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El Charco Azul

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Patillas, Puerto Rico
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Beautiful spot

We came here to enjoy this small quiet rain forest with its indigenous foliage. It was very pretty... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
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Local Natural Watering Hole

This is such a beautiful place! Although you have to walk about 15 minutes through the forest, it... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Natasha G
Los Angeles, California, United States
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  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“swimming hole” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
“san juan” (2 reviews)
Patillas, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We came here to enjoy this small quiet rain forest with its indigenous foliage. It was very pretty, not full of tourists but rather locals pick nicking and enjoying a dip in the water. It was a nice spot to visit with great views and...More

Thank Dollface23
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is such a beautiful place! Although you have to walk about 15 minutes through the forest, it is a worth while trip! The natural pool at the end is gorgeous and cools you off on a hot day. There are many locals here with...More

Thank Natasha G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Is a really beautiful place. Charco Azul truly has a blueish color, and the best part is that it's right next to Guavate! So you can splash in the water and then have a delicious traditional meal.

Thank Luz L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The trail is not difficult at all. You can make it all the way to the end (the natural blue pool) in less than 10 minutes if you walk fast. The sounds of nature are very relaxing. I was lucky enough to have the whole...More

Thank Aidita R
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The reason I gave it 3 stars was because of the tour package. Had I gone here without the $75 fee per person, I'd surely have given it 5*. Cute little Tiny frogs as shown in the pic I attached

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went there with our three teenagers and it was a great experience. Nice walk to the swimming hole. Around 15 minute easy walk. Once there a nice swimming hole with nice colors. Very very cold but very fun for the kids. We had a...More

1  Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very Beautiful place to visit, it's about 45 minutes from Isla Verde, parking is very limited so go early. There is a short walk to the River, nature is amazing, once your at the River you can enjoy the nice cold water. No entrance charge....More

2  Thank LIZA C
Reviewed 10 August 2016

El Charco Azul is a beautiful nature walk through the rain forest. it is a short 10 minute walk from the parking lot just off highway 184, about 25 minutes south of Guavate, and about an hour and a half from San Juan. as you...More

2  Thank bgerber948
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We went here for a forest hike and lunch with our family and friends. Brisk 5inuyr hike through a lush forest to a cooling pool big enough to accommodate about 50 at once. Open air gazebos, and places to grill make this a great spot...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Lush tropical forest hike trail with a beautiful natural creek pool. The rocks in the pool give the water a bright light blue color(on a sunny day). The water is cold, so this is a trip for a hot summer day. Perfect for a day...More

1  Thank Mochilero72
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4 January 2017|
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Response from bgerber948 | Reviewed this property |
i believe it is free. i did not pay. but there was a storm that day. they have a picnic area toilets and parking off the road. it is about half an hour from the main N/S Hwy. and 20 minutes from Guavate the Lechon capital!!