Our island has so many beautiful places. Many forgotten, others underappreciated and unfortunately undervalued. We challenged ourselves to change the perspective of many things about our surroundings. Follow us to see what we see in this “forgotten paradise”
This magnificent view was captured last week on January 2019 in the late afternoon past 06:00 pm early sunsets. Some of the beautiful trees that fell after the intense swells during “Maria” are now in the water creating a different seascape.
Because there is always something beautiful abouts things
There is something special about this place that attracts new people everyday and also the same people like me everyday. Many fishermen come here to heave their nets out of the water while other launch their jet skis for the adrenaline rush.
Been one of the fastest cities to become restored after the devastating hurricane; Aguadilla is now updating the scene on all aspects. The experience of becoming a beach life citizen transformed my life in no time.
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This new Airbnb listings is at walking distance from the beach really close to our blog’s photos
This location is called “Isla de Roque” It is only 25 minutes away from our Airbnb listings.
This historical location is now a monument from the Industrial Revolution in the island and back in the day used to be a merchant marine docking facility. It deteriorated with time but the reef barrier surrounding this bay protected the shore against high seas and strong waves.
Back in those times the blooming sugar cane business used to transport all goods doing cargo operations by hand after been transported in vehicles and trains to this location. This place is located exactly in the north shore center side of the island in the town of “Barceloneta”
In the present many community elders consider this place an undervalued “forgotten local treasure”
Despite the lack of efforts by the local government to maintain the areas; those who appreciate history and the beautiful art of nature enjoy this place for fishing, surfing, photography or just to relax with a beer at a sunset view like this one.
This location is one of many where the Native Taino Indian lived in ancient history dated back in 1493 when the Christopher Columbus Colonization took place and the so called “discovery” more than 524 years ago.
In this place there are many secret hidden things. Minutes away from this sighting there are other more predominant hieroglyphics places that are off limits occupied by the US Federal National Parks such as “El Yunque” rain forest.
For those who are interested in learning more about this experience and many other fascinating historical facts and locations around our island in “Puerto Rico” Leave any comments or questions and we will reply.
We offer hosting services trough Airbnb at a near location minutes away. Our listings are perfect for singles , couples or groups including bloggers or photographers offering you everything you need.
The Island of Puerto Rico is a “US Common Wealth Territory” and if you are American you don’t need a passport to come but if you are from other citizenship nationality you will need a Passport to fly here. You will also definitely need a vehicle….
Once you travel to the Island you can stay with us as part of your journey or during your entire trip. Our place is one of the few most “affordable and safe” near by locations on a budget. Some seasons our rates will start under $20 per night and you can book 3 months in advance.
We also offer personalized tours to many other secret places that are absolutely fascinating. Dates for this tours are limited and open when available.
En Puerto Rico hemos tenido muchas luchas. El huracán María dejó demostrado el poder de la naturaleza y nosotros hemos tomado acción. Desde Agosto de 2019 el mercado de propiedades ha sido uno de los mercados de mayor disponibilidad de ofertas.
Permítenos ayudarte a conseguir la propiedad de buscas.
The earthquakes were causing many locals to panic. The islanders are not used to the fact of a natural manifestation like that. Old government structures faced serious damages including schools. Only two fatalities were reported.
Even when this has become worldwide news visitors and foreign locals enjoy their daily lives normally.
While a weekday this beach isn’t crowded the other side of this city by the cliff was.
Surfer’s Beach was the real news of the week.
You can always start a great day with a nice breakfast in one of our rentals minutes away from the best beaches on the west coast of Puerto Rico.
You can book a room like this one for 4 guests for around $40 USD per night or the entire house for around $65 USD
Give us the opportunity to host your vacations in the island.
This amazing location on the west side of the island it’s mostly missed by travelers. Most people traveling stay in the San Juan city area missing some of the most astonishing sunsets on the west coast.
This particular location is at walking distance from one of our listings there. All the surroundings are great and there are many locations that you must check on your bucket list.
Here we went and climbed over the wave breaker wall to get a clear view of the sunset. Here many people chill with a beer or just relax.
This is a moment worth living.
The climax of our day was reached and we finally left this beautiful site to get prepared for the nightlife scenario.
I wake up to this view every day at home. Then I realize that a new day is about to start.
I get ready to meet up with you and I am very exited that I will be able to share my experiences.
Here you will be able to grasp and idea of what kind of activities we usually experience. All you need to do is to use your imagination by looking at the photos. Been a photographer myself I always make sure to “capture time” to be able to make that everlasting moment that become immutable. “To share it is my passion”
for me is a matter of having the power to “stop time”
There are only a few things you will always keep in life.
From “beaches to water falls, from kayaking to rafting, from zip lines to snorkeling, from taking a selfie and “day dreaming” to making it “real” ..It’s not too far to accomplish!
