Palenque de los Cimarrones, Vinales

(2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
A peculiar mix of history, natural beauty, reenactment and a restaurant, Palenque de los Cimarrones is a popular tourist stop off, set within a majestic cave. A refuge for runaway slaves through the centuries, the "Cueva de San Miguel" is nestled in the center of a mogote and now serves as a plantation slavery display. Take a 270 m (885.8 ft) walk through the murky caves to lines of several rustic cottages, decorated with the symbolic colors of Afro-Cuban Yoruba deities. A re-enacted cimmaronne folk dance will greet you at the entrance to the restaurant, where Cuban food and rum and guava cocktails are on offer. At the weekends, the place transforms into a popular nightclub. Put Palenque de los Cimarrones and other Vinales attractions into our Vinales vacation trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • There were only staying for a stop at the bar, having previously visited the Cueva Indium not worth joining even in this. At the entrance there is a bar, restaurant and evening music, the scenery around is very nice colorful and with huge rocks ... Let us just one pass.
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  • Happy hour outside the cave is a tourist trap and then after having walked into the cave and having crossed the mountain there is a restaurant which is nice but without much interest
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  • Cuba has breathtaking scenery but is important to learn the history of the places visited. Palenque allows you to do it to others to discover an impressive landscape to the output. It has a bar at the entrance where taking something refreshing.
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