Diving in Playa Giron
Dive into the fascinating and unique underwater world of Playa Girón. Coral reefs, wrecks and caves are just waiting to be discovered by you. Playa Girón, in the immediate vicinity of the legendary Bay of Pigs, is one of the diving paradises of Cuba. There is also the possibility of excursions to Caleta Buena, Cueva de los Pecs, or to Cienfuegos. This holiday is a must for everyone who wants to combine vacation and diving.
- 7 days
- 10 dives
- All-Inclusive Accommodation
The diving area, with room for 12 divers, stretches along the coast from Playa Girón and the Bahia de Cochinos to the Zapata peninsula. Aside from the unique views of black coral and sea sponges, there are dozens of cenots - freshwater cave systems - which is particular to this area. Explore these spacious caves and see the stalagmites, stalagtites, old wrecks, and a variety of tropical fish. The average temperature is 28° C and offers clear views of the unique flora and fauna of Cuba. Dives are usually offered twice a day.
Arriving: A transfer will take you to your respective dive sites, which are located 10-30 min. away. You can easily enter the sea right from land and the coral reefs are only 50-200 meters from the shore.
Today, you'll transfer from Havana to Playa Giron (optional) or you travel individually from one of our other destinations. Enjoy your first evening before your big diving adventure begins.
Hotel Playa Giron Dinner
During your stay in Playa Giron, you will complete a total of 8 dives. If you wish to you can book additional dives locally during your trip. The Playa Giron diving zone includes 12 different diving areas and the dive centre is located directly at your hotel. From there you will always be taken by jeep or bus to each dive site. Aside from the dive sites, the Bay of Pigs has a lot to offer: you can take a boat trip on the "Laguna del Tesoro", the so-called Treasure Island, or visit the reconstructed Indian village Aldea Taina.
Hotel Playa Giron All-Inclusive
On your last day of the trip you will take a transfer back to Havana with unforgettable memories from your week in Playa Giron.
To participate in this trip you must be a certified open water diver. If you are not yet certified, you may take a course with SC Travel Adventures in Havana (as an add-on to this package). You must also be in good health condition in order to participate in this trip. Also note that you must wait a minimum of 24 hours between your final dive and boarding an airplane. This restriction is in line with the guidance and regulations of all major diving organisations.
Below you'll find the travel information and tips for our Diving in Playa Giron round-trip tour. Before booking and departure, we highly recommend that you read the travel information for Cuba with regards to vaccinations and visas needed.
- 6 Overnight stays in a Hotel - All-Inclusive
- Transfer Havana – Playa Giron and Playa - Havana
- 8 Dives
- Diving Equipment
- Flight to / from Canada
- Entry card (visa)
- Other meals and drinks
- Optional excursions
- Departure tax
- Travel Insurance
- Transfer to and from Playa Giron
Prices & Dates - Diving in Playa Giron
Double Room p.P.
Single Room p.P.
01.01. - 31.10.17
01.11. - 24.12.17
25.12. - 31.12.17
01.01. - 31.10.18
Important Information about our Diving Courses:
As listed above in our Information section: In order to dive you must be certified as medically fit. Please also note that you must wait a minimum of 24 hours between your final dive and boarding an airplane. This is to allow the nitrogen which accumulated in the bloodstream during diving to dissipate. This restriction is in line with the guidance and regulations of all major diving organisations.