Playa Girón is hardly distinguished from other small beaches in Cuba, it has the same coral sand, and its turquoise waters cover wonderful reefs. But what makes it unique is having witnessed over the years how the Cuban people were subjected to different attacks and fought to win.
Diving in Cuba
Cuba is the perfect place for diving. World reference of this sport, the Caribbean island boasts hundreds of kilometers of virgin beaches, thousands of cays and islets scattered along its coasts, immense coral reefs and abundant marine biodiversity. In addition, the conditions for its practice are ideal, since its waters are calm, warm, crystalline, with a visibility that reaches up to 30 or 40 meters deep and a temperature between 24 and 29 ° C.
The Emerald Beach, formerly known as Playa Estero Ciego, being located in the Ciego Caleticas estuary, is located just over 5 kilometers west of Guardalavaca, Cuba, and is characterized by warm, clean waters of an intense green. This small paradise is surrounded by cliffs, steep slopes and a large number of plant species that complete the charming landscape.
Caguanes National Park
The Caguanes National Park is located in the northern region of the municipality of Yaguajay, consisting of Cayo Caguanes, the Ciénaga, Guayaberas and a group of islets called Cayos de Piedra. The place is perfect for lovers of ecotourism or adventure tourism. It was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. To enjoy numerous water activities in a heavenly place of clear and turquoise waters, the best destination is Cayo Santa María.
Laguna del Tesoro
The Laguna del Tesoro is accessed by boat from Boca de Guamá, through a canal surrounded by thick vegetation. With its 9 km2 and 5 km in diameter, the lake has an abundance of trout that inhabit its crystal-clear waters of 4 m of average depth. It is a perfect place for nature tourism and sport fishing in Cuba.
In Matanzas approximately 13 km from the Bay of Pigs, you will find Playa Larga, an extensive 4 km long sandy beach, famous among other things for being the scene of a skirmish in which an American group, on April 17, 1961 , they intended to take control of the beach and were repelled by the Cuban people.
Mercaderes Street has been completely restored by the Office of the Historian of Old Havana. It is currently paved and pedestrian, and constitutes an almost complete replica of the original street dating from the eighteenth century.