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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!

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 when entering and leaving 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. It is important not to bring Convertible Peso (CUC) outside Cuba. More information to come!

Visit our website that chronicles the chronological steps on the lifting of the US embargo against Cuba.

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.

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!

Discover the History of cayolargo.net online since February 2000.

Normand & Lily

!!! Great news !!!

The construction of the new Cabañas de Madera de Cayo Largo is underway!

• Wanna help the turtle farm ? Click HERE to know more.

The official website!

Explore Cayo Largo on your own - Rent a Jeep or a car.

*** WARNING ***
You will find many starfishes in Cayo Largo especially in Playa Sirena, These beautiful creatures are alive and die when exposed to air for too long. Please respect the marine life

Do not take them out of the water. This applies of course to any other marine species. Cayo Largo is a protected reserve, you may be fined $300 or more if you get caught with corals or other marine species in your luggage. Be respectful of nature!

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About the authors ... We are Lily and Normand, globetrotters and Cuba lovers. Our travels took us to many wonderful countries around the world, but Cuba will always have a special place in our heart. We have been there more than fifty times. We like to call it our "segunda casa". We are Canadians and we need to escape our harsh and long winters once and a while! Traveling and building personal websites are our greatest passions. The information which is ensued there is simply from our experience and appreciation as travelers. Our sites are non-officials and opened to general public. In spite of we did our best to share the most exact informations, we cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. No part of this website may be reproduced, modified, distributed, published, broadcast, retransmitted or circulated in any form without our prior consent.