Opposed to other beaches in Cuba where one can only find tourists, Playas del Este is very popular among the habaneros, who can frequently enjoy these warm waters thanks to their closeness to the city.
The next beach between Bacuranao and El Mégano is a tourist resort called Tarará, 20 kilometers away of Havana. Its marina (Marina Tarará) is the perfect place for those who want to go out fishing or diving.
8 kilometers of good quality sand, Santa María del Mar is the longest
beach of the north littoral of Havana. It has many hotels and villas like Tropicoco Hotel,to few meters of the coast and Villa los Pinos with attractive and comfortable bungalows. There are many restaurants, nightclubs, and bars by the seashore. In Santa
María del Mar, tourists can enjoy catamaran rides, rent jet skis,
sail boats, rowboats and explore its many other attractions.