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to do in Culebra
8 Aug

What to do in Culebra

Located 20 miles east of Puerto Rico, Culebra is known for amazing beaches, clear blue waters, reefs, and its laid back atmosphere. Culebra is for those who want to unwind, enjoy nature and soak up the sun on white sandy beaches.

to do in Culebra

What To See And Do on the beautiful island

With soft white sands and clear blue waters, Culebra has just what you are looking for. Number one on the list and regularly voted one of the best beaches in the world, Flamenco Beach is a must-visit when on Culebra. Perfect for families or for just topping up your tan, Flamenco Beach is picture postcard perfect and a great spot for that holiday Instagram post. Another popular spot on Culebra is Zoni Beach. Again a great beach for families.

Flamenco Beach, GPS: 18.328642, -65.320088

Zoni Beach, GPS: 18.319600, -65.255006

Snorkeling / Scuba Diving
For those looking for something a little more adventurous then try some snorkeling or scuba diving. Carlos Rosario Beach and Tamarindo Beach are great spots due to the reefs that surround the beaches. Kayaking Puerto Rico and Culebra Island Adventures offer snorkeling tours. For scuba diving try Aquatic Adventures and Culebra Divers

Carlos Rosario Beach, GPS: 18.324506, -65.329750

Tamarindo Beach, GPS: 18.323765, -65.328908

to do in Culebra

Explore Isla Culebrita
Isla Culebrita is a small uninhabited island that belongs to the Cayo Luisi Pena and is a short water-taxi ride from Culebra, The island has several beaches with the most famous being Playa Tortuga. The island is also home to the abandoned Isla Culebrita Lighthouse, which is one of the oldest in the Caribbean.

Culebrita, GPS: 18.314484, -65.228514

Playa Tortuga, GPS: 18.317623, -65.228722

Isla Culebrita Lighthouse, GPS: 18.313670, -65.227590

Visit The Museum of Culebra
This small museum contains archaeological artifacts, old maps, pictures detailing the history of Culebra including the part the US Navyb has played on the island.
The museum is typically open Friday to Sunday, Their number is 787-617-8517 for more information

Culebra Museum, GPS: 18.310358, -65.283263


Where To Eat

Restaurants and bars are not always open year-round and names and owners change regularly, so it is best to check ahead of time, but popular spots on Culebra include:

Where To Stay

Popular places to stay on the island include Club Seabourne, Sea Breeze Hotel, and Mamacita’s Guest House. You will also find a range of rental properties on VRBO and AirBnB

Army Tank in Culebra

Getting There

The cheapest option is to take the ferry from Ceiba to Culebra. You can buy tickets online at porferry https://porferry.com/ or on the day at the ticket kiosk at the ferry terminal.

The fastest option is to take a plane from either San Juan or Ceiba. Check out Air Flamenco and Cape Air, who both run daily flights to Culebra

Photos 1 & 4 Angel Xavier Viera-Vargas, 2 Thomas Shahan, 3David using creative commons license

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