Cayo Coco, Cuba
Cayo Coco remains a perfect vacation hideaway for those looking for a true piece of tropical heaven. Dubbed the Cuban Keys, the islands of Jardines del Rey – home to Cayo Coco – were immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s novels Islands in the Stream and The Old Man and the Sea. The keys remain the ecological paradise he wrote about in these novels.
Top Things To Do:
Explore everglades, mangroves; spot flamingos and spoonbills in their natural habitat
Unwind on 22 kilometres of sandy white beaches and experience excellent scuba diving conditions in crystal clear water
Part of Jardines del Rey archipelago, featured in Ernest Hemingway’s novel Islands in the Stream. Fish where Hemingway cast his lines for grouper, snapper, mackerel, marlin and swordfish, find out where his boat docked in Pilar.
Dine on a traditional Latin American dish of arroz con pollo paired with a refreshing mojito or daiquiri.