Cayo Coco Weather October Averages, Cuba
What's the Weather like in Cayo Coco in October
Although travelling to Cayo Coco can be wonderful at any time of year (even during rainy season), October is particularly revered for it is still included in the low-season specials whilst being the very last month of the wet season. The hot temperatures and heavy rain will begin to recede considerably, but they're not altogether gone just yet.
The average day time temperature in October is 27°C, with highs of 31°C prevalent in the first two weeks of the month. This is the first month since June when you'll feel a definite change in temps and conditions the month progresses. By the end of October, the highs are much more likely to not go over the high 20s. Night-time lows of 22°C at night at quite consistent, however, all month long.
On a weird twist of conditions, do note that although October is indeed the last month of the rainy season, it also sees the heaviest rainfall of the whole year. On average, Cayo Coco sees 148mm of rainfall over 13 days, although storms tend to be as short as they are intense. An average of 7 hours of sunshine per day and sea temps of 29°C will make swimming and snorkelling still possible this month.
Cayo Coco Hotels in October
Should your holiday to Cayo coco be a once-in-a-lifetime splurge, then why not go all out and indulge in the most luxurious resort of all? The Memories Flamenco Beach Resort is a divine choice if you are dreaming of a comprehensive resort, which offers the maximum amount of services and inclusion and epitome service and comfort. This 5* hotel is extensive and offers 624 rooms spread over 10 low-rise buildings, all set amid splendid natural, tropical surroundings. This is also the ultimate family holiday destination, as the Memories Flamenco's kids' club offers a varied daily itinerary aimed at keeping young ones entertained.
If you prefer to stay in a smaller, yet equally gorgeous resort, then opt for the Sol Cayo Coco instead, which offers a great amount of kids and adult activities, along with its two private stretches of beaches. You'll still have a wellness spa at your service, as well as a tour desk from where you can organise diving, snorkelling and even fishing trips. The resort holds daily volleyball games along the beach and a plethora of other active pursuits if you'd like to do more than just recline on a sun lounger and bask in the glorious sun.
Cayo Coco Beach for October
Staying at Memories will gift you the unrivalled chance of private access to Cayo Coco's longest beach: Playa Flamenco. This beach services two resorts and also boasts a public section which is often frequented by local son week-ends. The Sol resort boats a much smaller beach, yet accessing the reef for snorkelling and enjoying an array of beach activities is still possible and very enjoyable.
If you want to cast your eyes on the reputed 'best beach' in Cayo Coco, then hop on the tour bus and reach Playa Pilar on the western end of Cayo Guillermo. The bus ride from the central resort strip takes nearly an hour yet can be a very rewarding sightseeing tour of its own accord. Once at Pilar, you can rent a beach umbrella and sun lounger, and you can also enjoy a delicious lunch at the beach restaurant and bar.
Bars and Restaurants
Both the Sol and Memories resorts boast a healthy amount of restaurants and bars where you can wine and dine to your heart's content. Memories Flamenco is home to 10 varied eateries, each offering a varied cuisine.From Creole delicacies to Asian fusion specialties, as well international and grill based restaurants. The Sol resort boasts 4 brilliant restaurants, which include an authentic Cuban joint which is well revered among return guests.
Things to do in Cayo Coco in October
Although October is the wettest month of the year, it does not mean that you won't have a chance to indulge in a scuba diving trip, by far the most popular activity in this part of the world. Cayo Coco is home to a revered barrier reef and it is here that you'll fine at least four major dive sites. La Jaula, by far the deepest site of all, lies at a depth at 30 metres and is home to a myriad of incredible sea life, including nurse and reef sharks, as well as eagle rays and sting rays. You can ask your resort desk to organise these excursions for you, as all Cayo Coco's diving trips are run by the same two diving centres.
For a great incentive to get out and about of your resort, consider renting a jeep in Cayo Coco, crossing the 17km causeway, which separates this cay from the Cuban mainland, and take to exploring the stunning countryside. The Cuban countryside is brimming with charming and authentic villages; however you won't have a chance to admire any on Cayo Coco itself as all the local staff who work at the resorts actually live on the mainland. Explore unbeaten tracks, stop where you fancy takes you and delight in the tropical wilderness which makes this part of Cuba so very special.