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Sierra Maestra

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Visit to La Comendancia de lat Plata, and ascent of Pico Turquino

This was part of holiday arranged by Evaneos, but with Ecotur providing guide / driver. Local... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Tim R
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Amazing experience

An amazing experience. A highlight of our trip. Herado from Ecotour really made it for us. He went... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Georgie R
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

This was part of holiday arranged by Evaneos, but with Ecotur providing guide / driver. Local guides also booked for treks in the national park. After staying overnight in Santo Domingo we travelled by taxi (one of a fleet of modern Korean 4WD vehicles used...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience. A highlight of our trip. Herado from Ecotour really made it for us. He went above and beyond to make it as special as possible. He couldn’t have been nicer or more helpful, and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I have always wanted a hike in the Sierra Maestra where I could spend more than a day around the area. I have visited Comandancia de la Plata, something that I really enjoyed thanks to Anley Rosales Benítez and his team of guides and drivers....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BayamoTravels, Manager at Sierra Maestra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi there. It was a huge pleasure to help you out. If your friends are coming aske them to give us a call so we can help them out organizing their trip. Always a pleasure to have you in Bayamo. Next trip we will Travel...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A leisurely stroll either way along Avenida del Puerto starting at the Sierra Maestra ferry terminal will give you a different sight of Old Havana, one that trades the cafes & the souvenir shops for a vista of the city’s attractive harbour & historical remnants....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Unfortunately, we could not go hiking there. We planned to go there at the beginning of May to hike Pico Turquino, but nobody had told us that this would be impossible when it has rained before. The tracks were too wet and therefore too dangerous...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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BayamoTravels, Front Office Manager at Sierra Maestra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

We are sorry you couldn't do the excursion, that is why we organize the hike with the local guides. They are always updated about the hikes and weather. We keep in contact with them everyday, so we have first hand information. Sometimes, if even if...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Sierra Maestra in Granma and Santiago de Cuba provinces Cuba is a good climb. You need to be prepared with water bottles, some snacks, a hat, sunscreen and bug spray. This is not something to undertake on a rainy day. The views once near the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank chickandbeast
BayamoTravels, rain at Sierra Maestra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

TAKE SNACKS and water. We were staying at Club Amigo in Marea del Portillo. Elena the Sunwing Rep arranged a Jeep. Just the two of us and a driver for the 2+ hour drive to Santo Domingo. The road was intersected frequently by streams with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Christine J
BayamoTravels, Front Office Manager at Sierra Maestra, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

The hike to Comandancia from Marea del Portillo allows you to enjoy that road with almost no traffic, but if you want to have more fun and you like hiking, after Comandancia de la Plata you cango to Pico Turquino and from there down to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

As part of a cycle tour we spent a night in the Sierra Maestra at El Salton Hotel. This is a very special place set among the rainforest with many different species of flora and fauna and birds. The El Salton Hotel was chalet type...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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BayamoTravels, Front Office Manager at Sierra Maestra, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Staff there always doing their best, Hotels and towns in the Sierra Maestra mountains are a good choice to enjoy nature and history.

Reviewed 16 November 2017

We tried but were not able to arrange this trek from Canada so just decided to 'wing it'. We booked a cheap resort Marea Del Portillo on the ocean side of the range and got a driver for the long ride around to Santo Domingo....More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank KarenGeterdone
Reviewed 14 March 2017

TREKKING PICO TURQUINO We climbed Pico Turquino, highest Cuban peak (elevation 1974 m) in the Sierra Maestra Mountains, as part of our two week trip to Marea del Portillo, an all-inclusive resort in the Manzanillo area on the cost of the Caribbean in February 2017....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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lucianapg2016
18 September 2018|
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Response from BayamoTravels | Property representative |
Hola You can take a VIAZUL Bus to Bayamo and then a taxi to Santo Domingo or a taxi from Santiago directly to Santo Domingo.
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twelvestring
21 January 2018|
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Response from BayamoTravels | Property representative |
Hola. I think its better to spend the day in Santo Domingo, very nice town, no noise,no pollution. Morador de Arcadia a good choice too.
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ktfennell
4 September 2017|
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Response from Trekker416 | Reviewed this property |
Anley Rosales Benitez Mobile CU (+53) 52922209 You can google his website bayamotravelagent
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