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Address: Puerto Rico
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A Ponce forest and sea life preserve that’s a far cry from sepulchral.

A Ponce forest and sea life preserve that’s a far cry from sepulchral.

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Awesome. Boat ride and beach were great. Saw Dolphins on the boat ride. Nice snorkeling with very clear water. We found a lot of conch shells. Not as crowded as Gilligan's... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Mbzrcz
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

Apparently Puerto Rico operates on the same seasonal times as the rest of the US regardless of peak tourist times. I was so excited to go but there was no way to get there. None of the tours or boats are travelling to the island on a daily basis (we were there and couldn't get to the island on Sun,... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Awesome. Boat ride and beach were great. Saw Dolphins on the boat ride. Nice snorkeling with very clear water. We found a lot of conch shells. Not as crowded as Gilligan's Island. We plan to go back again. A must do day trip if you are on the south coast of PR.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Went to Coffin Island with my PR girlfriend and her family... It was really nice! Mostly locals and not a lot of tourists! The boat ride was not too long and the crew was outstanding! The facilities there were really nice! You should plan on bringing some tennis shoes to hike to the lighthouse. Do it early as it will... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Beautiful beaches and clear water. I grew up in Ponce. Back in 1964 we would take a 14 foot whaler out to the island.Lived there till 1982 Excellent snorkeling, excellent visibilityYou will see groupers, snappers and the occasional tarpon or barracuda..Also good hiking opportunities, will see feral goats and cacti. Take hike to the lighthouse.Went back in 2010 still pristine.A... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

This is the place to go to while visiting Ponce. It is an all day trip to paradise that you and the family will enjoy and cherish for years!

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2012

It's so beautiful, relaxing and peaceful. I want to go back soon. I miss it. I am puertorrican from Ponce. I have been in North Carolina for 24 years. I miss the ocean and the beautiful weather. It's like paradise. Please keep our Coffin Island the way it is for all of us to enjoy for many years to come.... More 

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