As a result of the political-administrative division of the country in 1975, the province of Havana today constitutes a safe rear for the capital of the Island, main tourist destination of the Greater one of the Antilles.
With a strong presence of fishing and agricultural sector in its earth and coasts, Havana is an excellent complement to those visitors who flee from the noise of a large city, to look for white sand beach refuge or the calm surroundings of the fields.
To only 25 minutes from the capital and in route towards the western province of Pinar del Rio, is located the beach “El Salado”, where Villa Cocomar offers excellent conditions for the rest and diving, this last one in a beautiful area of coralline barriers.
The greater producing plant of rum of Latin America is also located in that zone, where the famous Havana Club is elaborated in its different varieties, as well as licores with the flavor of exquisite Cuban and essential fruits for the lovers of the good cuisine.
On the other hand, the hotel group Gran Caribe has Tropical Villa, in joint administration with Italian representatives, in as much the Islazul chain operates the villas Camping and Loma.
In that same zone, in diving sceptre El Abra constitutes an excellent complement to the offer, with courses of initiation and coralline reef immersions, as much diurnal as nocturnal.
In Havana is located, in addition, the Area of Handled Resources Sugar Farm, located in Artemisa, with a virgin tropical forest accompanied by the ruins of a coffee plantation of hundreds of years and introduced units of the African fauna in those places by the man, to which added horses of pure race and English blood.
Footpaths, strolls on horse and in cars, and encamped, facilitate the interchange of the visitors with the natural surroundings.
The kilometers of beaches are accompanied by a lot of oil wells, where it is appraised the incessant pumping of black gold and the natural gas from the depths towards the recovery points, with the greater deposits located in Boca de Jaruco and Puerto Escondido.
In the south of the province, characterized by low coasts and in many cases muddy, there is the Surgidero de Batabanó, an anchorage, port of connection with the Isla de la Juventud and important center for the fishing of quelonios, crustaceans like the lobster and shrimp, and possessor of one of the main marine sponge reserves of the Island.
Agro-industrial complexes - centers of harvest of the sugar cane and elaboration of the sweet product complete the panorama of Havana, where in spite of its little hotel facilities, the tourism grows by its proximity with the capital and under the influence of the green one of its fields, blue of waters and the friendly character of its inhabitants, always arranged to offer the best to the friends.