- Destination: Santiago de Cuba
- Open: Daily
- Address: Carretera de Dos Palmas. Santiago de Cuba. Cuba
Nothing equals in the east of the island of Cuba, the rugged landscape and monumental Sierra Maestra, others rich in legends and traditions of authentic peasant roots. A unique experience that invites you to enjoy the travel agency Ecotur. Leader in promoting nature tourism in Cuba, ensuring Ecotur through efficient management and sustainable use of natural resources for tourism scenarios where it operates. In Santiago de Cuba province promotes nature tourism along the entire geography of the territory. Tours have been developed that provide eco-tourism activities in its various forms: visits to protected areas, hiking trails in major National Parks in the province as the Sierra Maestra National Park and the Park Baconao, also declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Includes also other modalities such as visits to peasant farms rides in the Cuban countryside. Ecotur offers jeep tours in almost all his trips, giving the chance to enjoy an adventure that share indigenous values of nature and at the same time of culture in areas of high landscape value and historical tours that becomes a unique experience Feast on farms Guajira and turns. At Fiesta Park located in the Guajira Baconao, 14 km from the city of Santiago de Cuba, the visitor will receive a detailed explanation of the rooster breeding bulls, one of the most deeply rooted traditions in the Cuban countryside, you can visit a fence cocks and know the details of the activity. The tour Giro Legends and Traditions is the walk that leads to the farm turns, located in Dos Palmas region about 28 km from the city. This tour includes a visit to a farm that specializes in equine reproduction and shared with those working on the care and management of horses, as well as an exhibition of stallions horses Quarter Horse breed. Close the day with horseback riding and a delicious Creole lunch was then entertained with traditional music, all in a natural environment, with high level of conservation that allows you to enjoy the most authentic of our traditions and country roots. Because we care we share nature.
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Santiago de Cuba Airport
The airport has a drawing of Che Guevara on one of its outside walls. Pope John Paul II flew to this airport during his last visit to Cuba, flying round-trip between here and José Martí International Airport in Havana. Likewise, Pope Benedict XVI, during the second papal visit to Cuba, flew here for Mass and other activities, from his visit to León and Guanajuato in Mexico, before moving on to Havana. The airport is basically a turbo-prop centre. Nevertheless, Jet aircraft also fly to this airport. Most commercial flights into SCU are domestic, but there are about twenty international flights each week; while these international flights are done mostly by domestic airlines, the international routes have nevertheless awakened the interest of some foreign airlines that might open flights into this airport in the future. Antonio Maceo Airport (IATA: SCU, ICAO: MUCU) is an international airport located in Santiago, Cuba
- Car Rental offices next to Farms Ecohotel and Farms
Car Rental office Base Santiago
Carretera del Caney y calle 15 Vista Alegre
022687278 0mCar Rental office Centro de Negocios
Ave Jesus Menendez, entre Enramada y Peralejos
022687485 0mCar Rental office Cubatur
Calle General Lacre, nro. 701 Santiago de Cuba
022624646 0mCar Rental office Hotel Melia Santiago
Calle M y 4ta Reparto Suenos Santiago de Cuba
022687141 0mCar Rental office Hotel Carisol Los Corales
Carretera de Baconao. Santiago de Cuba
022356069 8,508km 417m
- Farms is located in Santiago de Cuba
It limits to the north with the province of Holguín; to the west with Granma; to the south with the Caribbean Sea, and to the east with the province of Guantánamo. The province covers a total area of 6 343 21 , Km². You can get here through Antonio Maceo International Airport, also by road from any other part of Cuba, or by sea â”€in this last case, requesting the services from Punta Gorda Marina.
Two particular features characterizes Santiago de Cuba that make it exceptional: its hospitality, with people of happy and relaxed temperament and its rich historical-cultural wealth. Its Caribbean identity is evident in its popular music and in folklore manifestations. It depicts the title of Heroine City of the Republic of Cuba for the role carried out by its inhabitants in the revolutionary struggle during the decade of 1950. Privileged by its historical past, in Santiago de Cuba there are two of the Cuban places distinguished by UNESCO with the title of World Heritage: the San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the ruins of the first French coffee plantations in La Gran Piedra. The Santa Ifigenia cemetery , the 26 of July Historical Museum and the Siboney Farm, are places indissolubly linked to the history of Cuba.
Cayo Granma and Baconao Park (Biosphere Reserve) also part of the attractiveness of this region. As a tourist destination, Santiago de Cuba, combines excellent possibilities for the enjoyment of beaches, city and nature tourism for to the places of interest in those three scenarios.
For those who arrive in Santiago de Cuba, there are diverse lodging options in the city and in its surroundings, linked as much to the sea as to nature. With a variety of categories and levels of comfort, it will always be a guarantee for the visitors looking for harmony and soothing rest. There are other things, among so many, that make people from Santiago proud: to be the birthplace, par excellence, of almost all the musical genres of Cuba, a country where the music is soul and root; also, the carnivals that every month of July take place here, are the most spectacular in the country; as well as their rum, the well-known Fiestas del Fuego and the already traditional Festival of the Caribbean.
The region of Santiago de Cuba has the necessary infrastructure to encourage tourism of events and congresses; it also has in its mountainous and seafaring environment the conditions to develop nature and adventure tourism, trekking, nautical activities, and health tourism. But there is nothing better than walk its undulating and narrow streets loaded with history and music at the same time.