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  • Camaguey

    Camaguey | Province: Camaguey

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    Camagüey is the birthplace of some of the most relevant personalities of Cuban Culture: Nicolás Guillén, Cuba's Laureate Poet; writer and poetess Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda; Ballet of Camagüey, the second company of Cuba, and the Folkloric Dance Group; famous painters Fidelio Ponce de León and Flora Fong are only some of the examples worth mentioning. Popular festivities like the San Juan Camagüeyano, a traditional festival that started in the 18th century, have transcended until our days.

    Camagüey City, the capital of the province, treasures one of the most important historical centers in the country, recently declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO; and is one of the Cuban cities that better preserve the Hispano-Arabic features regarding urbanism and architecture. Its several churches have significant examples of the art and religious-funeral customs of colonial times.

    Santa Lucía Beach, located in the northern coast of the easterncentral part of Cuba, is the main tourist destination in Camagüey province. It has some 21km of warm transparent water, fine white sand and a well preserved environment that serves as habitat to important pink flamingos' colonies. It faces the Old Channel of Bahamas, surrounded to the east by Las Tunas province; to the west by the Jardines del Rey archipelago and to the south by the flat lands of Camagüey. The coral formations, located just 2km off the coast, display a surprising biodiversity that invite to contemplate the undersea beauties. There are 35 diving points at Santa Lucía Beach that allow divers meeting with the remains of sunken ships from the 19th and 20th centuries as well as enjoying a curious show in which experienced guides feed with their bare hands friendly sharks near the Nuevitas Bay.

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  • Ignacio Agramonte Airport

    Ignacio Agramonte Airport    Lat:21.42094    Lon:-77.85303   See Google Map

    Ignacio Agramonte International Airport (IATA: CMW, ICAO: MUCM): is an international airport in the central province of Camaguey, Cuba. It serves the cities of Camaguey and Santa Lucia.

  • Florida

    Florida    Lat:21.52944    Lon:-78.22250   See Google Map

    The municipio of Florida is one of the nine municipios in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. It is located to the south and center of the province.

  • Rancho King

    Rancho King    Lat:21.38740    Lon:-77.29410   See Google Map

    Rancho King Tourist Farm In a countryside ambience you have the exclusive opportunity to know and enjoy singular Cuban farmer's traditions. Its appealing restaurant offers succulent typical dishes from Cuba, a menu where you can find dishes based on old Cuban recipes from our farmers, especially roasted pork. You will have the guateque (the typical party of farmers in the countryside), live musical…

  • La Belen

    La Belen    Lat:    Lon:   See Google Map

    Within this protected area we have La Belén Rancho, where  you can enjoy activities such as the exhibition of stallions, horse ride on Santa Gertrudis trail, bird watching on Sendero de las Aves and accommodation services, gastronomy, bar, restaurant and swimming pool.

  • Cocodrilo

    Cocodrilo    Lat:    Lon:   See Google Map

  • Camalote

    Camalote    Lat:20.90000    Lon:-77.18333   See Google Map

    Camalote is a populated locality in Camagüey, Cuba, North America. Camalote is also known as Camalote Viejo.

  • Sierra de Cubitas

    Sierra de Cubitas    Lat:21.73306    Lon:-77.77056   See Google Map

    La Sierra de Cubitas, a mountainous region of 260 km. about 30 km. from the capital of the province, where the existence of more than 300 plants has been reported. Aboriginal pictographs can be found in the caves of Los Generales, Las Mercedes, Indio and Pichardo, and there are at least three natural accidents of great interest: Sima de Rolando, Hoyo de Bonet, and the gorge of Los Paredones

  • Jimbambay

    Jimbambay    Lat:20.46667    Lon:-75.95000   See Google Map

  • Cayo Paredon Grande

    Cayo Paredon Grande    Lat:22.46670    Lon:-78.16670   See Google Map

    At Cayo Paredon is located in Cayo Coco, there is a small marina they offer daily fishing tripo with professional guide, faly or spinning fishing, with a reasonable price.

  • Cayo Cruz

    Cayo Cruz    Lat:22.17972    Lon:-77.76250   See Google Map

    Presence of high xeromorphic scrub on sand-dominated Metopium toxiferum (Wow) and Coccoloba uvifera (Uva caleta) and low shrubs on sand xeromorphic predominantly fruticosa and Salmea Erithalis petrobioide, lush vegetation and herbaceous consignment tracking.

  • Nuevitas

    Nuevitas    Lat:21.54028    Lon:-77.26444   See Google Map

    The municipio of Nuevitas is one of the nine municipios in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. It is located to the north and east of the province

  • Santa Cruz del Sur

    Santa Cruz del Sur    Lat:20.71326    Lon:-77.99451   See Google Map

    The municipio of Santa Cruz del Sur is one of the nine municipios in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. It is located to the south and center of the province.

  • Playa Los Pinos

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    Located of the central province of Camagüey, Cayo Sabinal (including beaches like Playa Brava, Playa Bonita and Playa Los Pinos), Cayo Guajaba y Cayo Romano are also linked to Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo, belonging to the Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago.

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  • Camaguey
  • Camagüey is the easternmost, largest and flattest province in the center of Cuba. It has a few mountains and is flanked by the two biggest archipelagos in the country: Sabana-Camagüey (also known as the Jardines del Rey) to the north, and Jardines de la Reina to the south. Both of them still keep virgin forests where you can find peace. The weather doesn’t change excessively throughout the year, and the average annual temperature is 24.7 ºC. Historically, it has always been a city that has politically and economically gone against the tide in comparison with the rest of its neighboring cities. The fact comes from colonial times when inhabitants from Camagüey gave preference to cattle over the sugar industry, with the intention of getting rid of a system that only generated poverty. Nowadays, cattle continues as the basis of its economy.

    Most tourists arrive to the Ignacio Agramonte International Airport, or by road if they come from other areas of the country. The main touristic attraction of the province of Camagüey is, without a doubt, Playa Santa Lucía Beach in Cayo Sabinal. The color of its waters and fine sands form an irresistible tropical attraction. The hotels of the area add some incentives to explore the beauty of the beach by offering several activities with which to enjoy your holidays.

    But Camagüey is not just a beach. The most important city of the area, which shares its name with the province, gives us the chance of discovering Cuban history through its small and labyrinthine streets, which many times take us to beautiful hidden corners. It is also a place lovers of Catholic architecture enjoy visiting because of its large buildings.

    Other interesting places you shouldn’t miss out on during your journey to Camagüey are: Florida and its traditions, Sierra del Chorrilla Mountains and its trails, the history of the first Cuban Constitution in Guáimaro, or the industry of Nuevitas.

    Camagüey is the largest of the provinces of Cuba. Its capital is Camagüey. Other towns include Florida and Nuevitas. Camagüey is mostly low lying, with no major hills or mountain ranges passing through the province. Numerous large cays (including what used to be one of Fidel Castro's favourite fishing spots; the Archipiélago Jardines de la Reina) characterize the southern coasts, while the northern coast is lined by Jardines del Rey of the Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago.

    Sandy beaches are found on both coasts also, and despite a large potential for tourism, the province has seen little development in that area with the exception of Santa Lucía beach, on the province's North coast. The economy of the Camagüey province is primarily cattle and sugar (in the north and south) farming, and the province is known for its cowboy culture, with rodeos frequently held. Chickens and rice are also farmed, and a small citrus fruit industry exists. The capital city also has one of the few breweries on the island.