Cayo Santa Maria - 24 scuba-diving sites
| A necklace of islands with virgin landscapes and long beaches lies just off the northern coast of Villa Clara Province.
The main scuba-diving areas here are near Fragoso, Cobo, Frances Frenchmanís, Las Brujas "Witches", Borracho Drunkardís, Espanol de Afuera, Los Diablillos "Little Devils" Ensenachos, Santa Maria and Los Caimanes Cays, all of great natural beauty.
The beaches on Santa Maria Cay, 5 square miles 13 square kilometers, extend for 6.8 miles 11 km and are of excellent quality. There are lodgings on the cay, which makes it easier to enjoy other natural attractions, as well.
You can reach it by driving along a stone causeway 30 miles 48 kilometers long which starts at Caibarien on the Cuban mainland. Its virgin seabed is noticed for the many species of coral and fish to be found here, making this favorite spot for both beginning scuba divers and professionals.
This exception underwater area is 37 miles nearly 60 kilometers from Villa Clara and about 220 miles 355 kilometers from Havana.
- Las Brujas Diving, Cayo las Brujas, Villa Clara
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