Cabanacan

Península de Zapata

Country Cuba
Local Hour 4:19 AM
Time 29°C
Currency Peso Cubano
Language Español
Habitants 10500 Habitantes

General Information

The biggest humedal in Cuba and the most significant reserve of Cuban flora and fauna have their space in Península de Zapata National Park, where forests, swamps, abundant vegetation, flooded caves, natural pools and beaches melt into an amazing product for nature lovers. In this natural paradise, Biosphere Reserve, are also located the Lagoon of the Treasure and the hatchery of crocodiles of La Boca, one of the bigger of Iberoamérica. In the Península of Zapata inhabit unique species as the manatee and the manjuarí, both in extinction danger, and birds like The Ferminia (ferminia cerverai) and the gallinuela (cyanolimnas cerverai), there are also sinkholes in whose depths it's possible the spelio-diving and the contemplative diving. You can also visit the Taína Village to enjoy this sculptural complex that will allow you the encounter with Cuban aboriginal history before the arrival of the Spanish conquerors. In Península of Zapata you will find an admirable nature environment within reach of the lovers of the ecotourism.

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Interest Places

Museo Playa Giron.

Museo Playa Giron.

Museum
Peninsula de Zapata.

The museum located in the Playa Girón tourist perimeter, shows in detail the Cuban battle against mercenary troops, in a...

Restaurante Pio Cua.

Restaurante Pio Cua.

Restaurant
Sur. C. de Zapata.

Every visitor who enters or leaves the largest wetland in the Insular Caribbean, stops at Pio Cua, an outstanding restau...

Salinas de Brito.

Salinas de Brito.

Natural Attraction
Peninsula de Zapata.

Neither the best chosen words nor the images in high resolution photography or video give an exact idea of ​​the beauty...

Caleta Buena.

Caleta Buena.

Natural Attraction
Sureste de Playa Girón.

Extra hotel accommodation located southeast of Playa Girón, is a cove with good conditions for a day at the beach and th...

Criadero de cocodrilo

Criadero de cocodrilo

Natural Attraction
Guama. Peninsula de Zapata.

The largest crocodile hatchery in the Cuban territory is located in the Laguna del Tesoro in the Ciénaga de Zapata. Sinc...

Punta Perdiz.

Punta Perdiz.

Natural Attraction
P. de Zapata

Punta Perdiz has shallow waters that encourage diving or snorkeling, with a cenote of nearby fish, or underwater caves t...

Cueva de los Peces

Cueva de los Peces

Natural Attraction
Cienaga de Zapata

In the Cueva de los Peces you will find a fabulous space where flora and fauna are very attractive because of their colo...

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