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Manzanillo Cuba





Manzanillo city is situated in the Granma province of South Eastern Cuba . This destination in Cuba is a port city on the Guacanayabo Gulf of the Carribean sea and is close to the delta of Cauto river.
Manzanillo is a commercial center and produces sugercane, rice and tobacco. The city is named after a deadly poisonous plant called Hippomane Mancinella. Manzanillo was founded in 1784 and was long a popular center for smuggling.

Manzanillo is gifted with abundant beauty in its flora and fauna. And it is evident when one visits the Natural parks or go on a hiking to the towering mountain peaks. Going on a tour along the Guacanayabo and the Carribean sea, which follows the route from Mazanillo to San Ramon and Media Luna to Santiago de Cuba , is a revelation in itself.

Parks and National Reserve Forests

Some of the renowned parks and reserve forests in the heart of the province are:

  • Gran Parque Nacional Siera Maestra mountains
  • Parque Nacional Desembarco del Granma
  • Turquino National Park
  • El Guafe Ecological and Archaeological Caves
  • La Demajagua Park in Manzanillo
  • Birma Hunting Preserve
  • Glorieta del parque Cespedes en Manzanillo

Museums in Manzanillo

Museo Municipal de Manzanillo and Museo Provincial de Granma are two of the most renowned museums and are often visited.

The nearest beach site is that of the Marea de Portillo, which is known for its dark sandy beaches. It is a part of Sierra Maestra Natural Park and is known for its natural beauty. The beach is ideal for snorkling and s cuba diving because of its nearness to the coral reef. The beach is well connected to the other parts of the province of Granma, both by the railways and the roadways. Bayamo, the capital city of the province has an airport for domestic flights and Manzanillo , the closest city to Marea del Portillo has an International airport.

Take a break from the humdrum of your life and enjoy the generosity of nature in Manzanillo .




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