We stayed in punta gorda in a guest house called Angel e Isabel. The area is very clean, well lit and has a lot of other guest houses around; nice stroll from the malecon too.
The few monumental buildings were worth popping into and the view across the Bay complemented the elegance of the historic centre.
We wandered into a walled lovely, well manicured park at the very tip of Punta Gorda. A man in a white shirt and bow tie came over to us, and I expected him to tell us it was private (Sorry, leave). Instead, he said that all parks are public, and he welcomed us. He invited us to order a drink... More
This is the best area to stay in Cienfuegos, as it is very relaxing and the houses (and casas) are more spacious than anywhere else in town. There are some good restaurants and bars, a couple of small beaches, a marina and the baseball stadium.
I spent two nights in Cienfuegos and didn't find very much to see or do there, however it was nice to spend an afternoon at Punta Gorda. The walk from Cienfuegos along Calle 37 is nice enough, you can look at the nice houses and stop at Parque De Las Esculturas (a small but interesting sculpture park). The park at... More
For those of you who don't mind long walks, ignore the hissing of the omnipresent bici-taxis and just take a long walk along Calle 37 or Passeo el Prado, along the Cienfuegos' Malecón, maybe stopping for a beer refreshment at El Rapido on the way and then down to La Punta. The Punta Gorda is an interesting neighbourhood, dubbed The... More
nice walk into town-good birds at sea impossible to find a boat trip yourlself it your are foriegners
We spent 2 days in Cienfuegos and one day of that at El Nicho since we felt there is not much to do or see in the town, except the main square. Honestly Cienfuegos was at the bottom of the list of our favorite places at Cuba. Just 3 hours before the departure we went down to Punta Gorda and... More
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