It's been said that the best places of interest in Puerto Rico are the diverse beaches. This vacation spot, however, is not to be found along the coastline. Guests seeking peace and quiet will enjoy the out-of-the-way feel of Hotel el Faro, but should be prepared to go a bit farther to enjoy Puerto Rico's world-renowned beaches. Nearby beaches also make this area particularly desirable.
The various characteristics of each coastal spot in Puerto Rico could be better suited for a romantic stroll than a family outing, or vice versa. The following table displays the options located near Hotel el Faro. Clicking on each link below allows you to learn about amenities and other details:
|Crash Boat Beach||0.7||WSW||2.0 mi. North-Northwest of Aguadilla|
|Bridges Beach||1.8||S||Downtown Aguadilla|
|The Shacks||1.9||N||4.0 mi. North of Aguadilla|
|1.9||N||4.1 mi. North of Aguadilla|
|School Yard Beach||2.0||S||Downtown Aguadilla|
|Surfer's Beach||3.1||NNE||5.2 mi. North of Aguadilla|
|Table Rock Beach||3.3||S||Aguadilla|
|3.9||S||2.0 mi. South West of Aguadilla|
|Espinar Beach||4.8||SSW||3.2 mi. South West of Aguadilla|
The most convenient option is Crash Boat Beach. Keep in mind that this beach is a reasonable distance off, so your party won't have to journey far to enjoy this beautiful section of the coast. The site of a former military port that was used as a jumping off point for rescuing air crews, Crash Boat Beach was aptly named for this history. Some of the pier infrastructure remains from this time, though those who aren't aware of the history call it an eyesore.
If you're interested in a more secluded and private beach scene, The Shacks is an alternative worth considering. Not far from some major tourist areas, The Shacks has been able to keep a low profile despite its very large beach and relatively easy access. Being located right where the Atlantic Ocean turns into the Caribbean Sea, this beach has a nice hybrid of clear Caribbean Waters and rough Atlantic Waves. It's situated only a short distance off.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Hotel el Faro is located in the vicinity of Aguadilla, in Puerto Rico; it's two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the north of Aguadilla.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Hotel el Faro.
Though there are not too many attractions within walking distance of the hotel, there are some options, like Gozalandia, which is one of the closest.
The following table can provide more details about nearby attractions:
|Gozalandia||Waterfall||13.2||SE||8.2 mi. South-Southwest of Quebradillas|
|Guajataca State Forest||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.8||E||4.8 mi. South West of Quebradillas|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aguadilla||Movie Theater||2.5||S||Aguadilla|
|Point Borinquen Lighthouse||Lighthouse||1.5||NW||3.6 mi. North of Aguadilla|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.7||SW||Rincón|
|Punta Higuero Lighthouse||Lighthouse||10.3||SW||2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón|
|Maritime Museum||Museum||10.3||SW||2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Gozalandia is an alternative worth considering. Also known as El Charo de la Leche, which means the "pool of milk," Gozalandia is a hidden oasis of three pools connecting one waterfall.
Learning about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes a good means of getting a feel for the area as whole. This part of Puerto Rico offers visitors quite a few other resort and hotel options to pick from, which will give you plenty to consider prior to reaching a verdict. View the following table for a complete list of the hotel booking options available nearby.
|Hotel Villa Forin||0.2||ESE||2.1 mi. North of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|El Pedregal||1.1||S||Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Hotel Cielo Mar||1.1||S||Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Courtyard By Marriott Aguadilla||2.8||NNE||4.9 mi. North of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Hotel Parador La Cima||3.9||NE||5.6 mi. North-Northeast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Villa Montaña Beach Resort||4.7||NE||6.3 mi. North-Northeast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Ocean Front Hotel & Resturaunt||6.0||NE||7.3 mi. Northeast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|6.1||SSW||Aguada, Puerto Rico|
|Parador Villas del Mar Hau||6.9||NE||8.0 mi. Northeast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Casa Isleña Inn||9.0||SW||2.7 mi. North of Rincón, Puerto Rico|
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