The island you deserve!
Welcome to our website dedicated to the small and quiet Cuban island paradise of Cayo Largo! Online since 2000, cayolargo.net has become the web's most complete source of information about Cayo Largo, Cuba.
Cayo Largo del Sur, known simply as Cayo Largo, is a natural paradise where you can feel a little like Robinson Crusoe on a deserted remote island far away from city life! This tiny island is located in the Caribbean sea, East of the Youth island.
An almost virgin island for people who like nature and are looking for a non-commercial quiet place away from massive tourism. Cayo Largo is unique in many ways!
There is a real easy-going, down-to-earth and friendly atmosphere in Cayo Largo, this is probably why the destination has also always been known to be gay friendly.
Cayo Largo is one of the few places in Cuba where you will find hotels with C.O. beaches to enjoy an « Au Natural » suntan. Live and let live! If you are looking for a party like ambiance, hectic nightlife, shopping malls, fancy Restaurants or worse ... A McDonald, you will be terribly disappointed and SHOULD NOT consider going to Cayo Largo! But, if you are looking for tranquillity, a relaxed atmosphere, an unpretentious comfort, or search for endless gorgeous virgin beaches... Then Cayo Largo might be for you!
Click to see a satellite photo of Cayo Largo with annotations. It will help you find all hotels and services on the island. A crash course!
The construction of the Cabañas de Madera de Cayo Largo is well underway in the East sector of Cayo Largo.
Playa Paraiso has been voted the 11th most beautiful beach in the world (Traveler's choice 2013). Cayo Largo has also been voted the most beautiful « Au Natural » beach in the UK Bare Beaches.
NEW! The hotels Villa Coral and Villa Soledad are exclusive to the Italian tour operator Gruppo Alpitour. They have invested more than € 2 million in these hotels.
The Italians have all the rooms from the Villa Lindamar down to the hotel Isla del Sur. Canadian tour operators no longer have contracts in these hotels.
Cayo Largo is the place in Cuba with the most repeating customers. It is not uncommon to see tourists who have accumulated more than a dozen visits of this small island in the Caribbean.
Of course, the clothing optional beaches on the island make this place unique. In fact, a survey in our bulletin board shows that 75% of people choose Cayo Largo for its CO beaches. Try once and you will understand!
We also invite you to read and participate in our discussion forum dedicated to Cayo Largo. The favorite spot for lovers of this unique paradise Cuba. This forum is bilingual. Please do not hesitate to post in English!
Please note that since the spring 2014, Cuba authority systematically stamps all passports at the entrance as well as the exit from the country. Note that the departure tax remains unchanged at 25 CUC per person (in cash only).
The Cuban President Raul Castro announced in October 2013 the beginning of the process that will put an end to the two currencies circulating for 19 years on the island. More information to come!
Tips? Pesos? money exchange? electricity? Customs? Formalities? etc... We also invite you to visit our CubaInfos.net general website for everything these is to know before a trip to Cuba, and to discover our other Cuban destination's websites.
An essential tool to learn about Cuba's climate (info and monthly averages) and to see weather forecast for the upcoming days in many parts of Cuba.
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All about this popular destination in Cuba. All about hotels, excursions, activities and more.
We own the domain name cayolargo.net since 1999, our website was uploaded for the first time in February 2000 and has been updated several times since then. We also own many other travel related websites, we invite you to visit our homepage destilino.com to discover other intriguing places in Cuba and around the world! click the following link: History of cayolargo.net to learn about the history of this website.
In fall 2012, we have uploaded the first version of our bulletin board in Perl script. This board still remains closed, but you may see all messages from Dec. 2000 to Jul. 2004. Click the thumbnail on left to access our first forum. The good old days :o)
Normand & Lily