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Address: Km 36 carretera a Puerto Esperanza, Vinales 22400, Cuba
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The cave is a historical site

This is a bit of a tourist trap. If you had the tour inside the cave and a lunch at the restaurant. Go visit the state owned farm just 150 meters away.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bit of a tourist trap. If you had the tour inside the cave and a lunch at the restaurant. Go visit the state owned farm just 150 meters away.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Singular place inside a cavern that tells the history of slavery in Cuba. There are elements referring to the "santeria" native religion. Typical "criollo" food.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going through a cave into a farm area was interesting. When we arrived, the tourist traps were closed. We still have a chance to visit the tobacco farm.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This cave has no historic significance and has been exploited specifically to give tourists a flavour of what life was like for the native Indians and slaves when they escaped from slave keepers. The traditional Indian greeting when you exit the cave is entertaining. The murals on the amenity blocks and bars are interesting.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The bar as you arrive is nice. Tucked inside the cave it gives a cool vibe. good for a beer. Once you enter the cave, a hiding place for runaway slaves, the mood changes. it has the potential do be so much more. Especially with the rich history of slavery in the island and their struggle. One positive is the... More 

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Koprivnica, Croatia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Food edible but nothing special. The only thing that is good is the best pina colada I've ever tasted ... Music is also good, praise a little boy who was beautifully sing.

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Bath
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

There really isn't much to see but as part of a tour it's worth stopping for a few minutes to look around as the history of the runaway slaves is interesting.

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

On the way to the Cueva Del Índio we'd passed a massive cave advertising a bar inside so we ventured down the road leading to it and were greeted by a friendly chap who replied to our request for a mid-morning coffee by informing us that they didn't have any coffee but could offer us a cocktail, including their speciality... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Our casa host took us here to hang out with the locals on a Saturday night where they have stage performance and later turn into a dance floor/rave party. We took a collectivo from the town which cost 1 CUC per person and 2 CUC for cover (per person). It was almost empty when we arrived around 10pm. The performance... More 

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Small cave leading to a restaurant. Possibility to get a ride in calash to end the visit (or a 15 minutes walk). Highly recommend to go there with a guide or documents explaining the different sites to be able to understand what you are looking at, as the place doesn't show any explaination of the different arts. Locals use to... More 

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