The nature lovers paradise.
The main pastimes here are hiking, trekking and horse riding along the nature trails and through the ruins of the 19th century coffee plantation. Because of the many different species of birds found here, bird watching is also a popular pastime.
Located 50 kms from La Havana, Las Terrazas is an ecotourism centre, covering an area of 5000 hectares in Sierra del Rosario, which was designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1985. Here in Las Terrazas (population about 1,000 people), visitors and nature become one among the evergreen forests, rivers, streams, lagoons and waterfalls.
Pines and trees as high as 40 metres can be found in the forests, along with green foliage,orchids, mariposa (the national flower of Cuba), the flower of mullein and many fruit trees, including the mango.
Here you will find many species of birds, including the Tocororo, nightingale, goatheard, Cartacuba, Zunzun, Sabanero, Pitirre. During the winter about 20 species of bird migrate to Las Terrazas.
13 species of lizard, many amphibians and mammals are also found here.
The climate here is variable and humid, with temperatures between 22C and 30C all year long.
Nature lovers, why not book your last minute holidays to Las Terrazas and enjoy all it has to offer! Try the Hotel Moka or the Hotel Soroa, both of which have good reviews.