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'''Isabela''' is a city on the [[Caribbean islands|Caribbean island]] of [[Puerto Rico]], a protectorate of the [[United States of America]].
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'''Isabela''' is a city on the [[Caribbean islands|Caribbean island]] of [[Puerto Rico]],.
 
[[Image:S5300002.jpg|thumb|250px|'''City Hall''']]
 
[[Image:S5300002.jpg|thumb|250px|'''City Hall''']]
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
You can fly directly from [[Newark]] via Continental Airlines, from [[Atlanta]] via Delta Connection, from [[New York]] via jetBlue Airways, and from [[Orlando]] via jetBlue Airways and Pan Am into Rafael Hernandez International Airport. Hotels have shuttles to and from the airport.
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===By Plane===
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You can fly directly from [[Newark (New Jersey)|Newark]] via Continental Airlines, from Philadelphia via US Airways, from [[Atlanta]] via Delta Connection, from [[New York City|New York]] via jetBlue Airways, and from [[Orlando]] via jetBlue Airways and Pan Am into Rafael Hernandez International Airport. Hotels have shuttles to and from the airport.
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===By Car===
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Drive from [[Aguadilla]] is about 20 minutes via I-PR-2
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Isabela is service by Interstate PR-2. I-PR-2 to the East connects it with [[Quebradillas]], [[Camuy]], [[Hatillo]], and eventually to [[San Juan]] via [[Arecibo]]. To the West with [[Aguadilla]] and from there, it connects it with [[Aguada]] and [[Añasco]] to the South. Other roads include State-Road 459 to San Antonio Village, State-Road 4466 to Bajuras and Jobos two great beach spots.
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Isabela is serve by Interstate PR-2. I-PR-2 to the East connects it with [[Quebradillas]], [[Camuy]], [[Hatillo]], and eventually to [[San Juan]] via [[Arecibo]]. To the West with [[Aguadilla]] and from there, it connects it with [[Aguada]] and [[Añasco]] to the South. Other roads include State-Road 459 to San Antonio Village, State-Road 4466 to Bajuras and Jobos two great beach spots.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
*'''Cacique Rock''' - An art work honoring Puerto Rican taino heritage and Chief Cacique Mabodomaca.
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*'''Bewitched Well''' "Pozo Brujo" - Is a freshwater well.
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*'''Cacique Rock''' "Monumento al Indio" - An art work honoring Puerto Rican taino heritage and Chief Cacique Mabodomaca.
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*'''Guajataca Forest''' - Natural Spot that consists of 46 hiking trails, an observation tower, camping and karst areas.
 
*'''Guajataca Tunnel''' - Built in 1911 for sugarcane trains, this tunnel is located at the beautiful Guajataca Beach.
 
*'''Guajataca Tunnel''' - Built in 1911 for sugarcane trains, this tunnel is located at the beautiful Guajataca Beach.
 
*'''Isabela City Hall''' "Alcaldia" - Built in 1922.
 
*'''Isabela City Hall''' "Alcaldia" - Built in 1922.
*'''Jacinto's Well''' - Water site of rough waves. The tale of Jacinto is that when you ask it for a cow the water would get extremely roug
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*'''Jacinto's Well''' "Pozo de Jacinto" - Water site of rough waves. The tale of Jacinto is that when you ask it for a cow the water would get extremely rough
 
*'''San Antonio de Padua Cathedral'''
 
*'''San Antonio de Padua Cathedral'''
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*'''San Antonio de la Tuna Ruins''' - Ruins of the original location of Isabela back in 1725.
  
*'''El Merendero''' - A beautiful view of Aguadilla Bay and site of beautiful sunsets
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==Beaches==
*'''El Parterre Jose de Jesus Esteves''' "Ojo de Agua" - Historic plaza where a natural spring and former source of water for Spanish soldiers is located.
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*'''Bajuras Beach'''
*'''Fisherman's Monument'''
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*'''Blue Hole''' - is the best place for snorkeling over the North coast.
*'''Jardin del Atlántico Square'''
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*'''El Pastillo Beach'''
*'''Old Sugar Pier''' -
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*'''Guajataca Beach''' - Great for tanning not for swimming due to strong currents.
*'''Paseo Miguel Garcia Mendez'''
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*'''Jobos Beach'''
*'''Punta Borinquen Lighthouse''' - Built by the United States Armed Forces in 1920 to substitute the one built by spain and destroyed by the earthquake.
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*'''Montones Beach''' - Great for kids since is outcropped by a coral that forms a protected area and creates a huge wave-spray on the ocean side.  
*'''Punta Borinquen Lighthouse Ruins''' - Site of the old lighthouse built by spain in 1889 and site of beautiful pictures
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*'''Punta Sardinera Beach''' - Originally a port for Spanish ships
*'''Rafael Hernández Monument''' - A monument honoring world-famous composer Rafael Hernandez-Marin
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*'''Shacks Beach'''
*'''Rafael Hernandez Square''' - Main Square
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*'''Tribunal Supremo (Old Courthouse)'''
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*'''Youth Fountain Juan Ponce de Leon Park'''
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==Do==
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*'''Aguadilla Bowling Center''' - Is an 18 computerized lanes bowling alley with a bar, a cafeteria, and game-room ubicated in off Interstate PR-2 at Plaza Victoria.
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*'''Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena''' - The only ice skating facility in the Caribbean.
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*'''Aguadilla Skating Park''' - Is a board skating facility located in Downtown Aguadilla.
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*'''Caribbean Cinemas 6''' - Aguadilla Mall
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*'''Cristobal Colón Park''' - Family Park with kiosks, a boardwalk with a beautiful view of the city, playground, and a beach.
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*'''Las Cascadas (The Waterfalls) Aquatic Park''' - Many water attractions. Among them the Crazy River, Wave Pool, and lots of slides.
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*'''Pro Bowl Recreation Center''' - Is an 8 computerized lanes bowling alley with a cafeteria and game-room ubicated in Ramey Village.
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*'''Punta Borinquen Golf Course''' - Is an 18 hole golf course, originally built for President Eisenhower.
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*'''Ramey Skating Park''' - Is a board skating facility in Ramey Village (former Military Base)
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
Isabela is the commercial district of the region. It has four strategically located commercial center along Interstate PR-2.
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Isabela complements the region's commercial activity. It has an strategically located commercial center on Interstate PR-2.
  
