Attractions in Aguadilla

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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 will discover a large number of beaches to choose from in the area. Just click on each beach name for a detailed article concerning that section of the coast.

A beach that's good for 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 to 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.

Needless to say, you can find a nice selection of choices for beaches in the area. Navigate here to read our extended discussion of beaches for Aguadilla.

Museums

If you enjoy learning about other places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum during your vacation.

A 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 enables you to get more details 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

Vacationers can explore some other worthwhile places to visit in this area.

If the functional aspects of living by the sea intrigue 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 travelers have heard about the region's beaches, that isn't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. One such example is Gozalandia. It is found 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

Vacationers don't usually go to Aguadilla to gamble, although there is one such venue, 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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