The region of Porta del Sol, in the west of Puerto Rico, encompasses a number of fantastic locations and attractions. Amongst the top cities is Mayaguez, also known as “Ciudad de las Aguas Puras” (City of Pure Waters). Places of interest in Mayaguez include the Casa Grande Museum, Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo, the India Brewery and the UPRM’s Planetarium.
Puerto Rico is perhaps one of the nicest places in the Caribbean to visit for a long term holiday. But sometimes it is nice to get away from civilization and enjoy a little bit of island paradise. Gilligan’s Island can help you do that. Located near Guanica, the island is actually part of a biosphere reserve. It is a popular place for people to visit on weekends since it is the perfect place ...
- Porta Caribe (South)
Guanica got its name from the Taino Indian term that means "here is a place with water". Guanica is a beautiful town with many places of interest; it has beautiful beaches and the largest remaining tract of cactus-scrub-subtropical dry forest in the world. The dry forest has more than 700 plant species of which 16 exist nowhere else in the world and 48 are endangered.
Ballenas Bay is a two-mile stretch of beach with a high level of environmental importance. This is one of the few beaches in Puerto Rico where you do not go to spend time sunning yourself on the sand, sipping cool drink and watching people play in the water. This beach has something entirely different and more magical to offer.
- Health Spas
The Bodyderm Spa is located at the Copamarina Resort in Guanica. This secluded and hidden treasure of tranquility is the perfect location for a relaxing Day Spa in Puerto Rico. The nearest bustling city to the resort and the Bodyderm Spa is San Juan and it is easy to lose yourself on the breathtaking tropical beaches and landscaped grounds of the Copamarina Resort.