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“Culebra - An unassuming tiny island that is sure to lure you back”
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Hyannis, MA
1 review
2 helpful votes
“Culebra - An unassuming tiny island that is sure to lure you back”
Reviewed July 28, 2009

We have had 2 trips to Culebra and plan a 3rd this coming year. Fabulous snorkeling, beaches and landscape. The people are friendly with nice shops and restaurants to attract you. If you are looking for a well manicured upscale island or trendy nightlife - go elsewhere. Culebra is just an old time Caribbean simple place to visit and live with beautiful beaches and marine sanctuaries.

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2 Thank Momalynchy
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New York
1 review
“Great Getway”
Reviewed July 14, 2009

Great island. Beatiful beaches. People not so friendly as I expected. But it is worthy!

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Ashland
1 review
2 helpful votes
“ZoniBeach/Culebra Island”
Reviewed July 3, 2009

We had never been to Culebra before and didn't know what to expect. The town is kind of run down, but we were looking for a nice beach and peace and quiet, so that didn't matter to us. The house we stayed in was near Zoni Beach, and was great for
what we wanted. The manager of the house Victor, who lives next door took good care of us, even picking us up at the airport, and dropping us back off at 6:00am! The house was spacious, and clean. We slept out in the living room next to the open windows. The trade winds were awesome! We grilled some local fish on the patio out front, and enjoyed the solitude of the rural setting. Zoni Beach is only 2 minutes away by car, and is everything you could ask for. We enjoyed Culebra and plan to return.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
9 reviews
11 helpful votes
“Absolute paradise”
Reviewed June 17, 2009

Culebra, and especially Flamenco Beach are breathtaking. The beach is gorgeous and by far one of the best beaches I have been to (and I travel alot). The sand is PERFECT and the water is fantastic, it feels like you're swimming in a big pool. For those adventure seekers, or if you're looking for some really (REALLY) good snorkeling, go to Carlos Rosario Beach, it's a small hike from Flamenco Beach (but the views are also worth it) and the snorkeling is amazing. The fish you see are extraordinary, and it's so worth it- it also feels pretty secluded, so that's even better, because you may get the entire beach to yourself. Other than that, Culebra is great, and although the ferry ride can be a bit much (slightly unorganized and can be a long wait- I recommend flying), once you reach Culebra, it is so worth it. Also, I'm originally from Puerto Rico, but Culebra has a different feel- we didn't feel like we were in Puerto Rico, it felt like a completely different world, a bit more arcaic you could say, so have an open mind and you're in an untouched world for the most part, and that's the charm!

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2 Thank Vianni911
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florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
“Paradise”
Reviewed June 14, 2009

Took the 9:00AM ferry to Culebra (6/10/09) and came back on the last ferry which is at 5PM. Ferry ride lasted 1 hour 15 mins., and costs $2.25 one way. This is a WONDERFUL place, no doubt. We just wished we had had more time on this island. Next time we would probably stay at one of the guest houses for a couple of days. If you are looking for a place to get away from it all, this is it!
We rented a jeep and drove around and finished our day at the famous Flamenco Beach. The beach itself is beautiful.... no waves, white sand, no rocks. There were showers/restrooms and stands selling food. From what I understand is best to avoid the weekends and holidays. We were there on a Wednesday, a lot of people but everyone made it on the ferry. We arrived to buy the tickets at 7:30AM and that was just about the right time.
Not much to do here except relax and have fun.....

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