Playa Santa Lucía, a destination to always come back to

Playa Santa Lucía, a destination to always come back to

Destinations

BY YANAIS VEGA BACALLAO, PHOTOS: ORESTES G. CASANOVA AND RODOLFO BLANCO CUÉ

Crystal-clear jade-colored waters and natural white sand covered with coconut trees along 20 kilometers of beach is the paradise destination awaiting the visitor on arrival at the Santa Lucía beach resort after a little more than an hour’s drive north of the colonial city of Camagüey.

Playa Santa Lucía, a destination to always come back to

Several hotel facilities offer a wide range of services, both for guests and for those who are passing through these magnificent areas of crystal-clear waters, ideal for snorkeling, kitesurfing or diving, the most popular options for adrenaline lovers.

Also available for visitors are dance classes, catamaran or water bike rides and volleyball games, in addition to the traditional walks or horseback rides along the beach, which offer the beautiful experience of appreciating one of the most beautiful sunsets in the entire Caribbean.

From the coast, several excursions are available to the impressive coral reef located just two kilometers from the sands of the beach, considered the second largest in the world.

This is one of the most popular attractions for diving and snorkeling lovers, since the impressive underwater scenery of this coral reef attracts a great variety of species.

The catamaran excursion to Playa Bonita, in Cayo Sabinal, is an activity every visitor must experience; a great opportunity to live a paradise experience on a virgin island at a little over five kilometers of navigation.

Playa Santa Lucía, a destination to always come back to

Upon arrival at the site, vacationers can enjoy multiple recreational activities and a delicious lunch at the rustic restaurant there; succulent cuisine based on seafood, vegetables, tropical fruits, and the aromatic Cuban coffee will never be left out.

Another boat trip allows you to see a colony of pink flamingos and includes lunch on an island in the interior of Nuevitas bay, with an open bar and hiking with observation of iguanas, hutias, birds and other endemic and migratory species.

Undoubtedly, these are options that make Santa Lucía a sun and beach destination to have an unforgettable vacation in the company of friends and family, a place to recommend and always come back to.