The dynamic expansion of tourism in Cuba, marked by the diversification of recreational options, finds space for its growth beyond traditional leisure destinations.
In that direction, Holguín province, located in eastern Cuba, stands out as the venue for the 37th edition of the International Tourism Fair of Cuba (FitCuba 2017)
Dedicated to the modality of the tourist circuits - precisely between the products of greater promotion in that destination - the appointment will also allow to boost the attractions of the territory.
In this mix of attractions, the North Coast of that territory is particularly noteworthy, where Bariay is located, point where Admiral Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba in search of a new route to the West Indies.
In addition, the province is home to 14 important cities, including Banes, which is considered the archaeological capital of Cuba, and Gibara, the latter doubly attractive for the excellent state of conservation of its Iberian colonial architecture.
For tourism, there are eight beach areas, several cays, natural parks and centers for non-hotel options, with special emphasis on sites such as Guardalavaca, Estero Ciego, Esmeralda and Don Lino, just to name a few.
White sands, pleasant temperatures and a vegetation formed by coastal scrubland, virgin forests and mangroves are integrated to form an offer difficult to reject by the visitors who come to the province.
In the case of ecotourism, the unique attractions of the areas close to Sierra Cristal, where unique exponents of Cuban flora such as palms, coconut palms, tropical fruits, ferns and precious wood trees stand out.
As far as tourist circuits are concerned, resting programs also allow the discovery of Caribbean sites on the northern coast of Cuba, with high natural, cultural and historical values, on itineraries that reach the Archaeological Museum and the Taino village of Chorro de Maíta.
In addition to this, lovers of immersion have the unique option of the Tanque Azul of Caletones, a flooded cavern that also has the peculiarity of being within the most important route of migratory birds of the region.
In the territory, Cayo Saetía complements the offer with a unique preserve of hunting, a real corner of protected animals, where the traveler stumbles at every step with deer, wild boar, buffalo, ostriches, peacocks and wild bulls, among others fauna.