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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  • This was such a fun place to explore and see all the caves and holes and water crashing into the rocks. We visited mid January and the park had a signed on the gate that said closed - looks like the r...  more »
  • Be sure to wear shoes to climb in. You need to do a lot of climbing on uneven rock surfaces. It is well worth it. You can climb down into a cave created by the ocean’s wave action. The views along the...  more »
  • Awesome views and history. What else would you need? Located in Arecibo 681 road this place is full of native Indian History.  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.
  • Beautiful place. You need to bring lots of water if you plan to stay here for a while! If you want to explore, you need to climb to the top in passageways and climb down ladders. Bring comfortable sport shoes, or you will habe a bad time. If you are a photographer, this place has very beautiful views! However, staff is NOT very friendly. You need to PAY 5 DOLLARS PER PERSON, NO MATTER IF YOU ARE IN THE SAME CAR! The staff is very arrogant! The views are amazing, but the staff is horrible.
  • 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.
  • Great views of the ocean & a place to bring out the kid you, exploring the under ground cave's,the arch ways made by the crashing waves,the big rock formations 50 ft. above the ocean.great place for pictures!
  • Peaceful, beautiful and historical. A must see in Arecibo. And famous Pirates of the Caribbean cave.

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