Beaches in Havana

To hit white-sand swathes dotted with plump palms, lapped by palest turquoise waters, head to Santa Maria del Mar, the most honky tonk and family-happy of beaches. Eat lobster with fried plantain from the beach shacks, dance to strains of son, watch the kite surfers – or join them – and drink coconut water with a slosh of rum sold by a passing vendor. Hate the general public? If you want a sunny, sandy day without the crowds, we will arrange it. We provide a strong tent or sun shelter, huge mats and an icebox with lunch and beers, then chaperone you to one of the wild beaches west of Havana. During the week, most are empty, and you can have a whole little bay to yourself. Or, on a quiet beach west of Havana, we have a beautiful little wooden beach house in an artists' community frequented by Cubans in the know. An expert masseuse, reflexologist, mani-pedicurist and facialist will pamper your body and soul while you lie back and listen to the lapping sea. Local fisherman drift by and when you are hungry we whistle them over so that you can choose your catch, cooked up by your own private chef.

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The Cuba Private Travel team has access to the very best in Cuban art, music, literature, dance, environment, history and architecture as well as Cuba's most outstanding beaches and accommodation. By listening to you, the independent traveller, we are able to create tailor-made travel itineraries for your vacation that take you to the heart of Cuba's culture, landscape and people. Cuba Private Travel's bespoke itineraries are fully U.S. Treasury Department compliant and include access to personal guides, experts, interpreters and, of course, a 24-hour concierge.
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