Ranchon Las Dunas

Ranchon Las Dunas | Playa Larga | Cayo Coco

A restaurant with a magnificent view of the beautiful beach Playa Larga in the east sector of Cayo Coco. A « beach ranchon » style restaurant. In fact the restaurant is located on a small section of the main beach called Playa Acamedia referring to the tourism school further south.

Ranchon Las Dunas is located about 180 meters east of the hotel Tryp Cayo Coco (west of Iberostar Cayo Coco, lagoon section). When you leave the Tryp Cayo Coco eastbound (right from the last footbridge), you will encounter a small souvenir shop and a former restaurant now closed, the El Tebenque finally arriving at the Ranchon Las Dunas. The Cuban government has set up several palapas on the public beach of Playa Academia, which is used mainly by Cubans during weekends.

Playa Larga is a 2.5 km long beach of dense sand, ideal for walkers. This beach of Cayo Coco is occupied throughout its full length from east to west through the Iberostar Cayo Coco, Ole Mojito, Tryp Cayo Coco Hotel finally Colonial Cayo Coco. No hotel project is in progress on this beach.

The restaurant, under the management of the Cuban company Islazul offers a grill menu ... Lobster and Shrimp: 12 CUC / Chicken: 3.5 CUC / Pork: 3 CUC / Fish: 5 CUC / Shrimp: 6 CUC / Hamburger: 2 CUC and of course beer for 1 CUC. If you want to drink wine instead of beer, it is possible to bring a bottle of wine from the store at your hotel. The prices are very affordable! The restaurant is open daily from 9am to 22h.

If you are not staying at the hotels mentioned above, you can go to Playa Acamedia via the panoramic buses that are travelling back and forth between all the hotels in Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo for only 5 CUC per person per day. Tell the driver you want to stop at Playa Academia between the Ole Mojito and the Tryp Cayo Coco. There is a roundabout in that area.

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