Relaxing on unspoilt beaches surrounded by breath-taking keys, scuba diving and fishing, as well as trips to sites of scenic, ecological and historic interest, make this a must-visit destination for discovering this wonderful island’s diversity in all its splendour. A permanent bus tour links all the hotels and places of interest at the Jardines del Rey destination.

  • Nature
  • Culture
Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Beaches

Beaches

Beautiful beaches stretch along the northern strip of the keys known for their calm waters and astonishingly peaceful natural environment. One of the best-known beaches internationally is Playa Pilar.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Diving

Diving

Seabeds teeming with life make Jardines del Rey an ideal scuba-diving site that is easily accessible from any hotel or the marinas dotted around the keys.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Coral Reef

Coral Reef

Jardines del Rey key is next to the extensive coral reef in northern Cuba. It’s the second most important in the world due to its size and seabed life, a spectacle that you can admire on walks and guided dives.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Cueva del Jabalí

Cueva del Jabalí

This recreational complex is ideal for watching migratory birds and the funnel-eared bat, a species that can only be seen in Cuba. It also has live performances by bands, a club and dance classes.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Laguna de La Leche

Laguna de La Leche

The dam, near the city of Morón, forms the largest freshwater reservoir in the country. This unique natural environment linked to the sea is a refuge for many native plant and wildlife species.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: La Redonda Lagoon

La Redonda Lagoon

Located to the north of Morón, this reservoir is renowned for its fishing activities. Many trout and snook swim in its waters together with manatees, pond sliders, crocodiles and eels.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: El Bagá Natural Park

El Bagá Natural Park

A beautiful natural park covered by forests, mangrove swamps, canals and coastal lagoons. Visitors can get up close to, interact with and observe native wildlife, enjoy shows and guided tours, or try their hand at various types of fishing.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Flamenco beach

Flamenco beach

Considered one of the finest beaches on Cayo Coco due to the cleanliness of its waters and the beautiful stretch of sand, approximately 3 km long.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Playa Larga

Playa Larga

Situated on Cayo Coco and almost 1 km long, its air currents are ideal for kitesurfing.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Pilar beach

Pilar beach

Bordered by the tips of cliffs and sand dunes of around 15 metres high and almost one kilometre long. This beach owes its name to the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Ernest Hemingway, who was a regular visitor to the area on his boat Pilar. Opposite Playa Pilar is the key of Media Luna, a wonderful option for diving.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Forbidden Beach

Forbidden Beach

Playa Prohibida is a beautiful pristine beach where nature and the sea combine in perfect harmony. Ideal for lovers!

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Cayo Coco Tourist Village

Cayo Coco Tourist Village

Shopping gallery alongside the hotel, where you can find services and facilities outside of the all-inclusive package: Japanese restaurant, bowling alley and games room, nightclub, Spa, gym, shops (shopping gallery) and arts and crafts gallery.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Parador La Silla

Parador La Silla

Just before you reach Cayo Coco along the causeway, this parador is an ideal spot for observing the important mangrove ecosystems, the habitat for numerous colonies of pink flamingos.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Thalassotherapy Centre

Thalassotherapy Centre

In a natural environment or with advanced technology, it offers the following treatments: algotherapy, fangotherapy, aromatherapy and thalassotherapy, as well as shiatsu, lymphatic drainage, reflexotherapy and psycho-sensitive massages inspired by the Ayurveda technique or the science of life.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Ciego de Ávila City

Ciego de Ávila City

The city of Ciego de Ávila is one of the most important in the island’s centre. Besides its important architectural history, its strong link with the agricultural production of fruit has made the region internationally famous.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Moron City

Moron City

One of the most famous cities in the centre of the island, Morón invites you to discover its strange history and countless cultural traditions that have defined its cheerful and helpful character.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Ruta del Azúcar

Ruta del Azúcar

Learn about traditional sugar production in Cuba, from the sugar cane fields to the industries that fuelled demand for one of this island’s most famous crops.

Atractivos en Cayo Coco: Sitio La Güira

Sitio La Güira

One of the most important recreational areas in Jardines del Rey, its flora and fauna are extremely diverse with around 300 plant species, 236 bird species and land animals.