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Address: Puerto Rico
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Much of the land area on the island of Culebra and the outlying islands is...
Much of the land area on the island of Culebra and the outlying islands is designated as a wildlife reserve, which is designed to protect important seabird colonies and turtle-nesting sites in Puerto Rico.
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Nice protected area

Nicely protected part of Culebra, but not really for tourist exploration. Your beaches are all around Culebra & surrounding islands.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
MihirMeghani
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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494 reviews 494 reviews
106 attraction reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nicely protected part of Culebra, but not really for tourist exploration. Your beaches are all around Culebra & surrounding islands.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Like others, my wife and I heard of the island of Culebra from Fodors and the concierge at our Hotel ( Conquistador ) on the mainland. Daunted by the ferry horror stories, we opted for a flight on Flamenco Air out of ( I think it was called ) - José Aponte de la Torre Airport not far from Fajardo... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was staying on the mainland and read ratings of this island being the 3rd most beautiful and felt I had to see it. There is no easy way to get there. There is a ferry but you hear horror stories of getting there two hours early to stand in line and then not get on the ferry. We booked... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have been here twice now, and each time I kick myself for not spending more time here. Too many daytrippers can dilute your experience as well. Trust me, it is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and I have traveled around the world. You want time here, you want to explore. You want to spend time on... More 

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Austin, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We arranged a day in a small boat with a local charter company. The snorkeling is FABULOUS. However, be VERY CAREFUL of the rip current. My husband "saved" me, but the locals just sat on the beach watching. True, they had warned us, and my husband is a MUCH better swimmer than me, so my own fault. Just do be... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Anaska wrote an inaccurate description of Culebra Beaches. Many of my relatives visited Mexico and left disappointed as well. The glossy pictures of Mexico was got my relatives attention. Just like them I prefer Culebra. The place is not for everybody.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Well after getting up at four in the morning, me and my family were excited about going to culebra and enjoying the beauty of the island and camping there as well ..but instead after waiting more than three hours in line to get the ferry tickets they were sold out, what really prompt me to write this review was the... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

We went to Culebra with Kayakingpuertorico.com. We have a good time. New ferry take less than an hour from Fajardo.

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Orlando, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

WOW Beautfu.... heard about the place. took a cheap like 5 dollars ferry ride and camped ofr 2 nights in the campground literally steps from the ocean. Bring food as there is only a few tiny shops to buy stuff. There is a secret snorkling its a hike over a ridge or 2 on a tiny dirt trail but its... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I live in Canada, but l'm from Mexico, so l need sun once in a while, l thought about going to the Caribbean since l've been to mexico many times, l chose puerto rico because l heard it was the best place according to facebook and pictures online, l heard about Culebra and the pictures looked fantastic, just what l... More 

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