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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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[[Image:S5300002.jpg|thumb|250px|'''City Hall''']]
 
 
 
==Get in==
 
Because Puerto Rico is a possession of the United States, American Citizens '''DO NOT''' have to present a '''passport''' to enter Puerto Rico.
 
===By Plane===
 
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.
 
 
 
===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
 
*El Pescador
 
*Ocean Front Restaurant
 
*Olas y Arena
 
*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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Revision as of 10:05, 14 July 2008

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