Top things to do in Parque Nacional Viñales

Village in Parque Nacional Viñales

Los Aquáticos

A kilometer beyond the turn-off to Dos Hermanas and the Mural de la Prehistoria, a dirt road twists up to the mountain community of Los Aquáticos, founded in 1943 by followers of visionary Antoñica Izquierdo, who di…
Mediterranean in Parque Nacional Viñales

La Carreta

A carreta is a simple oxen-drawn cart, but there's nothing basic about how this restaurant transports you up its steep steps and into the privileged pantheons of wonderful Cuban food laced with Mediterranean influen…
Public Art in Parque Nacional Viñales

Mural de la Prehistoria

Four kilometers west of Viñales village on the side of Mogote Pita is a 120m-long painting. Leovigildo González Morillo, a follower of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, designed it in 1961 (the idea was hatched by Celia …
Cave in Parque Nacional Viñales

Cueva del Indio

In a pretty nook 5.5km north of Viñales village, this cave is very popular with tourists. An ancient indigenous dwelling, the cave was rediscovered in 1920. After a short 200m walk, you're transferred to a motor boa…
Cuban in Parque Nacional Viñales

Finca San Vicente

A large, but reasonable rural restaurant typical of the Viñales area, Finca San Vicente serves a slap-up CUC$10 lunch. If there are enough people, it serves whole roast pork with all the trimmings. It's ever popular…
Cuban in Parque Nacional Viñales

Restaurante Mural de la Prehistoria

Steep but almost worth it, the Mural's humongous set lunch – tasty pork roasted and smoked over natural charcoal – ought to keep you fueled at least until tomorrow's breakfast.
Cave in Parque Nacional Viñales

Cueva de San Miguel

This is a small cave at the jaws of the Valle de San Vicente, with the cave entrance serving as a bar/nightspot. Your entrance fee gets you into a gaping cave that engulfs you for a brief, kind-of-absorbing 10-minut…