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Las Guanas Eco-Archaeologic Trail

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Lovely short walk

This trail is worth going on to learn a little about the native flora and fauna and to get the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Worth the time to explore

Hidden away near Luna Mares hotel, this trail is a neat and interesting excursion to do and leads... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Playa Esmeralda Road | Next to Sol Rio d Luna Y Mares Resort, Guardalavaca 84170, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This trail is worth going on to learn a little about the native flora and fauna and to get the lovely view from the viewpoint mid way around. If you take binoculars, you can sometimes see fish in the sea (as we did) from this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden away near Luna Mares hotel, this trail is a neat and interesting excursion to do and leads you to a spectacular look out point.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank luckyme60
Reviewed February 13, 2019

For 3CUC a person, it is a good small hike that is a great way to kill an hour or two. I was staying at the Luna y Mares hotel so it was only a couple minutes from the hotel. The trail is fairly accessible...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

the trail was a little rough in places but so worth the hike. We saw lots of interesting lizards and birds and the views were amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank lucybluedance
Reviewed January 3, 2019

I loved this walk. Lots of interesting information on the plants and history of the area stunning views of the beach from the lookout posts. . Go off track and you get to the sea. Well worth a visit and the small entrance charge. Situated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda Jane R
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Not spectacular but an enjoyable walk through a small park showcasing some endemic Cuban flora and fauna found only in Cuba or even in the Holguin-area. Great view of the beach and coastline from the look-out site. Some spectacular trees and cacti on the hiking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank atalante19792001
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Despite having stayed at the adjacent hotel 9 times, this was the first time we made it here and it was well worth the 3cuc. A nice ecological trail, with plenty of interesting facts and figures along the way and a couple of really nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JohnandCo
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This trail was within walking distance of our hotel, Sol Luna y Mares. The attendant was very knowledgeable in informative about the trail and area. We saw enormous cacti, learned about the history of the area, and enjoyed the views of Playa Esmeralda from the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank blueorchid1962
Reviewed May 21, 2018

I found this an interesting little walk and the views of the beach from the view point were to die for. Not many birds about though. Seen a few interesting lizards though. :)

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank paul s
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Lovely views of the hotel and beach. Lots of birds and lizards in the jungle. A nice easy to follow trial.

Date of experience: April 2018
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March 16, 2017|
Response from tunamackeral | Reviewed this property |
Las Guanas trail is adjacent the resort Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, Playa Esmeralda. So you need to take the open-roofed double decker shuttle bus from Guaradavaca market area to Sol Rio de Luna y Mares resort.....10-15 min... More
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Response from graham e | Reviewed this property |
Take the open top bus or horse and cart taxi, it's just to the left of the Sol Luna and mares hotel, it's about 5 miles away. There is a nice lagoon to the right of the sol luna hotel just by the riding centre which is full... More