Hotel CIB Maria la Gorda


It is located south of Cuba and in the westernmost province of Pinar del Rio. Here you can find the International Diving Center located directly on the beach, considered by many experts as one of the most important sites on the island for diving. The center is associated to a hotel with 55 rooms and private bathroom. The region is perfect for year round water sports.Category: 3 Star. Destination: Maria la Gorda


View of the sea and garden
Double beds
Twin beds
Safe Security box
Mini bar
Air Conditioner

Restaurant / Bar

El Carajuelo. Seafood
Pensión. International Cuisine, Buffet
1 Bar

Recreation / Sports

Outdoor Sports
Water sports (no motorized)
Water sports (motorizad)
Deep Sea Water Fishing
Scuba Diving

Other Areas

Currency exchange
Taxi service
Medical Services
Car rentals
Wheel chairs
Programs for honeymoon

Things to do in María la Gorda

Thing to do

  • ✓ Diving at the International Diving Center.
  • ✓ Nature tourism: observation, walks.

Diving Center

  • It is recommended that if you are diving in Cuba you take your own kit with you. The minimum kit you should take is a dive computer or own depth gauge so that you can confidently monitor your dive. Cuba is a poor country and dive centres may not be ran to the standard that you are familiar with elsewhere. It is also important to thoroughly check kit before each dive, be aware of your limits and not be afraid to ask the dive guides to stay shallow or slow down if you do not feel comfortable.

Thing to do

  • ✓ Explore the Guanahacabibes Penninsula, Biosphere Reserve.
  • ✓ From Maria la Gorda you can travel to other interesting destinations in the province like: Las Terrazas, Soroa, Viñales, city of Pinar del Rio.
  • ✓ Water sports: boat rides, submarine photograph, snorkeling.

Diving Sites

  • ✓ Paraiso Perdido (Lost paradise)
  • ✓ Ancla del Pirata (Pirate Anchor)
  • ✓ Las Tetas de Maria (The Teats of Maria)
  • ✓ El Salon de Maria (The Salon de Maria)
  • ✓ El Almirante (Admiral)
  • ✓ Yemaya(Goddess of the Sea)
  • ✓ El Acuario(The aquarium)
  • ✓ Jardin de las Gorgonias (Garden of Gorgonias)
  • ✓ El Encanto (The charm)