Casa Picaflores

The owners of Casa Picaflores are focused on providing a true rainforest getaway experience in combination with a full array of amenities and luxuries. The property offers tranquility, comfort and room to breathe. At night you'll listen to the enchanting melody of the tiny coqui frogs, and you'll awake to the sounds of tropical birds, fresh picked fruit, lush green foliage and beautiful sunshine.

The hotel is set in a tropical wonderland featuring many different tropical flowers and trees, including Bird-of-Paradise, Flamboyan, Heliconia, Orchids and several different species of flowering Ginger. Paths lead to a Rainforest stream located on the rear boundary of this large property, which offers the perfect location for yoga, a cool dip in the water, or just some quiet contemplation.

Guests can also spend time exploring a heavily-forested tropical finca (farm) where banana, coconut, passion fruit, acerola, breadfruit, soursop, orange, sweet lemon, tangerine, jackfruit, grapefruit, lime, avocado, mango, starfruit, jabodicaba, cacao, canastel, and other varieties are grown.

With convenient access to a fairly wide selection of recreational possibilities, those choosing Casa Picaflores shouldn't find a shortage of interesting activities.

Located on the southern edge of El Yunque National Forest, 6.9 miles north-northeast of downtown Humacao, Casa Picaflores is a great choice for vacationers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood. It's 7.0 miles north-northeast of the center of Humacao.

Accommodations

Villa Picaflores has several choices of accommodations, each of which offers a great way to relax, surrounded by tropical beauty.

The largest (and most costly) option is a gorgeous three-bedroom home with two-full baths and a spacious, fully-equipped kitchen. It also has an attached laundry room with a full-sized washer and dryer.



Another option is Casita Zumbador, which is a one-room cabana with a private bath that is tucked away in a jungle setting. Also known as Casita Z, this cabana can comfortably accommodate a single traveler or a couple; it offers a snaphot of life in the El Yunque Rain Forest. By day you will be surrounded by singing birds, fresh fruit, sunshine and lush green foliage; at night the singing coqui frogs will lull you to sleep.



La Cabaña is a good option for guests seeking a bit more of an adventurous experience, reminiscent of camping in a rain forest. This enchanting cabin is big enough for two occupants, and it offers unobstructed views of the adjacent tilapia-filled pond and amazing tropical flora .



A final option is the beautiful thatched-roofed structure known as “El Bohio.” This is a lovingly decorated Bohio-styled structure that also offers a camp-like atmosphere, with plenty of space and some modern conveniences. It provides an open view to the surrounding area and the tropical forest's sounds help make it a very special place.

Casa Picaflores has a grand total of 4 rooms, so it's no mystery that we classify it as a very small property. Guests who want to escape noisy crowds will appreciate the intimate feeling of these accommodations.

With respect to amenities, style, and ambience, Caribya! has given this lodge a two and a half star rating. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Look below for a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Microwave
  • Sitting Area
  • Private Bath
  • Refrigerator
  • Terrace
  • Twin Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Kitchen

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Casa Picaflores has many environmentally friendly features, including the use of Solar and Tankless Water Heaters, Organic Cotton and Bamboo Linens, Biodegradable Cleaning Products and Antibacterial Kapock, Hemp and Organic Buckwheat Pillows. As well, they've taken many steps to minimize their environmental impact including, for example, the use of Non Toxic No VOC Paint, and a comprehensive composting program for organic wastes.

A short distance up the mountain you'll find hiking trails through El Yunque where you can cross four different rivers and end up at a stunning, secluded rain forest pool and waterfall on the Prieto River. If you're less ambitious, you can simply walk along the closed portion of Route 191, which is nearly level for approximately two miles, hugging the side of the mountain. You'll enjoy orchids, ferns, bromeliads and small waterfalls that line the roadway. You'll also glimpse are frequent views across the island to Vieques and the Caribbean sea.

A short distance down the road you can find some Taino petroglyphs, which are ideographic drawings etched by pre-Columbian Taino Indians in the massive boulders along the Rio Icaco.

To view general amenities at the location, check out the list below:

  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. Visit this page to view our in-depth description about the recreation and activities that Casa Picaflores has to offer.

Food

Another important item to think about while picking your accommodations is whether there will be dining in the vicinity. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Nearby

You'll encounter numerous attractions within a short distance of Casa Picaflores. One of the nearest examples is Parque Evaristo Varo Boldan, an interesting park. If you want to have fun and relax at the same time, like many tourists who visit Puerto Rico, your vacation would be incomplete without ample basking at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Naguabo Beach located six miles to the southeast of this lodge.

The lodge is situated near Humacao, an enjoyable part of the island for sightseers to experience the diversity of Puerto Rico.

For more info on what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Road 191, Km 2.2, El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

Website: http://www.casapicaflores.com/

 

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