Islands and Archipelagos

Jardines de la Reina: Cuba's Spectacular Marine Sanctuary

Nestled off Cuba's southern shores, the Jardines de la Reina archipelago beckons as an aquatic haven, revered for its untouched coral reefs and flourishing marine habitats. This expansive sanctuary, encompassing over 250 coral islands and cays, is one of Cuba's most significant protected regions, boasting dual distinctions as a marine reserve and a national park. Renowned for its translucent waters and immaculate coral formations, the area teems with a rich array of marine biodiversity.

Roatán and the Bay Islands: Jewels of the Gulf of Honduras

Nestled within the captivating Gulf of Honduras, a wide inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lies a tropical paradise – the Bay Islands. Among these islands, Roatán stands out as a jewel, renowned for its breathtaking beauty and rich natural heritage. This region, indenting the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize, is a treasure trove of natural wonders, boasting a unique ecosystem with a diverse array of coastal marine waters, including estuaries, barrier beaches, lagoons, salt marshes, mangrove forests, seagrass beds, keys, and barrier reefs.