If you are one of those vacationers who prefer to practice ecological tourism, one of the most rewarding experiences is to visit the Josone Park. Located on 1rst Avenue and 56, Varadero, this paradise is approximately of 9 hectares large. The Josone Park is certainly a great botanical garden possessing a varied nature, with different species of violets.
This entire peaceful environment owes its origin to a couple who in 1942 dreamed of creating a site to be a symbol of their love and passion. The land on which today stands the park are not reflected in the original plan submitted to the City of Cardenas, Matanzas, for the founding of the city of Varadero, a fact that occurred on September 5, 1887.
However, it is known that these lands were part of the Varadero Hacienda, owned by Bernardo Carrillo de Albornoz, later inherited by his descendants.
But back to the idyllic story which gave rise to this wonderful garden, and that without a second thought, its going to be of your total satisfaction for your . The Josone Park was the idea of the couple formed by Onelia Mendez and Jose Iturrioz.
This marriage baptized this park with the name Josone as a result of the union of the first letters of their names: Jos and One.
The park has inside a lagoon called Laguna de la Paz, located near the center of the property. The lagoon formerly was more extensive than today.
The Josone Park is the largest green space in Varadero, where the natural, historical, architectural, cultural, floristic and ornithological coexist. This botanical garden opens its doors to visitors from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm, and offers nautical services, recreation, swimming pool, restaurants, bars, and craft sales, as well as services for events, and dinners.
Also, visitors can find five restaurants, specializing in Creole and international cuisine, and rental rowboats to get around the lagoon. It also gives tourists the chance to appreciate different types of birds, or simply sit under the shadow of the trees to pass an exquisite moment in the middle of the park and with the best sea of the world a few steps away.
Each year, the park is visited by about 500 000 tourists, indicating the benefits of this paradise. Most vacationers appreciate the pool, despite the closeness of the sea, as well as The Star, which was a club game. The Josone Park is undoubtedly the best destination you can choose if referring to have a good time with nature.