Was thinking of booking Costa Morena second week in October if anyone has been at this time of year am I crazy to go in hurricane season???????
Are ya crazy? I do not know! What exactly does your sense of adventure entail? I have been in Santiago in early november and found it to be humid and rainy. Santiago is Cuba's hot spot on many a day anyways. It is anybody's guess as to what the weather will be like as each year has it's own surprise and never repeats itself exactly as before.
I do know that if a hurricane is a coming your way then they will most likely house you up at the Melia hotel in the city and that is a step in the right direction all things considered. Santiago as you might know is on the south-east coast with the possibility of being the first land a hurricane encounters when approaching Cuba. Costa Morena in October will be quite quiet I will assume. If you are that worried then why not wait until you want to go, all the while keeping an eye on the weather forecast?
Did you decide to book it? Curious to know what you think of this hotel if you go. Take lots of pictures. We are headed to Santiago area but not til mid november...keeping fingers crossed that there will be less hurricane activity then.
I was there the last week of October a few years ago. It was HOT! 4 of the 7 days were great, sunny, humid, hot. The other 3 days were tropical storm Noel. It was an experience but we had a great time spending time with our friends.
Call me nuts but we just booked Oct 3rd ......woot woot
Nah, you're not nuts! I'd do it again too, tropical storm Noel and all!
we were in santa lucia at caracol when mini noel rolled in [ literally across the reefs ] it was an incredible experience and we have made lifelong friends from this happening! hallowe'en was a hoot too. lol. carol e.
Carol, Halloween there WAS awesome! I brought a small pumpkin with me and carved it with a bunch of staff and fellow Canadians. One of the cooks even fried up the seeds for everyone to try. Not that I recommend smuggling fruits/veg into Cuba, I just had to do it!
Funny how things like that bring people together; I too made some friends I still keep in touch with there.
melissam, were you there with us, too? we had so much fun!!! carol e. they're stll talking about it at caracol after 3 years.!!! are the barrie sisters still out there? missed out on trip to corales and queenie that year. lol
Sorry, not there as in Caracol, I was at Sierra Mar with the bf and two other couples. You guys had pumpkins too?!? They were such a huge hit with everyone. Well, a few fellow Canadians looked on and thought we were crazy. I should point out that we had spent about 10 hours at the bar by the time we started carving the pumpkins lol.
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