Private Resort "Villa Sonia Ruíz" 

casa particular

Playa Siboney, Santiago de Cuba



2 rooms for rent (max. 5 people) 

with separate bathroom (toilet / shower)


25 CUC / day / room

200 m from the sea, long beach in the village

garden with a shelter, exotic plants, vegetables, fruits and various animals

WLAN in the house

Lockable parking available for free


 Siboney is a small village with 2,000 inhabitants on the east coast of Cuba . It is the birthplace of the world famous musician Compay Segundo (Buena Vista Social Club). 

Siboney has a beautiful bay with a long beach, where you can rent sun loungers and parasols. Food and drinks were served on the beach. It is safe for swimming and not so crowdy. On weekends it is popular for cuban families so you get a good taste of local life.

In just 20 minutes you can reach the center of Santiago de Cuba by car or by bus.

Playa Siboney


The rooms are located on the 1st floor of the house and have its private bathroom with toilet and hot shower. Large windows with seaview. Air conditioning and minibar. Rich breakfast for 5 CUC per person. Main meals from 5 to 10 CUC per person. The house and the rooms are very clean.

Behind the house there is a large garden with a shelter and many exotic plants, vegetables and fruits. In addition, several animals are kept, such as rabbits, turtles, ducks, a parrot, wood rats and chickens. Perfect for children. 


Would you like to live with a Cuban family? Andres, his wife and two children are looking forward to welcome you to their "Private Resort". Andres also organizes excursions for you, or takes you with him for fishing. 





Distances to sights and attractions:

Go fishing and eat fresh fish: 200m, Link to this experience   airbnb     CUBANEDEN

"Cueva de los 7 pisos" , Reserva Ecológica Siboney-Juticí, Centro Emil Racovitza (cave and bird watch): 200m

Link to this experience

Bar "La Rueda" Sitio del Compay Segundo: 700 m

Granjita Siboney (historical site of the revolution): 2 km

Valle de la Prehistoria (240 life-sized dinosaurs): 8 km

Parque Baconao (UNESCO biosphere reserve over 900 km2): 8 km

La Finca del Porvenir (natural pool in the river with restaurant): 7 km

Museo Nacional del Transporte (modelcars and 44 historical oldtimers): 10 km

La Gran Piedra (lookout point at 1234 m): 15 km, Link to this experience

Acuario Baconao (Aquarium): 28 km

Basilica Santuario El Cobre (Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre): 30km                                       


-> Link to Nightlife in Santiago de Cuba


Public transportation between Santiago de Cuba and Siboney:  

Every 30 minutes, the bus No. 214 leaves from the Plaza Ferreiros (bus stop: Avenida Raul Pujol y Calle 1ra) for Siboney (final destination). A taxi costs around 20 CUC.



adress:            Andres Ruíz

                         Calle A No. 10 e/ 7 y 11 (next to the church)

                         Playa Siboney, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

coordinates:    Lon: -75.713274, Lat: 19.960138


phone:             0053 53 087 453





   Licence-Number: 208-14




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