Welcome to HolguinBeaches
Welcome to HolguinBeaches.com
Holguín, the land of discoveries located in the eastern side of Cuba, with natural and unique landscapes, excellent beaches, suitable for nautical tours and fishing. Throughout more than 40 kilometres, of shorelines with exceptional characteristics, the north coastline offers the visitor 41 beaches among them, Guardalavaca and Esmeralda Beach which have achieved a deserved space in the preference of foreigner visitors, these beaches are all warm and clear waters with fine and white sand, plenty of coastal vegetation and surrounded by a unique wave topography. There are great conditions for the practicing of scuba diving in a coral garden that has grown in the midst of an irregular and complex sea relief.
Those fund of nature tourism and adventures find in Holguin two privileged spaces for its practicing: La Mensura National Park, a habitat for nearly 300 endemic species of the Cuban flora and Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, where there is an Ecological Reserve Centre that keeps endemic flora and fauna species of our country, also birds touring the international birds corridor which crosses upon it, where species coming from Canada and the United States nest during their migration trip. To the northeast side of Holguín, there is Saetia Key, a natural and authentic natural monument, gifted with 12 beaches fully unexploited.
An important place within the city is the Cross Hill (La Loma de la Cruz) that can be seen from any geographical point of the city and where Holguin city dwellers go during the procession held in May 3 and 4. Cultural events are made in the city such as the Iberian American Culture Feast or the Jornada Cucalambeana. Its gastronomy is simple, and the main dishes are sausage with ajiaco, also the Mayabe beer produced here. It is a city recalled by two unique popular characters: The Guayabero and the Mayabe Donkey.
The archaeological capital of Cuba, Banes: the so called White Village of Gibara and the capital city of the province, Holguín are places which highlight the tourist values of a region which preserves the enchantment that so much astonishment and enthusiasm caused to the Great Admiral of the Ocean Sea, half a millennium ago.
The nearness of other important points considerably reinforces the value of Holguín’s resorts. In the midst of the Esmeralda Beach there is the Bahia de Naranjo Natural Park and very close to Guardalavaca, an archaeological site of first importance and sole museum of its kind in The Antilles, Chorro de Maíta, The Taina Village, which recreates the way of life of potter Aruaca native
Inhabitants and the city of Banes, acknowledged as the archaeological capital of Cuba.