It is the biggest swamp of the Caribbean located to the South of Matanzas City, 1´30 hrs from Varadero. It mostly consists of a huge swamp, partly covered by forest and treasures one of the most complete wildlife reserves in the Caribbean, rich in birds and animals. This site was declared a Biosphere Reserve and the area around the Treasure Lagoon, has been designated a national park, the Gran Parque Natural de Montemar. The Caribbean coast, with its sandy beaches, attracts scuba divers and fans of other water sports.
Departing from Varadero: 8:00 am (2 hrs drive to the swamp).
Visit to the heart of Cienfuegos
Visit to Museo de la Comandancia (Castro´s operation headquarters during the Bay of Pigs conflict. Price: 1.00 CUC per person).
Visit to the fascinating Fish Cave (a 70 m deep and crystalline water pool). The Cave and the Caribbean Sea are ideal sites for scuba diving and snorkeling). Rent of gears: 5.00 CUC per person).
Drive back to your accommodation