To have the best postcard of Manzanillo just walk to the hill of Cerro de la Cruz, emblematic place of those who love walking and enjoy the beautiful panorama that this place offers. The Cerro de la Cruz frames the eastern end of the city of Manzanillo and there are projects to build up a cable car that from downtown to the top of the hill.
We suggest you that in order to access this wonderful place you should consult someone who knows the area, as there are different ways through which you can climb. It is also important to wear comfortable clothes (short, tennis shoes, t-shirt, cap) of course water, since the walk can go from 45 minutes to 2 hours depending on the skills of the walker and the time available.
Although the main attraction is to climb the hill until reaching the cross, there are different landscapes along the way: you can see both, the open sea and the bays of Manzanillo and Santiago in the distance, visit virgin beaches and there are even abandoned houses that can be visited . It is the ideal place to practice panoramic photography, and even if you have the necessary equipment, you can practice mountain biking.
This and more is what lie behind the hills, the open sea, the cliffs, the incredible landscapes and the tranquility of the sea. Manzanillo hides its beauty in little places like Cerro de la Cruz, this is what Manzanillo hides behind the hills .