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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''']]
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==Get in==
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Because Puerto Rico is a possession of the United States, American Citizens '''DO NOT''' have to present a '''passport''' to enter Puerto Rico.
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===By Plane===
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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 Car===
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Drive from [[Aguadilla]] is about 20 minutes via I-PR-2
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==Get around==
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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.
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==See==
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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.
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*'''Guajataca Tunnel''' - Built in 1911 for sugarcane trains, this tunnel is located at the beautiful Guajataca Beach.
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*'''Isabela City Hall''' "Alcaldia" - Built in 1922.
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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
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*'''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.
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==Beaches==
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*'''Bajuras Beach'''
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*'''Blue Hole''' - is the best place for snorkeling over the North coast.
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*'''El Pastillo Beach'''
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*'''Guajataca Beach''' - Great for tanning not for swimming due to strong currents.
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*'''Jobos Beach'''
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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.
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*'''Punta Sardinera Beach''' - Originally a port for Spanish ships
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*'''Shacks Beach'''
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==Buy==
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Isabela complements the region's commercial activity. It has an strategically located commercial center on Interstate PR-2.
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*Plaza Isabela
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There are also stores along the highway and in the downtown area.
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==Eat==
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*Eclipse Restaurant & Bar
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*El Pescador
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*Ocean Front Restaurant
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*Olas y Arena
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*Paladares
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==Sleep==
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*Costa Dorada Beach Resort/Villas de Costa Dorada
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*Ocean Front Hotel
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*Parador Villas del Mar Hau
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*Villa Montaña Beach Resort
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Revision as of 10:05, 14 July 2008

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