Nature in Las Tunas, Cuba
The territory of Las Tunas in Cuba has, in its northern coast, charming virgin beaches with crystal clear waters, coral reefs and white sands, excellent for scuba diving and many water activities.Some places of interest in Las Tunas that amaze us with their beauty are El Cornito and the Caisimu Hill. With their natural surroundings, these spots provide a singular attractive to the horizon of Las Tunas, Cuba. Read More...
Protected Areas in Las Tunas
On the other hand, in Las Tunas Province are 11 protected areas of different categories that show rare and endemic specimens of wildlife. Places like Guayacan, the Zarandico Savannah, Arenas Blancas, Cayo Puerco, San Miguel del Junco, Las Nuevas and Monte Naranjito stand out.
Ecological Reserves in Las Tunas
Las Tunas has one ecological reserve and three fauna refuges. Among the refuges is the Monte Cabaniguan – Ojo de Agua, a place that protects endemic or endangered birds like the Green Carpenter, the Cuban Parakeet and the Common Kestrel. If you visit this place you can watch the American crocodile in its natural habitat. The Bahia de Nuevas Grandes Ecological Reserve – La Isleta, located in the municipality of Manati, shows landscapes of amazing beauty.
In the Fauna Refuge of the Malagueta Bay one can admire wonderful black coral reefs and marine species of great beauty. Another refuge is the Cayo Rabihorcado, called like this because you can appreciate the birds of the same name. It’s located in the south side of the province and it’s a virgin territory with stunning beaches.