Las Terrazas, is a rural community, a natural area that occupies about 5000 hectares and is one of the paradise of the province of Pinar del Rio, land of the best snuff in the world, blessed by nature, boasts two of the six Reservations World Biosphere in the island and where a project combines sustainable development and tourism in the area, experience designed for the purpose of initiating the tourist exploitation of the beautiful mountainous area.
Its importance and interest is enhanced by its location in the Sierra del Rosario, declared in 1985 as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
The center of the entertainment industry in that territory is in Moka Hotel, with 26 rooms, built in the valley of "San Juan" at the bottom of the "Loma del Salón".
Also, there is "Rancho Curujey", one of the most attractive restaurants and relaxing in the region, thanks to its location near the lake and in front of the mountain, with an offer that is based on the Cuban cuisine. These peculiarities are offered in a welcoming environment to visitors, in an environment full of beauty that bring about 800 plant species and more than 70 birds, many of them endemic.
The history of coffee cultivation in the area at the beginning of the nineteenth century, is also one of the main attractions that vacationers are in the Buenavista Restaurant, located in the ruins of a farm of the same name dedicated to the cultivation of coffee bean and founded by French immigrants.
For Creole food is the "Casa del Campesino", with the habits and customs of the rural inhabitants of the island, even built with natural materials, the yard with pets, fruit trees and gardens. The Highlanders cherish traditions and customs for centuries, linked to forms of culture, and artistic expressions of deeply rooted, like popular poets disputes, serenades and peasant parties, faithful reflection of the lifestyle of the locals.
The community of Las Terrazas, with its beautiful white houses, with colorful roofs, surrounded by ponds and gardens, places a very peculiar note of that Cuban countryside. The lake house on the shores of Lake "San Juan" is another corner to succumb to the atmosphere of quiet breathing there. Getting to Las Terrazas is to enter the intensity and serenity of exquisite wildernesses, its evergreen forests and rivers and crystal clear waterfalls, give us the certainty that while there are places like this, persist man's efforts to conserve and protect their natural environment.