travel42 Port Guide: Isla de la Juventud

Isla de la Juventud travel42 Port of Call Guide

Isla de la Juventud, Cuba, sits some distance from the country's main island, 80 mi/130 km south of Havana, and has great beaches around Punta del Este in the south (in a military zone where visitors are admitted only with a guide, easily arranged in town), but it's not primarily a beach destination and its overall appeal is limited. It's special because of its reefs: Offshore diving expeditions—among the most professionally organized outings in Cuba—leave from the Hotel Colony on the island's w...
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