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Amazing hidden gem

It took us 2 and half hours to get there from Vinales due to road condition, but it was worth it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Spartacus30
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Lisbon, Portugal
Me gusta la playa me gusta tu

The beach is one of the cool and calm beach of cuba and very easy to communicate with locals. There... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
ernurp
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Izmir Province, Turkey
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All reviews day trip beautiful beach an hour taxi collectivo cuc per person an umbrella turquoise water bumpy ride lobster sandwiches casa particular main beach walk along the beach paradise on earth juice snack bar either direction
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took us 2 and half hours to get there from Vinales due to road condition, but it was worth it, theres the main beach and if you walk 30m through the woods you will get to another beach which will amaze you, no signs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The beach is one of the cool and calm beach of cuba and very easy to communicate with locals. There is no wave and very clean water also may see the starfishes. The sundesks are 3 Cuc and drinks are not so expensive. You may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Spent the day at Cayo Jutias during our time in Vinales. Absolutely beautiful Caribbean beach with deck chairs and umbrellas you can rent. Much quieter than Cayo Levisa. Beware of mosquitoes at both ends of the beach; better simply staying in the main section.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

we took a Taxi Collectivo for 15 cucs each to this lovely beach, an interesting bumpy ride all the way, with some nice view and country side. the ride took an hour. there is a restaurant, bathrooms and a bar at the beach, not too...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rabah I
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The trip from Vinales took 1.5 hours. Considering it's only 45km, you can imagine the condition of the 'road' which is a pot hole ridden track for most of it. So the journey is not comfortable but interesting to view smaller Cuban villages. The beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We went with a taxi colectivo (1950’s truck with no ac) from our house in Viñales (20 cuc for a return ticket). It’s a 2.30 hour ride, but it feels like 4 because the road is in such bad condition that you’re constantly bumping from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank borjasamso
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We were eating in the first big restaurant. They took 2 hours to bring us the food, the waiter forhot to adk for our order. I think that in order to enjoy that beautiful beach is better to have a sandwich or something faster. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roser C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Took a 2 hour, bumpy taxi ride from Viñales and we spent a day here. The atmosphere was relaxed and very nice people. But come lunch-time, we had a not so nice experience. The main restaurant ran out of food, half an hour after opening....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mightymike1966
Reviewed 11 July 2018

After a long, bumpy trip in a VERY old van, you get dropped off among a lot of trees and left to you own device.. but don't fear.. just follow the beach a 100m or so to the left and arrive at some basic tourist...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LizaGroenewald
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Every time I go to Cayo Jutia I get tired of this road in bad state but I love this pristine water beach so I think it is a good reward at the end, hehehe. The view is beautiful, the restaurants are not so good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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HappyTrailszz
9 April 2018|
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Response from Luis M | Reviewed this property |
Ah, I forgot something. The road from Santa Lucia to Cayo Jutias is pancake flat but it is also in very bad condition. It is no more than 14 Km long. In between it is pretty much nothing.
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Response from Elsbart | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in: Casa Cusy in santa lucia (see airbnb) Very nice people! Due to the bad road to jutias the few miles to it took an hour or so. Probably they fixed the road last year. Don’t think there is a casa on jutias beach. More
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