Everyday has its own beauty
Are you Curious?
Our daily life in the island is usually very laid back and we are always looking for something fun & productive to do.
“Your memories will be one of the few things you will keep forever”
If you are energetic and motivated enough you could be able to have a great experience doing almost everything. A real blast!
I remember the best years of my life when I was a teen and guess what? …I was “broke”
Telling you this details about my life back in the day shows a very good example on how to keep it affordable but fun at the same time. This allow you to enjoy most of the “free” things in life .
Make sure to rent a vehicle or buy one! Just get something!
Moving around the island besides the city it’s very challenging without a vehicle. Our hosting listings are affordable allowing you to use that extra “cash” to rent a reliable vehicle!
Most of hour touring locations are open to the general public and anyone can visit those places. I always encourage to research important information related to your “hang out” on how to get there and “want things to do or not to do” in order to have a safe awesome experience.
For us a perfect day of relaxation starts by waking up early and having a quick “breakfast”
It could be at our place or at any other secret locations before getting the day started.
Hart waffles with shredded almonds and organic local bee Honey, home made.
Scrambled eggs with veggies, cheese & water base bread with jelly.
Buttered toasts 100% homemade.
Soon after you will be on a journey that most likely you will never forget.
Many of hour tours can be design in a way that you will be able to hit the road and get the best of more than one place in a day.
Once you are set in the perfect accommodating spot next to the shade, your grill gets the charcoal “on fire”
The ocean water is at walking distance and you will be able to set a “hammock to swing” to read or for a nap.
The occasion will be perfect to snap as many pictures as possible documenting your awesome day.
Get your camera ready to shoot!
You do not need an outrageous expensive and bulky camera to capture your journey but make sure to have what you need and as compact as possible.
Keep it safe and I mean your belongs.
Do not take with your important stuff that you don’t need.
Don’t become a victim of “smash & grab” All you have to do is be smart and take with you only the things you really need to have a good time. If you have too many things but you are by yourself maybe you will need an extra pair of hands and eyes as well.
Do not leave excessive attractive valuable items inside your car in a visible spot. Instead drop your gear at home and then go shopping. Leave your passport at home and take with you a debit or credit card with some cash. Hide it inside the vehicle if you are away for hours and this will keep your money safe. “This will save you a big headache, believe me”
Others might want to bring their entire camera gear including drones for shooting events such as; surfing contest or just for freelance bloggers. If you are doing this don’t go for shopping or for a fast food burger right after leaving your vehicle loaded with expensive important gear.
Not paying attention to your vehicle while eating distracted could lead you to lose the content inside including your surfboard, camera, wallet and more. Sometimes is better to pay a local to use their property parking lot.
You never know who is willing to take the risk of braking inside your vehicle to get your expensive belongs or camera equipment.
This is why you plan your day in a very smart way to stay away from those types of issues.
Get your sun block ready because 15 minute will burn you up!
On that photo my friend Joseph Vega is shooting surfers with a $2000 monster lens… for his website
He is going home right after that
One of the things that you will take with you once you are gone are those photos from that adventure. Make sure to do your best if not, “we can do the photos for you”
You might end up surfing all day
Some Travelers choose their dates knowing they will be here when a nice swell is hitting the shore. The island always has great waves except from the months of May to July when is flat. That is also the Hurricane season months with huge random swells and those extend further.
Las duchas reef brake is only 30 minutes away from our listings!
Now that you know the risks and that you planed your day you are ready!
The day will go by and you will be able to relax, swim, surf, wonder or shoot with your camera or phone. You will enjoy the many things that you will be able to see while having a great grill waiting for your preferred grilled foods.
You might be able to find some Coconut cured Puertorrican Moonshine, literally the bomb!
For most places you will be allowed to bring your own drinks including alcohol. Just make sure to take the trash left overs with you. We try to maintain our beaches clean.
Once the day comes to and end the fun is not over and you will be able to experience more but only if you are able to keep up. Once you are out with all of your belongs you will be back home in less than one hour getting ready for a dinner special and may be a night out.
Our local area is not as wild and strong party like the city capital but near by our place are a few places that you can definitely go, listen to music and have a couple beers.
If you are a wild traveler and a wild party animal you might be able to drive couple hours to a nice Pub or night Club. Mostly you will be so exhausted that you will rather plan a separate day for that intense “Caribbean music fest party”
For the romantic couples or those who like to meditate….the sun set is absolutely outstanding!
Some people just don’t give up easy and they crave for more.
What I suggest?
I just go to the beach at night. Yes, I go during the night and to do “night photography” and specially if there is a “thunderstorm” at sea
Thunder storm at sea
At this moment I am sure that you are ready to go back to your room down bellow, shower and sleep!