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Address: Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 1-787-821-4941
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that...
Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for swimming, snorkeling, beach-time, and kayaking.
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Best hidden secret in Puerto Rico

The best trip we did on the island was rent a small boat you drive yourself to these small shallow islands that you can walk around that looks like a jungle in the ocean, only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Busy and crowded. Nice but other spots are nicer. Fishermen leave many conch shells on he eastern side of the island. We found a lot of them. Walking around the mangroves was very mucky in spots. I had to tow my child as she floated in her life jacket in paradise. Good place to visit once, especially on a non... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The best trip we did on the island was rent a small boat you drive yourself to these small shallow islands that you can walk around that looks like a jungle in the ocean, only around average if 3 feet and walk in the ocean everywhere and crystal clear, great for all ages, this will be the highlight of your... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this island, you must take a ferry to get there, its like a 5 min boat ride to get there for $10 back and forth. I do recommend taking those beach chairs for you to sit on, since its sort of like a jungle, you cannot just sit on the sand with the towel because its wet and... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This out of the way little island is no frills but great for relaxing in the sun!! Snorkeling is wonderful in this area. A must see.

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jasper, tn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The little island was sort of pretty. Not much to it. It was super busy. The water was rough where the caribbean and atlantic meet and you are right up against the mangroves. This was NOT my ideal vacation spot because the water in PR is not as great at other Caribbean Islands. I will not return.

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was a very unique place, wonderful for day with family with children. Water was beautiful, relatively shallow, and fun. You could actually imagine you were on Gilligan's Island from the old TV show. Be sure to take your snacks and drinks - none are available on the island. When we went, it was quiet, uncrowded and peaceful. Hope to... More 

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Sanbana Grande, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the best mini island near to the cost of Guanica, Puerto Rico. You most go in a boat or kayak or event in a mini ferry that operate in the area. Shallow waters, clear and warn. Beautiful peace of land to share the day on. If you are stain at the Copa Marina Hotel they have a boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I've been here on several occasions during the past few years. The beach is beautiful and the currents are fun to swim through. Last time was in June 2015 and it was a bit of a shock as I went on a weekday (which are usually the best since you don't have to deal with the crowds). The island was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This island has the clearest water I've ever seen. It was as warm as bath water. Now that I think of it, I didn't even feel any chill walking and diving into the water, that's how comfortable it was. There were tropical fish swimming around, make sure you bring snorkeling gear and some water shoes. There were massive, 5ft Iguana's... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Gilligan's Island was a pretty decent place for snorkeling and lounging in the water. It's not the best place I've snorkeled, but the water was still really clear and there were some really fun fish. The two downsides for Gilligan's Island were the crowds and the broken coral pieces on the ocean floor. We got to the island by 11... More 

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Address: Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 1-787-821-4941
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Playa de Guanica

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