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“A must do!!”
Review of La Cueva del Indio

La Cueva del Indio
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The Perfect Getaway with Snorkeling
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Arecibo
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This cave on the water along the rugged coast in Arecibo contains a number of Taino petroglyphs. The views of the north coast are amazing.
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A must do!!”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Absolutely Gorgeous loved it. Amazing views. Good Idea to have a tour he will show you many areas you would of never thought of going through. Not a lot of tourist know about this place so its not packed at all. The drive is a long way from San Juan but worth the drive. Would be a good Idea to bring your own snacks since the nearest restaurant is pretty far. I think the parking fee is like 3 or 4 bucks

Visited June 2013
4 Thank Jvill29
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Peter, BEST TOUR GUIDE!!!!”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

It was our second time visiting the Cuevas (1st time for my mom) and i must say, I never get bored of the beauty this place has! There's a small fee of $2 for parking but that's to help maintain the cave clean. We all had a great time exploring the sites with Peter! You learn many facts and he knows the best spots to take you, that most people wouldn't even know to go to if not with him. We all (including my 7 year old daughter) went down the long ladder into the cave! He even convinced my mom to go into the cave! He doesn't charge for his tours but of course we left a generous tip. (He more than deserved it). Peter is aware of all the holes on the caves that you can fall threw so he was always letting us know where NOT to walk. There's also a little spot when u first get into the place where they sell frituras (empanadas, soda, beer etc). We sat there after the tour n had refreshments and empanadillas. It was a great experience! Recommend for the whole familiy! Peter, thank you for the great time! His direct number is 787 567-6827, highly recommend his tours!

Visited April 2013
8 Thank Natasha G
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A must see”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Pictures, and words do not describe the beauty that awaits when you tour this location!! You Must go!

Visited May 2013
1 Thank JESS R
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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great views, very cool”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Neat little place to spend as little as 45 min to an entire day. The caves and the petroglyphs were really cool and very unique. You will want to wear footwear more substantial than flip flops due to the rocks and the ladder down into the caves. There is ocean water coming into the cave via a submerged natural tunnel going out to the surf. There are some very nice beaches that can be accessed from here also. The parking seemed secure and only a minimal charge. Use of one of their guides is advisable but not necessary (they work for tips only).

Visited May 2013
2 Thank RDDitmore
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Jacksonville, FL
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74 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Amazing Place!”
Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Great place, perfect for large groups. This was our second trip there, and it was fabulous. We had close to 40 people in minivans. We paid the $2/van to park, then bargained a bit to pay only a few dollars for the people. Last year we only had to pay the $2 car fee, if you don't do the tour. If you explore to the right you'll have some amazing arched caves and a nice beach area. To the left is the cave area to explore. If you go out to the point, you can jump into the water there. Some of the more adventurous of the group climbed to the large rock beyond it and jumped into the water below, but you'll want a local to guide you where to jump from. A great day trip from San Juan!

Visited May 2013
1 Thank jaxtraveler09
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