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Evaporative saltworks, reflection of salt and house in water, Monte Cristi area.
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Monte Cristi Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Apart from the Creole huts in the centre and the museum devoted to Máximo Gómez, one of the key men in the country's fight for independence, the appeal of Monte Cristi resides primarily in its surrounding countryside. Observe the migrating and indigenous birds in the salt marshes at the foot of the town. By foot or boat, explore the Parque nacional de Monte Cristi between mangroves, beaches, islands and lagoons. Paradise for amateur photographers.

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  • Tour of the mangroves Interesting

    DOM - Monte Cristi

    The mangrove path (around 3hr) cuts across several caños, natural canals that wind around the mangroves, stopping at the Parador acuático, a cabin built on stilts for a snack.

  • The tour of the island of Cabra (4hr) goes past an island inhabited by the indigenous population at the time of the discovery by Christopher Columbus. It is also called the Isla de la Sal (Salt Island), because of the abundance of sea salt. Go swimmi..

  • Museo Máximo Gómez

    29 Av. Mella 29 DOM - Monte Cristi

    Located in an attractive old house, Máximo Gómez Museum contains documents, souvenirs and a library devoted to Cuba's independence. Máximo Gómez, the most famous Latin American to have fought for Cuba's independence, was born in Baní, in the Dominica..

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