Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Flamenco

Stretching for a mile around a sheltered, horseshoe-shaped bay, Playa Flamenco is not just one of Culebra’s best beaches, it's also generally regarded as the finest in the Caribbean. Backed by low scrub and trees ra…
Top Choice Island in Culebra

Isla Culebrita

If you need a reason to hire a water taxi, Isla Culebrita is it. This small island, just east of Playa Zoni, is part of the national wildlife refuge. With its six beaches, tide pools, reefs and nesting areas for sea…
Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Carlos Rosario

Remote Playa Carlos Rosario is a thin, white-sand beach with one of the best snorkeling areas in Puerto Rico. This is mostly due to a barrier reef that almost encloses the beach's waters; you can snorkel on either s…
Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Zoni

Head to the eastern end of the island and you’ll eventually run out of road at Playa Zoni. Many locals think this is a better beach than Flamenco and it's hard to argue. Zoni isn't quite as big and curving, but it c…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Culebra

Culebra National Wildlife Refuge

More than 20% of Culebra is part of a spectacular national wildlife refuge, which US President Theodore Roosevelt signed into law more than 100 years ago. Most of this land lies along Culebra's coastline and include…
Beach in Culebra

Playa Resaca

A resaca is an undertow and a metaphor for a hangover, an allusion to the state of the water perhaps, or the way you will feel after climbing up and down 200m Monte Resaca to reach it. Not well maintained nor easy t…
Beach in Culebra

Playa Brava

The beauty of Playa Brava lies in the fact that there is no road here; you have to hike about 30 minutes along a little-used trail that is often overgrown with sea grape and low scrub. The rewards are immense when y…
Beach in Culebra

Playa Tamarindo

Playa Tamarindo is all about snorkeling; it shares the fish-filled waters of the Luis Peña Channel Natural Reserve, making it a popular spot for independent travelers as well as organized tour groups. This often-ove…
Beach in Culebra

Punta Soldado

On the southwestern tip of the island, Punta Soldado has a rocky beach perfect for exploring. The water is calm and clear and filled with healthy coral, also making it a great spot for snorkeling – turtles and puffe…
Beach in Culebra

Playa Melones

This is the closest beach to Dewey. A tiny strip of sand with some shade trees and a smattering of picnic tables, it's the best place to catch a sunset. The snorkeling is also decent at both ends of its small bay. T…