Aguadilla Attractions

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Home to the largest number of beaches of any town in Puerto Rico, Aguadilla is all about sun and fun.  The attractions here often center on the beaches, and even the most important landmark, which is a lighthouse, is set right on the coast. 


School Yard Beach

There are a small variety of beaches to consider visiting in the area. You can click on each beach name to get additional information about that particular stretch of sand.

School Yard Beach: With a wide shoreline, this beach offers plenty of space for people the spread out. However, while you are free to lay out in the sun, most people visiting School Yard Beach will be heading out with surfboards to ride the waves.

A second location to consider is Bridges Beach. Used mainly for surfing, this urban beach is a great place for a quick trip to the shore. With nothing but a straight shot to the ocean, Bridges Beach is best for those looking for a hassle free beach.

Crash Boat Beach: Just a coupe miles from Highway 2, Crash Boat Beach is easy to spot and access. Follow the road signs on Route 107 and you'll get there without any trouble.

Luckily, you can find some other beaches in the area. If interested, you can get more information here.


Assuming you like to learn about other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Aguadilla.

One popular destination is Maritime Museum. It is situated at Punta Higuero Lighthouse and located 9.2 mi. South West of central Aguadilla. While you should not expect too much from the small road-side museum, it is still a vital tool in the local history and preservation of culture. The exhibits will show you the importance of lighthouse, and the equal importance these coastal towns.

The following chart provides you with some key facts concerning a museum you might enjoy nearby.

Museums Near Aguadilla
Name Phone Location Island
Maritime Museum -- 9.2 mi. South West of Central Aguadilla Puerto Rico

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Guests can enjoy some other worthwhile places worth visiting close to Aguadilla.

If the functional aspects of life by the sea intrigue you, consider heading to Point Borinquen Lighthouse. Point Borinquen Lighthouse is not necessarily a tourist attraction, especially due to its location on the Coast Guard Base. Still, the tall beauty can be seen from afar by lovers of lighthouses.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Aguadilla
Name Type Location Island
Point Borinquen Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 mi. North of Central Aguadilla Puerto Rico



Even though most travelers have heard about the beautiful coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. The one example is Gozalandia. It is located 12.0 mi. East-Southeast of central Aguadilla. Also known as El Charo de la Leche, which means the "pool of milk," Gozalandia is a hidden oasis of three pools connecting one waterfall.


Puerto Rico Casinos

People do not usually stay in Aguadilla for its gambling opportunities, but there is one such venue nearby, Ocean Casino. The Marriott Courtyard Casino Aguadilla is not one of Puerto Rico's largest or most popular casinos, but it does the trick for guests who want to relax after a day of business or exploring the island.


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