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Megano Beach

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Where Havana Locals Go For a Beach Day Santa Cruz del Norte  Cuba

Where Havana Locals Go For a Beach Day

During a trip to Havana, Cuba, my cousin and I wanted to go to a beach where locals would spend a lazy Saturday. We didn't want to be surrounded by tourists, and have an unauthentic view of a life in the city.

Many locals recommended we take a drive to Megano Beach, just outside of Havana, where we would find a restaurant named Tropicoco. When we found that, they said, we would be in the right spot.

This was one of the best decisions we made all trip, as it was a perfect Saturday beach day. We played volleyball with locals, ate and drank, and even danced. I highly suggest a visit to this beach, in exchange for a longer drive to the more touristy Varadero.