La Bahia Fosforescente

One of nature's wonders is the existence of phosphorescent bays, like La Bahia Fosforescente, where millions of glowing marine dwellers cause the lake to glow a bright blue on a nightly basis.


Located on the island of Puerto Rico, 13.1 miles southeast of Cabo Rojo, La Bahia Fosforescente invites local residents and tourists who are lodging on this part of the island or close by. Even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by for some fun in the sun. If you're curious, La Parguera is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is chowing down on fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of La Bahia Fosforescente. The most convenient place to eat to La Bahia Fosforescente is Puerto Parguera, where their specialty is seafood. Moons Bar & Tapas and Aquamarina Restaurant are some more restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Aquamarina Restaurant you and your group should sample International fare and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy bays, and would like to see others, should consider seeing Puerto Quijano and Bahia de Guanica; the first and closest of which is 1.4 miles away from this bay. Other nearby activities include La Parguera Nature Reserve, which is a quarter mile away near La Parguera. You might also want to consider heading to Punta Papayo, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near La Bahia Fosforescente
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
La Parguera Nature Reserve Other Attraction 0.3 mi. (5.9 km) NE 3.7 mi. East of La Parguera
Punta Papayo -- 2.2 mi. (2.1 km) W 1.3 mi. East of La Parguera
Parque De Las Flores -- 4.4 mi. (2.3 km) E 1.5 mi. West of Guánica
Parque Bomberos -- 5.6 mi. (0.7 km) E Guánica

Location: Puerto Rico


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