Pinar del Rio
Because of the richness, variety and excellent preservation of its flora and fauna, Pinar del Río has earned the nickname of Garden of Cuba and the recognition of UNESCO, which declared a Biosphere Reserve Guanahacabibes Peninsula and the Sierra del Rosario and Landscape Cultural Heritage Viñales Valley. The land that produces the best snuff in the world also offers great opportunities for diving enthusiasts, hunting, fishing or simply leisure sun and beach.
Since the nineteenth century the natural beauty of the region attracted Vueltabajo residents of Havana, who came to visit the Cueva de los Portales, to receive the benefits of the mineral and thermal waters of San Diego de los Baños and contemplate the Valley Viñales. Only 174 kms. separate Pinar del Río de La Habana, cities are linked by a superb motorway. In its historic center is eclectic architecture and no charm in their low houses and soft colors, whose porches seem to form an endless gallery. In the suburbs, modern buildings break the horizontality of the city.
In the provincial capital should not be missed the opportunity to visit the Guayabita del Pinar, drink old recipe that still Milanes Theater and Cabaret Rumayor hand, following the old tradition, the Palacio Guasch. For the enjoyment of nature Pinar del Rio, in the nicest sites geography hotels are quiet atmosphere and excellent facilities. Those seeking sun and sand will have good options in Cayo Levisa, while diving enthusiasts, hunting and fishing also find attractive offers.