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 in the area. If you're interested, find out more about diving in this area, can do so here.


Shopping in Arecibo

If you are traveling with some shopping aficionados they might enjoy exploring some of the area's 52 retail shops. For information on opportunities for shopping in Arecibo and nearby, read this article.


Arecibo Lighthouse

Many visitors spend at least a day enjoying the sights and culture of Arecibo. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Those visitors who like being outside will frequently enjoy the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. Click on this link to read our article about area sightseeing and attractions.


Enjoying a spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know the area has one. Those wanting to find more details about this topic can do so here.


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