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Playa Carlos Rosario, Culebra

#4 of 8 in Beaches in Culebra
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Escape the crowds of other nearby beaches with a visit to Playa Carlos Rosario, 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 Playa Carlos Rosario and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Culebra attractions using our Culebra holiday maker tool.
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  • Today, we ventured from Tamarindo Beach to the secluded Carlos Rosario Beach. While we took our snorkeling gear, for us it was more about hiking to a secluded beach and basically having the beach to.....  more »
  • It rained heavily in Culebra on the day before I visited this beach. Part of the 20 min hiking from the Flamenco beach parking area was muddy. The beach was also quite wavy. I felt quite guilty as I.....  more »
  • Beautiful beach (white sand not rocks), amazing snorkeling. You have to park at Flamenco, $2/person, $5/car. Approx 25 min hike from the parking lot. If snorkeling recommend life vest, gets tiring with the waves. You can rent all your gear at Culebra Divers right at the ferry stop and keep it for a few days to beach hop!
  • Absolutely beautiful. We were able to explore without interrupting the reef. The snorkeling and diving was amazing. We saw the reef and fish 40 feet under. Taking a tour made the experience even greater. #East Island excursion~ you rock

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