GREEN TRAVEL / ECOTOURISM
La Ciénaga de Zapata, Matanzas/Cuba, has an interest as a holiday destination, in the first term, for the lovers of nature tourism: observation of birds, hiking, ecotourism; but there is also space for the lovers of diving, of adventure tourism, of the sport fishing and of the enjoyment of beaches, and even for the interested ones in the recent history of the island.
This place is a mix of rural places and wild beaches, being this aspect what makes the place so special. You can also enjoy its beautiful and unique mangrove swamps, one of the most important attractions of this spectacular location.
The climate and weather of this place make it possible for our visitors to enjoy multiple birds that come from different parts of the world and want to make La Cienaga de Zapata their new home for the season.
This area is considered by UNESCO one of the six places of the Biosphere Reserve in the world and Ramsar in Cuba. It is also the biggest wetland in the Insular Caribbean.
You can also see many endemic species in these marshes like the Rhombifer Cuban crocodile, one of the most archaic crocodiles of the planet as well as many other species in danger of extinction and much valued as the Manatí and Manjuarí.
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