We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Travel Alert: U.S. Travel Licensing Restrictions Apply for Travel to Cuba. For details, click here
Review Highlights
worth the hike!

Fascinating piece of geology. The steps take you through wonderful plant life and the view from the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jorgeinmontana
,
Montana
Dare to go up, it is worth it!

Dare to go up the stairs, around 700 steps up. It is a littler bit difficult (need to be a little... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
JPelegrinaSoegaard
,
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Read all 327 reviews
262
All photos (262)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“great nature”(2 reviews)
“scenic view”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
81°
69°
Dec
80°
67°
Jan
80°
67°
Feb
Contact
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (327)
Filter reviews
142 results
Traveler rating
86
45
11
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
86
45
11
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews coffee plantation great nature scenic view worth the effort bumpy road nice walk day trip wonderful view mountain range take your time young man clouds steps hike taxi forest cuba
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 142 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Quite a trip to a location in the high in the mountains overlooking the countryside. Recommended for natures lovers and people that enjoy hiking. Not recommended for people with knee problems as there are approximately 700 steps to the top. The view is quite beautiful

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoelH618
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fascinating piece of geology. The steps take you through wonderful plant life and the view from the top is enchanting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jorgeinmontana
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Dare to go up the stairs, around 700 steps up. It is a littler bit difficult (need to be a little bit in shape), but it is worth it. Beautiful view from the top of all the lake area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JPelegrinaSoegaard
Reviewed September 11, 2018

After climbing almost 500 stairs you reach the top of this huge rock to see 360 degrees of view - worth the climbing !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizur
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My favorite. The mountain air and the views are fantastic ! You do need to hike a bit to get to the top.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Francis C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A nice short jaunt from Santiago and a great place to see the Sierra Maestra. You can see the ocean at Siboney Beach from up there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great day trip from Santiago. Nice to leave the bags at our casa and hit La Gran Piedra. Climb was a bad mother, the views from the top were great, the descent was nuts. Go jump in the ocean down at Siboney after.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tim B
Reviewed April 29, 2018

You should go when the sky is clear otherwise you will not be able to enjoy the view. We hired a taxi/guide for 60 CUC; He drove us to the Grand Piedra, the old coffee plantation, the botanical garden and to the beach in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jaimeriendutout
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit as much for the scenery and sights on the way. We went in the afternoon (when it’s notoriously cloudier than early morning and the clouds were moving fast so we decided the views were good enough from the bottom of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank toria2014
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Do not miss, gives you the best view on the area. Hike only clear, sunny days otherwise you will see nothing ! Driveway to the top is quite curved, have a car in good condition as also steep. Stop on the way up few times...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Denes222
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 372 nearby hotels
Islazul Costa Morena
198 reviews
5.90 miles away
Hotel Islazul Las Americas
147 reviews
11.07 miles away
Villa Gaviota Santiago de Cuba
40 reviews
11.64 miles away
Melia Santiago de Cuba
1,430 reviews
11.98 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,938 nearby restaurants
El Palenquito
148 reviews
10.98 miles away
Restaurante Setos Cuba
127 reviews
11.64 miles away
Salon Tropical
101 reviews
11.76 miles away
Rock cafe
26 reviews
12.06 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,132 nearby attractions
Moncada Barracks
419 reviews
12.50 miles away
Revolution Plaza (Plaza De La Revolucion)
425 reviews
12.40 miles away
San Juan Hill
96 reviews
11.16 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kaz123456789
September 28, 2015|
Answer
Response from afagundes | Reviewed this property |
you are right Kaz, thanks for clarifying it Have a wonderful day
0
Votes