One of the largest tourist destinations in southwest Puerto Rico, Boqueron is best known for housing not one but two protected wildlife refugees. In fact, nearly all of the attraction in this town center on nature's bounty.
You will find a good group of beaches to choose from in and around the area. You can click on each beach name for more information concerning that section of the coast.
If you enjoy snorkeling, a beach providing that option is Boqueròn Beach. Most southbound side roads in Boqueron lead to the beach.
A second option for beach-goers to consider is Buyé Beach. Backed by several resort properties, brush, and trees, Buye Beach features bright white sand, and waters that vary from clear to deep blue.
Combate Beach: Located in the small fishing village of El Combate, Combate Beach is a favorite amongst locals, especially the younger crowd, and it can be crowded. Still, the family-friendly amenities and calm waters make it worth braving the crowds.
Luckily, the area is home to a few more beaches in and around the area. For a more detailed look at beaches, follow this link.
If you enjoy expanding your knowledge of unfamiliar places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.
Many travelers choose to visit Museo Historico de Las Piedras. It is located within San German, 8.6 mi. East-Northeast of central Boqueron. Visitors that are interested in the area's roots are welcomed to explore what the museum has to offer. Featuring several exhibits of different focuses, guests will gain a first hand account of the everyday history.
The table below provides you with more information on a museum you might enjoy nearby.
|Museo Historico de Las Piedras||(787) 733-2160||8.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Boqueron||Puerto Rico|
Guests will discover some other worthwhile sites to visit nearby.
If the functional aspects of living by the sea intrigue you, you should think about seeing Cabo Rojo Lighthouse. The Cabo Rojo Lighthouse was originally built in 1881 on a limestone cliff 200 feet above the sea. In 1967, Puerto Rico refurbished the property and made the light automated.
|Cabo Rojo Lighthouse||Lighthouse||6.5 mi. South of Central Boqueron||Puerto Rico|
One of the worthwhile natural attractions is Refugio De Aves De Boqueron. <p>Translated as the Boqueron Bird Refuge, the main purpose of the site is to provide a safe haven for the many migratory and native birds that call the area home for at least a season. Bird watchers can take the opportunity to visit the refuge and try to see some rare birds.</p>
A second option that you might enjoy is Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. <p>An official national wildlife refuge of the United States, Cabo Rojo was established in 1974 as refuge for migratory birds and several tropical bird species that call the area home year-round.</p>
Boqueron has a wider range of natural attractions. Read this article about natural attractions in and near Boqueron if you'd like to find more facts.
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