February 27, 2021

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With the padlock on dozens of tourist attractions

A little less than a month before Puerto Rico reopens to foreign tourism on July 15, many tourist attractions continue to be closed, limiting the options for tourists during their stay on the island. [19659002] The situation also impacts domestic tourism, whose high season is summer, which has already started. "In Boquerón, the cabins (of the resort) are closed since Hurricane Maria and are 300 rooms, which brought a considerable economic flow to Cabo Rojo," said, by way of example, Tomás Ramírez, vice president of the Association Owners of Paradores and co-owner of Combate Beach Resort, in Cabo Rojo.

Here are some of the tourist attractions that remain closed:

• Castillo San Felipe del Morro, in Old San Juan

• Castillo San Cristóbal, in Old San Juan

• Balneario Tres Hermanos, in Añasco

• Balneario Playita del Condado, in San Juan

• Balneario Punta Santiago, in Humacao (it did not reopen since the passage of the hurricane María in 2017)

• La Playuela, in Cabo Rojo

• Parque de las Cavernas del Río Camuy (closed since Hurricane María)

• Juan A. Rivero Zoo, in Mayagüez (closed since passage of Hurricane Maria)

• Boquer Vacation Center on, in Cabo Rojo

• Vacation Center of Lake Caonillas, in Utuado

• Vacation Center of Monte del Estado, in Maricao

• Vacation Center of Villas de Añasco, in Añasco

• Vacation Center of Punta Santiago, in Humacao

• Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, in San Juan

• Museum of Art of Ponce, in Ponce (it did not reopen since the beginning of the year due to earthquakes)

• Castle Serrallés, in Ponce

• Cruceta del Vigía, in Ponce

• Faro Los Morrillos, in Cabo Rojo

• Casa Pueblo, in Adjuntas

• Observatorio de Arecibo (reported via social media that will open on June 24)

• The organization Para La Naturaleza canceled until further notice all its workshops and tours, including those held at Hacienda Buena Vista, in Ponce; Hacienda La Esperanza, in Manatí; and the Las Cabezas de San Juan nature reserve in Fajardo.

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