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La Parguera

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Address: Lajas | Southwestern Coast, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 888-366-6121
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A tiny village by the sea full of homey bed and breakfast inns.

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$199.00*
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La Parguera Glowing Bioluminescent Bay Tour from San Juan
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$175.00*
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La Parguera Bio Bay Boat Tour from San Juan
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$350.00*
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4-Hour Jet Ski Tour at Boqueron Beach

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On the water - on a moonless night- one of the few places in the world

Where you can see bioluminescence in action. You need the darkness and to be away from the town lights on the water. If you and/ or your children wish to see this unique... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 16, 2016
chh19
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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San German, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Nice food, excellent to hang out at night, excellent night life, beautiful areas for snorkeling, paddle boarding. Day and night so much to see and do.

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Rochelle, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

I took a group of 16 students from a south Georgia high school on this trip. One of their favorite parts was snorkeling here. I consider this an experience of a lifetime and everyone was so nice. We also loved the Bio Bay there. The moon was full so we couldn't see the glow as easily, so pick a dark... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

La parguera is a location to come with time and plans. Theres so many things to do you will run out of time quickly. Paddle boarding and snorkeling is a must. If you go to the front desk of the hotels typically you can find the best references for charter boat rides or snorkeling locations. Most of the time they... More 

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

As I said, welcome to paradise... My stay was during the week... perfect time to enjoy and be relaxed in the area.. went to the luminescence bay... to Mata La Gata,.. a boat trip through all the Cayos.. went to Playita Rosada... I've enjoyed every minute of our stay.. Music, good people and places to eat.. I'll be back in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Wait time was crazy, you get cut off by larger groups who decides to come at different times but still gets call all at once cutting off people who arrived earlier. They should used a microphone or talk louder so people can hear them when they called the numbers. Must of the afternoon lost because of the wait time.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I would NOT recommend staying overnight in La Parguera; there is no access to the beach or any nice views there unless you are on a boat. It is a cluster of restaurants, budget hotels and tourist shops which are clean, and fun for awhile but not worth sticking around for. I have heard there is great snorkeling in that... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Where you can see bioluminescence in action. You need the darkness and to be away from the town lights on the water. If you and/ or your children wish to see this unique phenomenon, do it because some day you will not be able to see it. For us it was worth the long drive to get there.

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

It's ok place but no interesting things to do there. My dog have more fun than me. Maybe in the night is a better place . Maybe come back.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The only reason it was not a better bio experience was because of the beautiful, nearly full moon in the sky. The boat Captain kept the children and adults entertained with buckets of luminescent water before and after the diver's stirring swim. The glass-bottomed boat was a plus. The bio-luminescence was better visible under the boat. Thank you Glass-bottom boat... More 

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Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

The poblado of Lajas is very nice, but the island of Mata La Gata needs to be taking care of, there are no bath rooms, no trash cans. The hotel is very old, good sevice in the hotel.

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