Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo boats almost any kind of diving you could want from wall drop-offs and wrecks to calm shallow reefs full of caverns and grottoes. If you’re looking for quiet white sand beaches and great diving this is the place. The reef sits just a mile offshore.

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Artificial Reef
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Punta Perdiz

Located in the area called “Bay of Pigs,” Punta Perdiz is a very popular dive destination due to its conditions: easy diving and little current. This dive site is suitable both for beginners and expert divers. More advanced divers can slip over the wall that is accessible during the dive.

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Bay of Pigs

The Bay of Pigs is full of easily accessible dive and snorkel sites. Centoe diving can be found just inland from the bay area. Tropical fish, coral, some wrecks, and cenotes (sinkholes) with haloclines between the top freshwater layer and the saltwater below can be seen.

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Cueva de los Peces

An easy, calm dive withing the Bay of Pigs. Lots of reef fish, sea stars, and the posibility of seeing the elusive orange sea horse. A good dive for beginning divers and snorkelers alike.

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Playa Ancon

There is a beautiful coral garden here that also looks quite healthy but the fish life is sparse, possibly due to overfishing by the local community.

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Veradero Beach

The area of Varadero, on the northern coast of Cuba just east of Havana, boasts great reef diving, wall, wrecks, night, cave, and deep dives. There are also spectacular snorkel spots as well.

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Jibacoa Beach

The proximity of the reef from the beach makes this a great dive and great snorkeling right from the shore! Jibacoa is one of Cuba’s cheapest destinations for diving and you’ll see plenty of healthy coral growth on this patch reef system.

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Coral Beach

Another great dive site in the Varadero region of Cuba, just east of Havana. Lots of healthy coral growth. No current and easily accessable from shore this is a great dive for beginners and snorkelers.

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Cayo Piedra Reef

A popular dive site located in the Varadero area, just to the east of Havana. Old yachts, frigates, and planes have been deliberately sunk for recreational exploration.

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Spanish Bay Reef

Named for the old Spanish Bay Reef Resort, Spanish Bay Reef is a very popular shore dive with locals and visitors alike. Just 200ft from the man-made breakwater lies a mini wall running parallel with the shoreline. Diving here during high tide is best as low tide drops the visibility significantly.

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Turtle Farm Wall

Along the northwest shore of the island sits a mini wall just offshore from the famous Cayman Turtle Center, hence the name. This is an easy entry shore dive with little to no current and great visibility. Great for snorkeling and diving.

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