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El Nicho Waterfalls

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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A magical place

For a long time I did not feel that my lungs were getting really fresh air and here I felt it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Discover Beautiful Cuba

Everyone thinks old cars and Havana, but Cuba is so much more. Traveling into the mountains... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kai R
Tampa, Florida
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“cool water”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For a long time I did not feel that my lungs were getting really fresh air and here I felt it, enjoy every moment accompanied by our guide Yadira from Vintage Travel. I recommend everyone to visit this place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone thinks old cars and Havana, but Cuba is so much more. Traveling into the mountains, seeing the countryside and experiencing a variety of waterfalls was wonderful. Note: You need to be in good physical condition as there is hiking with narrow bridges and very...More

Thank Kai R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had relly a good time here. The water is so clean and it is imposible to stop looking at the falls!!! Please Please!!! Go to this place!!! You will not be desapointed!!!

1  Thank Yonan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re ever in the area, this is an absolute pearl. Walk is short but breathtakingly beautiful. If you get offered an extra walk to the cave - supposedly illegal and secret everyone knows about - take the offer. When leaving the park territory cross...More

1  Thank Katrina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If travelling from Cienfuegos, ask Cubanacan in the city centre to organize private trip for you (40 CUC per car + 9 CUC per person for entry). If you want to swim in the pond and have lunch in the nearby restaurant, ask the driver...More

Thank mst011
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The restaurant os surrounded by exotic trees and birds. The menu includes many Cuban dishes. They serve many tropical fruits like guavas and orange. We had the chicken, it was very tasty. The waterfalls are just amazing, the nature is really exhuberant and wild.

1  Thank lucario1986
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Great day in a small group (4 of us), with Hector, a previous English teacher in Cienfuego. Good insight on local life and living conditions. Very accommodating, friendly, and flexible on custom tour including the waterfalls. Hector realized unreliability of cruise lines and waited for...More

2  Thank B B
Reviewed October 24, 2018

You will be charged $10 to get in. It is a short hike, but it is CROWDED with locals and large tour groups. People were swimming, but as there is no place to change, anything goes... There was a cave like area where people changed,...More

1  Thank H9077WCsueh
Reviewed October 23, 2018

El Nicho is located between Cienfuegos and Trininad. The price is 10 CUC and the round trip takes circa 2 hours. The second waterfall was great too, because you could swim there. The water was cold, even so we swam there.

1  Thank Michaela S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

It was a unique experience, I love nature and this place occupies a very important place in my travel itineraries around the island, the ecosystem is perfect for all visitors who want to relax between waterfalls and natural pools.

2  Thank tourguidecuba
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from Kai R | Reviewed this property |
Booked with Caribbean Pearl Tours online. Cost was 90/95 US per person. Need at least two people for a private tour. Cost included private car with air conditioning, driver and tour guide. You can visit their web site... More
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Arduys C | Reviewed this property |
You can go from Havana, but it is quite far, and can be very tiring. The best is to spend a night or two in Cienfuegos, then you can go from there.
Graeme R
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Solitalink | Reviewed this property |
You can buy guided tours for any day I believe. But you have to do this when you are in Cuba. Any Cuba Tour office can sell this to you. Cubatur, Havanatur, Cubanacan. They all have websites. Their offices are in every major... More