Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth) is a Cuban municipality located in the south of the main island. Originally called the Isle of Pines (Isla de Pinos) until it was renamed in 1978, Isla de la Juventud (Island of Youth) is the second-largest Cuban island.
This island has a long and dramatic history, and with that, dozens of name changes over the years like Isle of Parrots, Treasure Island, Pirate Island, Pine Island, among others.
It was home of the Siboney Indians and a lot of corsairs and pirates that stood in the island leaving an infinity of legends. It was also home of Fidel Castro when he was the prisoner number RN3859 in the Presidio Modelo.
Isle of Youth is a place with a great cultural and historical influence. The amazing coral barrier of the area makes tourists enjoy one of the most beautiful marine ecosystems not just in Cuba, but in the whole Caribbean Sea, with a big variety of tropical fish.