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Orientation

Bayamo's historic center sits on a high bluff overlooking the Bayamo River. For information about excursions in the province, visit one of the major tour operators. Cubanacán has an office inside the Hotel Royalton, and Havanatur (tel. 23/42-7672) has an office on the western side of Parque Céspedes. The tour desk at the Hotel Sierra Maestra is also a good place to get information and arrange tours and car hire.

A Banco de Crédito y Comercio branch is on General García between Saco and Perucho Figueredo. It's open Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm and on Saturday from 8 to 11am. There is a CADECA on Saco No. 5 between Donato Mármol and General García; it's open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 6pm and Sunday from 8am to 1pm.

For medical attention, go to Hospital General Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Carretera Central on the way to Santiago de Cuba (tel. 23/42-2144). There's also a Servimed Farmacia Internacional inside the Hotel Sierra Maestra.

The main post office is on the west side of Parque Céspedes. It's open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm. An Etecsa telepunto center with Internet access is at General García 109; it's open daily from 8:30am to 7:30pm and until 9pm on Saturdays.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.