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. 

Beaches

School Yard Beach

You'll discover an abundance of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Just click on the name of each beach for a detailed review of that part of the coast.

One beach that offers snorkeling is The Shacks. Defined by the central rock formation and cliff (which also serves as a parking area) the beach offers guests clean sand and water and plenty of room to spread out. Additionally the all of trees help block out view of the city life just a few miles away, letting guests relax with ease.

Another alternative that beach-goers can consider is School Yard Beach. With a large parking lot located right at the intersection of PR 440 and PR 111, there should be no problems reaching this convenient beach.

Bridges Beach: Backed by the city of Aguadilla, Bridges Beach is not the place to go for quiet privacy. Indeed, the atmosphere here is quite exciting as surfers head out and fight the waves.

These are just a sample of what you can find. Take advantage of this extended discussion if you're looking for additional details.

Museums

Assuming you enjoy learning about other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Maritime Museum. It is a part of Punta Higuero Lighthouse and located 9.2 mi. South West of central Aguadilla. Featuring a history of ocean travel and shipwrecks in the area, the Maritime Museum is a great way to spend some time to learn not only the role of maritime travel, but also of the lives the nearby lighthouse may have saved over the years.

The table directly below summarizes a few details concerning a museum nearby.

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

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Visitors will explore some other intriguing places worth visiting in this area.

If the functional aspects of life by the sea interest you, you might want to see 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 In Aguadilla
Name Type Location Island
Point Borinquen Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 mi. North of Central Aguadilla Puerto Rico

Waterfalls

Gozalandia

Even though most tourists are attracted by the region's beaches, that isn't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. The one example is Gozalandia. It is situated 12.0 mi. East-Southeast of central Aguadilla. <p>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.</p>

Casinos

Puerto Rico Casinos

Travelers do not generally come to Aguadilla to find gambling, although there is one to check out, Ocean Casino. <p>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.</p>

 

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