Culebra Island Journals

Day Trip to Culebra

A February 2005 trip to Culebra Island by dmzammit

Quote: After a night of night-clubbing in San Juan, we rose before dawn to catch the ferry to visit this island's wonderful white sand beaches.

Playa Flamenco

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We visited this idyllic beach during President's Day weekend and expected to find it swarming with visitors. Instead, we found a semi-secluded stretch of white sand, where turquoise blue water laps gently on the shore and schools of small fish dance around your ankles while you wade. My friends and I secured a stretch of sand for ourselves before deciding to spring for a couple of umbrellas. The investment was well worth it. The island's temperature usually hovers between 80 to 90 degrees and the sun is scorching. I also heartily suggest bringing your own cool drinks and snacks (we stopped at a CVS on the way to the ferry), as there are no snack stands on the beach and making a to and fro trip...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 12, 2006

Playa Flamenco
Flamenco Beach
Culebra Island, Puerto Rico