Located in the eastern part of Cuba, the Guadalavaca/Esmeralda area which in addition to the Guardalavca and Esmeralda Beaches also has the Pesquero and Playa Bonita beaches. It’s a beautiful zone in which the mountains and beaches co exist creating an unforgettable contrast. It is a rich area for diving. The Guardalavaca Esmeralda region has an International Diving Center from which boats depart to the diving positions.
Group tour of Havana with specialized tour guide with command in foreign languages
Diving with master in the field at the International Diving Center.
Does not include rental of diving equipment, each diver must have their own equipment.
Package of 10 immersions, 2 immersions daily starting on day 4 until the 8th, both included.
Discount for groups, family and children.
Prices include all the hotels with suggested food plan, transfers, visits, airfare to Santiago de Cuba and from Holguin to Havana, specialized guide as well as local taxes (except airport tax at 25.00 CUC to be paid personally at departure).
Lodging in Hotels:
4 Star Superior Boutique Hotel like Telégrafo, Armadores de Santander, Florida, O’Farrill in Old Havana.
4 Star Superior Sol Río de Luna y Mares, Brisas Guardalavaca or Blau Costa Verde Hotels All Inclusive.
Brisas Guardalavaca Hotel
Brisas Guardalavaca Hotel 4 stars all inclusive resorts of Cubanacan Hotels, located in Guardalavaca, Holguin Province, opened its doors 20 years ago, with 437 air-conditioned rooms, 231 in a five storey building and 206 in 9 villas colonial style. 115 standard hotel gardens view, 117 standard hotel sea view, 124 in the villa standards, 80 mini-suites and 3 with special facilities for guests with disabilities. Every room has a private bath with shower and tub, balcony or terrace, air conditioned minifridge, electricity 220 volt, hair dryer, safety deposit box ($), direct telephone ($) and satellite TV. Included services as 3 meals daily Buffet style and 3 A la Carte dinners per week.
Eagle Ray Diving Center
The Eagle Ray Diving Center is located on Playa Guardalavaca. From there, you will have the opportunity to dive in the old Bahamas channel and discover several underwater sites. Depth varies from 5 to 40 meters with many formation like coral barriers, tall crags, cozy dales, vertical walls or beautiful cliffs, some with walls opening into abyss.
Bahia del Naranjo
The Bahia del Naranjo is by far the most appealing. its 32 km of coasts include five natural caves, seven untouched keys and 6 km coral reefs. Bahia del Naranjo has been convert into a Nature Park, full of edemic species of flora and fauna. The area offers not only beaches and warm water, but a replete belt of vegatation along the coastline that can provide days of fascinating for nature lovers. The Cayo Naranjo Aquarium is beside diving and is also a beautiful surprise in the park . In the center of the bay, accessible by boat, its number one atraction is the dolphin show, a fun filled act for young and old alike.
To the closest international airport: Frank País 55 km.
To closest city: Holguín 42 km.
To closest hospital: Holguín.
Hyperbaric Chamber: Militar Hospital (Santiago de Cuba) / Aero Medic Transportation.
Description: With an extension of 11 miles of the diving area and a sub marine relief that forms caves, valleys and cliffs of vertical wall, you can find terraces covered with gorgonians, sea fan and corals.
Immersion points: 30
Recommended sites: Coral Garden. La Cadena, Canto Azul, Cueva uno and La Corona
Types of Diving: Coral, Wall, Cave, Sunken Ship and Night.
Services: Package of immersions, Beginner’s course and international accreditation courses.
International accreditation: ACUC SNSI
Vessels: 1 yacht of 41 feet and a vessel of 13 feet.
Capacity: 50 PAX.
Departure: 3 daily
Equipment included: Vessel + Lead belt + tank. Transfer.