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Extensive reef, good for snorkeling

Carlos Rosario is a must visit if you like snorkeling, but it wasn't our favorite snorkel in... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
KyleForbes
,
Sunnyvale, California
via mobile
Abundant sealife

After 17 years as a marine reserve, this area has an amazing variety of sealife! The fish have a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
PRSnorkeler
,
Dorado, Puerto Rico
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Isla De Culebra, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Carlos Rosario is a must visit if you like snorkeling, but it wasn't our favorite snorkel in Culebra. Carlos Rosario is at the very end (Playa Tamarindo is just before) of a short (15 min) hike from the parking lot. You squeeze through the gate...More

Thank KyleForbes
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

After 17 years as a marine reserve, this area has an amazing variety of sealife! The fish have a million different colors, and you can see octopus, cuttlefish and even the occasional shark. The walk over the hill from the Flamenco parking lot takes about...More

Thank PRSnorkeler
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

this is a very pretty sandy beach with only 4 other people the day we visited. but you hike from the back of flamenco beach parking lot over a good sized hill past a "warning explosives" sign. probably 30+ minutes each way, but worth it....More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We did 3 days of snorkeling on this reef and was amazed on each day. The reef was dense and had so many different types of coral growing next to each other. Culebra is a snorkeling Mecca.

1  Thank carol c
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Excellent snorkeling. You have to walk to it from the Flamingo Beach parking area....squeeze through the chain link fence gate. It is a nice hike, worth doing, but stay on the trail. This beach is quiet except when tour boats arrive. There is a sign...More

1  Thank loonwatchers1993
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We rented the snorkeling equipment for a decent price on Culebra island & went snorkeling on Flamenco beach & Carlos Rosario beach. It took us about 30 minutes of walk on a path through the woods from Flamenco to Rosario beach, there was no one...More

1  Thank Goca2013
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The view is really serene and beautiful however the beach itself is a bit rocky with little stones from the edge of the water until the water is shin high. There weren't any waves and the beach is surrounded on both sides with hillocks and...More

2  Thank InWanderlust
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Best snorkeling since Bonaire and that says ALOT from us. Was less than a mile from VRBO and definitely a hidden gem. Many retired locals start their day snorkeling here... its that good!

Thank HBwavehunter
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Went to snorkel with Aqua Adventures and had a blast. Swam with fish and enjoyed the quite beach. Have to point out that it said that it was a nudist beach. But thankfully nobody was naked! Good place for the kids!!

Thank Gaby d
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is my favorite snorkeling beach and perhaps one of the best on the island. Incredible waters and marine life

Thank chris m
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