Activities on Culebra

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A small island about 20 miles east of Puerto Rico, Culebra is the type of deserted island destination you choose specifically to spend your days lying on the beach and do nothing.  When that is not enough, there are a few other beloved activities like snorkeling, beach-combing, and birding.  There are also a few shops on the island that will allow you to scratch the itch to pick up a few souvenirs and much of what you will find is locally and artistically crafted.  

Diving

Culebra Diving

There is not much on Culebra to do, so head off it and explore the water surrounding the island.  Sunken boats, natural tunnels, and a variety of wildlife make it a prime spot for divers.

There are two dive operators and at least 14 good dive sites in the area. To reach our detailed page about diving in this area, read this page.

Shopping

Culebra Divers Shop

If your group includes some folks who enjoy shopping they can while away some time exploring some of the 6 retail shops in the area. If you're interested in learning about shopping on Culebra, you can do so here.

Sightseeing

Culebra National Wildlife Refuge's Luis Pena Cay

Another popular activity is experiencing the area's interesting sights. Among other sights, the area has at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Click this link to find our article about area sightseeing and attractions.

Information concerning a firm that can provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be found in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services On Culebra
Name Type Phone Location Island
Culebra Island Adventures Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 529-3536 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra

Snorkeling

Culebra Snorkeling

If you enjoy sightseeing underwater you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance off the coast of Culebra. For a more detailed look at local snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.

 

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