 
*Plaza Isabela
 
*Plaza Isabela
  
There are also stores along the highway, in the downtown area, and along State-Road 107 including Plaza Borinquen.
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There are also stores along the highway and in the downtown area.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
*Amanda's Restaurant
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* <eat name="Eclipse Restaurant & Bar" alt="" address="Carr.4466 km 1.9" directions="" phone="787-872-9554" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Chris Restaurant
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* <eat name="El Pescador" alt="" address="Rt 4466, Villa Pesquera" directions="" phone="787-872-1343" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*El Pomodoro Restaurant
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* <eat name="Luna Marina" alt="" address="Carr.4466 km5.2" directions="" phone="787-830-3455" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Faro Suites Bar & Grill
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* <eat name="Mi Casita Tropical" alt="" address="Carr.4466 km2.5" directions="" phone="787-872-5510" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Golden Crown
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* <eat name="Ocean Front Restaurant" alt="" address="Carr.4466" directions="" phone="787-872-3339" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Molina's Restaurant
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* <eat name="Olas y Arena" alt="" address="Parador Villas del Mar Hau, Box 510" directions="" phone="787-872-2045" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Rosa Linda Restaurant
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* <eat name="Paladares" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></eat>
*Tasca de Guillo
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*Terramar
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*The Garden Restaurant
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*Tres Amigos
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==Drink==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
*Faro Inn Suites
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*Costa Dorada Beach Resort/Villas de Costa Dorada
*Hotel Cielomar
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*Ocean Front Hotel
*Hotela Hacienda El Pedregal
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*Parador Villas del Mar Hau
*La Cima Hotel
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*Villa Montaña Beach Resort
*Parador El Faro
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*Courtyard by Marriot Punta Borinquen Resort & Casino - Coming Soon!!!
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Revision as of 01:51, 7 January 2011

Isabela is a city on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico,.

City Hall

Contents

Get in

By Plane

You can fly directly from Newark via Continental Airlines, from Philadelphia via US Airways, from Atlanta via Delta Connection, from New York via jetBlue Airways, and from Orlando via jetBlue Airways and Pan Am into Rafael Hernandez International Airport. Hotels have shuttles to and from the airport.

By Car

Drive from Aguadilla is about 20 minutes via I-PR-2

Get around

Isabela is serve by Interstate PR-2. I-PR-2 to the East connects it with Quebradillas, Camuy, Hatillo, and eventually to San Juan via Arecibo. To the West with Aguadilla and from there, it connects it with Aguada and Añasco to the South. Other roads include State-Road 459 to San Antonio Village, State-Road 4466 to Bajuras and Jobos two great beach spots.

See

  • Bewitched Well "Pozo Brujo" - Is a freshwater well.
  • Cacique Rock "Monumento al Indio" - An art work honoring Puerto Rican taino heritage and Chief Cacique Mabodomaca.
  • Guajataca Forest - Natural Spot that consists of 46 hiking trails, an observation tower, camping and karst areas.
  • Guajataca Tunnel - Built in 1911 for sugarcane trains, this tunnel is located at the beautiful Guajataca Beach.
  • Isabela City Hall "Alcaldia" - Built in 1922.
  • Jacinto's Well "Pozo de Jacinto" - Water site of rough waves. The tale of Jacinto is that when you ask it for a cow the water would get extremely rough
  • San Antonio de Padua Cathedral
  • San Antonio de la Tuna Ruins - Ruins of the original location of Isabela back in 1725.

Beaches

  • Bajuras Beach
  • Blue Hole - is the best place for snorkeling over the North coast.
  • El Pastillo Beach
  • Guajataca Beach - Great for tanning not for swimming due to strong currents.
  • Jobos Beach
  • Montones Beach - Great for kids since is outcropped by a coral that forms a protected area and creates a huge wave-spray on the ocean side.
  • Punta Sardinera Beach - Originally a port for Spanish ships
  • Shacks Beach

Buy

Isabela complements the region's commercial activity. It has an strategically located commercial center on Interstate PR-2.

  • Plaza Isabela

There are also stores along the highway and in the downtown area.

Eat

  • Eclipse Restaurant & Bar, Carr.4466 km 1.9, 787-872-9554.
  • El Pescador, Rt 4466, Villa Pesquera, 787-872-1343.
  • Luna Marina, Carr.4466 km5.2, 787-830-3455.
  • Mi Casita Tropical, Carr.4466 km2.5, 787-872-5510.
  • Ocean Front Restaurant, Carr.4466, 787-872-3339.
  • Olas y Arena, Parador Villas del Mar Hau, Box 510, 787-872-2045.
  • Paladares.

Sleep

  • Costa Dorada Beach Resort/Villas de Costa Dorada
  • Ocean Front Hotel
  • Parador Villas del Mar Hau
  • Villa Montaña Beach Resort



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