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Palenque de los Cimarrones

Km 36 carretera a Puerto Esperanza, Vinales 22400, Cuba
(538) 796290
Review Highlights
A fine tourist trap with a cool bartender

I went with a friend my age (early 20s), a friend a little older (mid 30s), my parents, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Peaceful surrouding, small cave

This was my first cave experience and even then it didn't meet the expectations. The walk through... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mohammad O
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  • Very good31%
  • Average34%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Km 36 carretera a Puerto Esperanza, Vinales 22400, Cuba
(538) 796290
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a friend my age (early 20s), a friend a little older (mid 30s), my parents, and a friend their age. It was recommended to us as a post-dinner place to get drinks and go dancing ("It's a bar in a cave? Heck...More

Thank Disguisemaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first cave experience and even then it didn't meet the expectations. The walk through the cave was short and it ended way before I anticipated. A dance performance on the other side of the cave was a nice surprise though. The whole...More

Thank Mohammad O
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Those who say this is a small cave clearly did not actually go there. It stretches for 46 KM, which I could not call small by any definition... Typically you only go a short distance in the cave though. We saw and photographed three rooms,...More

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A typical stop for tourist buses. Not too impressive. As we have seen too many caves around th world we did not enter this one. Others might find it interesting.

Thank T3T
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It's a small cave surrounded by beautiful nature. The cave was empty with no presentations.At the end of your walk through your ticket (3 CUC) includes a fruit cocktail based on lemon, orange juice and a variety of tropical fruit. They place a bottle of...More

Thank Juans50
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We did not enter during the evening event but did walk in during the day and this place looks like a must do while in Vinales. A club within a cave can not be more awesome.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Slaves who managed to escape from the sugar cane plantages came to this cave as a hide out. Interesting to walk through the cave and experience history. The cave is surrounded by beautiful nature. At the end of your walk through your ticket (3 CUC)...More

Thank VBEline
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Palanque de los Cimarrones is a total tourist trap, and it was a fun stop. The path through the cave / tunnel is relatively short. The performance by the reenactors was entertaining but also short. We also did the horse carriage ride at the end....More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Another cave system, but short. 3 CUCs, they'll try to upsell you a horse carriage ride at the end for another 1 CUC per person - it's not bad, but you may have to wait 15 minutes or so for the carriage to return, and...More

Thank group2001
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A small tourist attraction that is most accessible by cycling, it's CUC$3 to gain access and is worth seeing purely for the rock formations. From the outside it a really impressive cliff face with some large overhanging rocks and the inside is no different. There...More

Thank peterjamesn
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