Discover one of the most protected diving areas in Cuba, located just 4 hours away from Havana. With pearly-white sandy beaches, surrounded by palm trees, this site is located within the boundaries of one of the best-preserved biosphere reserves in the world. Perfect for Certified Divers and their companions.
Discover one of the most beautiful coral reefs in Cuba and one of Cuba’s premier dive areas. María la Gorda is on the Guanahacabibes Peninsula, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Marked by meticulous preservation and abundant flora and fauna, it’s a popular destination for nature lovers as well as divers. It’s located in Pinar del Rio province, just 4 hours southwest of Habana.
Due to its abundant marine life and extraordinarily beautiful corals, it is among the top ten coral reefs in Latin America.
Experienced divers descend through extensive and abundant vertical walls to coral nests, exploring tunnels and caves, and discovering remains of ancient Spanish galleons that once sailed the oceans from Cuba to Europe.
The diving participants must have valid international certifications (PADI, SSI, etc.) and their non-diving companions can snorkel in the coral reef. Non-diving participants receive a US$120 discount off the program price.