BEACH: Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
WHERE: Nestled on the peaceful island of Culebra, Flamenco beach offers the perfect blend of tranquillity and authentic island life. The charming town of Dewey with its laid back atmosphere is close by, making it easy to access from almost anywhere in Puerto Rico.
SAND TONE: Pure White.
HOW: Take to the waters and hop on board one of the ferries that regularly sail over to the island. The beach is a quick taxi ride from the town centre, where you can tuck into local delicacies.
WHY: Flamenco beach is regularly voted the most beautiful beach of the entire Caribbean – need we say more? It’s complemented by a backdrop of rolling green hills and is ideal for both family escapes and romantic getaways. Take a walk along the bright white sands or venture beneath the ocean for unbeatable snorkelling experiences. The residents here are very welcoming and their creative flair is evident through the artistically decorated navy tank located right on the beach itself.
STAY: Culebra boasts an array of villas with gorgeous ocean views – fantastic for an authentic Puerto Rican experience.
WHEN: Like anywhere in Puerto Rico, it’s best to visit the island between April and June. The temperatures at this time are still high but the crowds that flock here during the hot winter months are nowhere to be seen.