Beaches recuperated in western Cuba
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- Travel and Tourism
- Science and Technology
- 09 / 26 / 2007
Tourist authorities in the western Cuban province of Matanzas have taken actions to recuperate the region's beaches.
As part of that strategy, works have been carried out in Ciénaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp), which is considered the largest swamp in the Caribbean region.
The cleaning and reforestation of beaches and coastal communities are some of the works carried out in Matanzas, especially in the regions of Girón, Los Pinos, Punta Perdiz, Playa Larga and Caletón. In addition, the seabed in diving spots were cleaned.
The Zapata Swamp, which covers an area of 4,500 square kilometers, receives some 7,500 domestic and foreign tourists a day on weekends during the summer season.