Holidays in Cuba Cuba’s most amazing keys
The first Spanish explorers who came to Cuba fell so in love with the Sabana-Camagüey archipelago that their islets were named Jardines del Rey (King's Gardens). The first impressions of those sailors remain very similar to those you can experience today: wild virginity, turquoise waters and radiant sun.
Cayo Largo del Sur
Let’s start with the southern paradise. Cayo Largo del Sur is a thin island of immaculate sandy beaches and coconut trees that emerge from crystalline waters. And also, where Playa Paraíso is located, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world according to Trip Advisor users.
Cayo Santa María
Right across the big island is this large key that could be summarized as 10 kilometers of islands with surprising charms like mangroves growing in their small swamps and a natural diversity that has made it a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
This key is the best mixture of exclusivity and nature offered by any Cuban islet. It has just one establishment, the Iberostar Selection Ensenachos hotel, that, in addition to ensuring a unique experience, respects the ecosystem in which it is located, which has earned it the Marti Eco Certificate - a recognition that certifies the conservation of the environment-.
Cayo Las Brujas
Close to Cayo Ensenachos and Cayo Santa María, this island is perfect for feeling like a pioneer. Above all, because it is a very attractive excursion from nearby destinations thanks to Las Salinas in particular. In recent years, its waters, its corals and its proximity to the semi-submerged wreck of San Pascual have made divers around the world focus on this place.
One could say that Cayo Guillermo is actually a dream beach showcase. It is the perfect paradigm of the Caribbean coast, with the irresistible triumvirate of coconut trees, white sand and transparent waves. Some charms that once attracted the first hedonistic traveler in history, Ernest Hemingway.
Every visitor coming to Cayo Guillermo can stay in one of the most exclusive hotels owned by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts Group: the Iberostar Selection Playa Pilar, in Playa Pilar, the loveliest beach in Cuba, offering all kinds of next-generation services. Enjoy all the charm of a Cuban resort plus the treats of a luxury hotel as you unwind by the sea, in contact with nature.
Its terrain is a gift for the senses. Unlike other keys, this islet has cliffs, a few small mountains and very lush vegetation. This uniqueness has led to calls for its protection as a whole as a National Park. And then, of course, there are those beaches to where the forests flow and those lively capes.
Cayo Coco has spectacular beaches and inland lagoons bathed by the tides where many species of seabird live, including flamingos, the true protagonists of this place’s picture postcard.
If you are planning a holiday in the Caribbean, what could be better than the Iberostar hotels in Cayo Coco? Get ready to enjoy a 4-star resort on the beachfront with all the services and amenities you need to make your stay in the Antilles truly unique.
On the other side of the palm trees of this key is Punta Arenas, one of the most mesmerizing beaches in all of Cuba. Getting here has the reward of solitude, of communion with an impressive landscape and the feeling that the sea is a big pool all for you.