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Cheap Playa Pesquero Holidays 

Playa Pesquero is known for its tropical beauty with clear blue water, palm trees and white sand beaches. This part of Cuba has lots of plant and birdlife and exploring national parks and jungles is just as easy as going snorkelling or sunbathing. With All Inclusive hotels, bars and restaurants all within a moment’s walk of the beach, Playa Pesquero holidays are relaxing, exotic and, of course, a lot of fun.

30 °C

Playa Pesquero always has temperatures between 20°C and 30°C with water temperatures in the high 20s.

10 hours

Frank Pais International Airport: A 45-minute drive away, this airport is located just outside the city of Holguin

Book a cheap holiday to Playa Pesquero with Airtours and try a new water sport, explore jungles and hidden waterfalls, relax on the beach and sample seafood while enjoying the sea view. 

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Playa Costa Verde

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  • 20kgs Luggage Allowance
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  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

Blau Costa Verde

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  • 20kgs Luggage Allowance
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  • Resort service
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Playa Pesquero is one of Holguin’s best beaches and brings in visitors all year round. Just along the coast from Guardalavaca, another popular tourist spot, Playa Pesquero has good transport links to the city of Holguin and inland if you want to explore the mountains and forests. With All Inclusive hotel deals and family friendly activities, beach holidays in Playa Pesquero are suited to groups, families and couples alike. 

Playa Pesquero and its neighbouring towns have some of the best beaches on the whole island, and are relaxing places to read a book or enjoy a cocktail. Visiting more than one beach is easy and you don’t have to go far before you’ll find yourself one with hardly any people at all.

Holguin’s beach towns have small handicraft markets that contain all sorts of locally made souvenirs. Taking a shopping trip to Holguin will give you a real impression of the heritage and traditions of the area and little boutiques and markets are full of great gifts to take home.


With such good visibility and warm water, Playa Pesquero is a brilliant place to stick on a pair of fins, a mask and snorkel and see the exotic reef fish that live there. With windsurfing, kayaking and paddleboarding, there’s a water activity for everyone, and those wanting a little adrenaline rush can take speedboat tours.

Playa Pesquero is best for

Ocean explorers: With coral reefs and brightly coloured tropical fish, Playa Pesquero is a great place to put on a mask and snorkel in the warm sea. With great water visibility, you’ll be amazed at the underwater wildlife and if you want to go deeper, SCUBA lessons can easily be arranged. Water sports, from windsurfing to dinghy sailing, are also readily available in the area if you’d prefer to stay on top of the water. 

Beach dreamers: Playa Pesquero is a beach you’re likely to see on a postcard. Its white sand and blue waters are as tropical as it gets, and there’s plenty of space to relax on the sand all day long if you want. With hotel pools, beachside bars and even pedalos, this is the sun worshipper’s place to be.

Families: With its clean beaches and range of beach activities, Playa Pesquero is a family friendly place where children will enjoy themselves out on the sand as much as you will. Restaurants with both local and more Western food are easy to find and the water’s always warm for paddling, swimming and activities like banana boating.

Fast facts

Currency: With a dual currency, Cuban money can be confusing. Anyone can use either the Cuban Convertible (CUC) or the Cuban Peso (CUP). The CUC is mostly used by tourists, with the CUP being useful for local town buses or very cheap items like street food. 

Language: Spanish.

Location: Playa Pesquero is in the Holguin province on the north coast of Cuba at the east end of the island.

Flight time: Flights from London take around 10 hours to Holguin’s Frank Pais airport.

Drive on the: Right.

Weather and climate

Temperature: Between 20°C and 30°C all year round with warm sea temperatures in the high 20s. 

Best time to visit: The dry season is December to April but Cuba still has plenty of Sun in this time. Rain showers tend to be heavy and brief with everything drying out quickly afterwards. Summer is hot with average temperatures of 28°C, but easterly breezes mean it never gets uncomfortable. While Cuba can be affected by summer hurricanes, they don’t happen often.

Getting Around

By Taxi: Taxis are quite cheap in Cuba and easy to find but without metres, you should make sure to agree on a price first. You can arrange airport transfers through hotels with ease. 

By Hire Car: Hiring cars through resorts or airports can be done, but beware of poor road maintenance and signposting.

By Bus: Cuba has long distance VIAZUL buses which are good value and comfortable for city to city journeys. Otherwise local buses are very cheap but don’t always run on schedule.

By Scooter: Hiring a scooter from resort areas is a great way to get around if you’re already familiar with how to ride them. Cheaper than hiring a car, for going beach to beach or visiting nearby towns, this is a good way of getting around at your own pace.


For festival lovers: Carnival is celebrated widely throughout Cuba and one of the best places to enjoy the festival is in Holguin, just 45 minutes from Playa Pesquero. It’s worth the drive as every August performances, music, dancing and street food fills this historic city. 

For heritage followers: If you’re interested in national heritage and culture, you’ll love the Romerias de Mayo festival held each May in Holguin. With parades and music, this traditional festival celebrates both the past and the future and is your chance to really experience Cuban culture.

For film lovers: Each April in Gibara, a beautiful little town just 45 minutes along the coast from Playa Pesquero, is an international film festival. Specialising in low budget films, this fantastic festival is well worth a visit if you love foreign and independent movies.

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