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Campismo Victoria de Giron , Zapata National Park & Playa Larga, Matanzas, Cuba
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If you are looking for an inexpensive way to see the hidden natural delights of Cuba, away from the main tourist areas, you will find it all at Campismo Victoria de Giron.

Situated within one of the Caribbean’s most important wetland areas, Campismo Victoria de Giron provides a fabulous treat for nature lovers with bird-spotting, nature trails & a large coastal area to explore. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy around the site, with cycling, watersports & horse riding (a small charge for each). Staff also provide entertainment on a daily basis & there is a play area for younger guests.

The site’s facilities include a café, restaurant, TV room, games room & night club, where you can dance the night away with local people. Campismo sites are very popular with locals, especially at weekends, so this should be taken into account when booking.

If you are looking for a cheap place to stay where there are a range of activities & you can meet friendly local people, you should enjoy this site. If you are a nature enthusiast too, you are guaranteed a memorable holiday at Campismo Victoria de Giron.

SADLY THE VICTORIA DE GIRON CAMPISMO IS NOT CURRENTLY OPERATED FOR REGULAR TOURISM.
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Beach
Bicycle tour friendly area
Bird watching
Cafe / snack bar
Games room
Horse riding
Nightclub, disco or dance hall
Parking
Restaurant
Snorkeling
TV room/bar (international channels & videos)
Details of Cabin with ensuite bathroom  
Accommodation is available through cabanas; small huts where up to six people can sleep comfortably in single bunks. Visitors are not normally allowed to pitch tents. The cabanas are basic, though all have a toilet & provide good shelter in all weather.
© 2014 Nigel Hunt
Bathroom (ensuite)
Guide to Zapata National Park & Playa Larga
Parque Nacional Ciénaga de Zapata covers 628,171 hectares. is the main wetland in Cuba, as well as the largest (and well-preserved) of the Caribbean Islands. The Zapata Peninsula biosphere is a huge natural reserve for all manner of wildlife including local and migratory birds, lizards, crocodiles and rock crabs.

Zapata Biosphere Reserve shows a great diversity of ecosystems such as grasslands; mangrove, Ciénaga, semi-deciduous, evergreen coastal and sub-coastal forests; coastal and sub-coastal matorral and coral reefs with principal coral species and coastal lagoons. The area also supports the main populations of the Cuban crocodile (Cocodrilus rhombifer) and American crocodile (C. acutus) and birds as the great flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). Some 9,000 (2001) people, mostly of Spanish origin, live permanently in one of the largest biosphere reserves in Cuba. Economic activities are mainly silviculture, fisheries, community agriculture, tourism, handicraft and apiculture.

At La Boca you can see crocodiles and take a boat to the picturesque Guama, a group of tiny islands connected by wooden bridges. The area is also home to one of the largest underground cave and lake systems in Latin America.

Continuing 13km south from La Boca de Guama you reach the famous Bay of Pigs at Playa Larga. US-backed exiles tried to invade Cuba through this bay on April 17, 1961. The main museum dedicated to these events is at Playa Giron, which is 35km father south. The little village of Playa Larga makes a good base for visiting the adjacent nature reserves in Gran Parque Natural Montemar.

Fishermen can partake in bonefishing at Las Salinas, and for tarpon and snook there is Rio Hatiguanico.
More Hotels in Zapata National Park & Playa Larga:
UK Sales :: Audrey :: +44 20 7498 8555 or 0800 298 9555
USA & Canada Sales :: Jeffery or Bastien :: Toll Free 888 361 9555
Havana Tourist Center :: Idelsis :: +53 7 863 9555
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