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El Nicho Waterfalls

Cienfuegos, Cuba
+53 5 5418165
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I could have stayed all day! Peacefully breath taking.

I arranged a tour through the Cubanacan office on the Prado, just around the corner from my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CubaJunkee
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Halifax, Canada
Nice to visit for 1-2 hours

Lovely waterfall to take a bath. It costs 10 CUC to get into the park, and it takes about 15 mins... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura B
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London, United Kingdom
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“natural pool” (15 reviews)
“cool water” (9 reviews)
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Cienfuegos, Cuba
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"nice hike"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I arranged a tour through the Cubanacan office on the Prado, just around the corner from my apartment. The tour guide was wonderfully engaging. I boarded the van around 8 a.m. and got back home around 2 p.m. accompanied by maybe 10 other tourists from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely waterfall to take a bath. It costs 10 CUC to get into the park, and it takes about 15 mins to hike to the waterfalls. The hike is very easy. It is popular so there is not much space to hang out, good for...More

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did enjoy visiting this nice place. I spent the whole day in the area. The waterfall and the natural swimming pool were amazing. I just love this place!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the best places I have seen in cuba. once you enter the park and do all the path, you can(and you have to) go to the waterfalls across the road, wich are included in your ticket pass. there you have the best waterfall...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great excursion. Can hike or just enjoy the cold waterfalls. Great lunch offered and bar. Do this every time I’m in Cuba for the cold mountain water.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jeep tour begins with pick up at the Travel Agency or historic city center. Exit along the Cienfuegos-Cumanayagua road until you reach El Nicho natural park. On the walk to the Niche, a stop is made at the Crucecita Viewpoint to observe the valley...More

1  Thank easybookingcuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It worth, by far, the visit to this awsome place (only saw something like this in Laos). the park is very nice and the amount of watar falls is amazing as you spend more than 2 hours to see and swim in all of them!...More

Thank rpmend0nca
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

No tourists, no individual or groups. We are glad that we came here as we expected to find crowded spot. Taka a taxi to ge here, and tell the driver to be back in 4 hours to give you enough time to see the place...More

1  Thank miguelpak3
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

During our stay in Cienfuegos we rented a driver for an excursion to these waterfalls. The drive is nice, you get to se the countryside before you arrive at the waterfalls. You get to hike in the forest, enjoying the peace and the birds singing....More

2  Thank GryVeb
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

"El Nicho" is the better place for relax and enjoy nature. Is a beautiful place and has incredible views. 100% recommended

Thank Amanda P
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Reneezy B
July 18, 2018|
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Response from CubaJunkee | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are different falls, and I suppose depending on the season (rainy vs dry) you may have to walk through water. I recall there are three levels, all offering natural swimming pools. We went to the very top, and the... More
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mel1515
April 10, 2018|
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Response from MessaM | Reviewed this property |
What we did was ask our driver to stop at El Nicho on the way from Cienfuegos, before we got to Trinidad. We paid a bit extra and he waited there for us (for about 1.5 hrs) before continuing on to Trinidad. It's a lovely... More
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