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Address: Puerto Rico
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Called “The Emerald of the Southeast,”

Patillas, an hour-and-a-half drive...

Called “The Emerald of the Southeast,”

Patillas, an hour-and-a-half drive from San Juan, is a small city with lovely beaches, sugar cane fields and orange groves.

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Relaxing view

Seaview restaurants and places. Good for a road trip or a place to visit. Also beach house rentals for a long stay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2016
Larose70
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Arroyo, Puerto Rico

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Patillas is such a beautiful coastal city, all my family is from here, but that in itself is not what makes this place special, its more than that, its the beautiful beaches and that are accompanied by the beautiful people, you can get anything from Sancocho to pasteles along the shore line, when you visit here please enjoy and do... More 

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Arroyo, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Seaview restaurants and places. Good for a road trip or a place to visit. Also beach house rentals for a long stay.

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Arroyo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Patillas is a town located on the SouthEast of the Island. It has beautiful Coast with rough waters suitable for surfers.The views are so beautiful and many small Kiosks to enjoy the local food. Patillas also has a long river that opens up to the sea. It has a lake with nice restaurants surrounding the lake-river.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The beach is small, but offers a nice, relaxing spot. There were a few surfers taking advantage of the rough undertoe, and wearing water shoes was a must. There are a lot of rocks in the shallow area - which made walking barefoot painful.

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2 Thank slm528
kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

For the adventurous and off the beaten path travelers! Patillas, PR is a quaint fishing village on the southeast coast of the island. To stay here is like stepping back in time to the unspoiled perfection of island life. PR 3 winds along the coast and public beaches, restaurants, and private homes dot the coast line. Sunday's bring the local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I am a frequent traveller to the island of Puerto Rico and I have visted coastal towns in all parts of the islands as well as Vieques and Culebra. Patillas has become my "go-to" destination - quiet and relaxing. The beaches are rather narrow and rocky in spots but the water is crystal clear. I have snorkled directly behind the... More 

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Bedford, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Now a days I just seem to drive thru, but 25 years or so ago I called this area my base camp. Here is where I would go to relax. The palm trees shown in the picture are the same ones I used to sit under and look out on the water. Times have changed and its a busier place... More 

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3 Thank dolphingvp
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Beautiful beach and lake areas...courteous people...

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5 Thank Poorgourmet
El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

is very calm,quiet,clean,friendly people,the river,ocean,the food.the bad thing is all stores and supermarket will be closed early.between 7pm to 9 pm

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5 Thank pepo63
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Every room has beautiful ocean view 24hrs a day. Creole Food was excellent. Walk on the beach and listen to the waves nightly. Peaceful, time to share thoughts with friends and rejuvenite the energy. An out-of-area delight.

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