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Enjoy an amazing sense of tranquility

Cayo Guillermo holidays are the perfect destination for a secluded, peaceful and romantic destination. The resort of Cayo Guillermo is just two miles from Cayo Coco and is connected by a causeway so all the excursions available in Cayo Coco are also available here.

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A peaceful and romantic destination

Cayo Guillermo is much smaller than Cayo Coco, but both share the natural fantastic attractions that the north of Cuba has to offer. Cayo Guillermo's summer season is May to October bringing long, hot and rainy weather with average temperatures ranging from twenty six to thirty two degrees Celsius. The winter weather, from November to April averages between 20 degrees and 25 degrees Celsius and with considerably less rain making it drier and more comfortable for walking excursions.

Cayo Guillermo appeals to those looking for solitude and romance so is ideal for couples travelling here. The beaches of the island are perfect white, powdery coral sand, and clear turquoise sea that remains shallow for an extraordinary distance makes the waters amazing for swimming and snorkelling. One of the country's best beaches, Playa Pilar, is located at the western end of Cayo Guillermo. This beach is named after Ernest Hemingway's yacht 'The Pilar'.

Holidays to Cayo Guillermo are a favorite with honeymoon couples as the beaches still offer an amazing sense of tranquility and romance. Should you tire of lazing on the amazing beaches, a holiday to Cayo Guillermo can also offer plenty of activities such as jeep safaris, horse riding, cruises deep sea fishing and glass bottomed boat rides.

For the water enthusiasts such as snorkelers and divers, the coral reef is an outstanding two hundred and fifty miles long and is second longest to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The unmatched natural beauty of the coral reef is less than one kilometer from shore and permanent home to over 159 species of marine life including reef sharks. The depths range from 10 meters to 30 meters.

Places to Visit

Sugar Mill Tour

This tour will give you the chance to explore the natural beauty and rural treasures of the Caribbean countryside. Enjoy an exhilarating speed boat ride through the mangrove swamps before visiting a crocodile farm and an ancient sugar mill, where you can take a steam train ride through the sugarcane fields.

El Baga Nature Park

Known for its stunning natural beauty that is abundant with a rich and diverse interior full of lush protected vegetation, marshlands and wetlands, and offers a thrilling base for nature lovers and bird watchers. You can enjoy various nature walks and hikes as well as jungle tours and cruises through the mangroves

Speedboat Tour

You can pilot your own jungle speedboat and explore the intricate network of channels throught the mangrove Jungle where tropical life is plentyful. Go snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of Cayo Guillermo.

Friendly atmosphere and friendly people

The vegetation of the island is conformed by tropical forests and has an excellent array of floral and fauna. If you are wandering about or out on an excursion you are likely to see a group of iguanas appear from nowhere that are very confident in crossing the highways to enter the tropical rainforest.

Holidays in Cayo Guillermo can also include excursions to the genuine traditional towns like Moron, Ciego de Avila or the lovely sleepy town colonial town of Trinidad all of which are a must see to experience the friendly atmosphere and the friendliness of the people. Longer overnight trips are also available to see and experience the amazing city of Cuba's capital, Havana.

Holidays to Cayo Guillermo offer a very high standard of accommodation most of which are of the luxury variety offering an excellent standard and a full entertainment programme. Many of the hotels on the island are all inclusive and the dining and entertainment revolve entirely around the resort hotel. Book holidays to Cayo Guillermo here at Latedeals.co.uk.

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May Temp: 32°C
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JuneTemp: 34°C
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