Playas de Este, Havana

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#1 of 37 in Outdoors in Havana
Escape the city and step onto the soft white sands of Playas de Este, a beach frequented by the locals of the area. Beach huts provide drinks, which you can grab in between swims in the ocean or strolls along the sand. Consider stopping in the nearby restaurant if you like fresh seafood accompanied by beach views. Consider a weekday visit to avoid crowds, and its worth bringing some shade along with you. Work out when and for how long to visit Playas de Este and other Havana attractions using our handy Havana trip website.
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  • To get to the beach the best and cheapest way is by bus from Parque de Central in Havanna. Cost is 5CUC and that is for both ways so don't loose your ticket. Best beach is at the end of the bus trip.  more »
  • Took a 25 min private taxi driver to Playa Santa Maria. 6CUC for 2 chaises and an umbrella. Many vendors but none offensive and all respectful. Sand is fine powder... water so blue.  more »
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