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. 


Arecibo Diving

The rough waters off the coast of Arecibo limit the sites to only experience divers. Make sure you have the correct certifications and knowledge before taking on these dive sites.

You'll find one dive service and a small number of dive sites to choose from. Anyone needing to get more information concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so here.


Shopping in Arecibo

If you are traveling with some shopping fanatics they might enjoy browsing a few of the 52 retail stores in the area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Arecibo, click this link.


Arecibo Lighthouse

You really should set aside a day for experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Arecibo. Sights of interest to visitors include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Tourists who enjoy being outside will typically enjoy visiting the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. For a more thorough discussion of available sightseeing attractions, navigate to this page.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there's one in the area. Follow this link to find our guide to this topic.


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