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Playa Mar Chiquita, Manati

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Go off the beaten path with a visit to Playa Mar Chiquita, a distinct beach in Puerto Rico because there is no main thoroughfare that runs alongside the beach, it doesn’t have a long strand, and the water is not ideal for swimming. However, sightseers come to get close to the shore to see the two huge coral formations that protect a small cove and the massive tidal pools that capture water rushing from the Atlantic Ocean, creating mist. These tidal pools feature a set of mini waterfalls flowing into them. To visit Playa Mar Chiquita and get the most from your holiday in Manati, create itinerary details personal to you using our Manati tour site.
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  • Absolutely loved it here! The beach area was very clean and lovely (parking lot maybe not so much but that’s what shoes are for). The local vendors are super friendly and engaging. There’s a vendor.....  more
    Absolutely loved it here! The beach area was very clean and lovely (parking lot maybe not so much but that’s what shoes are for). The local vendors are super friendly and engaging. There’s a vendor.....  more »
  • On day 5 of our trip we decided to visit Mar Chiquita. We decided to do so after seeing beautiful overhead pics and videos online. Several online sites list this as a “must-do” while visiting Puerto.....  more
    On day 5 of our trip we decided to visit Mar Chiquita. We decided to do so after seeing beautiful overhead pics and videos online. Several online sites list this as a “must-do” while visiting Puerto.....  more »
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  • Unique beach! Beautiful for pictures. There are little pools of water made from the rocks where you can relax. If you want to go for a good exercise swim you can go in the beach area, the waves can be strong.
  • Very pretty. The waters are a bit rough, but sitting on the rock and letting the water hit you is very nice for a family with small kids. Also, buying a sangria and sitting under a tree is nice

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