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Cayo Largo

25 May, 2009

Pristine and Unpopulated Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo

Officially known throughout the world as Cayo Largo del Sur, this small island resort, under the ownership of Cuba, is most often referred to as Cayo Largo. Tourist Guides suggest that is beautiful beaches, wildlife and scuba diving make it an ideal place to travel to. It is interesting to note that the island has no permanent population The service industry staff simply stay on the island while the work, then return to their homes on one of several nearby islands.

It is comprised primarily of limestone. Over several millions years, the remains of marine life contributed to the composition of the island. In fact, it is surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs as well. The waters surrounding the island are exceptionally shallow and warm. These conditions lead to ideal scuba diving conditions. This makes the nation one of the best places in the world to view under water flora and fauna. In recent history, the entire island was deluged by the surge water of Hurricane Michelle which completely covered the island.

Luckily, the damage that was caused has been repaired, leaving the island unmarred by the vast amounts of water that surged over the island. This is truly a unique vacation experience. The island is breathtaking in its beauty and simplicity. The lack of a native population means that there are no residential areas to mar the beautiful views and stunning vistas. Also avoided is the problem of ‘locals’ that some tourist towns tend to have.

A visit to the island of Cayo Largo is a visit to one of the most unique and quiet tourist towns in existence. The pristine beaches of Cayo Largo and the fact that no one lives there makes this one of the most beautiful places to travel to.

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo

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