Isla de Culebra Puerto Rico Travel Guide

Isla de Culebra (which translates to “Island of Snakes” in Spanish) is one of 143 islands that belong to Puerto Rico. However, only Isla de Culebra and the island of Vieques are inhabited.

In this guide, we’ll explore the island, how to get there, things to do in Culebra, as well as the best time to visit, and how to make the most of your trip.

Why Travel to Isla de Culebra?

The island has some of the best weather in the Caribbean. It is not surprising, so many Americans choose to spend the winter months in Culebra.

Best Time to Visit Isla de Culebra

A popular warm weather winter escape from the US, the best time to visit is in the winter dry season between late November and June for a rain-free trip.

How to Get to Isla de Culebra

When looking at the map, Isla de Culebra may seem difficult to reach but is relatively easy to do.

Ferry to Culebra

There are two options for reaching this beautiful island. The first (and most economical way) is to take a ferry from Fajardo, which is roughly a 45-minute drive from the capital San Juan.

Fly to Culebra

The other, more expensive way is to fly into the small airport on the island. The Culebra airport only has a domestic route that arrives from San Juan and also La Ceiba.

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