Ojo del Buey or otherwise known as The Ox's Eye, is a wonderful family recreation spot. It is so named because of a huge rock formation in the shape of an Ox head. Myth has it that the infamous Puerto Rican pirate, Roberto Cofresí, buried his yet unfound treasure.
Dorado Beach, Balneario de Manuel Morales (Sardinera), Dirección: Carretera #697, final. Tel.: 787-796-2830 787-622-5229 Fax: 787-796-9031 Información: En la ciudad de Dorado. Playa magnífica.
Dorado Del Mar Golf Club was designed by Chi Chi Rodríguez back in 1998. It's signature hole, #10, is a par 5, 525 yard beauty. Stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and water on 12 of the holes make it a golf-course not to be missed.
La Casa del Rey Museum is a sobering celebration of Puerto Rico's culture and history. View and take in over 4000 years of history and see details on the many men who fought for Puerto Rico. A wonderful visit for Puerto Ricans and visitors alike.
Monumento a las Raíces, This monument commemorates the founding of the town and is a tribute to the Indian, African and Spanish heritage of Puerto Rico.
Santuario del Cristo de la Reconciliación, Inside the church is the world's largest indoor image of Jesus Christ. Parish Office is located in Dorado, near the central park, accross the stree from San Antonio de Padua church at Calle Norte 184. Office Hours are from 8:00 to 12:00 AM and 01:00 to 5:00 PM
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Ave Costa De Oro Balneario, Dorado, Puerto Rico
Mendez Vigo St # 247, Dorado, Puerto Rico
Hwy 693, Dorado, Puerto Rico
The island of Puerto Rico is located in the northern Caribbean Sea, some 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Florida. With the Dominican Republic to its west and the British Virgin Islands to its east, the commonwealth comprises the main island of Puerto Rico together with the smaller islands of Culebra and Vieques. On Puerto Rico, coastal plains and hills rise to the peaks of the Cordillera Central mountain range, which runs though the interior of the island. The island is dotted with rivers and lakes, and features a lush rain forest, El Yunque, in the northern plateau region.
Warm Caribbean currents keep Puerto Rico's climate temperate year-round. Temperatures rarely drop below 19C (66F) or rise above 32C (90F). Rain showers are frequent, with the most precipitation falling from May to December. Severe hurricanes can hit the islands between June and November.
Culebra has some of the best white sand beaches with no large hotels. Located 17 miles (27km) east of Puerto Rico's mainland it is approximately 7 by 5 miles (11 by 8 km) Its coast is marked by cliffs, sandy coral beaches and mangrove forests. These small islands are all classified as nature reserves and several nature reserves also exist on the main island. The island of Culebra can be reached through private boats, ferry, or plane. Ferry service is available from Fajardo. Ferries make several trips a day to the main island for an approximate fare of $4.50 (round trip).
Culebra also has a small airport, Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport, with domestic service to the mainland and Vieques. The airport is served by small airlines:
Vieques lies about 8 miles (13 km) east of the Puerto Rican mainland, and measures about 21 miles (34 km) long by 4 miles (6 km) wide Vieques is a municipio of Puerto Rico, translated as "municipality" and in this context roughly equivalent to "township". It is in the Puerto Rican electoral district of Carolina. Local government is under the leadership of a mayor.
Vieques is served by Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport Services to the island run from San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, Ceiba Airport or Isla Grande Airport (20-30 minute flight). Flights are also available between Vieques, Saint Croix and Saint Thomas.
Tourist Information Puerto Rico: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Tourism Company P.O. Box 4435, Old San Juan Station 301 San Justo St. San Juan 00905 tel. 1/809/721-2400 fax 1/809/725-4417 United States: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Tourism Company 575 Fifth Ave. 23rd Floor New York, NY 10017 tel. 1/212/599-6262 fax 1/212/818-1866
- La Parguera
- Rio Grande
- El Yunque
- San juan
- Isla Verde
- Vega Alta
Puerto Rico is a holiday paradise. The exotic and beautiful locations, with white sandy beaches, mountains, rain forest and skyscrapers beckon tourists to explore the natural beauty of the country. A large number of tourists are attracted to Puerto Rico due the fact that visitors do not need passport to enter Puerto Rico from America every year. One should visit San Juan, which is also the capital of Puerto Rico and "La Ciudad Amurallada" (city surrounded with walls). The most visited places are Plaza San Jose, Plaza del Quinto Centenario (Memorial of 500th anniversary of Columbus discovery of the New World) fort El Morro and the Pigeon park ("Parque de las Palomas"). Read more at Buzzle
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