Peerless Guánica’s Dry Forests

North America | | September 2, 2009 at 10:08 am


Guanica Dry ForestGuánica Dry Forest Reserve is located between Mayaguez and Ponce in the Southwest of the Island and which has an extensive sprawling area of 9500 acres. Guánica dry forest reserve is an exotic unprecedented and phenomenal location. It is squashed with some of the marvellous and breath-taking natural creations; nature has been too kind-hearted and generous to this place. This terrain is huddled with matchless beauty which is perhaps unsurpassable.  Besides, possessing 10,000 acres of dry land it is a haven to over 600 uncommon types of flora and fauna, including 48 endangered species and 16 that are unique to Puerto Rico. This place is enriched with profuse natural creations and wildlife safari. It has striking landscape views with loads of diversity pouring in.

This location is also sanctuary to another 140 different species of birds. Most of these birds fly between Puerto Rico and Guancia. So, if you are a passionate bird watcher, you can visit Guancia whenever you want. Pelicans are probably the dominant birds found in this region.The bio bay reserve is bioluminescent and one of the best entity. The luminescent planktons that glow at night stir electrifying energy and rejuvenate much more energy inside you. It is a natural wonder and very magical indeed. The voyagers who visit this location cherish this place’s memories as their lifetime experiences. Besides birdwatching, paddling and glowing planktons, the island has plenty of frolic activities’ to offer like biking, diving, Horse back riding as well hiking.

Guánica’s Dry Forest is perfectly contrary to the luxuriant El Yunque Rainforest. This destination is a paradise of varied natural wonders. Adventure seekers will fall in love with this milieu. United Nations Biosphere Reserve is a great location which will spellbind hikers and cyclists because the dry forest leads through twelve trails of varying difficulty. The narrow road embracing the border affords superb uncommon picturesque views of this desert like sprawling land. The best part about this area is the landscape that is formed by the salt spray and winds that never die. The forest attracts plenty of tourists from all around the globe and also provides a lot of materials to the people. So going there will might make you to carry an extra bag home.

Guánica’s Dry Forest Reserve might require you to bring along a bathing suit and good pair of walking shoes. One of the most beautiful beaches on the island is located right next to. Adjoining the Dry Forest is located one of the most beautiful beaches where you can give your body slender rest simultaneously giving peace to your eyeballs.  Also nearby you will also find the attractive Copamarina Beach Resort. The arid climate will tempt you to drench yourselves into the soothing waters of this calm beach. There are plenty of pleasant activities you can indulge yourself into. This extensive reclined forest makes the inhabitants self- sufficient as the forest acts as a source of livelihood for those residing in eight nearby municipalities.

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  1. Rose says:

    I think it’s more about range of stuff Guanica offers. I mean from nature to adventure to beach. Can you tell me, what else is there, in nearby places?
    Ya, what’s most beneficial time to visit?

  2. David says:

    Wow! From wild life safari to hiking, cycling to diving, this place looks like a really awesome place to go. I would definitely share this with my gang, as we are planning a trip real soon. Thanks, man!

  3. Liz says:

    I think, I had been looking just for something unique & rare for my zoology project. However, transportation & right season to visit are issues I am concerned with. Your post helped a lot.

  4. Olivia says:

    I think touring dry forest can be a really needed encouragement to eco tourism. But what would have been very valuable information for readers is to request all your readers to take necessary care of nature during visit. Don’t you think?

  5. Ronny says:

    I like the idea of combining diving, biking & some fun on beach! It’s really cool idea! Ricky, I like your posts for the fact that you mention all the aspects of place to choose whatever reader likes to pick up from.

  6. Sam says:

    I want to know, what could be correct duration for the journey, especially since I know that bird watching can be a really time consuming activity. What would be substantial period according to you, Ricky?

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