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Welcome to our website dedicated to Cayo Coco, online since 2004 and redesigned in its actual format since July 2011. As Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo share the same airport, we also added into this website all the information regarding Cayo Guillermo.
cayocococuba.net, it is more than 200 informative web pages and over 2,000 photos about this sunny destination in the Caribbean.
An essential tool for better prepared your next trip. Note that our cayoguillermocuba.net and cayocococuba.net websites share their photo album to help you ease the navigation.
These islands are located in the Northern part of Cuba, in the Atlantic Ocean.
Cayo Coco is an island with an area of 370 km2, the second largest in size after its neighbor Cayo Romano with its 465 km2. They are part of a group of several islands called « Jardines Del Rey » (King's Gardens in English) and which itself is part of a bigger archipelago called « Sabana-Camaguey ». The little island of Cayo Guillermo (thirteen square kilometers) is located west of Cayo Coco and is considered to be the little sister of Cayo Coco.
Cayo Coco has been ranked 20th of the best beaches in the world (and 6th in the whole Caribbean), according to the Traveler's Choice Edition 2012. Congratulations!
This destination is known for its many kilometers of pristine beaches of fine white sand. The sea is calm, shallow and crystal clear waters of a beautiful turquoise blue. It is an oasis of peace for nature lovers, beach and relaxation. There are currently 10 hotels on the island of Cayo Coco for a total of 3,483 rooms. The latest hotel on the island (spring 2012) is the 5-stars, 600-room Memories Flamenco Beach Resort. Click to see an aerial photo of the hotels on the island of Cayo Coco (July 2011).
NOTE: There is a construction site near the Memories Flamenco Beach Resort. It is a 4-star hotel of 500 rooms owned by the Cuban group Gaviota. More information to come.
The initial development of Cayo Coco was sixteen hotels. Does it still apply? A dolphinarium is now in use at the marina in the nearby island, Cayo Guillermo. Please note that the hotel groups Blau and Sirenis left Cayo Coco in 2012.
For those who wish to eat (or just drink a cold beer) outside the hotels in Cayo Coco, you will please to read that there are at least three friendly places where you can enjoy a delicious meal of lobster (or other choice). Note that these restaurants are not part of your all inclusive package. Click HERE to learn more about this delightful option in Cayo Coco.
Eighty-five percent of its territory is covered with vegetation. 200 species of birds live there and a population of 30,000 flamingos. The Jardines Del Rey archipelago has its own international airport, which is located on Cayo Coco island.
The island is connected to the main island of Cuba by 27 Kms long causeway. Note that the bus transfer from the international airport to the hotels in Cayo Coco is about 10 to 30 minutes.
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Click to learn about Kitesurfing on the island of Cayo Guillermo. This hobby is getting more and more popular throughout Cuba and the Caribbean. We saw kitesurfers on the island of Cayo Santa Maria, located West of Cayo Guillermo, in the same archipelago.
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