In Las Tunas, Cuba, life goes by at a slower pace and is best enjoyed. It’s a favorite destination for nature, sun and beach tourism, bathing its coasts with the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Guacanayabo. The so called Balcony of the Cuban Western has a nice weather all year long so outdoor activities are among the top tourist attractions in Las Tunas. There are many places of importance in this province that are closely related to the Cuban war of independence started in the XIX century. Las Tunas is considered the mecca of the national sculpture movement and Capital of the Cuban Sculpture, since there are in its little more than 600 km2 of surface some 70 monumental and environmental works. In your stay at the province you can’t miss the beautiful Antilles Fountain, creation of the sculptor Rita Longa Arostegui; dancing, music, literature and theatre are also strong expressions of the Las Tunas culture. Covarrubias beach with fine and white sand, washed by the Atlantic Ocean and protected by a Coral Reef that is approximately three kilometers long. For the tropic lovers and the warm treatment of the people of the oriental province, this beach is a blessing for the body and the soul.