Hotel Playa Larga

Vacation spot: Zapata Peninsula
Address: Playa Larga, Península de Zapata, km 32, Matanzas, Cuba.
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Phone: (+53 45) 98-7241
Hotel themes:
Children Policy: Children from 2 to 12 years old , Infants under 2 years old .
Managed by: Cubanacán
Energy: 110 V, 220 V / 60 Hz
Description

Hotel Playa Larga´s best feature is no doubt its location -at the homonymous beach, one of the two main beaches of la Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) together with Playa Girón-, and all the activities that come with it: birdwatching, hikes, trekking, fishing, diving…

The hotel is a basic 2* made up of little houses / bungalows of 1 or 2 rooms (68 rooms in total) that are spread around the property and surrounded by well kept, always green gardens. The rooms are all air conditioned, pretty spacious and clean although very simple and pretty dated.

Food is nothing to write home about either though adequate and one could always consider going to a nearby private restaurant for a richer culinary experience.

Now, the reasons one would choose this place are not accomodation or cuisine but:

- Wildlife is profuse and there are some rare endemic species like the manatee and the manjuarí, both endangered species.

- The pathways in the nearby zone are amongst the most renowned bird watching areas in Cuba, and Playa Larga International Bird Watching Center is the most important of its kind in the island, featuring specialized guides to serve the bird watchers.

- Playa Larga is also specially suitable for underwater activities such as snorkeling, day and night scuba diving and, for experts, diving in 70 m deep natural underground reservoirs. La Bahía de Cochinos offers some of the best cave diving in the Caribbean since a dramatic drop in the seabed has created a huge wall, covered in sponges, gorgonians and coral.

- Fishing trips are very good value for money and fish are abundant.


Location Details

Varadero International Airport : 150 km

Cienfuegos City: 100 km

Matanzas City: 180 km

Havana City: 175 km


Dining

A la carte restaurant

Pool's snack bar


Bars, Cabarets and Discos

Lobby Bar

Beach bar

Pool bar


Facilities & Amenities
Sports and Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing
Fun and Entertainment
  • Swimming pool (s)
  • Ecological excursions
  • Entertainment
  • Game room
Internet Access
  • Internet Café
Other
  • Currency exchange
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit box at the reception
  • Shop
Room types
General room amenities
Nearby attractions
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