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The María la Gorda Beach in Pinar del Río

María la Gorda Beach is an incredible beach located in the municipality of Pinar del Río, Cuba. It is located west of the island, at the southern end of the Guanahacabibes Peninsula. It is located in a protected area and is one of the best preserved beaches in the region.

Playa María la Gorda

This beach is characterized by its beautiful landscapes, with white sands and crystalline waters of turquoise tones. It also offers the possibility of a wide variety of water activities, such as snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking.

What to do in Maria la Gorda Beach?

One of the most recommended activities to do in this beach is diving, since it is categorized as one of the best beaches in Cuba to do so. It is also among the best beaches in Latin America to practice this sport. The beauty of its seabed is spectacular thanks to the large amount of reefs and corals, as well as its fascinating tropical fish. There are two especially important points to take into account in the area: El Salón de María and the Black Coral Valley. Diving in Playa de María la Gorda is a must on a visit to the Pinar del Río area.
The area surrounding the beach is also known for its terrestrial fauna. You can see a large number of birds and reptiles such as pelicans, flamingos, iguanas and turtles.

It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy nature. The surroundings are breathtakingly beautiful, with beautiful sunsets and a tranquility that invites reflection. It is ideal for nature lovers and for those looking for a place to rest.

María la Gorda Beach Webcam

In the following María la Gorda Beach webcam you can see live what the beach and its surroundings look like:

The Weather and Climate in Maria la Gorda Beach

Below you can see the weather for Maria la Gorda Beach today and the next few days:

Where is and how to get to Playa de María la Gorda?

To get to María la Gorda Beach you can take a bus that will leave you very close to the beach. You can also go by rental car from the center of Pinar del Río or from Viñales.

Best Hotels near María la Gorda Beach

Near María la Gorda Beach there are several hotels that are worthwhile, one of them is the hotel with the same name “Hotel María la Gorda”. There are also other interesting lodging options such as Villa Buena Vista or Villa Coral.

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