Q&A

Is Cayo Coco safe for tourists?

Is Cayo Coco safe for tourists?

Cuba is generally a very safe country to visit; in fact it’s one of the safest destinations in all of the Americas, the crime rate is very low. Tourism is very important to Cuba’s economy so strict and prominent policing and guarding make the streets and hotels places where tourists usually feel safe.

Who owns Cayo Coco?

The cay is administered by the Morón municipality, has a surface area of 370 km2, and is named after the white ibis, locally called coco (coconut) birds. The island is known for its long beaches and many resort hotels….

Cayo Coco
Area code(s) +53-43

How far is Melia Cayo Coco from airport?

Quiet beachfront location on Cayo Coco The Jardines del Rey Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Havana is a 50-minute flight from here, or about a six-hour drive.

Is Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo the same?

Cayo Coco is an Adults only resort where Cayo Guillermo is family. So that might help make your decision. Both are lovely resorts.

Is there sharks in Cayo Coco?

Of coarse there are sharks in the water off Cayo Coco , there have been no shark attacks ” reported ” in this area as there have not been any tourists invoved in one. Three years ago one of the army guys stationed on Cayo Romano at the lighthouse suffered a large bite wound to his leg while spear fishing there.

Are the mosquitoes bad in Cuba?

Cuba is home to a year-round mosquito community, but mosquitoes are worse during the rainy season. The wet season in Cuba runs from May to October, and it’s when the island gets most of its annual rainfall. Since mosquitoes love damp, wet weather, you’ll see way more of them during the wet season.

Which is better Varadero or Cayo Coco?

Varadero has more off resort activities and Cayo Coco has a really close airport and nice beachs but more of a lay around type of location. Sand fleas can be a problem any where but in Cayo Coco I noticed a lot of seaweed piled along the shore.

What ocean is Cayo Coco on?

Atlantic Ocean
Cayo Coco is a small island located off the northern coast of Cuba (Atlantic Ocean side), in the central province of Ciego de Avila. Along with its neighboring keys (Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Paredon Grande, Cayo Romano and Cayo Cruz), it’s part of a chain of islands called the Jardines del Rey (King’s Gardens) archipelago.

How far is Melia Jardines del Rey from airport?

The resort is a 25-minute car ride from Jardines del Rey International Airport for flights from Canada and Havana.

Is Cayo Coco airport open?

All international airports in Cuba are open. The airports for Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo del Sur, and Abel de Santamaría in Santa Clara have been operating since July 2020, so there are many different options for travel to Cuba right now.

Is Varadero better than Cayo Coco?

We enjoyed both for different reasons. Varadero gives you lots of opportunities to get out and about where as Cayo Coco is much more resort based. The standards of hotels are more modern in Varadero than in Cayo Coco but thats not necessarily a negative! The beaches in Cayo Coco are amazing!!

What can you not eat in Cuba Resorts?

Eating raw or undercooked food is a serious health risk and should be avoided at all costs. Dishes containing beans and roots are typically safe to eat in Cuba since they need to be cooked anyway. Keep an eye out for bananas, yucca, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, frijoles negros (black beans), and other potajes.

Where is the Melia Jardines del Rey in Cuba?

This hotel is located on Cayo Coco, a small island off the northern coast of Cuba, in the province of Ciego de Avila. Cayo Coco is part of a large achipelago called Jardines del Rey (King’s Gardens). The Melia Jardines del Rey is located in the western hotel zone of Cayo Coco, on a beach called Playa Flamenco.

Where are the Pink Flamingos at Melia Cayo Coco?

This award is our highest recognition and is presented annually to those businesses that are the Best of the Best on Tripadvisor, those that earn excellent reviews from travelers and are ranked in the top 1% of properties worldwide. Located beachfront in Cayo Coco, habitat of a large colony of pink flamingos.

How much does Melia Cayo Coco cost Air Canada?

Lots of mixed info from air canada reps on that but when we asked the workers they said they prefer that. If you can, bring any medicine, Advil, children’s Advil, etc.. they are really lacking this. Most importantly we felt really safe travelling and staying at this resort. Also your Covid test is easy and at the resort for $30 US!

Who are the bartenders at Melia Jardines del Rey?

You went to the bartender Roly the 2nd time to ask for coffee. Roly told you to get coffee from your mother. Roly and Leo mocked you in Spanish to laugh. When you file complaint to the manager and he accused you of lying and say Roly and Leo are the best bartenders.