Not only is Flamenco Beach the best beach under the Puerto Rican Flag, but this gem has also been consistently ranked as one of the best beaches around the planet. voted many times by respected travel experts and traveler polls. Adjectives that are meant to be used to describe beaches such as Flamenco have been overused, words can’t describe this special place, photos simply don’t do it justice, you have to see to appreciate it. The landscape is unique and perfectly designed by the Master Hand, the waters are like glass tinted in tones of cerulean and turquoise blues.
Whether you’re honeymooning or traveling with children, Flamenco beach is an idyllic beach scene. Playa Flamenco is like a giant pool, calm waters, crystal clear, and shallow parts perfect for floating under the sun and letting your children play. A ferry ride from Fajardo and you can enjoy it all day.
The waves are very gentle making them perfect for swimming, playing, floating, and snorkeling. Flamenco offers a great camping site with million-dollar views and beach access, the food kiosks offer traditional Puerto Rican food sure to satisfy every palette, the sand is light and pure white, and the water quality has won the Blue Flag award for many years. Once you get here, you’ll become a Culebra lover for life.
If you’re vacationing in San Juan or the east coast, be sure to visit Culebra for at least a day. You can take a short flight or take the ferry from Fajardo. Once you set foot on the island, you’ll wish you had more time there. Be sure to visit Flamenco Beach, one of the most glorified beaches in the world. If you want to experience swimming with turtles, then be sure to make it to Tamarindo Beach.
Isla Culebra has other beaches practically secluded in addition to cays and an offshore island with some of the best coral reefs attracting snorkelers from all over the world. Split your vacation and spend a few nights in Culebra to experience the more natural side of Puerto Rico. Weekdays are the best days to take the ferry to Culebra Island.