Villa Maria La Gorda
The Villa is small and comfortable and caters to SCUBA divers, with 55 rooms, 20 of them are cabins, all have private bathroom, a living room, TV and mini bar , bathroom with cold and hot water, air conditioning and a safe deposit box. There is a buffet restaurant, a bar-cafeteria and and a a la carte restaurant specializing in seafood. Medical services. No credit cards are accepted. Other activities are limited to sight seeing nearby zones and enjoy the virgin natural environment of the Reserve, and fishing. Maria La Gorda is 304 km (190 miles) from Havana, and can only be reached by road.
The Maria la Gorda International Dive Center has its own Bauer compressor, 60 tanks and a full range of equipment. Two dedicated dive boats are available, one carries 10 divers and the other carries up to 20. All boats are fully equipped with a medical kit, oxygen and radio. There are four dive masters.
The region has been declared Reserve of the Biosphere due to the treasures of its flora and fauna and for its sea and terrestrial landscapes. At Maria la Gorda, there are beautiful white sand beaches up against a backdrop of the Caribbean Sea.
Maria la Gorda is one of Cuba's best places to visit for Scuba diving.
Expect to pay about 35 CUCs per dive.