.

Playa Pilar got its name from an American writer. Ernest Hemingway loved spending time in Cuba, and the beach is named after the boat, Pilar, which Hemingway used in Cuba. The setting is beautiful, with the white sand and bright blue waters that Cuba beaches are becoming known for. Literary fans will also recognize this island as the setting of a famous scene in Hemingway’s novel Islands in the Stream.

There are many things to do at Playa Pilar, but many people prefer doing nothing at all. Sunbathing and strolling on the beach are popular activities. If you want to get out on the water, catamarans are available for sunset sails or it is possible to plan a fishing excursion. During a trip to Cuba you might also want to visit other popular beaches on the island, including Playa Sirena, Playa Ancon, and Playa Guardalavaca.

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