This is the largest archipelago of those that surround the island of Cuba and is part of the province of Ciego de Ńvila. The most famous, the Gardens of the King (Jardines del Rey) is of astounding beauty and is one of the main tourist destinies of beaches in the country.
Its marine bottoms are protected by a coral reef that is the second most extensive in the world, because the first is in Australia.
Among the Jardines del Rey, the most well known destinies are Cayo Coco, from where the coconut bird, also known as white ibis can be seen, and Cayo Guillermo, with the pleasant presence of pink flamencos. It is an isle of 13 square kilometres and features one of the highest dunes in the world, reaching up to 15 meters height.
The archipelago is connected by land to the larger island of Cuba and an airport with a capacity of receiving medium size and small planes is also located here.
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