The central region of Cuba, known by the natural wealth, heritage values and excellent beach areas, account with unique propositions for lovers of direct contact with the environment. In the province of Sancti Spiritus is located Topes de Collantes, one of the sites that constitutes the true complement to the options offered by the city of Trinidad. The option of nature and health is precisely in the aforementioned site, located at 800 meters above sea level, and that with its 110 square kilometers is the reservoir of numerous endemic species of flora and fauna national.
The average temperature in the Great Natural Park Topes de Collantes is 21 degrees, plus an adequate hotel infrastructure, created for visitors to traverse multiple interpretive trails and the own tropical rainforest in their natural state. The facilities allow us to observe both the landscape and the various species of animals and plants that there coexist in the most perfect harmony, to the time that they have the possibility of improving the quality of life of the vacationers.
Precisely one of the key pieces is in the tourism of health, with the Kurhotel Escambray (more than 200 rooms) as the center and with an infrastructure that includes a heated swimming pool, steam baths, sauna and gym. The attention in the installation is framed in a dozen of basic medical programs, among them cardiovascular attention, osteomioarticular, neurological, endocrine, anti-stress, geriatrics, thinning, aesthetics, and for executives.
The lodging capacities are supplemented with other establishments, among which are the hotels Los Helechos and Villa Caburní, joined varied offers for the practice of trekking.
For vacationers who choose this destination, are available the rides to the Hacienda Codina, since that house serrana is passes through a mountain path, although of soft walk, with varied scenarios that include a cave and beautiful viewpoints to the Caribbean Sea in the distance. It is also the home of the Galician, start and end of the trail to the Salto del Rocío, along the river bed of the river high Hanabanilla, with the possibility to observe in their natural environment the animal known as jutia. The programs also include the path to the jump of Javira, which has its starting point in the Finca El Cubano, at the foot of the mountain and near Trinidad, where there is a hatchery of delicious catfish that offers the exclusive on-site restaurant.
A way, of smooth gait, crosses a virgin mount where are located the archaeological vestiges of old maroons (runaway slaves from the plantations) until the Javira Break. The nature programs also include the path to the Salto del Caburní, with origin in the own Topes de Collantes and the possibility to appreciate one of the highest waterfalls in the island (with 62 meters).
Related to the environment and their interaction with the entertainment industry are the activities of the rural tourism, also known as agrotourism, which constitutes one of the fundamental choices in the Park of almond trees.