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Cueva del Indio, Arecibo

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Take a journey back in time on a visit to Cueva del Indio, a cave on the Arecibo coastline. Named “Indian Cave,” the limestone cavern boasts numerous petroglyphs made by the Taino people in the pre-Columbian era. Take a trip through rural Puerto Rico to reach the rocky Arecibo coast and the spacious open-air cavern on the waterfront. You can join a guided tour to learn more about the fascinating carvings and their history, or enjoy ocean views highlighted by rocky cliffs, crashing waves, and stone arches. Work out when and for how long to visit Cueva del Indio and other Arecibo attractions using our handy Arecibo day trip site.
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  • When you get to the parking lot there is a guy with pictures and instructions 1- cave to the left 2- arches to the right. Getting down into the cave is tricky , I’m 62 6’1” 190 lbs and very fit so no....  more »
  • Be aware that the walking is over very sharp limestone rocks. We did walk the entire way with sandals and flip flops, but very slowly and carefully. When we went, the waves were crashing super...  more »
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  • A very rewarding experience if you dare to go into the cave. The “guide” at the entrance will give you instructions on where to go in and how to navigate your way down to the cave. The opening is large enough for most people to go through it. You must be careful going in, if you fall and need medical attention it will take a while for help to arrive. Best If you go with someone else. Be ready to take lots of pictures. Beautiful location.
  • Beautiful, 5 dollars to get in. But unless you're somewhat experienced at hiking, I'd suggest to be careful. WEAR CLOSE TOED SHOES..and be careful with elderly and children..you'll see what I mean when you get there. It is unguided and there are no signs or barriers, you enter at your own risk. But it is breathtaking

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