Cayo Largo / Cuba

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is a heavenly island that has not been captured by mass tourism yet. Since the very arrival to a small international airport, one will immediately feel the magic of this quite paradise. It is possible to forget about the time, spending days in unforgettable dives and relaxing siestas on the snow-white beaches. Cayo Largo is located at the south-central region of Cuban Archipelago. It is practically one of the last virgin areas on our planet. The island got its name for the prolonged shape. Approximately in 1494 admiral Christopher Columbus arrived here during his second trip to Cuba.

Cayo Largo can boast with endless beaches, stretching for 27km/17mi and crystal-clear water of amazing blue shades. The nature has been almost unchanged for the last 1000 years. Here one can find untouched coral reefs and shallows, which are inhabited by numerous representatives of flora and fauna, including iguanas, pelicans and turtles. The landscape is incredible – coral reef unites the chain of the islands around Cayo Largo like an underwater bridge. One can go in for any kind of sports here. Divers will be impressed by bright colors of the underwater world.

Location: The Caribbean Sea, south-central region of the Cuban Archipelago

What to see: Numerous corals, barracudas, morays, snappers, groupers, turtles, rays, lobsters, crabs, a lot of coral fish etc.

Depth: 10-13m/32-42ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: About 30m/98ft

Season for diving: All year round. The average water temperature in December is 22C/71F and in July – 29C/84F.

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