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 interesting dive sites in the area. To visit our page about diving opportunities in this area, click this link.


Shopping in Arecibo

If you have some people who love to shop in your group, they might be interested to know that more than 52 retail stores are located in this area. Click on this link to view our guide to shopping in Arecibo and nearby.


Arecibo Lighthouse

You should plan on spending at least a day exploring the sights and culture of Arecibo. Sights in the area include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Vacationers who like being outside will often enjoy visiting the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. Anyone needing to obtain more information about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by visiting this page.


Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to discover there's one in the area. To reach our complete page about spas, click this link.


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