San Felipe Key, Pinar del Rio. Cuba
- Destination: Pinar del Rio
- Open: Daily
- Address From: La Coloma, Pinar del Rio. Cuba
Description Cuban Keys: San Felipe Key, Pinar del Rio. Cuba
Visitors will have the chance to fish marine and freshwater species in the San Felipe keys. Also, it is a importa habitats of endemics birds. keys of San Felipe constitute a small natural laboratory of great interest because of the series of evolution events of the fauna that have taken place there. Within the fauna of these isles, the most outstanding species are: the Jutía Enana de San Felipe (Capromys Sanfelipensis), the Carpintero Jabado (Centurus Superciliaris) and the Bobito Chico (Contopus Caribaeus Sanfelipensis).
San Felipe Key Map
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San Felipe Key is located in Pinar del Rio
Because of the richness, variety and excellent preservation of its flora and fauna, Pinar del Río is called "the garden of Cuba." UNESCO has declared the Guanahacabibes Peninsula and the Rosario Mountain Range biosphere reserves, and the Viñales Valley a world cultural heritage. The land in which the world's best tobacco is grown also offers you wonderful opportunities for scuba diving, hunting, fishing or simply relaxing and tanning at the beach.,
Since the 19th century, Havana residents have been drawn by the natural beauty of Vueltabajo, and they have flocked to Los Portales Cave, to San Diego de los Baños, to receive the benefits of its mineral-medicinal and thermal waters; and to the Viñales Valley, to gaze at its natural beauty.,
Pinar del Río is just 174 km (108 miles) from Havana. A good highway links the two cities. The architecture in its historic center is eclectic, and its low houses in gentle colors, whose porches seem to form an endless gallery, have great charm. On the outskirts of the city, modern buildings break its horizontal lines. ,
When visiting Pinar del Río's provincial capital, be sure to tour the Guayabita del Pinar Distillery, where the drink of the same name is still made by hand, following an age-old recipe; the Guash Palace, the Milanés Theater and the Rumayor Cabaret.,
Quiet, comfortable hotels have been built in some of the most beautiful spots in Pinar del Río, to facilitate your enjoyment of Nature. Cayo Levisa has a delightful, sunny beach, and the province also offer excellent opportunities for scuba diving, hunting and fishing.