Cayo Largo, Cuba
Fabulous saltwater fishing combined with the opportunity of taking a non-fishing guest or family.
Cayo Largo is located in the 'Canarreos' archipelago, on the south western coast of Cuba. 17 miles in length and surrounded by white sandy beaches, this is a superlative place for fishermen to enjoy some of the best saltwater fishing in Cuba and possibly the Caribbean while being able to bring non-fishing guests or families.
A Natural Park offering 27,000 square kilometres of fishable water with an average temperature of 26°C, Cayo Largo is the ideal environment for fly-fishing for bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and reef species. The south side of Cayo Largo is protected by a coral barrier reef and with its white sand beaches and majority of firm bottomed sand flats, it is perfect for wading.
Lots of skill and patience is required when permit fishing but a fair number of Grand Slams have been achieved in Cayo Largo so it is definitely worth spending a day or two having a shot at these pernickety fish.
The reef offers fantastic fishing for barracuda, snappers, grouper, Cubera snapper and jack crevalle.
The Hotel Sol Cayo Largo is an all-inclusive resort and is located on Cayo Largo del Sur, on the southwestern coast of Cuba and surrounded by fine white sandy beaches.
The resort is five minutes away from the international airport and main fishing marina. It offers comfortable twin, double or single rooms with a terrace or balcony and full en-suite bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and come complete with a tv, telephone, safety deposit box, fridge and plenty of storage space.
The hotel provides an array of services and activities and is located on a stunning beach. There are three restaurants to choose from, one is situated on the edge of the beach where you can have lunch or dinner while watching the sunset. There is a large swimming pool with swim up bar, two floodlit tennis courts, gym and fitness room and a small spa offering massages and a range of treatments.
If you are taking a non-fishing guest or family then there are non-motorised waters sports on offer as well as a bus transfer to other beautiful beaches around the area. A dive centre is located in the nearby marina and can cater from the beginner to the experienced.