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Cayo Saetia Island

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One of the few places on Cuba, where is almost impossible to meet tourists. Been there on our own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brno, Czech Republic
The best day of our holiday

This is a day not to be missed! A free bar on the boat, snacks, dancing and the most beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Carretera a Cayo Saetia, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few places on Cuba, where is almost impossible to meet tourists. Been there on our own, spend more than 2 hours driving rented car on bumpy road till we got there. On some potholes we nearly turned back, but we made it....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is a day not to be missed! A free bar on the boat, snacks, dancing and the most beautiful scenery as you sail to the island. The two hosts had us in hysterics, had us dancing & gave us the true Cuban vibes we...More

2  Thank BettyChilds
Reviewed 13 July 2018

all the beaches have something very special, gorgeous waters, sometimes one needs to be the guest and deal with getting around - it's not so simple but take the day to visit the beaches - share a taxi and pay them well $100 - it's...More

1  Thank Kate P
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Beautiful island, impressive wild safari, amazing beach and the charming house on it. A perfect spot to spend the day and watch a sunset. The safari was interesting but in a small jeep it was a lot more dun, i do not recommend the big...More

2  Thank pirang
Reviewed 5 July 2018

What can i say well worth the money a dream beach and lovely food to boot would highly recommend.. Free bar on the boat was spot on.

Thank scottster36
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Great guides, beautiful beach, good snorkelling. comfortable catamaran but give safari a miss, very uncomfortable.

1  Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Took a tour excursion , it was really relaxing and the lunch on the island was superb! Lots of iguanas to see and wildlife

1  Thank rumpunchvacations
Reviewed 1 July 2018

we booked a catamaran trip to paradise island; we were picked up by coach from our hotel at 8.15 am and taken to the harbor to board the catamaran all drinks included and made our way to cayo saetia island on arriving at the island...More

1  Thank rob20122017
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Our tour guides Albetrto and Lennin were fantastic - they were full of knowledge and enthusiasm throughout the whole day. During snorkelling with Alberto he showed us different types of coral, sea urchins and even finding some starfish we had a go at holding. Lennin...More

2  Thank _charlottedarby998
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Lovely place, great snorkelling and a superb lunch in the hillside restaurant. Pure white sandy beaches and very quiet

1  Thank kevin h
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27 July 2018|
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Response from graham e | Reviewed this property |
There is a jetty at the island so no need to swim ashore
Savannah S
18 June 2018|
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Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, based on two trips there with tour guides in both cases, there is no hunting there now. Not much wildlife left and what is there gets "shot" by camera-toting tourists!
15 May 2018|
Response from graham e | Reviewed this property |
60 cuc with Thomas cook, includes free bar on the catamaran, meal on island and a free bottle of rum