Valley de Vinales in Pinar del Rio
The Vinales valley is a symbol among the natural blessing bestowed upon Pinar del Rio region of Cuba. Holding prestigious title of a UNESCO World Cultural Landscape. Viniales Valley is situated in the Sierra de los Organos and is surrounded by impressive hills with rounded summits known as haystack mountain.
The mix of carsic mountain and geological formations that constitute the haystack mountains in the Vinales Valley combine to make truly wonderful scenery. Vinales Valley offers many attractions, this site brings together the polychromy of tobacco plantations, fields of crops, and exclusive flora and fauna of unequalled beauty.
Choose from a selection of hotels and hostels to stay in Vinales and the province of Pinar del Rio.
Vinales landscape has been a continuous source of inspiration for both fine art and literature,
the mix of carsic mountain and geological formations that constitute the haystack mountains in the Vinales Valley combine to make truly wonderful scenery.
• Soroa Falls
Situated 70 km to the west of Havana, is rich in flora and has a wide variety of trees, shrubs, wild orchids and ferns. Its fauna includes one of the smallest frogs in the world and around 70 different types of birds have been reported, some of them indigenous the orchid farm is famous for it's 750 species of orchids. At the waterfall along the river manantiales visitors can take a refreshing swim.
• Las Terrazas
Incredible attractive for ECO tourism and for visitors who find in nature a source of pleasure. Las Terrazas is a natural habitat of exuberant flora and endemic animals, including precious bird species as the Cuban national bird Tocororo whose plumage has the same colours as the Cuban flag. There are remains of former French coffee plantations.
• Stunning Cayo Levisa and Cayo Jutias
White long beaches surrounded by warm clean calm sea, the Cayos have outstanding coral reefs which are excellent for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling. A tour of Pinar del Rio coastline gives the visitor a feeling of absolute tranquility while introducing them to a previous unknown and unspoilt beauty.