Activities in Arecibo

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Who would imagine that heading to the largest town in Puerto Rico would have you looking to the stars?  But that is exactly what many tourists staying in Arecibo find themselves doing thanks to the fact that the Arecibo Observatory is located here.  Because of this and a collection of other important attractions, sightseeing is a major activity among visitors.  Shopping is also a great way to spend a few hours thanks to the duty-free possibilities, and divers who've been at the sport for some time will find this to be a great destination for them as well. 

Shopping

Shopping in Arecibo

If you have some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they might enjoy browsing some of the 40 retail shops in the area. If you want to get information concerning shopping in Arecibo and nearby, you can do so by going to this page.

Sightseeing

Arecibo Lighthouse

Many visitors spend at least a day experiencing the sights and sounds of Arecibo. Interesting sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Vacationers who like being outside will frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. For a more detailed look at this topic, visit this article concerning area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

Spas

Going to a spa could be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to know there's one in the area. Click here to see our extended discussion of this topic.

 

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