“En favorit i repris” as we say in Swedish, or a favourite repeated as it could be translated into English… Yesterday we went to Cabo Rojo with my parents, only the second time we go to this beautiful place on the south-west tip of Puerto Rico as it is quite far from San Juan (2.5 hours drive each way). You can read more about the sights such as the salt flats, the lighthouse etc in my post from January. However, here are some new photos, hope you will enjoy them!
To reach the lighthouse and the beach on Punta Jagüey, you drive through a moon-like landscape with the salt flats (salt is still being extracted here) and very little (and dry) vegetation. It doesn’t seem like much can live here but the area has a very rich bird-life, to my father’s delight!
The beautiful beach is called Playa Santa and lies in a bay with very calm waters (the Caribbean Sea).
On the other side of the very narrow landstrip (or peninsula), the waters are extremely salty and very uninviting. The contrast is amazing, especially as the distance is just around 100 metres! I was standing in the exact same place when I took the photo above and the one below, I just turned around..
It looks crowded but it was not so bad. We found a nice little spot where we had our picnic and enjoyed the sun.
The below photo I “borrowed” from the January-post, to show the pretty view of the lighthouse from the beach.
This must be my favourite beach in Puerto Rico, at least on the main island!