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'''Añasco''' is a city in the Porta del Sol (West Coast) Region of [[Puerto Rico]]. Today Añasco is known for its hojaldre cake (filled with brandy and spices), the chipe clam and one of the largest plazas on the Island. A little farther on is the Balneario Tres Hermanos. This facility completes the chain of surfing beaches that start in Isabela
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'''Añasco''' is a city in the Porta del Sol (West Coast) Region of [[Puerto Rico]]. Old town Añasco offers typical Puerto Rican hangout places with its large central square or plaza and well preserved churches.
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Añasco holds an important place in Puertorrican history, as it was here that the Spanish Conquistadores were proven to be mortals.  A group of rebel Taino natives attacked and drowned a Spanish conquistador named SALCEDO, thus debunking the myth that the Spanish were gods. A bronze fountain in the main square depicts this act of bravery and defiance of colonial Spanish rule.
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Today, Añasco is known for its Hojaldre cake (filled with brandy and spices) and the Chipe clam.  
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Añasco Beach has a Balneario or public beach facility, located on beautiful Tres Hermanos Beach. It completes the chain of surfing beaches in Northwestern Puerto Rico.
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Añasco is located on a perfect spot in the west side of the lsland, closed by many tourist attractions and marvelous places to see. It serves as a strategic location for visitors to enjoy the many beauties that Puerto Rico offers.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
From Aguadilla take I-PR-2 South. Take Exit  
 
From Aguadilla take I-PR-2 South. Take Exit  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Añasco is serve by Interstate PR-2. I-PR-2 connects Añasco with [[Aguadilla]] to the north and Mayaguez to the south.
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Añasco is served by Interstate PR-2; which connects Añasco with [[Aguadilla]] to the north and Mayaguez to the south.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
* <see name="Bay View Tower-El Mirador de la Bahía" alt="" address="carr 115" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Great view of Añasco Harbor, A 3-story lookout tower on a small cliff overlooking the Añasco Bay.</see>
 
* <see name="Bay View Tower-El Mirador de la Bahía" alt="" address="carr 115" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Great view of Añasco Harbor, A 3-story lookout tower on a small cliff overlooking the Añasco Bay.</see>
  
* <see name="El Salto de la Encantada" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">A boardwalk with a waterfall & picnic area. </see>
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* <see name="El Salto de la Encantada" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">A boardwalk with a waterfall & picnic area. Theres a basketball court at the top of the path.
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* <see name="Parroquia San Antonio Abad," alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">The original church, built around 1765, was replaced by the current structure in 1801. It has a beautiful 8-foot stained glass window above the front door. The bell tower includes 800- and 500-pound bells along with a number of smaller bells from the original church</see>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
* <eat name="Mahi Mahi" alt="" address="Carr 402 Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-5500" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Steaks, Seafood and Puerto Rican Cuisine</eat>
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* <eat name="Brasas Restaurant" alt="" address="Carr.115 km5.8, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-589-9000" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
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* <eat name="Capriccio Ristorante" alt="" address="12 Manuel Molave, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-3387" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
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* <eat name="El Coche" alt="" address="Carr. 115 Km. 6.6, Caguabo, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-5151" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
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* <eat name="La Nueva Fondita" alt="" address="Plaza del Mercado, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-4454" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
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* <eat name="Mahi Mahi Bar and Restaurant" alt="" address="Carr. 402 Km.4.1, Caracol, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-5500" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Steaks, Seafood and Puerto Rican Cuisine</eat>
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* <eat name="Restaurante Vista al Mar" alt="" address="Carr.115, Caguabo, Anasco" directions="" phone="787-826-5440" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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* <listing name="Ti Chi Mountain Estate" alt="" directions="Located on Private Mountain Culva de Rincon" address="carr. 115 km 7.7, Bo. Caguabo, Anasco" phone="516-284-4950" email="carmen@429sunsetstrip.com" fax="" url="" hours="" price="3800-5000 per week">Private villa on 8 acre mountain estate. Four bedrooms, five full baths.</listing>
 
