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Culebra - Natural Paradise
Culebra has many beautiful and under-populated beaches whose pristine waters are filled with colorful fish. The Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, which total more than one-third of the islands' area, is populated with terns, gulls, pelicans, boobies and several species of endangered turtle. We can't wait to arrive each year, flying over Flaminco Beach and getting a great view of the Island.

  Logger Head Turtle! Sea Turtles
Leatherback and hawksbill sea turtles nest on Culebra's beaches. Nesting season is April. Seagrass beds close to shore provide shelter and food for green sea turtles
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Wildlife Refuge! Culebra National Wildlife Refuge (click image for larger view)
Established: 1909. Portions of the Culebra Archipelago were designated as a wildlife reserve. Hiking, wildlife observation, and nature photography are available.
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Snorkeling! Snorkeling!
Snorkeling opportunities abound on the island. You can rent gear while you're here or bring your own. Some of the best places to go are on the leeward side of the island. In order of ease to get to - they are Melones, Tamarindo, and Carlos Rosario beaches. You'll see these listed on our map of Culebra

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Tamarrindo Beach Beaches!
There are many beaches on Culebra, some of them small and private, and others large and busy. On the outer islands or 'kays' there are even more exclusive private retreats.




Culebran Natural Facts

The islands that make up Culebra were formed by volcanos.

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Ensanada Honda (Culebra's bay) is know to be one of the best safe harbors in the Carribean.

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The tallest point on the island is Mount Resaca, with an elevation of 650 feet

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Offshore keys provide a variety of habitat types for 13 species of migratory seabirds, including Laughing Gulls, Sooty, Roseate, and Bridled Terns, White-tailed and Red-billed Tropicbirds, and Brown Noddies

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