La Cueva del Indio, Arecibo

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Take a journey back in time on a visit to La Cueva del Indio, a cave on the Arecibo coastline. Named “Indian Cave,” the limestone cavern boasts numerous petroglyphs made by the Taino people in the pre-Columbian era. Take a trip through rural Puerto Rico to reach the rocky Arecibo coast and the spacious open-air cavern on the waterfront. You can join a guided tour to learn more about the fascinating carvings and their history, or enjoy ocean views highlighted by rocky cliffs, crashing waves, and stone arches. Work out when and for how long to visit La Cueva del Indio and other Arecibo attractions using our handy Arecibo day trip site .
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  • Awesome views and history. What else would you need? Located in Arecibo 681 road this place is full of native Indian History.  more »
  • If you’re ever in Arecibo this is one place that I recommend you visit. Easy to find, short walk and the view is truely amazing. There is a ladder that allows you to go in the cave and it’s beautiful....  more »
  • When you think of a cave, you think of a wet hole in the ground, inhabited by bats, and if nothing else, batman. Nothing special, but can be cool on occasion. I am fairly confident this cave with exce...  more »
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  • A jewel in the Caribbean. Parking is difficult. But this amazing set of sea arches caves blowholes is something that you will be astounded by. We parked by a nearby gas station. It was safe. A some others parked by the nearby street near a blue house had their windows broken. A long drive on 681 gets you these Rocky outcroppings where these structures are hidden. Once you climb the first set then you can see these a ND the others one by one. Top sight to behold.
  • Very nice site. Do not go there alone for safety reasons. But definitely a must see site. The ladder to go down and see the cave is missing, so we braved and inched our way down through a very small hole. I don't recommend anyone doing that. Wear comfortable shoes with traction, pants and a hat.
  • Orlando was an amazing tour guide! Beautiful sights , I was so scared at first but Orlando approached us made us feel safe(we gave him a $25 tip). $5 to enter (cash only). Make sure you bring comfortable shoes.
  • Breathtaking views. The most beautiful place in Puerto Rico. I've never seen such a beautiful nature. Definitely worth going there. Some guys at the entrance charge $5 fee but this place worth much more. Highly recommend for everybody. But be sure to bring shoes, because rocks are slippery and sharp. Do not go there in flip flops, it's really dangerous.
  • Definitely a net place to go. Unlike anything I've seen before. No railings, no restrictions.

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