* <listing name="Ti Chi Mountain Estate" alt="" directions="Located on Private Mountain Culva de Rincon" address="carr. 115 km 7.7, Bo. Caguabo, Anasco" phone="516-284-4950" email="carmen@429sunsetstrip.com" fax="" url="" hours="" price="3800-5000 per week">Private villa on 8 acre mountain estate. Four bedrooms, five full baths.</listing>
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==On the Beach==
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* <listing name="Roberto's Hidden Paradise" alt="" directions="Located 
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Tres Hermanos Beach" address="Route 401, Kilometer 2.2, Anasco" phone="703-455-0844" email="donald.seeley@verizon.net" fax="" url="" hours="" price="900-1,250 per week">Private waterfront villas situated on over an acre of land where tropical fruit trees and coconut palms sway in the warm ocean breeze. With its 135 ft of private beachfront you can truly enjoy the peace and beauty of this remarkable unspoiled spot.</listing>
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Latest revision as of 16:25, 29 January 2012

Añasco is a city in the Porta del Sol (West Coast) Region of Puerto Rico. Old town Añasco offers typical Puerto Rican hangout places with its large central square or plaza and well preserved churches.

Añasco holds an important place in Puertorrican history, as it was here that the Spanish Conquistadores were proven to be mortals. A group of rebel Taino natives attacked and drowned a Spanish conquistador named SALCEDO, thus debunking the myth that the Spanish were gods. A bronze fountain in the main square depicts this act of bravery and defiance of colonial Spanish rule.

Today, Añasco is known for its Hojaldre cake (filled with brandy and spices) and the Chipe clam.

Añasco Beach has a Balneario or public beach facility, located on beautiful Tres Hermanos Beach. It completes the chain of surfing beaches in Northwestern Puerto Rico.

Añasco is located on a perfect spot in the west side of the lsland, closed by many tourist attractions and marvelous places to see. It serves as a strategic location for visitors to enjoy the many beauties that Puerto Rico offers.

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Get in[edit]

From Aguadilla take I-PR-2 South. Take Exit

Get around[edit]

Añasco is served by Interstate PR-2; which connects Añasco with Aguadilla to the north and Mayaguez to the south.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Bay View Tower-El Mirador de la Bahía, carr 115. Great view of Añasco Harbor, A 3-story lookout tower on a small cliff overlooking the Añasco Bay.  edit
  • El Salto de la Encantada. A boardwalk with a waterfall & picnic area. Theres a basketball court at the top of the path.  edit
  • Parroquia San Antonio Abad,. The original church, built around 1765, was replaced by the current structure in 1801. It has a beautiful 8-foot stained glass window above the front door. The bell tower includes 800- and 500-pound bells along with a number of smaller bells from the original church  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Children Dream Park - Is a park for children recreation
  • Parque de Diversiones El Castillo. An amusement park with the largest wave pool in the Caribbean, a medieval castle, antique museum, haunted house and other attractions for kids.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Brasas Restaurant, Carr.115 km5.8, Anasco, 787-589-9000.  edit
  • Capriccio Ristorante, 12 Manuel Molave, Anasco, 787-826-3387.  edit
  • El Coche, Carr. 115 Km. 6.6, Caguabo, Anasco, 787-826-5151.  edit
  • La Nueva Fondita, Plaza del Mercado, Anasco, 787-826-4454.  edit
  • Mahi Mahi Bar and Restaurant, Carr. 402 Km.4.1, Caracol, Anasco, 787-826-5500. Steaks, Seafood and Puerto Rican Cuisine  edit
  • Restaurante Vista al Mar, Carr.115, Caguabo, Anasco, 787-826-5440.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Splurge[edit]

  • Ti Chi Mountain Estate, carr. 115 km 7.7, Bo. Caguabo, Anasco (Located on Private Mountain Culva de Rincon), 516-284-4950 (). Private villa on 8 acre mountain estate. Four bedrooms, five full baths. 3800-5000 per week.  edit

On the Beach[edit]

  • Roberto's Hidden Paradise, Route 401, Kilometer 2.2, Anasco (Located Tres Hermanos Beach), 703-455-0844 (). Private waterfront villas situated on over an acre of land where tropical fruit trees and coconut palms sway in the warm ocean breeze. With its 135 ft of private beachfront you can truly enjoy the peace and beauty of this remarkable unspoiled spot. 900-1,250 per week.  edit


Get out[edit]



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