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.

In addition to the birds and three species of turtles that call Culebrita home, more than 50,000 seabirds stop here to breed their young here. There are also nearly 100 species of plants here for visitors to be on the look out for.

Location

Culebrita Wildlife Refuge can be found in the heart of the island of Culebrita; it is to the east of Culebra Pueblo.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this wildlife reservation. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Culebrita Wildlife Refuge is Restaurant Guava, which offers eclectic food. It's maybe around four and a half miles away, so stop in and dig in! Also within a short distance, you and your group will have options like El Eden and Zaco's Tacos where you and your party should be sure to try a bit of Mexican food and experience the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Culebra National Wildlife Refuge and Culebra National Wildlife Refuge's Luis Pena Cay; the first of which is 3.7 miles to the west of this wildlife reservation. You'll find a couple other attractions nearby, including Culebrita Lighthouse, which is a few hundred yards away Culebrita. You might also think about checking out Culebra Museum of History, which is another attraction close by.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Culebrita Wildlife Refuge
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Culebrita Lighthouse Other Attraction 0.2 mi. (7.9 km) SSE Culebrita Culebrita
Culebra Museum of History Museum 3.5 mi. (2.2 km) W 1.4 mi. East of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum Museum 3.6 mi. (2.0 km) W 1.2 mi. East of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historic Site 6.3 mi. (3.6 km) W 2.2 mi. Northwest of Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra

Location: Culebrita

Website

http://www.fws.gov/caribbean/refuges/culebra/

 

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