Natural Attractions

Bellamar CavesSituated not too far from the capital city of Havana are the Caves of Bellamar. Being one of the top natural attractions in Cuba for more than a century, these caves are easily accessed from the Cuban city of Varadero, port city of Mantanzas and Havana. Along with enjoying the magnificent beaches of Cuba, exploring these spectacular spelunking systems can be a great adventure and you will also get to learn a lot about the natural caves.

Caves of Bellamar are a network of underground caves, more than 2 kilometers deep. Open for the tourists, guided tours are carried out here so that the tourist can get ample of information regarding the caves. The tours commence every hour and groups of visitors are taken inside the cave. Being one of the top tourist attractions in Cuba, there are thousands of tourists visiting this natural wonder every year. The tour costs $5 per person and starts from viewing the beautiful cavern which is enormous and a must-see place in Bellamar caves.

Beautiful stalagtites and stalagmites are found inside the cave which is a great experience to watch. Along with this, there is a fine combination of calcite crystals and stalactites as you move down in the deep caves. Passing through those seventeen galleries and six halls, give a chance to see the unsurpassable beauty and there are many fountains and beautiful rock formations which will amaze you the most. The formations shine because the crystalline layer covers them and hence it is the most dazzling moment in the caves.

Spending a whole day at the caves will give you a great experience and if you are planning so, you can make a stay at city of Mantanzas which is just 3 miles away from the cave system. Visiting these remarkable spelunk is a great idea and it would surely add an ideal complement to your holiday in Cuba. You will be both confounded and impressed by visiting these caves and it will be ultimately a lifetime experience for you. Along with the natural wonders of this spelunk, you will find good refreshments in the restaurants near-by. Visit Bellamar Caves and find the ultimate beauty of nature in the arms of these caves.

Unknown Facts

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.

• The official flower of Cuba is the Butterfly Jasmine, while the national bird is the Tocororo or the Cuban Trogon. The official tree of the Republic of Cuba is the Royal Palm.

• Cubans, as the people of Cuba are called, refer to the island as 'El Cocodrilo' or 'El Caiman' as it resembles the shape of a crocodile or alligator.

• Baseball and dominos are national obsessions in Cuba.

• When Christopher Columbus first happened upon Cuba in 1492 he thought he had landed in China.

• The current capital of Cuba is Havana, while earlier the capital used to be Santiago de Cuba. UNESCO has declared Havana City, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad World Heritage Sites.

• Cuba consists of more than 400 islands and cays, and is home to the Manjuarí, a fish that is not found anywhere else on the planet.

• The total land area of Cuba is 110,860 kilometers square making it the 17th largest island in the world.

• Cuba boasts some of the best dive sites in the world.