Aguadilla Garden of the Atlantic is a city on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, a protectorate of the United States of America.
You can fly directly from Newark via United Airlines, from Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando via Spirit Airlines, from New York-JFK and Orlando via jetBlue Airways, Rafael Hernandez International Airport. Also be aware, that these are major airlines which serve hundreds of destinations and as much one-stop flights to this Caribbean paradise.
From the airport take State-Road 107 South to Interstate PR-2. Exit towards SR-2R/Aguadilla Centro.
Blue Line offers service to and from all municipalities to the Public Transportation Terminal.
Walking along the roads of the city center, will offer you a great experience. This way you get to stop and try different foods, shop, and enjoy the beautiful bay views and beaches.
Publicos depart from the Public Transportation Terminal to all wards. There are different routes. These include Aguadilla-Borinquen, Aguadilla-Ramey, and Aguadilla-San Antonio. Price is $1.25 per trip.
Taxi service is available from the airport, hotels, and all wards.
Aguadilla is service by Interstate PR-2. I-PR-2 to the East connects it with Isabela, Quebradillas, Camuy, Hatillo, and eventually to San Juan via Arecibo. To the South, it connects it with Aguada and Añasco. Other roads include State-Road 110 and 107 to Ramey. It is also connected by State-Road 111 to Moca, San Sebastian, Lares, and Utuado and State-Road 115 to Aguada and Rincón.
- Aguadilla City Hall “Alcaldia” – Originally built in 1918. Reconstructed after the 1918 earthquake.
- Banyan Treehouse “Casa del Arbol” – Wooden House around a Banyan tree. Any of its parts touch the tree.
- Campanitas de Cristal Fountain
- San Carlos Barromeo Cathedral
- Christopher Columbus Monument – This monument was built to commemorate Columbus’ entrance to Puerto Rico through Aguadilla Bay. It consists of a cross originally made of marble. It also had to be rebuilt after the earthquake.
- El Crashboat – A beautiful beach with white sand and crystal waters along with a ship wreck at the far corner of the beach.
- El Merendero – A beautiful view of Aguadilla Bay and site of beautiful sunsets.
- El Parterre Jose de Jesus Esteves “Ojo de Agua” – Historic plaza where a natural spring and former source of water for Spanish soldiers is located.
- Fisherman’s Monument
- Jardin del Atlántico Square – A beautiful square with fountains and gathering spot of local merchants
- Old Sugar Pier –
- Parque Colón – A public park with an enourmous tree house, fountain, swings, playgrounds, street vendors, and a typical Puerto Rican atmosphere. It is located across the street from the beach were the first Spanish ships landed in Puerto Rico and the park is were Christopher Columbus and the Taino were said to have first met.
- Paseo Miguel Garcia Mendez
- Punta Borinquen Lighthouse – Built by the United States Armed Forces in 1920 to substitute the one built by spain and destroyed by the earthquake.
- Punta Borinquen Lighthouse Ruins – Site of the old lighthouse built by Spain in 1889 and site of beautiful pictures.
- Rafael Hernández Monument – A monument honoring world-famous composer Rafael Hernandez-Marin.
- Rafael Hernandez Square – This is the Main Square.
- Tribunal Supremo (Old Courthouse)
- Wilderness Beach – A beautiful beach with amazing Cliffs. It was once part of the Ramey Militry base. Here you can see the old Spanish ruins. And it’s secluded location is great to escpe hge crowds. (This beach is only accesibly on rainy days by 4X4 Vehicles.)
- Youth Fountain Juan Ponce de Leon Park
- Columbus Beach
- El Canto de Las Piedras Beach
- Rompeolas Beach
- Tamarindo Beach
Available for surfing
- Crash Boat Beach
- Crash Point Beach
- Gas Chambers Beach
- Surfer’s Beach
- Wilderness Beach
- Wishing Well Beach