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El Nicho Waterfalls

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exhuberant and wild

The restaurant os surrounded by exotic trees and birds. The menu includes many Cuban dishes. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Central Argentina, Argentina
Personalized Tour with Hector

Great day in a small group (4 of us), with Hector, a previous English teacher in Cienfuego. Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scottsdale, United States
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“cool water”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant os surrounded by exotic trees and birds. The menu includes many Cuban dishes. They serve many tropical fruits like guavas and orange. We had the chicken, it was very tasty. The waterfalls are just amazing, the nature is really exhuberant and wild.

Thank lucario1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day in a small group (4 of us), with Hector, a previous English teacher in Cienfuego. Good insight on local life and living conditions. Very accommodating, friendly, and flexible on custom tour including the waterfalls. Hector realized unreliability of cruise lines and waited for...More

2  Thank B B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be charged $10 to get in. It is a short hike, but it is CROWDED with locals and large tour groups. People were swimming, but as there is no place to change, anything goes... There was a cave like area where people changed,...More

1  Thank H9077WCsueh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Nicho is located between Cienfuegos and Trininad. The price is 10 CUC and the round trip takes circa 2 hours. The second waterfall was great too, because you could swim there. The water was cold, even so we swam there.

1  Thank Michaela S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a unique experience, I love nature and this place occupies a very important place in my travel itineraries around the island, the ecosystem is perfect for all visitors who want to relax between waterfalls and natural pools.

1  Thank tourguidecuba
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The waterfalls El Nicho were even more beautiful than what saw in the pictures. They are not too far from the entrance of the park. We also ate at the restaurant there is called Helechos. They serve traditional food, they have fresh fruit and vegetables...More

2  Thank mimalinda83
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Escape the humidity and heat and take the 6 hours tour by truck from Trinidad. Nice drive and refreshing 4 Km walk along the river, combined with awimming and jumping to the water.

1  Thank Gadi1951
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Great place to visit for the views, the hike, and swimming in a clear clean pool under the waterfall.

Thank fmanklow
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Probably best waterfall I have seen. There are 2 parts, one and accessible with guide. You can swim in water above the waterfalls, but the place is usually crowded. The other is accessible just with ticket, in this part, you will got to base level...More

Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 10 September 2018

we were hesitating whether taking this tour was a great idea for our journey from Trinidad to Cienfuegos, the lady in the house recommended we do El nicho then go to Trinidad, it was tricky to find because roads in Cuba are not well indicated,...More

1  Thank lucygrundy2018
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Arduys C | Reviewed this property |
You can go from Havana, but it is quite far, and can be very tiring. The best is to spend a night or two in Cienfuegos, then you can go from there.
Graeme R
19 August 2018|
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Response from Solitalink | Reviewed this property |
You can buy guided tours for any day I believe. But you have to do this when you are in Cuba. Any Cuba Tour office can sell this to you. Cubatur, Havanatur, Cubanacan. They all have websites. Their offices are in every major... More
Reneezy B
18 July 2018|
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Response from Solitalink | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are different falls, and I suppose depending on the season (rainy vs dry) you may have to walk through water. I recall there are three levels, all offering natural swimming pools. We went to the very top, and the... More