- Destination: Baracoa
- Open: Daily
- Address From: About 20km / 12mi northwest of Baracoa
Description Beaches: Maguana Beach, Baracoa. Cuba
About 20km / 12mi northwest of Baracoa is one of the areas best beaches, called Playa Maguana. There is an offshore reef just a short ways out that protects the beach but the water can still be rough at times. This white sand beach is picture perfect and makes for a great side trip from Baracoa. For the adventurous, it is also possible to rent a bicycle in Baracoa and peddle out to Playa Maguana. At the beach are some low scale facilities for visitors, including restaurant services and tourist villas that can be rented. Fortunately the buildings are mixed in among the greenery and do not detract from the natural beauty of Playa Maguana.
Maguana Beach Map
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Maguana Beach is located in Baracoa
Baracoa, located in the easternmost part of Cuba, has become one of the top tourist attractions in Guantanamo Province. Baracoa's verdant mountains and the many rivers and streams which come rushing down to the sea here form an enticing natural setting to which historic and cultural elements contribute their own attractions.
Coconut and cacao plantations are plentiful near Baracoa, but it has some unique attractions, too. For example, there's the Parra Cross, which Christopher Columbus brought to shore here in 1492-one of the 29 he left in Spanish America.
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (in the Cuchillas del Toa Preserve of the Biosphere); Alemanes Pass, the Yumuri River Valley, Boma and Mata Bays and the view from the natural terraces in La Maquina Municipality offer you scenery that will make your vacation truly memorable.