Experience Cayo Coco

Fast facts
  • Unwind on over 22 kilometres of pristine white-sand beaches
  • Discover the deep blue with excellent scuba diving conditions
  • Spot flamingos and spoonbills in their natural habitat

Famous for its sparkling white-sand shores and colourful coral reefs, Cayo Coco offers quintessential beach vacations along Cuba’s famous coast. Located in the island chain of Jardines del Rey, Cayo Coco’s natural beauty is said to have inspired the works of famous American author Ernest Hemingway including Islands in the Stream and The Old Man and the Sea. Spend your days lounging by the pristine white-sand shores with a mojito or daiquiri in hand and discover the deep blue on a snorkelling or scuba diving adventure to the surrounding coral reefs. Keep an eye out for some of the exotic species that call Cayo Coco’s everglades and mangroves home – including wild flamingos – Cayo Coco is home to one of the largest native pink flamingo colonies in the Americas! With all inclusive resorts lining the coast for both families and couples, Cayo Coco is the perfect vacation hideaway for those looking to enjoy a relaxing beach getaway.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: CUC (Cuban Convertible Peso). We recommend travellers bring CAD (Canadian Dollars) to exchange to CUC (Cuban Convertible Peso) at their resort. Please avoid bringing damaged or ripped bills for exchange.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, many locals speak English. Your destination reprentatives can also help with any common phrases or translation help.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Cayo Coco.

What to buy: Havana Club rum is a popular export due to its high quality and excellent taste. Another famous export and souvenir among tourists are Cohiba cigars. Cuban coffee is well recognized with Cubita Coffee being the most popular brand in the country.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

What to do: Cayo Coco is home to some of the world’s best scuba diving and snorkelling conditions; be sure to explore the deep blue and colourful coral reef off the coast.

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