ukraine.com

Tag: porta del sol

  • Regions

    Porta del Sol (West)

    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.

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Anasco

    Añasco is a city located on the island of Puerto Rico. It is situated near the west coast of the island and was named after Don Luis de Añasco. Añasco also borders the Mona Passage, which is a strait seperating Puerto Rico from the Hispaniola island. North of Añasco is Las Marias and Mayagüez; south of the city is Moca, Rincón and Aguada; and west of Añasco is Las Marias and San Sebastián. ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Sabana Grande

    The town of Sabana Grande is a naturally beautiful destination in Puerto Rico. It covers an area of approximately 96 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 25 000 residents. Sabana Grande is located near the towns and cities of San German, Lajas, Guanica, Yauco and Guanica. Within the town are seven districts, namely Machuchal, La Torre, Rincon, Susua, Rayo Plata, Tabonuco and ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Lajas

    The city of Lajas was founded by Teodoro Jacome Pagan in the year 1883. There are many legends and stories that surround the naming of the city and the reasons for its establishment. These tales, which have been passed down over generations, add to the history and culture of the city. Lajas has become a popular tourist destination in Puerto Rico due to its vast variety of noteworthy sites ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Maricao

    Situated on the western edge of Puerto Rico’s mountains, Maricao is a small town with a small population. In fact, it has the second lowest population in Puerto Rico. Nevertheless, it is an appealing little town, built in rather hilly terrain and centered around a small but attractive plaza. Despite the diminutive size of the municipality, it is divided into fifteen different wards. The ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Hormigueros

    Lying in the west of Puerto Rico is Hormigueros. This interesting destination covers and area of 29 km sq and is home to over 17 000 individuals. Made up of 5 wards, Hormigueros has much to offer visitors. Also known as “El Pueblo del Milagro” (which means “town of the miracle”), Hormigueros is a great destination and well worth a visit.

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Aguada

    On the western side of the island of Puerto Rico lies a little village known as ‘Aguada’. The city was founded sometime between 1508 and 1510 by Cristobal de Sotomayor and as such, is often called ‘La Villa de Sotomayor’ (Sotomayor’s village) by the locals. Aguada is commonly thought to be one of the oldest towns on the island and there have been many unfounded claims that it was here that ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    San Sebastian

    The town of San Sebastian was founded by Captain Cristobal Gonzalez de la Cruz in 1752. There are 38,799 inhabitants in this slowly expanding town. The people of San Sebastian are proud of their town and this is shown in the many well-maintained and attractive buildings that characterize it. One can appreciate the experience of walking down the streets of San Sebastian with its distinctive ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Moca

    If you are making travel arrangements for your trip to Puerto Rico, why not consider making a visit to the municipality of Moca. Named from the Andira Inermis or Moca tree that grows here in abundance, this picturesque part of Puerto Rico is a treat. Moca is situated on the western side of the island and it incorporates as many as ten different wards. The central part of the municipality and ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Isabela

    With its glorious sea shores and mesmerizing oceans, Isabela is a sea-side holiday destination worth noting. With clearly Mediterranean architecture and ethnicity to match, Isabela immerses you in a world of rich culture and diverse atmospheres. Since its inception in May 1819 "The City of Bantams", as it's often termed, has had a steady population growth and more and more people seem to ...