Suggested 1week itinerary to Jardines de la Reina
DAY 1 : Embark at Cienfuegos marina.
DAY 2 : Sail to Guajimico (15nm)
DAY 3 : Sail south east to Cayo Blanco (40nm).
DAY 4 : Sailing on the way to Cayo Zaza de Fera (20nm) visit Cayo Machos de Afuera, home to iguanas and a small restaurant.
DAY 5 : Cayo Bretón (20nm) is separated by several narrow channels and marked by a lighthouse. This is the start of the Jardines de la Reina (‘Gardens of the Queen’), a nature reserve area of exceptional unspoilt beauty. Flamingos, turtles and iguanas roam here, and the snorkelling on the coral reefs in spectacular - look out for pirate treasure said to be hidden on the cays.
DAY 6 : Sail back to civilization at the full-service Marina Trinidad (50nm).
DAY 7 : Spend the day sailing back to Cienfuegos (60nm).