Boqueron Attractions

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.

Beaches

Boqueròn Beach

You'll find a good group of beaches to consider in and around the area. Click on the name of the beach for detailed information about that part of the coast.

If you love to snorkel, a beach providing that option is Boqueròn Beach. Most southbound side roads in Boqueron lead to the beach.

A second place that beach-goers can 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: Combate Beach features three miles of golden sand, and calm turquoise waters dotted with fishing boats and other water crafts. There is a small pier from which visitors love to dive into the ocean.

Boqueron and the surrounding areas have other beaches. Follow this link to view our page dedicated to beaches for Boqueron.

Museums

If you enjoy expanding your knowledge of other cultures and places, you should consider visiting a museum during your time in Boqueron.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Museo Historico de Las Piedras. It is situated in San German, 8.6 mi. East-Northeast of central Boqueron. A tiny museum detailing the history of this otherwise unremarkable area of Puerto Rico, the Museo Historico de las Piedras preserves tales, art, and memories that would otherwise have been forgotten long ago.

The following chart provides some key facts concerning a museum nearby.

Museums Near Boqueron
Name Phone Location Island
Museo Historico de Las Piedras (787) 733-2160 8.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Boqueron Puerto Rico

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse

Vacationers can experience some other interesting landmarks nearby.

If the functional aspects of life by the sea intrigue you, you should consider visiting 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.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Boqueron
Name Type Location Island
Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.5 mi. South of Central Boqueron Puerto Rico

Natural Attractions

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

One of the more popular natural attractions is Refugio De Aves De Boqueron. 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.

Another local site that provides a nice way to spend some time outdoors is Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. 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.

Boqueron has quite a few other nature attractions. You can go to this page dedicated to natural attractions in and near the area if you'd like to find more information.

 

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