Carlos Rosario Beach, Culebra

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#4 of 7 in Beaches in Culebra
Escape the crowds of other nearby beaches with a visit to Carlos Rosario Beach, a remote area with excellent opportunities for snorkeling. You'll immediately notice the colorful barrier reef that surrounds the shore seemingly on all sides; head south of the beach along the cliffs for truly spectacular snorkeling with biodiverse marine life. Do exercise caution, since water taxis and powerboats use the channel adjacent to the shore. If snorkeling isn't for you, take advantage of the secluded nature of this beach to tuck into a book with a refreshing drink. Plan to visit Carlos Rosario Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Culebra attractions using our Culebra holiday maker tool .
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  • 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 t...  more »
  • 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 o...  more »
  • 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. probabl...  more »

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Where to stay in Culebra

Guesthouses close to the airport are budget-friendly and conveniently located close to some of the main shops and urban attractions on the island. The beaches to the south draw many vacationers, with plenty of waterfront hotels to choose from. Dotted around the island, usually in coastal areas, you'll find a few larger resorts enjoying peaceful isolation.
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