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Cuevas de Santo Tomas

Vinales, Vinales 22400, Cuba
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Largest network of caves in Cuba

A fascinating 90 minute tour of Cuba's largest cave network and the second biggest in the Americas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter N
Beautiful Cave

Quite strenuous at times, some very steep bits inside and on the way to the cave. And it didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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“largest cave” (14 reviews)
“steep climb” (12 reviews)
“latin america” (10 reviews)
Vinales, Vinales 22400, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fascinating 90 minute tour of Cuba's largest cave network and the second biggest in the Americas. There's some opportunity to see snakes, frogs and tarantulas; or so our guide told us. We did spot some bats and a rather large frog. The cave itself...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite strenuous at times, some very steep bits inside and on the way to the cave. And it didn't help that the hillside was slippery from morning rains the day we visited. But very beautiful inside. The English speaking guide was able to point out...More

Thank mikerutherford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good tour with an Enlish speaking guide. It is a bit challenging at times but well worth the effort. Nice formations in the caves.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful underground cave with beautiful rock formations. We took a 10 minute boat ride through the caves.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting visit of a quite wild portion of the natural cave system, with pretty rock formations. It's not expensive, and you get a good local guide who is very knowledgeable and takes good care of you. It's about 1.5 hours walking...More

1  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cave tour was really nice. It is a strenuous hike up to the caves, but worth the reward. The leader spoke some English, which was helpful. Pay your taxi to stay and take you back, it is very remote and you wouldn't be able...More

1  Thank stephsk8s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not for the unfit. The walk into the caves was over farm land and took about 40 minutes. We suspect there may be other entries. There was a short climb to the entry and then into the cave system which was not difficult...More

Thank swampykevin
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The cave system was so cool! After a small hike up we entered the caves and our guide talked about the many times the caves was used in the past. Tour lasts about and hour and a half. Take a cab from Vinales and the...More

2  Thank 10Travelchick27
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We visited this cave as part of our horse riding through the Vinales valley. It is an extensive cave and rather uneven under foot, as you would expect. A guide takes groups through the cave using a torch. At the end of the cave is...More

1  Thank SelinaSmyth29
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you like caves--this one won't disappoint! Although you only get to see a little bit, it's one of the most extensive caves in the Americas!

1  Thank aquatic-cowgirl
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Daniel H
Do I need to make reservations for the guided tour if Cuevas de Sanro Tomas? Or just arrive and pay? Any information is helpful. Planning on visiting Saturday January 28, 2017.
8 January 2017|
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Response from Ste F | Reviewed this property |
No reservation needed. When you arrive you pay and wait like 10 to 20 minutes to make a group. Then the guide will takd you to Cuevas
Is this safe for a toddler? 2 yrs old.
20 December 2016|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
No it would be quite difficult. There is a 15 minute steep uphill hike to the cave entrance. Then inside the cave its helmets and dim head lights only. There is also some climbing inside. To be honest most caves in Cuba... More