Laguna Cartegena is a national wildlife refugee that is an important habitat for migrating birds.
Migrating birds in search of freshwater often make this spot their home for a bit during the migratory period. Peregrine falcon have even been spotted nesting here.
is located in , an area in .
In order to reach Laguna Cartagena, you can take Route 100 from Cabo Rojo Drive, then turn left onto Route 101. Turn right onto Hacienda Desengaño at kilometer 12.2, and use the gates on the left to enter the park.
Laguna Cartagena is found on the island of Puerto Rico, 5.8 miles southeast of Cabo Rojo; it is 4.6 miles to the northwest of La Parguera.
If you get hungry visiting this lagoon, it definitely won't be a problem -- you're going to find a wide variety of food offerings within traveling distance.is a wonderful restaurant to have a bite to eat at before spending time at Laguna Cartagena, and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also nearby, you and your party will have options such as and where you and your party might sample Italian food and experience the culture of Puerto Rico.
Travelers who enjoy lagoons, and have the energy to view some others, might consider a trip to Laguna Joyuda; the first of which is 6.6 miles away from this page's natural attraction. Other local attractions include , which is three and a half miles away Lajas. You might want to also consider checking out Refugio De Aves De Boqueron, which is another attraction close by.and
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.
|--||3.3 mi. (5.1 km)||NE||Lajas|
|Refugio De Aves De Boqueron||--||3.8 mi. (12.7 km)||W||7.9 mi. West-Northwest of La Parguera|
|--||4.0 mi. (4.9 km)||S||3.0 mi. West-Southwest of La Parguera|
|Bosque Estatal De Boquerón||--||4.2 mi. (6.8 km)||S||4.2 mi. West-Southwest of La Parguera|
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