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Top Choice Cafe in Culebra

Barbara Rosa

You are the waiter at this diminutive cafe. You’re also in Barbara’s house – her front verandah to be more exact. When you’ve decided what you want from a fine menu featuring great burgers, seafood, fish and chips, …
Top Choice Seafood in Culebra

Dinghy Dock

It's easy to get mesmerized by the giant tarpon that swim right up to the deck, just a couple of feet from diners. Fish is the obvious specialty here – fresh catches such as swordfish and snapper are joined by steak…
Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Flamenco

Stretching for a mile around a sheltered, horseshoe-shaped bay, Playa Flamenco is not just Culebra’s best beach, it is also generally regarded as the finest in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.Backed by low scrub and t…
Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Carlos Rosario

Remote Playa Carlos Rosario is an antidote to the crowds at Playa Flamenco and one of the best snorkeling areas in Puerto Rico.Leave the masses behind and follow a path west from the parking lot at Playa Flamenco. A…
Top Choice Beach in Culebra

Playa Zoni

Head to the extreme eastern end of the island and you’ll eventually run out of road at Playa Zoni. From the airport junction, it’s a straightforward 3-mile drive through rolling hills dotted with a growing number of…
Top Choice Caribbean in Culebra

El Eden

A liquor store with an excellent and eclectic wine selection, its restaurant is the special-occasion dinner choice for locals. Set with patio tables frocked in mismatched tablecloths, it’s not an elegant place, but …
Top Choice Caribbean in Culebra


As well as being an upscale inn, Club Seabourne has an outstanding eatery in Guava. Tables are arranged around a mosquito-free screened-in porch, you can enjoy wine from the cellar and partake in the ever-changing m…
Top Choice Art in Culebra


Perched above the Dinghy Dock, this compact gallery is the creative expression of Jorge Acevedo, a local activist and artist who's something of a celebrity. His works span many mediums and feature Culebra scenes oft…
Pizza in Culebra


In the center of town, Heather’s is a colorful and popular hangout at night and a great pizza parlor (with pasta and subs). It gets busy in high season, so expect a wait.
Cafe in Culebra


This popular early-morning deli/cafe sells pastries, pancakes, salads, sandwiches and coffee. Come 8am it’s inundated with schoolkids and stray travelers who enliven the no-frills setting.