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Address: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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The west side is nice

I had not been to PR in close to 20 years. In the mid 1990's I spent quite a bit of time in Puerto Rico for work, most of that time was spent in the San Juan area and the East... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jason K
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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211 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to PR in close to 20 years. In the mid 1990's I spent quite a bit of time in Puerto Rico for work, most of that time was spent in the San Juan area and the East end of the Island. I had only been to Rincon on the west. Visiting the West of Puerto Rico... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the west coast is far from San Juan but if you land in aguadilla your pretty well located - we stayed in joyuda ( a small but very cool place ). Yes beaches in the west and sunsets are amazing !! Driving on this island is easy you can do farthest half ( for us was San Juan )... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A beautiful area in which highlights its beaches and its people. Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly and helpful people.

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1 Thank Gilberto R
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Westside of Puerto Rico it is call Porta del Sol (the sun's door) you could see gorgeous sunsets along the ocean front. You can find exquisite food among the many restaurants to choose. The specialty mostly creole and seafood.

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Thank TRL614
Mayagyez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Most Beautiful and warmest beaches in Puerto Rico and don't forget One of the best surfing are in the world at Rincon, Isabela and Aguadilla. Beaches at Cabo Rojo are amazing, Boquerón, El Combate, Buyé. If possible visit MONA Island were you can see prehistoric Lizards

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I love Porta del Sol tourism area. The breeze of the sea, gastronomical restaurant and the great beaches makes a paradise of the west coast. My favorite place was La Parguera in Lajas, great music and the bay is so smashing.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I had the opportunity to experienced this side of the island in a cycling event! the scenery, the towns, and the people are great. This side of the island provides you with an amazing experience by the ocean like boat tours that includes La Parguera, this is a lake in which the water has micro organism in it that are... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

From Mayaguez to Cabo Rojo everything looks beautyful.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2008

This past October (2008) we made our 4th trip to the south western area of Puerto Rico.The area in general is called Porta del Sol.It is like leaving the problems of plant Earth and spending time on planet Relaxation. The area that includes Guanica, Cabo Rojo,Boqueron is worth it's weight in gold as the saying goes.We finally were able to... More 

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