Tourists Highlight Beauty of Baracoa, Cuban Eastern City
Tourists coming to Cuba on vacations from all over the world point out that Baracoa is one of the most outstanding and beautiful places of Cuba. It was the first settlement built by the Spaniards more than five centuries ago.
They highlight this is the perfect place for Ecotourism as they have all beauties together: nature, mountain, beach, and rivers: Pure adventure.
Baracoa, also called the First Town, is located in the eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo, with many charms. In addition to an extremely attractive urban environment.
The city was founded on August 15, 1511 with the name of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Baracoa (Our Lady of the Assumption of Baracoa) by the Spanish explorer Diego Velazquez.
The delegate of the Ministry of Tourism ( MINTUR ) in the territory, Onelquis Ferrer, opportunely illustrated with data the present and the very promising future of this place.
Baracoa is the main destination of the area, with diverse natural and cultural attractions, motivating to know the place, its rivers, beaches and people, the authentic gastronomy where the traditions of coconut and chocolate are kept.
It has seven hotels and 505 private rentals. Germany, France, Italy, and Spain are the countries with more tourists here.
These tourists are fond of private homes and nature and culture programs, trails, boat trips, getting to know the Yunque Park, the Yumuri River, the flora and fauna of the place.