Topes de Collantes is surrounded of mountains and beautiful landscapes that allow to be sighted in all their magnitude because the elevation is about 800 meters over the sea level. And consequently, here exists a healthy and pure atmosphere which is missed by people affected by high levels of pollution imposed by the modern life, the stress and the anxiety.
As part of the mountainous area of the Escambray, this place becomes point of reference in the central region of Cuba with
110 km2; it constitutes the natural reserve of numerous endemic species of the national flora and the fauna. Here the tourism of health is developed, where the Kurhotel Escambray constitutes its center and with an infrastructure that includes acclimatized pool, steam baths, sauna and gym. The attention in the installation is framed in a dozen of basic medical programs, among them cardiovascular attention, osteomioarticular, neurological, endocrine, antistress, geriatrics, losing weigh, aesthetics, and a rigorous program which is aimed to executives.
Others places enrich the lodging capacities and the hotels Los Helechos and Villa CaburnŪ can be mentioned, as well as varied offers for the practice of the trekking.
Also the visitors can consent to walks for the Park Codina, Guanayara and
Los Almendros, charming places that take them for intricate places of caves furrowed by underground rivers and skirted paths of healing and ornamental plants.
The natural attractiveness are numerous: waterfalls with falls of up to 60 meters (among them the highest in the Island), together to hollows of crystal waters coming from near springs.
As complement, you should know that only two dozens of kilometers separate this destination from the old village of the Sacred Trinidad, one of the first ones among the seven villages been founded by the Spaniards.
Topes de Collantes is located 77 kilometers from Santa Clara's city, where the ashes of Commandant Ernesto Che Guevara rest. Only 80 kilometers separate it from Cienfuegos, county of strong industrial development and well-known as the Pearl of the South and it is 350 kilometers from Havana.
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