Holguin and Guardalavaca, Cuba

Holguín is an excellent sun vacation spot spiced with superb nearby natural, cultural and historical attractions.

It is considered, after Havana and Varadero, the third most important destination in Cuba, boasting remarkable Cuba hotels located among landscapes that combine beach, vegetation and mountains along the hundreds of kilometers of its northern coast, with forty one excellent beaches, cays, bays, valleys, forests, mountains and caverns.

Holguin has a gift of its own, at Bariay a monument reminds that it is here where Cuba was first discovered on October 27th, 1942, by Admiral Christopher Colombus during his first voyage to the New World.

Also known as the archeological capital of Cuba, Holguín hosts the biggest Indo – American cemetery in The Antilles as well as other interesting aboriginal settlements. The nearby Biosphere Reserve “Cuchillas del Toa” and the National Park “Alexander von Humboldt” were declared UNESCO’s World Heritage.

Near the beach zone there is the City of Holguín, known as the City of Parks, with a strong Spanish influence as shown by the straight layout of its streets and the many fine houses of Spanish origin. The city of Holguín is the fourth-largest city in Cuba.

The accommodation infrastructure by the beaches counts with fine all inclusive hotels and resorts, sports, nautical activities, wilderness tours and more.

Holguin is a children and family friendly beach vacation, suitable for safe family holidays, teens, nautical sports, fishing and diving lovers, couples, honeymoons, group of friends and, in general, for anyone looking for healthy and safe vacation and resting under the sun in a beautiful Caribbean beach.

Most of the hotels and resorts in Holguin 's beaches have rooms and general facilities specially appointed for the handicapped, enabling those traveling with disabilities to enjoy accessible holidays.

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