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Gilligan's Island

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Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico
+1 787-821-4941
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It is best to visit Gilligan's Island during a weekday morning. This way you will find much peace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Star A
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Visited Gilligan's Island by Kayak from the Copa Resort. Wish I could have stayed there all day to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David M
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Gilligan’s Island (the official name is Cayo Aurora) is a tiny island that is part of the Biosphere Reserve of Guánica. It is popular with locals for swimming, snorkeling, beach-time, and kayaking.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Road 333 | Guanica PR, Playa de Guanica, Puerto Rico

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is best to visit Gilligan's Island during a weekday morning. This way you will find much peace and quiet. Experience a crystal clear Caribbean beach where you can see tropical fish around your feet and find live conch shells and iguanas. I love this...More

Thank Star A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Gilligan's Island by Kayak from the Copa Resort. Wish I could have stayed there all day to enjoy the crystal clear water and quiet! Very nice surprise!

Thank David M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Our group took the ferry from San Jacinto to Guilligan's Island, about a ten-minite boat ride. The island is well-preserved and clean. There are picnic shelters, trashcans, pit-style toilets and little clearing to relax on the beach amongst the mangrove roots or enter the water....More

2  Thank travelhappy1177
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Expectations were tempered given the havoc wrought by hurricane Maria and not unsurprisingly the island and ferry were pretty quiet even on a Sunday. This is an idyllic location, ruined by people who didn't seem to want to take their rubbish home, blasted music from...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We took a small boat organized by the hotel for a group, then found our own little niche between the mangroves and just lay and relaxed. Take some food, drink and towels as there is nothing but swimming, tree shade and sand if you are...More

1  Thank Allyg8r
Reviewed 24 October 2017

October 23, 2017. They are open for business post Maria. I had a very relaxing time. I wasn't sure what to expect after Hurricane Maria. Took a chance and drove down. The café was open and the ferry was running. I was the only person...More

1  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Gilligan's Island is such a beautiful place with very clear waters, lots of fish and awesome views. There are so many things to do here considering this is a small place (snorkeling, kayaking, tubing, swimming, relaxing, etc.). Bring a cooler with stuff to drink and...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Just a nice place to go visit. Take beach chairs with you. No places to lay down. We sat at picnic table. Clear as can be water.

Thank aloiii
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This beautiful place is available to be visited if your staying at the Hotel Copamarina. It's a very special natural place.

Thank Sonia0616
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Loved the canals, great to swim in clear water. Good place to spend then day, when is not too crowded, since crows could be "wild" (loud music, drunken people) and sometime you will find people with not the best "manners". An advice: go during the...More

Thank PabloCPenaloza
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Veronica C
11 June 2017|
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Response from Michemish | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure if you can rent a boat to sail by your own, but there near the ferry is people with their own boats that will take you there for like $10 round trip. Don't know about the legal part.