Las Salinas de Brito, Zapata Swamp. Cuba
- Destination: Zapata Swamp
- Open: Daily
- Address From: Zapata Swamp. Matanzas Province. Cuba
Description Fishing: Las Salinas de Brito, Zapata Swamp. Cuba
In it is area boats of plane funds they are used moved to lever. A boat for fisherman. Having in consideration the low-level of the waters in that area and that the boats move to lever. The species but significant that can be they are the Macabi, the Palometa and the Barracuda.
Zapata´s Marshland is the largest swampy area in Cuba with about 300.000 hectares. 56% of this marshland is covered by forests and it is estimated that 900 species of flowers grow in the middle of a great biodiversity. The region has been declared Biosphere Reserve recently and it is a National Park. La Salina is a large saltwater lagoon which is home to an important population of bonefish, permit and barracuda. Hatiguanico river flows from a huge freshwater, clear spring. There are manatees, crocodiles and, for sport fishing, tarpon and snook.
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Car rental offices next to Las Salinas de Brito
Playa Giron Car rental office
Playa Giron. Cienaga de Zapata. Matanzas
045984126 9,084km 143m
Las Salinas de Brito is located in Zapata Swamp
The Zapata Peninsula, one of the most important ecosystems in Cuba and the largest swamp reserve in the Caribbean, is situated in southern Matanzas. It features exceptional species of flora and fauna, many of which are endemic.
The Montemar Great Natural Park is located in the peninsula. Here, you will find beaches, woods, mangrove swamps, rivers, lakes, flooded caves that open on the sea, natural pools and a seabed of particular beauty. In short, it is an ideal place for day and night scuba diving by both beginners and experienced divers, including the exploration of marine caves., One of the park's main attractions is its cave system, which extends along the coast for 70 km (over 43 miles). The roof of some of these caverns has caved in, turning them into semicircular lakes called "cenotes". The park is also an excellent place to go hiking, horseback riding and boating. In addition, many animals live here, and the international flyways of several kinds of birds go over the park, so you can see both native and migratory species. While in you are in the area, Guamá -a restored Taino Indian village on Laguna del Tesoro (Treasure Lake)-, the crocodile-breeding center and the Playa Girón (Bay of Pigs) Museum are musts.