Overview

The Villa Guama hotel complex is a truly unique place to stay in Cuba. Situated on a set of six islands in the Laguna del Tesoro, or Treasure Lake, guests arrive by speedboat, creating a sense of adventure. Staying in this set of wooden cabins enable guests to truly get back to nature. Here, visitors can enjoy the stunning surroundings, see and listen to native bird life, feed crocodiles and relax amid the native flora and fauna. Located within the Matanzas province of Cuba, the Zapata National Park is simply stunning. Similar to the Everglades of Florida, there are channels, lakes, swamps and forests that are absolutely teeming with wildlife. Many of the species here are endemic to Cuba, including the Zapata wren, Zapata sparrow and Zapata rail. There are over 170 species of bird here, and sitting out at sunrise is an unforgettable experience of sound and sight. Some of the 31 species of reptile can be found at the nearby Criadero Crocodile Farm, halfway between Playa Larga and Australia. Here, visitors can get up close and personal with this ancient creatures; a fantastic day out, especially for children. Fidel Castro himself enjoyed spending time here and commissioned the Taino native village which features unique sculptures that depict life in Cuba; another great excursion for the family. The hotel complex consists of a number of buildings spread over small islands, with connecting charming wooden walkways. There are teepee-like structures, as well as wooden cabins that sit on stilts within the water. These cabins have balconies around the edges, enabling guests to sit atop the water, taking in the sights and sounds of nature. The huts have air conditioning, private bathrooms and satellite TV. There is also a restaurant serving fresh crab, lobster and even crocodile, a bar serving fresh fruit juices and sundowners, and a chlorinated lake water swimming pool. There are rowing boats available for guests to rent also, to take out on the channels of canals. There is entertainment on hand during the days and evenings, but many guests choose to simply enjoy the peace, quiet and surrounding nature during their stay.
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