Culebra Highlights
Caribbean beaches, snorkeling, scuba, marine wildlife & restaurants
Casa Ensenada Map of Culebra Island
Map shows locations of: Casa Ensenada, the ferry dock and the airport, plus popular beaches, snorkeling reefs, out-islands, and restaurants. Ferry and airline information for Culebra is on the map.


Water Activities
Culebra is famous for its uncrowded white sand beaches with crystal clear water. The beaches and sea bottoms are sandy; perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and body surfing. The most popular beaches for Casa Ensenada guests are Flamenco, Carlos Rosario, and Melones; see Culebra beach photos.
• Flamenco Beach is a 10-minute ride in a publico (taxi/van) from Casa Ensenada
• Carlos Rosario Beach is a 20-minute walk from Flamenco Beach
• Melones Beach is a 20-minute walk from Casa Ensenada

Snorkeling is excellent on Culebra. There are shallow coral reefs at many of the beaches, easily accessible by swimming from shore. The Carlos Rosario and Melones reefs are favorites of Casa Ensenada snorkelers. Snorkeling gear can be rented or bought at dive and gift shops.

Scuba in Culebra is world-class. Dive shops are Aquatic Adventures and Culebra Divers.

Kayaks are available to rent. Contacts are Jim 787 379-1973 and Ken 787 742-0589.

There is good sport fishing, including bonefish, permit and tarpon. Chris Goldmark is a professional fishing guide.

A special feature of Culebra is the nearby small islands; Culebrita and Luis Peña. These are popular for exploring, swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Charter boats are available for transportation to and from the islands and for snorkeling tours. Contacts are Guilin 787 314-6167, Luis 787 642-1555, and Willy 787 742-3537.


Other Activities & Features
A U.S. passport is not required traveling to and from Puerto Rico.

Culebra Island is midway between the Puerto Rico mainland and the island of St Thomas.

It is a small (4x7 mile), undeveloped, low-crime island.

The people are laid-back and friendly, a delightful mixture of Norteamericanos and Culebrenses.

The climate is tropical, semi-arid. Temperatures in the high 70’s to low 90’s. Cooling trade winds from the east, usually at 5-15 mph.

The island is hilly - there are miles of roads and trails for biking and hiking.

One-third of Culebra is a National wildlife refuge, with many varieties of birds, fish, and turtles.

Services and stores on Culebra include restaurants, bars, grocery stores, gift shops, dive/snorkel shops, and a bank with an ATM. These services and stores are within easy walking distance of Casa Ensenada.

Favorite restaurants of Casa Ensenada guests are the Dinghy Dock, Mamacitas, and Barbara Rosa’s.

For traveling further out on the island, beyond the town area, in addition to the option of hiring a taxi/van publico, rental cars, scooters, and bikes are available. Contacts are listed below.
• Cars: Carlos Jeep Rental 787 742-3514 and Jerry’s Jeeps 787 742-0587
• Scooters: JM Rentals 787 717-7583 and Culebra Scooter Rental 787 742-0195
• Bikes: Dick & Cathie's Bicycle Rental 787 742-0062 and Culebra Bike Shop 787 742-0589
Floor Plan
Waterside Serenity

Guestroom Amenities & Services
• Private entrances
• Private bathrooms with hot showers
• Air conditioning and ceiling fans
• Satellite TV
• High-speed Internet
• DVD player available
• Fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette
• Bedside reading lights
• Fresh bed linens weekly
• Fresh towels every three days
• Beach towels and coolers
• Guest information book
• Activity and dining suggestions
• Hair dryer available
• Smoke alarm and fire extinguisher
• Flashlight
• No smoking inside
• Pets allowed (with permission)
Culebra defines “tropical paradise”; surrounded by seas awash with blues and greens and edged by unspoiled white sand beaches.
 
Call us: 1 866 210-0709