Manatí & Around attractions

Top Choice Beach in Manatí & Around

Playa Mar Chiquita

An anomaly among Puerto Rican beaches, Playa Mar Chiquita isn’t alongside a main thoroughfare, has no long strand and isn’t good for swimming or surfing. Still, the pure drama of this place makes it a favorite. Two …
Lake in Manatí & Around

Laguna Tortuguero

This lagoon is one of only two natural lakes in Puerto Rico, making its protection extra precious. It is also one of the most ecologically diverse areas on the island, listing 717 species of plant and 23 different t…
Nature Reserve in Manatí & Around

Bosque Estatal de Cambalache

The state forest of Cambalache covers an area of just 1000 acres, making it smaller than a lot of Puerto Rican resort hotels. Almost halfway between Manatí and Arecibo, and west of Barceloneta, the forest is ecologi…
Beach in Manatí & Around

Playa Tortuguero

A narrow road (Hwy 6671) squeezes between Laguna Tortuguero and the Atlantic, passing through coastal forest a few kilometers northeast of Manatí. Here is a long, fine line of strand: Playa Tortuguero. Just a little…
Beach in Manatí & Around

Playa de Vega Baja

This beach, just off Hwy 692 where the Río Cibuco meets the sea, is often good for surfing.