Discover our Flora and Fauna!
It is the biggest swamp of the Caribbean located to the South of Matanzas City. It mostly consists of a huge swamp, partly covered by forest. Zapata is one of the most complete wildlife reserves in the Caribbean, rich in birds and animals. This site was declared a Biosphere Reserve and the area around the Treasure Lagoon, has been designated a national park, the Gran Parque Natural de Montemar. The Caribbean coast, with its sandy beaches, attracts scuba divers and fans of other water sports.
Departing from Havana: 08:00-17:30 (2´30 hrs drive to the swamp).
Departing from Varadero: 07:30-17:00 (2 hrs drive to the swamp).