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Pterocarpus Forest - Palmas del Mar

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Beautiful, amazing and relaxing place.

This place is so relaxing and safe you can watch the birds and all the beauty that mother nature... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
happypiciana48
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Humacao, Puerto Rico
Nice Forest.

We didn't have the chance to go to Pterocarpus, but we went to El Yunque in Luquillo. The... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Yris R
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The Pterocarpus Forest is a rare ecosystem consisting of 51.67 acres of swamp forest. The predominant species in this wetland is the Pterocarpus oficianalis. The forest serves as habitat to 44 species of flora and 52 species of fauna, of which 13...more
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5 Academy Dr | Bo Candelero Abajo, Humacao, Humacao 00791-6904, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-285-6425
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This place is so relaxing and safe you can watch the birds and all the beauty that mother nature offer.

Thank happypiciana48
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Right in the middle of Palmas del Mar is the Pterocarpus Forest, the pride of the community. An ongoing effort to rehab it after last year’s hurricanes is showing great results. Will take another year..

Thank drvicens
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We didn't have the chance to go to Pterocarpus, but we went to El Yunque in Luquillo. The rainforest was very beautiful with amazing scenery, the creeks for example. The rainforest is also not far from the hotel.

Thank Yris R
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I'd call this a must see if your staying in Palmas del Mar. Very nice and free. From the Wyndham, the provided a free shuttle (any where on the resort) and will pick you up. Could walk there if you would want to. Elevated wooden...More

1  Thank Corrie M
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Amazing forest...beautiful! Make sure you spend some time visiting the forest, you will enjoy the scenery.

1  Thank Angel M R
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is a wonderland of nature! Beautifully maintained; well laid out with documents of what birds and wildlife you are viewing, {of hearing) and it keeps getting better. A delightful educational experience!

2  Thank CaptMakai
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Nothing compares to the unique experience of walking in this ancient forest. Worth the trip to Palmas Del Mar as there are great restaurants there, too.

1  Thank darryg912
Reviewed February 5, 2017

The Pterocarpus is a tree that grows in freshwater swamps, unlike the mangrove, which needs salt water. Common to certain areas of Puerto Rico, it can grow to a height of up to 80 feet, and provides a unique environmental area for all kinds of...More

5  Thank bsingh1029
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Recently this areas has been reclaimed from the overgrowth that covered it. An excellent job has been done in building board walks over the swamp. Beside the many pterocarpus trees we saw turtles, herons, termite nests and egrets. Nice area to take a walk. In...More

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Check out the tree house and bring snacks for the kids. The walk on the trail (elevated wood walkway, not dirt) is nice and relaxing.

1  Thank Joanna B
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