Posted by: cubaa | October 8, 2007

Watch the Cow

Planning to visit Cuba?

-then here we have a unique place for You-Guardalavaca.

p2.jpgBefore planning your tour we recommend to visit

This site describes Cuba in a better way and gives tips to tour the country on shoe string budget. The following write up gives us a glimpse about the approach of the

Guardalavaca-The name means Watch the Cow and possibly has something to do with the fact that during the 18th century, Buccaneers traded cattle and foodstuff with Creole traders reluctant to obey strict Spanish colonial trading regulations. It is said the beach was used for these shipping.

Guardalavaca is the ideal destination for Cuba holidays . The best way to start twin centre holidays in Cuba. The self-contained beach resort consists of five hotels and limited infrastructure covering 1,8 Km. of oceanfront.

The main beach runs westward from Hotel Atlantico and extends 800 Mts. The width of the beach fluctuates in between 60 and 100 Mts. Bay grapes, mahogany, almond and Flame tree naturally shelter a great area of this beach. Visitors will find the vegetation very convenient to protect themselves against excessive sunray exposure. The beach area is serviced by small thatched roof restaurant and bars, water sport facilities and at the very west of the beach, a re-known diving center.

Eastward from the mentioned hotel, small cove beaches are to be found, these are separated by coral outcrops till the beach that faces hotel Las Brisas which measures 400 mts till the inlet to the western side of the building. There a small water sport base is catering the tourists lodged at the hotel. Past the inlet, comes another rocky area till Los Cayuelos beach restaurant which faces another excellent beach extending eastward some 700 Mts., till the rocky coral key marking the end of the resort.

The Cuba Experience is an independent ground handling agent, especialized in organizing your Cuba holidays and dedicated to provide quality service in order to make the utmost of your holidays in Cuba


Guardalavaca Useful Info
Language: Spanish, outside the resorts you’ll struggle with Population: 5000
Temperature: Live Forecast Driving side: Drive on the right
Time Zone: GMT-5 hours
Local Customs: N/A
Religion: Catholic mainly
Afro-Cuban religions
Emergency #: All emergencies -26811

Guardalavaca is one of the finest resort areas with terrific diving, paragliding and a smattering of local native history.- Lonely Planet



  1. […] for Cuba holidays . The best way to start twin centre holidays in Cuba…. source: Watch the Cow, […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: