It is precisely on the
coast of Holguin
that, at the end of October 1492, the Admiral Christopher
Columbus disembarked and said these now famous words: "this
land is the most beautiful land that human eyes have ever
seen". Six centuries later, the rich and polychrome
vegetation of its forests, beaches and fauna is still maintained
and is as beautiful as it was when the conqueror discovered
The cays located at the northeast of Holguin are the seats
of many aboriginal settlements.
On July 17, 1983 was inaugurated in Cayo Saetia, the Isla
de Los Niños (the island of children) one of the
youngest sites of the Cuban geography. Since then, the marine
and vegetation environment opened as a space of singular
attractions for children who not only enjoy the unique landscape
but also the new means and facilities for learning and recreation.