Activities in Cienfuegos

A magnificent place to enjoy the great weather and high temperaturas of Cuba is Playa Rancho Luna (beach), known for its catamaran activities, sports and nautical entertainment. There you can find restaurants and snack bars at affordable prices and plenty of places to park. It is a good option to enjoy with the family.

Delfinario CienfuegosThere you can also find the Cienfuegos dolphinarium. Along with its entertainment and shows, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities for an access price of 10.00 cuc. Without doubt the best show featuring dolphins in the country, where you not only can be an observer but also a participant. For the price of 50.00 cuc per person, the visitor can swim with the dolphins and interact with them, always under the advice of a highly qualified professional team.

For more options we recommend the following travel agencies; Havanatur, Cubatur, Cubanacan and Paradiso, with excursions and guided walks for you to explore and enjoy. More information from the followingwebsites: havanatur, cubatur, cubanacan y paradiso. Some of their options are:

City Tour around Cienfuegos (4 hours)

Price

  • No lunch: 10 CUC
  • UIT lunch: 20 CUC

Description

Club en CienfuegosVisit to the Urban Historical Center, José Martí Park and the Purísima Concepción Cathedral Church. Tickets for the Tomás Terry Theater, El Palatino bar/restaurant, Provincial Museum and La Unión Hotel. The tour continues from Paseo del Prado all the way to the Punta Gorda residential neighborhood after enjoying a beautiful view of the Cienfuegos Malecón (seafront) and the Bay of Jagua.

Cruice around Cienfuegos Bay (3 hours)

Price

  • 10 CUC (included 2 líquids)

Description

A tour around the beautiful Cienfuegos Bay, inclduing exceptional views of the city, the keys and the coast from the sea. Visit to the Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Jagua Fortress, finished in 1745 at the mouth to the bay. Máximum visitors for each type of craft: Yacht Jagua 40 passengers, Catamaran Flipper 100 passengers.

Excursion to Playa Girón (9 hours)

Price

  • Without lunch  18 CUC
  • With lunch  30 CUC

Description

Museo GironVisit to Playa Girón where the mercenary invasion took place in 1961 and to the museum which exhibits memories of this historical event (Mínimum of 7 people from the city and 8 people from the beach).

Excursion to the La Vega Estate. (8 hours)

Price

  • With tasting 17 CUC
  • With lunch 27 CUC

Description

On this tour from Cienfuegos to Trinidad you will find the La Vega Estate, an ideal spot for riding 5 Km all the way to a small bay of reefs with sandbanks, where you will have time for a swim. Opportunity to taste local cheeses, juice, sweets and coffee or to sample a typical local lunch. Minimum of 11 pax with tasting and of 6 pax with lunch.

Excursion to Santa Clara (7 hours)

Price

  • Without lunch  17 CUC
  • With lunch   27 CUC

Description

Santa Clara Monumento Tren Blindado Visits to places of unquestionable value like the Ernesto Guevara Memorial, the Monument to the Armored Train, the Leoncio Vidal Square and the city boulevard.

Excursion to the Nicho (8 hours)

Price

  • 30.00 cuc (included lunch)

Description

This exciting excursión will lead you to El Nicho, an impressive place with waterfalls, cascades and natural ponds. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the mountains of the Escambray, rare birds, endemic flora, plenty of hiking, caves and traditional lunch. Mínimum of 8 guests per excursion.

Excursion to Guama: History, Sea and Nature (9 hours)

Price

  • With lunch 38 CUC
  • Without lunch 27 CUC

Description

Tour with access to the Zapata Peninsula where the Fiesta Campesina Farm is located and the chance to appreciate the autochthonous flora and fauna, plus a visit to the crocodile breeding farm. The on to a yacht to Guamá, visiting the Taino small village. Tour around the Guamá Tourist Center. Time for photos and shopping. Lunch at a local restaurant in the area. Mínimum of 11 guests per excursion.

Mass in the Cathedral (3 ½ hours)

Price

  • 7 CUC

Description

Catedral de Cienfuegos Be present at a mass in the Purísima Concepción Cathedral in the historical center of the city, founded in 1869 amazing for its artistic values, perhaps the most remarkable: featuring twelve stained-glass windows allegorical to the twelve apostles. Mínimum of 10 people per excursion.

Tour around the Bay of Cienfuegos (1 hour and 45 minutes)

Price

  • 16.00 cuc. Discount of up to 50 % for children under 14 years. Children under 2 years FREE (including free drinks)

Description

Tour around the beautiful Bay of Cienfuegos. Nice views of the city, the keys and the coast from the sea. Panoramic view of the Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Jagua Fortress in the mouth of the bay, built to protect it from corsairs and pirates who sailed the Caribbean. Mínimum of 1 person per excursion.

Tour around the Bay of Cienfuegos with Sunset (2 hours)

Price

  • 10 cuc Discount of up to 50 % for under 14s. Children under 2 years FREE (including free drinks)

Description

Panoramic tour around the Bay of the city of Cienfuegos with excellent views of the city and the coast. Arrival at the Castillo de Jagua and visit to the Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Jagua Fortress. Mínimum of 1 pax per excursion.

Fishing on the Habanilla lake (From 4 to 8 hours)

Price

  • 4 -hour session: 40.00 cuc per fisherman + 10.00 cuc per pax (with someone). 8-hour period: 60.00 cuc per fisherman + 10.00 cuc (with someone). Additional timel; 10.00 cuc per fisherman + 5.00 cuc (with someone)

Description

Enjoy the natural beauties of the Hanabanilla lake, situated on the Guamuhaya massif. Includes rent of specialized fishing tackle.

Safari to Cayo Blanco de Casilda (9 hours)

Price

  • Adults: 50.00 cuc, 2 to 12 years old: 38.00 cuc, 0 a 2 years old: FREE. (Sea lunch included)

Description

Parque natural de Guanaroca CopiarBoat ride to Cayo Iguana (Iguana Key) where you can enjoy a calm bathe in the waters surrounding the key. Enjoy a seafood lunch accompanied by the iguanas. Minimum of 8 people per excursión (adults only).

Another opportunity you should not miss is the visit to Guanaroca, a nature reserve where you can enjoy a really close look at the beauty of nature. For this excursion we always advise, as your best option, a guided visit through the Ecotur agency for the price of 10.00 cuc. This way you will be able to enjoy the flora and fauna and an entertaining ride in a rowboat around the perimeter of the lake.

During the ride you can observe pelicans and flamingoes and enjoy the calm waters of the lake. It is advisable to take mosquito repellent and bottled water due to the high temperatures. If you make a reservation for this excursion in advance through a travel agency, you can save up to a 30 % of the cost. You can contact the agency through their website: Ecotur Cuba or personally at their offices located on the Road to Paraíso (Carretera a Paraíso) Km 31 of the municipality of Cienfuegos.