Conservation, protection and sustainable management to all corners of the Earth

BLUE SANCTUARY

«Blue Sanctuary is an ideology centered around protecting vulnerable and important marine areas in Cuba»

Blue Sanctuary is a group of people that share a strong passion for the oceans while furthering their understanding and support for these places by participatory research and recreation. Blue Sanctuary has a history of 30 years in protecting the marine parks in Cuba, but the mission of the organization is to spread this model of conservation, protection and sustainable management to all corners of the Earth.

About us

Who we are

Blue Sanctuary has a history of 30 years in protecting vulnerable and important marine areas in the world.

What we do

All our work is based in the next principles: Conservation, Protection and Enforcement,Sustainable Use, Community Benefits.

Where we work

The National System of Protected Areas of Cuba, an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, close to the Gulf of Mexico.

PROTECTION AND ENFORCEMENT

Conservation is a wonderful idea in theory, however it must be effectively and consistently implemented with a viable protection and enforcement system.

  • ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT
  • BENEFITS TO THE PARK
  • SUPPORTING CONSERVATION
  • SUPPORTING RESEARCH
  • MANAGEMENT OF TOURISM

Guarantee the conservation and the sustainable use of the Cuban biodiversity, considering it an objective, prioritized within the National program of Environment and Development

MARINE MANAGEMENT

SUSTEINABLE SPORTS ACTIVITIES

Initiatives and innovative ideas for a true environmental sustainable paradise, Cuba will be home to the first «Fly Fishing Only» sanctuary, aiming to continue to improve the quality of the fishes and most importantly the marine wildlife. 

Diving in the caribe, the versatile marine live and the year-round warm temperatures of the turquoise water make for an excellent scuba dive experience. Blue Sanctuary give these pristine areas protection.

ECOTOURISM

Travel can be much more than simply visiting places, taking pictures and buying souvenirs. When executed mindfully, and with the minimum impact, travel can inspire cultural awareness, tolerance, and commitment to environmental responsibility. Your journey to becoming an eco-tourist starts with an awareness that as a vital part of the global tourism industry, you, the traveler, have the power to help transform the way the world travels.
The protected wetlands of the Zapata peninsula attract hundreds of thousands of migrating birds. Many birds winter in Cuba, and many more use the island as a stopover when migrating between North and South America.
The protected wetlands of the Zapata peninsula attract hundreds of thousands of migrating birds. Many birds winter in Cuba, and many more use the island as a stopover when migrating between North and South America.

Returning benefits to the local communities in conjunction with the park authority in order to guarantee the long-term preservation of the cultural heritage and marine resources of the natural area.
The success of the workshop and sustainable management program depends on the full participation by each traveler.
The traveler has a duty to actively engage in the daily activities and discussions in order to foster cooperation while developing an environment of education surrounding the week’s experience in the marine park.

Educational Tourism

Programs & Itinerary

Participators

Travelers, Guides

PARTNERS