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5 Natural Wonders of Puerto Rico

April 24, 2018 0 Comments
Natural wonders in Puerto Rico

El Yunque Forrest (Photo by: @5hiva)

El Yunque National Forest

There are over 250 different plant species and even more variety of animal species, but scientists still have not discovered all of the plants and animals in El Yunque Forest! In this massive National Forest, you can explore the unknown and hike through the lush vegetation, zip line through the trees or, if you’re really brave, experience the forest at night with a twilight rainforest nature walk.

Natural wonders in Puerto Rico

Repelling in Camuy Caves (photo by: @wildthingsandcoffee)

Camuy Caves

Formerly named Parque Las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, these caves are a true delight in Puerto Rico. Below the Earth’s surface are these ancient caves that provide hours on hours of exploring.

Natural wonders in Puerto Rico

Playa Negra (Photo by: @gelyaram)

Playa Negra (Black Sand Beach)

Playa Negra is certainly a natural wonder. Located on the southern shore of Vieques is this gorgeous sight. The black sand from runoff of magma from Monte Pirata. You can usually see the most noticeable black sand when there has been ample rainfall.

Full-moon zip lining in Mucaro through the rainforest

Ever wondered how to make zip lining hundreds of feet in the air even more exciting? Do it at night, with a full moon! This exciting activity is sure to get your adrenaline pumping and give you some of the most beautiful views of breath taking Puerto Rico.

Natural wonders in Puerto Rico

Castillo San Felipe del Morro (Photo by: @tina_graziosi)

Castillo San Felipe del Morro

This awe-inspiring sight is a 485 year old fort that was once the main point of protection against attacks stands at the entrance to San Juan Bay. You can explore where real soldiers would gather in the plaza or take in the views of the bay over the top of the fort.

If you’re looking to experience more than just the natural wonders when you visit Puerto Rico, you’ll want to check out our favorite places to get authentic Puerto Rican food as well our favorite coffee shops in Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico through the years posts! But if you’re sold on the natural wonders alone and are ready to book your next beach vacay to Puerto Rico head over to our Puerto Rico deals page and check out some of the fabulous packages we offer!




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