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El Nicho Waterfalls

Cienfuegos, Cuba
+53 5 5418165
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No tourists, no individual or groups. We are glad that we came here as we expected to find crowded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
miguelpak3
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New York City, New York
a piece of paradise

During our stay in Cienfuegos we rented a driver for an excursion to these waterfalls. The drive is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GryVeb
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“natural pool” (14 reviews)
“cool water” (9 reviews)
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Cienfuegos, Cuba
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+53 5 5418165
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"natural pool"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"cool water"
in 9 reviews
"day trip"
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"short hike"
in 6 reviews
"natural beauty"
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"nice hike"
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"crystal clear pools"
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"swimming suit"
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"refreshing dip"
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"topes de collantes"
in 6 reviews
"national bird"
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"national park"
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"entrance fee"
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"taxi driver"
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"private taxi"
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"flora and fauna"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No tourists, no individual or groups. We are glad that we came here as we expected to find crowded spot. Taka a taxi to ge here, and tell the driver to be back in 4 hours to give you enough time to see the place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Cienfuegos we rented a driver for an excursion to these waterfalls. The drive is nice, you get to se the countryside before you arrive at the waterfalls. You get to hike in the forest, enjoying the peace and the birds singing....More

1  Thank GryVeb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"El Nicho" is the better place for relax and enjoy nature. Is a beautiful place and has incredible views. 100% recommended

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We hiked deep inside the Escambray Mountains through (almost treacherous) winding and steep paths to the El Nicho waterfalls – words cannot express how beautiful the waterfalls are and crystal clear pools of icy water which you can swim in – it was quite amusing...More

1  Thank skullbabe
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

We visited El Nicho on our last day at Cienfuegos and then continued towards Trinidad with the same driver (a great way to make the most of your time, highly recommend doing the trip this way if you are staying at Cienfuegos and then at...More

3  Thank Mariel1908
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Very nice place, easy walk, and beautiful waterfalls under which you can swim. I was lucky to see a tocororo, the national bird

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I have been. Not a whole day worth to look at but a half day for sure.

1  Thank cookie_melissa
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The mother nature is great and this place is one of the examples, just be there with my family and the views is the greatest.

Thank arielcon90
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Just an hour from Cienfuegos by taaxi, one of the best excursion we made in Cuba sorrounded by tropical landscape!

Thank PMarcus72
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Our taxi driver took nearly two hours to get us here from Cienfugos. We arrived around 10 am and wondered around the park. We took our swimming costumes and towels and spent some time in the water. Around 12 the crowds started to gather so...More

1  Thank Lauren F
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mel1515
April 10, 2018|
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Response from MessaM | Reviewed this property |
What we did was ask our driver to stop at El Nicho on the way from Cienfuegos, before we got to Trinidad. We paid a bit extra and he waited there for us (for about 1.5 hrs) before continuing on to Trinidad. It's a lovely... More
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Courtneyklv
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Dazzling-darren | Reviewed this property |
For the main park this would be no problem for 6 year old. They guide we had was very relaxed ensuring we had plenty ofvtime. A little hand holding on the steeper parts with some cobbled path but other than that they will be... More
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