Ciego de Ávila

The city is located in the central area of the country and was built by Spaniards conquerors in 1840. Even if Ciego de Ávila is a rather modern place, the city preserves some buildings that would show the magnificence of the colonial style. The place is essentially structured as the standard settler villages with parks surrounded by the church and other important buildings.

Thanks to its natural beauties and its location, the city shows a significant growth in the development of tourism. Certainly, quite a few visitors make a stop before getting to destinations such as Morón or the famous archipelago Jardines del Rey.


The city is a developing touristic destination; hence the place offers a good range of options concerning accommodation.

Ciego de Ávila has some city hotels with great architecture value, showing a glamorous colonial style; while others, will propose a more modern style. In both cases, the facilities are structured to meet the client’s needs.

Besides, the famous “casas particulares” would be a good choice in case you feel like sharing some time with the locals. For sure, you will find real harmony and enjoy the warm welcome of the Cuban family.

What to do in Ciego de Ávila?

Ciego de Ávila is, in its essence, a modern place. Indeed, most of the buildings and facilities have been finished during the 20th century. Yet, the top option in the city is to walk around to discover some beautiful buildings and squares. For example, you will be delighted by the charms of the catholic church, or the main theater.

In spite of the architecture, the place is also famous for being close to some important touristic destinations. Ciego de Ávila offers the perfect access point to nature-related venues such as natural parks in Morón, or to sun and beach resorts in Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo. Likewise, in these neighbor villages you will be able to enjoy some quality time at the beach shoreline, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins or in a catamaran ride.


The city is only accessed to by land. The destination offers the opportunity to make a stop by during a visit to the northern cays or to any eastern region of the island.

Undoubtedly, we recommend you to highlight this venue on your map. Ciego de Ávila, is the perfect example of a city that will show the glamour and style of the 20th century Cuba. Actually, a real quaint view of the country. You can count on our help to discover the village.
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