HAVANA, May 23 Aimed at adventure and nature lovers, Cubanacan Travel Agency proposes various programs for scuba diving in its quest to diversify tourism product at Cuba destination.
The agency, leader in sales for the domestic market and main cruises recipient in Cuba, designed circuits through the West and East of the country for diving modality, including sites of priceless beauty and value.
The first of these circuits allows the client to discover the charms of Cayo Levisa (Pinar del Río), the Havana coastline and the Zapata Swamp (Matanzas),resting then in comfortable facilities of Cubanacan hotel group. Zampata swamp
While the East part of the country invites to dive into the depths of the beaches Covarrubias (Las Tunas), Santa Lucia (Camaguey)Santa Lucia Camaguey
and Marea del Portillo (Granma), ideal opportunity to appreciate the seabed and coral reefs that characterize that region.Marea de Portillo
From 9 to 10 days -duration time of both tours, the lovers of this modality can make dives into vertical walls and explore ships sunken during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries still lying in Cuban seabed. According to information of these programs, they are only designed for adults, who must show the appropriate international qualification and they will have guaranteed all the necessary equipment for diving.
Also it is strictly prohibited removing any flora and fauna species, in order to preserve a very sensitive and valuable ecosystem for Cuba. Cuban diving centers have experienced instructors in underwater rescue, first aid, oxygenation and evacuation in case of accidents, including hyperbaric chambers.
The Cuban archipelago is made up of two major islands, other smaller ones and about 4 100 cays that make up the emerged lands of seamounts, which platform extends for 70,000 square kilometers. In the recently concluded 34th International Tourism Fair, Cubanacan Travel Agency presented these and other offerings aimed at showing the products diversity that visitors can find on an island rich in history, culture and nature.