To feel in direct contact with nature, rest from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy an incomparable tranquility, there is no better proposal than visiting Caletón.

Located in the municipality of Ciénaga de Zapata, the largest wetland of the insular Caribbean, this small and hospitable fishing village is one of those places that dazzle by the beauty of its landscapes and the friendly treatment of its inhabitants.

In Caletón there are options for all ages. There are those who enjoy discovering the spectacular sunsets, the clear water of the streams and the amazing sea views. Others take advantage of the quietness of its beaches for diving or sailing. You will be able to visit with easiness the area of Guamá with its Laguna del Tesoro or even travel to La Cueva de los Peces.

Without a doubt, it is the perfect place to share with family and friends at any time of the year. The rental houses and restaurants of exquisite Creole and international cuisine located here, give Caletón a touch of confidence and hospitality.

But this small town also has a great history, and it is located inside the Bay of Pigs bay, a place that was invaded by mercenaries paid by the CIA to overthrow the Cuban Revolution and where the first defeat of imperialism in Latin America took place.

On the way to this site, on both sides of the road, you can see monuments to the Cuban martyrs who fell in the battle of April 1961.

165 kilometers southeast of Havana is this town that attracts the visitor’s attention because of the numerous fishing boats arranged in its coves and because it has a varied and abundant ecosystem.

Simply, Caletón is a place where history, nature and tranquility converge, united, above all, to the affection of its inhabitants.

For Visits: South county Matanzas and to 165 kilometers southeast from Havana, Playa Larga. (“22.28082; -81.21153”)

by: Lys Alfonso Bergantiño