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Cayo Largo del sur


Cayo Largo del Sur is located in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, in the eastern end of Los Canarreos Archipelago, covering an area of 37 square kilometers.

The islet is 135 kilometers from Nueva Gerona (Isla de la Juventud), 125 kilometers from Cienfuegos, 177 kilometers from the City of Havana and 177 kilometers from Varadero.

The closest islets are Cayo Rico, Cayo Cantiles and Cayo Iguana, all of which stand out for their breathtaking natural beauty and make up, along with Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth), Los Canarreos Archipelago.

The name of this destination comes from its long shape, and its history dates from the aboriginal period, since remains and artifacts from the Siboney culture have been found on the islet.

Admiral Christopher Columbus landed on Cayo Largo del Sur in 1494, and many corsairs and pirates turned the islet into their base of operations in the Caribbean Sea.


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