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More than 500 diving places to enjoy in Cuba

Thursday, 04 August 2011News
More than 500 diving places to enjoy in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba -- In all Cuba they are reported more than 500 well studied diving areas, in submarine exotic landscapes, caves, vertical walls, tunnels, cliffs and channels, which offer infinite options for the activities of day and night immersion.

The Cuban holiday industry, aware of this gentile nature that blesses the island of Cuba, has developed diving centers that allow the tourist-diver to enjoy natural submerged scenarios, of an impressive beauty. The coralline formations that are located just few meters from its coasts and provide several advantages, among them the protection of their beaches, become attractive scenarios for such sessions and the sure practice of different nautical sports, without ignoring that they constitute an important habitat for the marine flora and the fauna, integrated by diverse species of fishes, almost a jungle of corals, sponges, gorgonians, algae and other animals and plants that extend throughout the whole border of the insular platform and included in the richest and varied Caribbean.

Cuba is highly considered by the lovers of the oceanic depths by counting with an extensive platform, in which beautiful landscapes, jetsam, well conserved coralline reefs and historical and archaeological relics are plentiful. The island counts with dozens of centers of recreational diving, most of them located in sun and beach hotels, which propose the holidaymaker a wide range of tourist products and services.

Among the more recommended areas to dive there are the Isla de la Juventud (Youth's Island), Cayo Largo, Maria La Gorda in Pinar del Rio; Havana's north coast; Varadero and its artificial submarine park; the Zapata Peninsula; the coastal areas of Cienfuegos that exhibits among its marvels the Notre Dame coral of six meters high; and that of Santiago de Cuba, this with important sunken ships in its depths; as well as the northern coast of Camagüey, Holguin and the promissory holiday destination of Jardines del Rey (King's Gardens) in the northern keys of Ciego de Avila.

Countless are the Cuban holiday places where diving lovers could enjoy a unique experience in this blessed island of the Caribbean.

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