Playa Giron, Cuba

Playa Giron is a beach on the east bank of the Bahia de Cochinos in the modern Matanzas Province, on the southern coast of Cuba. It is located in one of the largest wetlands in the world, the Ciénaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp).

The Zapata Swamp is home to over 900 autochthonous plant species, 175 species of birds, 31 species of reptiles and over 1000 species of invertebrates.

Things to See & Do

* Museo Giron
* Beach
* Swimming
* Water activities
* Zapata Swamp

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Cuban Peso (CUP)
Language – Spanish
Population – 691,000 approx (Matanzas Province)
Land Area – 11,798.02 km² (Matanzas Province)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +53

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