Culebra, Puerto Rico
If you have the spirit within you for a sojourn to an isolated island where nature abounds then Culebra Puerto Rico fits the bill, without denting the pocketbook. At present, one third of the islands area is designated as a National Wildlife Refuge that contains the largest seabird nesting colony of the caribbean and is a haven for leatherback, hawsksbill and green sea turtles. One of America´s first wildlife refuges was established in Culebra by Theodore Roosevelt in 1909.
Culebra is a must see for sailing enthusiasts and land lover's alike. Culebra's proximity to the main island of Puerto Rico, a drive up fuel dock, the surrounding smaller islands of Culebrita and Cayo Norte, and waterfront rentals with docks make this island a boater's paradise. Beach lover's will enjoy hopping on a plane from Vieques or PR, renting a golf cart and hitting Culebra's pristine beaches.
Whether you do a day trip from Vieques or Puerto Rico, rent a villa for a week or arrive by boat and sail around the islands; Culebra Island is not to be missed.