Viewpoint Las Jazmines

by Female Abroad

"Do you want to do one more stop or eat now?" our guide asked us "I suggest one more stop before eating as the rain is coming." she quickly answered her own question and we just nodded in agreement. She is the local after and would know these things.

In the heart of Vinales lies a not so hidden gem that promises an unforgettable experience for those that love breathtaking views. Located in a region known for its eco-friendly, natural landscapes, this viewpoint provides an unparalleled vantage point to witness the splendor of this area. Surrounded by lush greenery, rolling hills, and vibrant flora, the view from the viewpoint is nothing short of mesmerizing. As the sun sets over the horizon, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink, you'll find yourself immersed in a scene straight out of a postcard.

Located not too far from Mural de la Prehistoria, it is worth a stop off if you are in the area. There is a hotel (Hotel Los Jazmines) which has a better view over the valley, a viewpoint area, a couple small souvenir stalls, a bar, and a bathroom. Besides that there is nothing else. In you are in Vinales then it is really easy to pop up for a view but it is not good enough to make it the whole reason you travel to Vinales.

The surrounding area of Vinales provides ample opportunities for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding. You can explore the nearby trails, discovering hidden paths and encountering the region's diverse flora and fauna. The area is dotted with camp sites, eco-lodges, and rental properties for the adventure tourists that head here from Havana. The adventurous spirit within you will find solace in the wide range of activities available, catering to both thrill-seekers and nature lovers.