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Gilligan's Island

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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
+1 787-821-4941
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend you see this place at least once. The ferry dock has a place with food and I swear they are the best hamburgers I have ever eaten! Enjoy! Also nice place to snorkel, the current is strong as you swim up the channels...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw plenty of fish; the water was not very deep. Your trip will be best if you know what to expect: The "beach" is not your typical, sandy beach. It's small and you are best served by going right, when you get off the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank breakout35
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Guanica and the entire Southwest part of PR is my favorite, for the flat, super calm waters. I returned after 20 years, and still loved visiting Guilland Island (as we native spell it). You take a very short 10 min. ferry. Safe, you can see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank IslandFeedback
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I'm glad we saw it, but I wouldn't go back. It's very pretty. The ferry from San Jacinto restaurant was fine (their food wasn't). There just wasn't much to do on the island. We rented snorkle gear which was a waste. The shelters and tables...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank courtenayg747
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful island worth visiting. It has very crystal clear waters. Has gazebos and bathroom services. We visited for a friends bday, took the trip with a private boat service that took us there early in the morning.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Y2786RFbrendam
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Pay no attention to those the call this rat island. This is a beautiful place to spend the whole day. If you don't wanna take the ferry you can get across by going to Mary Lee's by the sea and they will take you over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Nadine L
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

A terrible experience. First of all, the ferry’s crew was bitter and unpleasant. They weren’t willing to let us board the ferry that was just about to leave to the island, so we had to wait an extra hour, till the next ferry. Don’t understand...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank NoaU5
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We came here for our anniversary, and were not disappointed. The island is located in Guanica PR. It's about a 2 hour drive from San Juan. Once you arrive, you take a ferry that leaves every half hour. The restaurant can take your order and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank micaron
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The water was insanely clear and calm. Warm temperature and lots of sun. Remember is a reservation and because of it there’s no water or food you have to take everything u need. There are restrooms and some shacks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anibal Z
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Beautiful mangrove island with no real beaches. They do have random picnic tables set-up but they are away from the water. Great snorkeling and a tiny colony of iguanas are among the mangrove trees. Clear warm water and perfect for the entire family.

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from AeOVA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the YouTube vid but we saw no fish. Just people people people
Lindsey C
June 8, 2018|
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Response from TainaPR40 | Reviewed this property |
Show early before it opens, we went an hour before they open and waited. We where the 1st to go and had the island to our self for a few. I think Monday’s are close.