Lago Caonillas

Lago Caonillas was built in 1948 by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority as a reservoir from which to source hydroelectricity.


Situated on the island of Puerto Rico, near Florida, Lago Caonillas happily welcomes tourists rooming on this part of the island or close by. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should consider dropping by to check out the sights. From this location, Utuado is three miles (five kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is eating fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this body of water. The closest place to eat to Lago Caonillas is Casa Grande Cafe, which serves Creole dishes. Casa Grande Cafe is only about a mile and a half away from this lake, so stop by and try something off the menu. Also close-by, you'll find options such as Aquarium Seafood and Acuarium Sea Food Restaurant so you don't need to be picky, since you'll find a variety of refreshment choices.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that are a fan of lakes, and are interested in visiting others, should consider seeing Lago Vivi and Lago Dos Bocas; the first of which is three miles to the south west of Lago Caonillas. Additional nearby activities include Complejo Recreativo Angel Lile Medina, which is three miles away Utuado. Also, you might think about heading over to Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Lago Caonillas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Complejo Recreativo Angel Lile Medina -- 3.1 mi. (0.5 km) W Utuado
Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo -- 6.6 mi. (7.5 km) NW 4.7 mi. North of Utuado
Casa Canales Museum Museum 7.3 mi. (16.6 km) SE 10.3 mi. East-Southeast of Utuado
Taino Indian Ceremonial Center Historic Site 8.2 mi. (8.2 km) WNW 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of Utuado

Location: Puerto Rico


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