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“Awesome Snorkeling!”

Carlos Rosario Beach
Ranked #8 of 29 things to do in Culebra
Certificate of Excellence
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Awesome Snorkeling!”
Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went snorkeling here at 8am and it was awesome! Nobody was out there yet for the day so it was undisturbed and the reef is awesome. Did not see any sea turtles but IMO it's really worth it to go there just for the reef. Best on the island.

Visited March 2014
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Buffalo, New York
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“beach hike”
Reviewed April 2, 2014

this is a great beach,its about a 22 min walk from the back of the parking lot at flamenco beach,you will see a gate with a chain on it,this is just to keep cars out not pedestrian traffic,great hike worth it when you get to the beach,good snokling too !

Visited February 2014
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Grand Haven, Michigan, USA
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“my favorite snorkeling on Culebra”
Reviewed April 1, 2014

I've been snorkeling here since 1996, and never get tired of the coral formations. there is a nice sandy beach also, less crowded than nearby Flamenco Beach. Easily accessed by boat also. Thereare moorings if you are on a private boat, or take a day trip with the local dive shop or an excursion boat. Be careful of the current off the point. Bring your own food and beverage, or pick it up at Flamenco Beach before heading down the path from the parking lot.

Visited February 2014
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Holden, Maine
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Peaceful”
Reviewed March 28, 2014

Not a lot of people at this beach. Great snorkeling area, not a great beach for swimming. 30 minute walk in from Flamenco Beach, was not too bad.

Visited February 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 3 Contributor
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“Hidden gem!”
Reviewed March 28, 2014

The hike was tough at the hottest part of the day (and lugging our snorkeling gear). You have to go through the locked metal gate where the sign warns "PELIGRO!" and then walk 25 minutes or so up a dirt path and down the other side of the hill. Keep going - it's worth it! The middle part of the lagoon is sandy and shallow. There is a coral "wall" circling the lagoon that is mostly too close to the surface to swim on top of. Our tipster suggested we swim around the edge. We saw lovely fish and a stingray. We have heard of turtles here, but did not see any. The beach has no bathrooms or amenities, but you can park at Flamenco beach.

Visited March 2014
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