Set in a flat valley of the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico, Caguas is known as the “Heart of Creole Country.” There are numerous cultural attractions open on a daily basis which allow guests to learn about the history, the government, and the arts that have influenced this town. In order to spend some time on a beach, it will require a bit of a drive, but there is still plenty to keep you busy outdoors, from flourishing botanical gardens to a boardwalk on the river, and of course, trips into the mountains.
You'll find a large selection of beaches to consider visiting, though they are all located nearby. Just click on the name of the beach to get additional information concerning that individual beach.
If you are looking for a place to snorkel, a beach where that's an option is Isla Verde Beach. Isle Verde Beach is a succession of beaches stretching for miles in front of San Juan's luxury beachfront communities and resort areas. Although there is some variation, the sands of these beaches are filled with tan colored sand and calm, aquamarine waters.
A second place that beach-goers can consider is Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach enjoys soft white sand dotted with palm trees and aqua marine waters that are known for being warm. The waters that wash onto the shore are from the Atlantic Ocean, and can be rough.
Ocean Park: Located between Condado and Isle Verde Beaches, Ocean Park is a wide expanse of golden sand fronting the turquoise Caribbean. The area is lined with hotels, resorts, and condos as well as a number of sports complexes.
These examples are merely a few of what's available. To navigate to our complete guide to beaches, read this page.
Assuming you like to learn about other people and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your time in Caguas.
A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Caguas Museum. It is situated in Aguas Buenas, 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of central Caguas. The museum is open from Tuesday through Saturday. It opens at 9:00 a.m.
The chart right below provides more details on a few available museums nearby.
|Caguas Museum||(787) 653-8833 ext. 1847||Aguas Buenas, 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Caguas|
|Museo del Deporte Guaynabo||(787) 731-4923||Guaynabo, 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Caguas|
Caguas Botanical Garden is one of the more popular outdoor tourist attractions. <p>The botanical garden in Caguas exhibits some of the natural floral life in Puerto Rico, as well as some art work and presentations on the farming history of the island. This is a nice attraction for anyone looking for a relaxing walk while learning a little more about the island.</p>
Another option worth considering is. <p>Fly through seven miles of trees while dangling from one of La Marquesa Canopy Tour's zip-lines. These are a perfect way to view the rain forest while also having a great time.</p>
These are only some of your options. For more details about natural attractions in and around the area, check out this page.
Travelers do not usually come to Caguas to find gambling, although there is one such venue, Casino Real. <p>The Casino Real at Four Points Sheraton Caguas Real Hotel is the largest in Puerto Rico. Whether you head straight for the slots, or prefer a game that take a little more strategy, you're sure to enjoy taking a chance on Lady Luck.</p>
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