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Isla de Caja de Muertos

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Isla Caja de Muertos is an island located 8 miles off the coast, south of Ponce. It is a small island, just about 1.5 miles long and about a half-mile wide at its widest point. It is a nature reserve, with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, a light...more
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Street #12 Paseo de los Caballeros Final | off the coast of Ponce, Ponce 00716, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best places that Puerto Rico have to offer! Half day trip that start in the port of La Guancha at Ponce to caja de muertos island and back. I visited the island before Hurrican Maria with the Ferry and several time after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yehuda B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We don't have anything to say than just WOW! What a beautiful place to spend an entire day. And our experience with islandventurepr.net was A+ The crew (Los Raules) did an amazing job. I will recommend this place and tour ANY Time!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Edgar F
IslandVenturePR, Gerente at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank!!! We appreciate your comment!!!

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

If you’re staying close to Ponce and don’t want to drive to Fajardo, deal with traffic and the crowds.... you must do Caja de Muertos! It was perfect!! It doesn’t get crowded at all! Boat ride it’s very nice! Lunch service it’s just right. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank facundocanale
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience by writing a great review. And excited that you had such a "Good Time" during your excursion with us! It's very true and a bonus that at the end of your trip you can...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

After the damages from hurricane Maria the island is coming back. Its crystal clear blue waters and the flora are exeptional. It is a must that you go to the lighthouse and see the volcanic caves and the view. Once in a lifetime experience.More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nissanpon1
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you nissanpon1 for your review. We appreciate that you acknowledge the improvement we've had since last year. We also recommend that all that come to Puerto Rico must go on our nature hike to enjoy all Caja de Muertos island has to offer. See...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We made reservations for the early boat. Check in was efficient. They could use a few signs telling people where to go once in the area. But nevertheless about 40-45 people boarded the high speed catamaran. Plenty of room. They started handing out drinks ....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ken k
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

You can tell the island is healing from hurricane Maria. Still beautiful Beach. The hike trail is aligned with cactus plants which suffered significantly during the hurricane. There’s cactus spines every where you step. Don’t take the hike if you’re not wearing good tennis shoes....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Julia R
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

So true Julia R please bring water shoes for this tour special if you want to visit the Lighthouse and museum located on the island. Thank you for your review and we also agree the island is still beautiful.

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I went to “caja de muertos” with Island Venture Ponce. The boat and crew was expectacular. They allow the kids to jump from the boat. Snorkeling at the old dock is a must. Temor island is beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Carlos Q
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you Carlos for such a wonderful review!! Caja de Muerto is a Great trip and we are so glad we will have you aboard again.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

I have tried several times these last 2 years to visit this island. There are no clear instructions on how to catch a ferry. Each review states that there is a ferry. Here is the scoop. You will have to book your private ferry ride...More

Date of experience: June 2018
8  Thank Peggy A
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

So sorry for your frustration at the moment you can book an excursion with Island Ventures out of Caja de Muertos from La Guancha. Trips include marina transportation to the Island on a power catamaran, lunch, beverages & use of paddle boards and kayaks. Please...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Is you are looking for a fun and relaxing beach with a very clean beach, this is Caja de Muerto. I visited the Island after Maria and even when I was expecting a dirty water it was by the contrary a clean water and a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Brenda R
IslandVenturePR, Manager at Isla de Caja de Muertos, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

So true Brenda even after Maria the island "Caja de Muertos" is even better than before. Thank you for your recommendations and your wonderful review. See you aboard again!!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The travel to Caja de Muertos is 1 hour in boat. Wonderful experience. The beach in the island is very pretty. You need to walk to the lighthouse to see a beautiful view of Caja Muerto and the south of Puerto Rico aith the great...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joan P
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Angela J
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Drjaime | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! The company use to have two boats . They lost one during María . The $ 70 cover beer, soft drinks and water. They have a small lunch . You can bring some snacks . There are bathrooms in the Catamaran . They bring... More
January 24, 2018|
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Response from IslandVenturePR | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, the island is Open and you can visit with Island Venture Water Excursions. For more info call 787-842-8546.
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from Ivan C | Reviewed this property |
Older people should be warned as going on this trip will present a few challenges to say the least, the only two bathrooms are in the boat and it is by no means a luxurious experience... The boat is kept floating at sea... More