Attractions in Granma

The Cruz Cape

A strip of coastal land located in the westernmost part of Granma province. It makes for a veritable ecological and historical jewel with its antecedent aboriginal life and ceremonial caves, along with one of the largest and best preserved marine terraces in the world. The village presiding the site was founded in the XVI century by Diego Velázquez, named Governor by the Spanish Crown.

The cape’s inhabitants have historically dedicated themselves to fishing labors, and in 1861 a lighthouse was erected to aid the vessels plying the surrounding waters get their bearings. The current lighthouse with its lookout at the service of visitors constitutes one of its various attractions.