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Guanica Dry Forest

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Great out of the way beaches !

This is a dry forest with an excellent narrow road to access all it offers. There are excellent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rafael A
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Houston, Texas
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A nice place to see

We stayed in the forest near the sea and loved the cactus and variety of vegetation that survives... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
SusanLynn58
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Plainville, Connecticut
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The Guánica State Forest & Bioshpere Reserve (Bosque Estatal de Guánica, in Spanish) is an great example of a dry forest, as compared to the rain forests found elsewhere on the island. Covering almost 1,000 acres, it has been designated as a United...more
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Route 334, Guanica, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a dry forest with an excellent narrow road to access all it offers. There are excellent trails for hiking and biking but I only went to the beaches there. There are two beautiful beaches with easy access from the road and off street...More

Thank Rafael A
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We stayed in the forest near the sea and loved the cactus and variety of vegetation that survives there. So close to the tropics to see such a change in scenery.

Thank SusanLynn58
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Entering the dry forest you arrive at this spectacular beach that is a paradise. They call it The Jungle. You will spend a beautiful day. You must take everything as drinks and food since there is no business at the natural reserve.

Thank Griselle G
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Is a nice place to visit if you like the nature's. Is really a hot area, you need water for hydration. You can walk for different trails and really is a Beatifull place. You can see different kind of birds around. I went with my...More

Thank ramon131313
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed the drive through the dry forest. From Ponce, the drive was about 45 minutes. I only rated it a 4 because there weren’t many places to pull off the road to enjoy the views. Great if you had a bicycle...More

Thank Kami M
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit if you like the outdoors. Lots of trails and beautiful views. Loved it!

Thank rhn2018
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Guanica is the driest part of Puerto Rico. The flora and fauna of the Park is fascinating. Lots of birds, lots of succulents, and a few cactus. The views of the Caribbean are to die for. There are a number of trails, some longer and...More

3  Thank Offbway
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We took Route 333 a few kilometers until we saw a closed gate in front of us as the road curved to the left -- around the curve you'll see gravel parking on the left (enough for 3-4 cars). We parked there and walked up...More

1  Thank Wendy x
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We read many reviews and some blogs about the dry forest hikes before going, and so many rang true when we embarked. We ended up completing an eight-mile section starting at a gravel pull-off around km marker 3.1 on route 333. It did not appear...More

1  Thank travelhappy1177
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Guanica as a city and the surrounding area including the dry forest is a lovely place to visit by car and also hike. There are nice beaches in the area and great places to eat pork as you drive through the side roads.

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