We’re loco for Cayo Coco, a paradisiac playground perfect for sizzling in the sand from sunrise to sunset. Outside dreamily designed resorts, uncover mangrove forests, coral-clad diving spots and flamingo hangouts. Nearby Cayo Guillermo's remote locale and beautiful backdrop inspired one of 20th century's best writers, Ernest Hemingway. Retrace his steps from soft sand dunes to sparkling coast.

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Choose Cayo Coco to enjoy top Cuba activities, like snorkelling, water sports, swimming and fishing. Pick from our all-inclusive packages to stay at the best resorts in Cayo Coco. In Cayo Guillermo, visit Playa Pilar, a beach named after Ernest Hemingway’s yacht, and admire the the tallest sand dune in the Caribbean near your waterfront hotel.

CAYO COCO & CAYO GUILLERMO TRAVEL GUIDE

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DESTINATION FACTS

Language

Spanish

What to eat

Frita (Cuban version of a hamburger, topped with French fries), roast chicken slowly cooked in a dense tomato sauce and yuca fritters.

What to bring back

Photos with every Ernest Hemingway statue that stand on the causeway between Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo (the famous writer lived in Cuba for decades).

Fun Fact

Many fishermen have flocked to the shores of Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo, none more famous than author Ernest Hemingway who lived in Cuba for about 20 years and wrote some of his most famous novels here (The Old Man and the Sea and Islands in the Stream). He even claimed to have used his boat Pilar to search for German submarines off the coast of Cayo Guillermo.  

Important Info

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.


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