Map of Attractions on Culebra

1 | Culebra Nature Reserve

You should not have too much trouble finding the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, as it makes up the majority of the island. The massive size does mean however, that the amenities and services are spread out, so don't expect everything to be in one place.

Travel three miles (four and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest from the center of Isla de Culebra to get to this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

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1 | Flemenco Tank

A reminder of when the U.S. military used the island as a gunnery, an abandoned tank sits on the sand of this beach.

Make your way 2.2 miles (3.6 km) northwest from the center of Culebra Pueblo to get to this historical site, which is situated on the same premises as Flamenco Beach.

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1 | Culebra National Wildlife Refuge

The Culebra Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place for hiking, snorkeling, or any kind of nature excursion. With the protected status of the area, you are likely to see at least a good number of native animals and plant-life of the island.

From the center of Culebra Pueblo, go a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) east to find this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

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2 | Culebra Museum

Set in a cute little house, the small museum features a collection of artifacts and images that tell the often overlooked history of the Culebra History. While the events that generally occurred here may not have had a big impact on the world as a whole, this local story tells of the lives of the average person and an opportunity to walk in someone else's shoes.

Travelers can find this museum on Museo District, a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Culebra National Wildlife Refuge.

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3 | Culebra Museum of History

Guests can find this museum a short distance from Culebra Museum.

1 | Culebrita Wildlife Refuge

Part of the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, this islet is an important part of the migratory path of 13 different species of birds who travel through the area each year.

Situated on the island of Culebrita, this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is located approximately five miles (approximately eight kilometers) to the east of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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2 | Culebrita Lighthouse

There are numerous trails that lead up to the highest point on the island of Culebra, and there, visitors are greeted with the Culebrita Lighthouse. It was built between 1882 and 1886 by the Spanish and was lit for the first time on February 25, 1886.

If you're coming from Culebra, a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) to the south-southeast to locate this lighthouse, which is located on the island of Culebrita.

1 | Luis Pena Refuge

Taking up Luis Pena Cay, this wildlife refuge serves as a safe haven for many of Puerto Rico's native animal and plant life. If you are feeling adventurous you can explore the reserve.

Visitors can find this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve on Luis Pena Cay, two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the west-southwest of the center of Isla de Culebra.

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The interactive map above indicates the approximate location of 8 attractions on Culebra.

In order to get a close-up view of an individual area, or to get more details concerning individual points shown on the map, click on the colored pins to explore the map. A second option is to interact with the map using the following table. To try this, simply click on the colored map dot in the left-most column, or click on the Area/Vicinity description in the far right column.

Points of Interest Near Culebra
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Culebra Museum Central Culebra
Culebra Museum of History Central Culebra
Culebra National Wildlife Refuge Central Culebra
Culebra National Wildlife Refuge's Luis Pena Cay 2.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Isla de Culebra
Culebra Nature Reserve 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla de Culebra
Culebrita Lighthouse 4.9 mi. East of Central Culebra Pueblo
Culebrita Wildlife Refuge 0.0 mi. Southeast of Central Culebrita
Flemenco Tank 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo

 

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