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 variety of recreational opportunities, visitors choosing Casa Picaflores won'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 customers who are thinking about staying in this neighborhood. From this accommodation, the center of Humacao is seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the south-southwest.

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 total of just 4 units, so we classify it as a very small property. Hence, it's a nice choice for vacationers who enjoy a unique and personalized atmosphere. In terms of quality, we've rated this lodge a rating of two and a half stars.

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 you desire a certain amenity for your stay, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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.

The list below displays this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

To be sure everything you're expecting is available, don't hesitate to contact the location since these details tend to change. Visit this page to read our complete description about the activities and recreation opportunities offered at Casa Picaflores.

Food

Another thing to consider while deciding on where you'll stay is whether there will be dining in the vicinity. Vacationers who stay at Casa Picaflores will find a few solid places to eat nearby. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Nearby

Guests will encounter lots of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Casa Picaflores. One of the closest examples is Parque Evaristo Varo Boldan, an interesting park. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like most travelers who visit Puerto Rico, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without a side trip to the beach. You'll find Naguabo Beach readily reached by cab from the lodge.

One of the closest areas to the lodge is Humacao. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, have a little side trip to a noteable nearby town and perhaps some famous points of interest.

For our comprehensive article on what's located near 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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