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Playa Mar Chiquita, Manati

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Go off the beaten path with a visit to Playa Mar Chiquita, a distinct beach in Puerto Rico because there is no main thoroughfare that runs alongside the beach, it doesn’t have a long strand, and the water is not ideal for swimming. However, sightseers come to get close to the shore to see the two huge coral formations that protect a small cove and the massive tidal pools that capture water rushing from the Atlantic Ocean, creating mist. These tidal pools feature a set of mini waterfalls flowing into them. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Manati holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Playa Mar Chiquita and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We went on a Wednesday so the beach was very vacant. We got ourselves a nice palm tree to set our chairs under and was a food truck were we got our selves some snacks. Google map took us straight to t...  more »
  • A must if you are in the area. This beach is great for swimming and snorkeling. There are plenty of good size fish in this area. Arrive early (10:00) because it gets busy. There are food trucks with p...  more »
  • I live here in Puerto Rico and as a tour guide I've been to almost all beaches here. But this beach so far is my favorite. Clear waters, beautiful scenery and clean sand. Also has plenty of kiosk with...  more »

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