Isla Caja de Muerto Nature Reserve
A Slice of Heaven in Dead Man's Chest
Caja de Muerto, which loosely translates to Dead Man's Chest is a beautiful Nature Reserve island an hour or so boat ride south of Ponce, Puerto Rico. If you have a friend with a boat you can have them park it off shore from the beautiful Pelicano beach to which you can swim up to and catch some sun rays for the day. The island is uninhabitated with the exception of the handful of armed guard, from the Natural Reserve Service, charged with protecting the sea turtles and other endangered species that call the island home. If you don't have a friend with a boat, don't worry you can take a ferry there from La Guancha in Ponce, PR in the early morning, just don't forget to bring a cooler with all your beer and snacks! If you like clear blue water and curious fish, Caja De Muerto is for you.
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