Attractions in La Parguera

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Beloved for it peace, quiet, and seclusion, the attractions most frequented by tourists who stay in La Parguera are actually located outside of city limits.  If you've got a rental car or access to a taxi or tour bus, you can easily visit a nice selection of parks, nature preserves, and beaches.


Boqueròn Beach

You'll discover an abundance of beaches to choose from, although each of them are found nearby. You can click on each beach name for a detailed review of that particular stretch of sand.

Manglillos Beach: To get to Manglillos Beach, take Route 325 until is dead ends, then turn east, and drive along the shore until you reach the beach.

A second alternative to consider is Rosado Beach. Located plenty away from the big Puerto Rican cities, Rosado Beach is still located in a small community that creates a nice mix of remoteness and convenience. The wide arching beach provides a great opportunity for sun bathing and fun in the sun, while the buoyed off swimming area offers a safe place for people of all ages to enjoy the water.

Boqueròn Beach: Boqueron Beach is situated in southeast Puerto Rico, in the quaint waterfront town of Boqueron. The sandy white beach is over a mile long and borders sparkling turquoise waters.

Luckily, the area has a nice selection of beaches nearby. To find out more about beaches available, go to this article.


Assuming you like to explore other cultures and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in La Parguera.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Museo Historico de Las Piedras. It is located in San German, 6.2 mi. North of central La Parguera. A tiny museum detailing the history of this otherwise unremarkable area of Puerto Rico, the Museo Historico de las Piedras preserves tales, art, and memories that would otherwise have been forgotten long ago.

The following chart lists more details regarding a museum you might enjoy nearby.

Museums Near La Parguera
Name Phone Location Island
Museo Historico de Las Piedras (787) 733-2160 6.2 mi. North of Central La Parguera Puerto Rico

Natural Attractions

Bosque Estatal De Boquerón

One of the worthwhile outdoor tourist attractions is Bosque Estatal De Boquerón. Bosque Estatal Boqueron, also known as the Boqueron State Forest, is well known in Puerto Rico for the many birds in the area, and the beautiful beaches that line the shore.

A second place to consider visiting is Punta Pitahaya Nature Area. Part of the greater Boqueron State Forest (known locally as Bosque Estatal de Boqueron), the Punta Pitahaya is one of the prime spots in the state forest and the island to catch a close look at the wildlife and nature of Puerto Rico. With the quality of the nature experience and the relative ease of access, the Punta Pitahaya is a prime location for eco-tourist and nature lovers.

These are only a few of what's available. Those wanting to obtain more information about natural attractions nearby, can do so here.


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