Address: Peninsula de Guanahacabibes, Maria la Gorda, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Hotel Maria la Gorda is around a 4 hour drive from Havana or about 2 hours from Pinar del Rio and is easily reached in your Cuban Rent A Car or excursion packages sold at any hotel in Pinar del Rio shown on this website. You can buy an excursion to Maria La Gorda which includes an overnight stay (or more nights) at literally any hotel reception in Pinar del Rio. The hotel is primarily a dive center with several daily dives over varying lengths taking place. The jetty and dive boats are literally right in front of the hotel because the hotel is actually the dive center. Many travel agencies will try to sell dive packages with the hotel stay at exorbitant rates but, you don’t need to book diving in advance as you’re literally able to wake up, head to reception and be diving within an hour, so frequent are the dives and so little notice need be given. Dive packages acquired from the hotel reception are also free of any extra costs or commissions so don’t waste your money.
The Maria La Gorda International Scuba-Diving Centre or CIB have +50 diving locations littered along the coast right in front of Hotel Maria la Gorda, these include galleons, reefs, sunken ships and caves. According to Scuba Diving Magazine, the seabed around Maria La Gorda is high on the list of the world’s best dive sites.
The name María la Gorda purportedly stems from a story of a beautiful lady dumped by pirates on the beach, she survived and chose to take advantage of the favorable location of the site, a favorite for passing pirate ships and bandits, María set up her promiscuous business… in the place that later took her name and is now called Hotel Maria La Gorda
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