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Puerto Rico's West Region



Hundreds of miles of coastline make this a popular beach region, most of the island's top beaches are located in this region. This region is known for its diving and world famous surfing. This is the perfect place to stay if you like the ocean, water sports, and plenty of sunshine.

The west region consists of 21 cities, island and islets:

Popular Attractions
  1. Mayaguez Zoo, Mayaguez
  2. Boqueron Beach, Cabo Rojo
  3. Rincon Lighthouse. Rincon
  4. Guanica Dry Forest, Guanica
  5. La Parguera, Lajas

Did You Know?

In 1906, Theodore Roosevelt, the first US President to travel outside the United States, made a stop in Puerto Rico (thus, becoming the first president to visit the island) and that he stayed overnight in Ponce.