Baracoa Industry Economy and Culture The largest coconut plantations and Cuban Cocoa production are found around the region of Baracoa. In fact, more than 80 percent of the production of these commodities produced by Cuba displays the stamp of Baracoa. Numerous agricultural and processing industries are based in the town. The Baracoa chocolate producing factory is the largest cocoa processing plant in the country. This facility, called Ruben Suarez Abella was opened on April 1, 1963 by Ernesto Che Guevara. The area is not only known for its virgin forest and colonial history, the region is also famous for its rich musical culture, cuisine and artists amongst its inhabitants. The people of Baracoa are endowed with a singular kindness, especially apparent†to visitors†of the region. A very peculiar road and viaduct, known as La Farola, meanders through the mountains with its 11 hanging bridges with the most relevant being the “Altos de Cotilla” which spans over 600 meters above sea level. This road, built in the 1960s, is considered one of the seven wonders of Cuban civil engineering which also includes the Bacunayagua Bridge in Matanzas Province. The city also has a domestic airport called Gustavo Rizo Airport catering for medium and small planes.
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The whole area which includes Soroa is part of the picturesque Cuban rural countryside which makes up Pinar del Rio, arguably one of Cuba's most fortunate and blessed provinces. The provincial border of Pinar del Rio is just 74 km (46 miles)†from†Havana city center, yet the contrasts are quite striking indeed. The short distance and numerous attractions make a visit to this area, as explained below, entirely “doable” if you leave Havana early in†your Cuban rent a car and contemplate†arriving [...]
Hotel Soroa is a three star hotel located in Soroa a rural area of Pinar del Rio right next to the famous waterfall called El Salto. The hotel offers an excellent freshwater pool and can be described as cozy with a very quiet atmosphere. Places of interest around the Hotel Soroa are of course the famous Orchid Garden with over 700 species of orchids, El Salto and the Castle in the Clouds all set in stunning rural scenery. The chalet [...]
A Casa Particular in Soroa or homestay bed & breakfast†in Soroa†Pinar del Rio†or just outside Soroa in Vinales†will ensure you experience both the wonders of Soroa's amazing culture, immersed in one-on-one contact with your Cuban hosts in the UNESCO acclaimed region. Learn about Soroa's rich history, together with true Cuban hospitality. The owners of your casa particular in Soroa speak fluent English and have a profound knowledge of the city and its many sights. Any questions you wish to ask [...]
Get behind the wheel and take control of your trip to Cuba. Take a Cuban Rent a Car and visit idyllic places within Pinar del Rio such as Soroa, Vinales, Indian Cave or Cayo Levisa. We have some incredible Cuba Car rental offers from economy car rental right up to modern sport convertible models. We also have 7 and 9 seat minivans available for rent Cuba, especially apt for larger groups or families. Booking your Cuba Car Hire in advance [...]
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The Cuban Escambray mountain range†is†situated†in the south-central region of the island, traversing about 80 kilometers (50 miles) from east to west, and 80 kilometers (50 miles) from north to south. [...]
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