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Girón Beach - Cienaga de Zapata Tour

Girón Beach - Cienaga de Zapata Tour

This is another of sites suggested visit our country where you can know by tour:

 

Beach Giron is a small Beach in the margin East of the Bay of pigs, to the South Central Cuba, which today is a resort. Located in one of the largest wetlands in the world, the bog Zapata.

 

The Bay of pigs, in the West Bank of the Bay there Coral reefs bordering the bog Zapata, part of the Peninsula shoe. In the Eastern side there long Beach with mangroves and wetlands located inland. North of the Bay, in his close, stands the town of good Ventura with long Beach, 35 miles Southeast of this Beach Giron and the town of Giron, named by the known pirate French Gilberto Giron.

 

The bog Zapata, is an ecosystem swamp, located in the Peninsula same name, belonging to the province of killings in Cuba. Is the biggest wetland Caribbean Island. Is part of the regions Green best preserved archipelago. As a whole, vegetation of the bog Zapata is one of the Green areas most important of Cuba and, for themselves species of Flora and fauna hosting, represents a place of interest world.

 

Resort guama and cave fish are another of the options you enjoy during your visit. You can enjoy the excellent Creole food and enjoy the excellent Shaker Cuban famous over the world via the mojito Cuban, he daiquiri and Pina colada, we'll know suggest the best and most recognized restaurants, making US accomplices of their finances always respecting your tastes and preferences.

 

This small but beautiful part of Cuba leave undoubtedly a memory only in the memories of your visit our country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Girón Beach - Cienaga de Zapata

The bog Zapata, is an ecosystem swamp, located in the Peninsula same name, belonging to the province of killings in Cuba. Is the biggest wetland Caribbean Island with a space approximately a 300 thousand acres. Presents a length 175 km from East to West, among Punta Gorda and jagua, and maximum width 58 km from North to South. Has the most complex drainage system cársico of Cuba. Is part of the regions Green best preserved archipelago.

 

  • History

The bog was inhabited before arrival of Columbus by Indian tribes siboney. During the stage Colonial almost depopulated, was refuge of Pirates and in the Republican era the area was inhabited by carboneros and fishermen living in extreme poverty. After the Cuban revolution were conducted several programs resuscitation and today the area is a tourist destination important for the country.

In the bog Zapata are Beach Giron and long Beach, where occurred the facts of the invasion of the Bay of pigs in April of 1961, resulting these facts the first defeat US in Latin America.

  • Wildlife

In the swamp predominate forests (56%) on limestone and parts poorly drained and mangroves. In addition, there are large extensions usually flooded where grow grassland of swamp, made up cortadera, palmanaca, arraiján, Yana and guanito, among otras
The Heritage Forest the bog Zapata this consisting of: natural forests (233 265.3 has), plantations young (928.2 has) and plantations established (4 170.8 has). According to the field Museum 2005 estimated that there are around 1000 plant species native grouped in 110 families, highlighting 130 endemic Cuban, of which 6 are local and 14 are rare species or endangered.

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