The province of Holguin, in the eastern portion of the archipelago, is erected in tourist destination of dynamic expansion in the Cuban industry of entertainment, resting on its natural wealth unmatched and diversity of unique sites for the rest. The Territory also plays host to Bariay, point where he played Cuban soil Admiral Christopher Columbus in the process of finding a new route to the Indies. According to the legend, the view of the magnificent natural environment - with virgin beaches and lush vegetation- led to his lips the adjective "the most beautiful land that human eyes have ever seen".
The geography of Holguin welcomes a dozen major cities, prominent among which are Banes - considered the archeological capital of Cuba- and Gibara, this last doubly attractive for the excellent state of conservation of its Iberian colonial architecture. For tourism, are available areas of beaches, several cays, natural parks and centers of outside hotels options, with special prominence of sites like Guardalavaca, Estero Ciego, Emerald and Don Lino, to cite just a few.
Among the proposals only highlights Cayo Naranjo, which also provides the surprise of an aquarium in the middle of the sea. Located in the bay of the same name, the Center has access only via fast boats that carry visitors from the nearby coast, called by the delight to contemplate some of the most various marine species and even enjoy a refreshing swim with some of them.
Three tens of kilometers of coastline with five natural beaches, archaeological sites, caves and virgin keys are integrated to an offer that shows as a complement a coralline barrier of six kilometers of extension, excellent for the practice of scuba diving. Holguin encloses also the ruins of the Spanish fortifications that protected their cities in the siege of pirates and corsairs, attracted by the wealth of the colony. In addition, has nearly 60 kilometers of beaches, large and small, to turn their gaze to the Atlantic, many of them are able to compete in beauty and clarity of its waters with the most famous around the world.
The capital city also has its charms, in a real mix of Spanish architecture, houses type villa of the american style, suburbs attached to the traditional and a culture with a truly Iberoamericano. In turn, among the lovers of ecotourism highlighted the singular attractions of areas close to Sierra Cristal, where are located exponents of the Cuban flora unique as coconut palms, tropical fruits, ferns and trees of precious wood. For its part, the practitioners of diving counted with the sole option of the Blue Tank of Caletones, a cavern flooded that also has the peculiarity of being within the most important route of migratory birds in the region. Valleys and hills are combined with a unique vegetation and fauna that shows the national bird Tocororo, accompanied by woodpeckers, parakeets, cateyes, macaws, jutías congas and even wild horses.