Sancti Spíritus , city
(1994 est. pop. 86,000), Sancti Spíritus prov., central
Cuba, on the Yayabo River. It is the commercial and processing
center of an area that raises sugarcane, tobacco, and cattle.
Founded in 1514, the city was moved to its present site in
1522. It experienced several pirate attacks. During the 19th
cent., it became one of Cuba's most aristocratic cities. Sancti
Spíritus was the first important city to be captured
by Fidel Castro's guerrilla forces (late 1958). Declared a
historic monument on its 450th anniversary, the city retains
some of its colonial atmosphere; landmarks include a 16th-century
bridge over the Yayabo River, a 16th-century church, and a
theater dating back to 1839.
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Sancti Spiritus is a municipality and capital city of the province of Sancti Spiritus which has a population of just less than 100,000 people and is located in central Cuba. The name Sancti Spiritus is Latin for “Holy Spirit”. Founded by Diego Velazquez de Cuellar in 1514 Sancti Spiritus is one of the oldest Cuban European settlements. The city as it is known today shot to prominence when Francisco Iznaga, an affluent Spanish Basque landowner from the western portion of […]
The Hotel Encanto Plaza or as its known locally just simply Hotel E Plaza is right in the citycenterwithin sight of the main parish church, Serafin Sanchez Park and very close to the bridge over the Yayabo river, both of which are both National Monuments. With Just 25 air-conditioned rooms, including 6 singles the Hotel E Plaza is an intimate property, welcoming installation has a large inner patio and architectural elements dating from when it was first built. Here, you […]
Hotel Maria Dolores Trinidad islocated just 3 Km. away fromdowntown Trinidad. Located in a natural rustic environment it offers pure relaxation when you are away from the city center and the historical patrimony of Trinidad's abundant colonial architecture. Close by youll be able to discover the rural areas and the aboriginal settlement influence of the city. For those of you who wish to spend time at the hotel, It offers lively daytime and evening entertainment and traditional ecotourism activities throughout […]
Ideallylocated on the pristine Ancon beach near Trinidad Center, guests get the best of both worlds with the enigmatic UNESCO declared colonial city on one side and the amazing Ancon Caribbean sea beach on the other. See theHotel Ancon’sstunning views of the mountain massif of the Escambray Mountains Sierra providing a combination of sea and mountains for all its guests. Staying at the hotel Ancon you'll be able to visit the historic town and colonial area of Trinidad, while staying […]
Hotel Brisas Trinidad Del Mar on Ancon Beachis an all-inclusive resort. The resort resembles the colonial architectural style of the city. Just minutes from the historic city center it's an ideal location that allows you to visit the Historical Town center of Trinidad, a Unesco World Heritage Site or to visit the surrounding hills of Topes de Collantes with picturesque waterfalls. After a long day sightseeing, you can back to the beach to relax on the white beach boarding the […]