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“beautiful”
Review of Playa Esmeralda

Playa Esmeralda
Ranked #3 of 30 things to do in Holguin
Certificate of Excellence
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Chester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“beautiful”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

One of the best beaches I've been to! Best to stay up by sol rio as up by paridisus is very rocky but there is very good for snorkelling.

Visited May 2014
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“Amazing!!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

You will love the color and the view and the water!!! Very quiet too. I had a very relaxing time here

Visited May 2014
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“Just wowwwww”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

The palms, the colour of the water.
Beautiful beach. Lots of shades for the hottest part of the day.

Visited April 2014
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Hamilton, Canada
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“Turquoise Water, Soft Sand”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

An amazing piece of Paradise! The sand is so soft and fine that it never felt hot to walk on. The colors of the crystal clear water under the bright sun have to be seen to be believed. The beach is quite wide in most area's but tapers down near the Paradisus Resort. There is a mix of sandy and rocky area's when entering the sea but it was not an issue for us. We found that the sea got deep fairly quickly. As others have said, the Sea was calm in the morning and got quite lumpy in the afternoon so if you like to snorkel do it in the morning. I loved snorkelling near the Paradisus on the reef close to shore. The Sealife is diverse and plentiful. There is plenty of natural and man made shade on Playa Esmeralda. One of the nicest beaches I've ever visited.

Visited April 2014
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Antwerp, Belgium
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“nice beach”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We visited this beach because it's nearby paradissus hotel.
Nice sand, blue water, ...
There is a zone whitout rocks for swimming.
In the neighbourhood of paradissus hotel (at the hammacks) you can snorkel and see nice fish.

Visited April 2014
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