Attractions in Caguas

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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. 

Beaches

Isla Verde Beach

There are a large number of beaches to consider visiting, though they are all found in neighboring areas. Click on the name of the beach for more information concerning that particular location.

If you want to go snorkeling, a beach with that 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.

Another option for beach-goers to 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.

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Ocean Park: People-watching is the most prominent activiity at Ocean Park, which is filled mostly with gay and straight single adults. Water sports and facilities are available at the beachfront resorts for a fee.

These examples are merely a few of the places worth checking out Click to view our guide to beaches for Caguas.

Museums

In case you like to expand your knowledge of other people and places, you should consider visiting a museum during your vacation.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Caguas Museum. It is found in Aguas Buenas, 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of central Caguas. There are six main sections in the museum that center around different aspects of Caguas. The first explores the settlement of the Americas as a whole; focusing on the native tribes of Caguas, followed by the Spanish Colonization.

The following chart summarizes more details concerning some the museums you might enjoy nearby.

Museums Near Caguas
Name Phone Location
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

Natural Attractions

Caguas Botanical Garden

One of the more frequently visited local attractions is Caguas Botanical Garden. 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.

Marquesa Canopy Tours is a second option worth considering. 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.

Needless to say, you'll find plenty of additional choices too. For a more thorough discussion of this specific topic, read this guide.

Casinos

Puerto Rico Casinos

Travelers don't generally come to Caguas for its gambling opportunities, 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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