Las Terrazas, Cuba

Las Terrazas, Cuba

Why visit Las Terrazas? Located in the Sierra del Rosario, Las Terrazas is undoubtedly one of the most representative nature tourism destinations in Cuba. Here are 7 reasons to include Las Terrazas in your itinerary:

  1. It is located just 45 km from Havana, so getting here from the capital is easy and fast.
  2. The “Las Terrazas” complex is considered the first eco-community in the country, a national and international reference for other development areas with similar characteristics.
  3. It is the homeland of Polo Montañés, “El Guajiro Natural”.
  4. It is ideal for hiking: it has interpretive trails, gentle walks and strong walks.
  5. It is possible to bathe in the San Juan and Bayate rivers, as well as in the El Palmar Lake.
  6. Many activities are possible here: horseback riding, rowing boat rides, kayaks and water bicycles, cycle tours, organized visits to the ruins of the coffee plantations.
  7. The Canopy Tour consists of a system of 5 platforms supported by wooden towers, arranged at different heights and joined together through steel cables, through which a downward journey of 800 meters in length is made.

Where to stay

Las Terrazas has the Moka hotel, which offers accommodation in the hotel itself and also 5 community rooms where guests live with the families that host them. It also has 20 rustic cabins in the area of ​​“Los Bannos del San Juan” and the San Claudio river. These have elementary facilities and shared bathrooms and showers.

Hotel Moka

Hotel Moka

Km 52 ½ Autopista a Pinar del Río, Las Terrazas, Cuba
Located approximately 73 kilometers west of Havana in the Sierra del Rosario Biosphere Reserve, Hote More info

Tours and Excursions

Some tours or tours to the west of the island include Las Terrazas. Here we leave you with a selection.

Unfortunately there are no tour offers at this location at the moment.

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.

Places of Interest

  • Canopy Tour
  • San Juan Baths
  • House of Polo Montañés.
  • Casa del Campesino.
  • Ruins of the Cafetal Buena Vista.
  • The Las Terrazas community.
  • Lake Palmar.
  • The Café de María.
  • Restaurant el Romero.

Where to eat

Here we must highlight the El Romero restaurant, a vegetarian restaurants with ecological approach. There are many other restaurants in Las Terrazas, with typical Cuban food.

How to get there

Renting a car is a variant to get to Las Terrazas, although it is also possible to do it through shared and private transfers from Havana and Pinar del Río.