(IN SANCTI SPIRITUS PROVINCE) | Private Houses | Places |
"SANCTI SPIRITUS" PROVINCE. INFORMATION
Its geography combines the mountain relief,
the valley and the beaches. Sancti Spiritus is located practically in the middle of the island,
nearby to the west with Villa Clara and Cienfuegos provinces and
to the east with Ciego de Avila province. The water of the Bahamas' Canal bathes
its northern coast and in the southern region the Caribbean sea had shaped nice
warm beaches, sunny during the whole year.
close to Trinidad, in the mountain range of Escambray (Sierra del Escambray), you can find Topes de Collantes, a place that exhibits its ferocious nature and a
special microclimate. An ideal place for health tourism because there is the main facility for tourism
health of the country. Over its impressive
landscape, you see the Caburni river and its spectacular
waterfall of 65 meters high, which offers to the zone a particular attractive.
This province offers, moreover others attractives,
with two of the first villages founded in XVI century by the spaniards conquers : Sancti Spiritus and Trinidad villages.
Sancti Spiritus province, with its traditional economy based on the production of sugar cane and the tobacco, now adds successfully the tourism, that becomes it in a pleasent host for the persons of the world searching health, rest and distraction in its beaches and mountains.
Sancti Spiritus Province has the following Municipalities :
Sancti Spiritus, Trinidad, Fomento, Jatibonico, Cabaiguan, Taguasco, La Sierpe and Yaguajay.
Spiritus city, capital of the province, was settled around a little group of houses, a church and a beatiful paved square that today compose the historical center, and after that it grew and became a beatiful city.
More information about Sancti Spiritus city and province
in the province of Sancti Spiritus can be found Trinidad. Its architectonic beauty, combined with the lathed wood, difficult works of smithy, walls amazing decorated
by hands, inner yard, traditional and ancestral legends and paved
streets, characterize Trinidad, the Cuban museum city, a place inhabited by people that make from the preservation
of the beauty their reason of live. This colonial pearl, preserved with
care by cuban people, was considered by UNESCO a Humanity Heritage
by the conquer Diego Velazquez in 1514, the city became a
place of marked economical and cultural opulence, which had a great
influence in the architecture, as an expression of the social status
of a rich social class. Here there are great hotels and residences, which
show the notable baroque and neoclassical influence.
invites to know the Valley (Valle de los Ingenios). Today it´s a natural and archeological
reserve, scene of the economical enrichment of the city. There were
more than 50 sugar factories, which in one year achieved the biggest
sugar cane production for its time.
the south, at the Ancon peninsula, 12 km far from Trinidad, bathed by the
caribbean sea waters, there is the best beach from the south coast
of the country, Ancon Beach. Here you can
practice every kind of nautical sports and see the marine bottom with
an incomparable beauty.
Views of Trinidad Historic Part (Casco Historico)
See Cuban Cities Map