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  • Reserves

    Guanica Biosphere Reserve and State Forest

    Located on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico, within the municipality of Guanica, the Guanica Biosphere Reserve and State Forest (Bosque Estatal de Guánica) is considered to be the best example of subtropical dry forest in the Caribbean. This picturesque and ecologically significant area has been a forest reserve since 1919, with the United Nations declaring it a UNESCO International ...

  • Sights

    El Morro

    Standing in the city of San Juan is a truly impressive six-level castle fortress designed to guard the city from seaward attacks. Known as El Morro, this impenetrable fort is also referred to as Castillo de San Felipe de Morro and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1933. Visiting this outstanding architectural feat is certainly an experience you won't want to miss.

  • Sights

    Castillo San Cristobal

    The Castillo de San Cristóbal or St. Christopher Fort is a massive fort that was built by the Spanish in the city of San Juan. The structure extends across 27 acres in a fascinating pattern that makes it an attraction in Puerto Rico which is well worth a visit. In 1983 Puerto Rico's Castillo de San Cristóbal was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site so be sure to explore this fascinating ...

  • Reserves

    Punta Ballena Reserve

    If you are looking for an escape from the usual hustle and bustle of life or you want to spend some time getting better acquainted with Puerto Rico's natural beauty, then Punta Ballena Reserve is for you. Puerto Rico boasts an abundance of varied habitats and a wonderful selection of wildlife inhabits the country's protected areas. Punta Ballena Reserve is certainly no exception. Its ...