Boasting an original design combining natural elements with colonial Creole architecture, the Moka Hotel, one of the most charming buildings in western Cuba, stands at the heart of the Sierra del Rosario.

A giant tree grows in the middle of the enclosure, while lush gardens crown the warmth and beauty of the environment. The facility is a symbol of sustainable tourism. It has 42 rooms of category four stars.

The hotel offers services for car rental, parking, bar, barbecue, taxi bureau, tennis court, TV room, disco, swimming pool, restaurant and medical services. In addition, it has a varied nightly entertainment offer and a daytime entertainment program that includes excursions to the Las Terrazas community, the Castle of the Clouds and the Orchid Botanical Garden of Soroa.

During their stay, guests can choose between standard rooms, located in the main hotel building; and community villas, close to local houses, especially recommended for those who wish to get closer to Cuban family life.

In the vicinity of the installation there is a small boulevard where the visitor can enjoy the work of local artists, taste the exquisite coffee of Artemisa and purchase the most varied suovenirs and necessities.

The sui generis beauty of the region, the comfort of the facilities and the excellent services make the Moka an ideal place to relax, meditate and enjoy the peace offered by nature.

For visits: Community Las Terrazas, Artemisa. Cuba (22.84322, -82.94394). Phone: (+53) 48 578600. Open Daily.

by: Victor Manuel Blanco