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A seasonally phosphorescent lagoon in the Cabezas Nature Reserve.
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Cabezas Nature Reserve | Northeastern Coast, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

My friends and I used Kayaking Puerto Rico to see bio bay. It was absolutely amazing. I truly don't understand the negative reviews. No, it doesn't look like it does in pictures. But the sparkle is brilliant when the water is disturbed by your hand...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 268andreab268
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Returned here for the first time in about 15 years. Not as great as I recall from before. The illumination was not nearly as bright as I remembered and you're no longer permitted to swim in the bay (for good reason). It's still a very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JoeW167
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We joined the night tour with Yokahu Kayak Trips. It was an amazing experience! The luminescence light glowed brightly when we moved our hands in the water. To enhance the experience, the operators brought a black plastic sheet to cover the group so that we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
9  Thank Gesine B
Reviewed April 5, 2017

To be honest the Bioluminescent plankton were pretty underwhelming. It was nothing like in the photos. Still pretty cool though. The really fun part for me was paddling through the mangrove trees in the dark and the amazing night sky. Great family outing. We went...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Chris C
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Spooky and fun. The stars were beautiful and the guides were so nice and helpful. They even towed one pf our novice kayakers that was struggling a little.

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Marjorie H
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We participated a night kayak tour to experience the unique bio- luminescence in the salt-water lagoon. Navigating through the mangrove forest was interesting. When we reached the lagoon, the glittering from the water was brilliant whenever the water was disturbed. There was plenty of time...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

I've done some pretty cool sh$% and this is one is still top of the list. So cool to swim in that lagoon! We went a few years ago and definitly doing it again. I wouldnt say this is good for young kids, unless you...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Jeanette5280
Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I booled through Island Kayak Rentals (IKR) and it was worth every penny and minute of time. I had never kayaked before (its pretty easy, just communicate with other person in the kayak) and while getting there is a bit of a workout its very...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank lazydays77
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Magical! We kayaked through the mangrove forest out to Laguna Grande. Dipping our paddles and watching the neon blue water drip off of them was magical! Once out on the bay, slam your paddle onto your boat and watch the fish scatter, stirring up the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank ESLteacher1956
Reviewed March 12, 2015

I am still in ha about how challenging yet so rewarding! When you throw water on yourself and it looks like blue neon glow sticks splattered all over you, it only glows a second or so, but bioluminescent bay wow words can not describe.... the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Monica M
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