Culebra is an island
located about 17 miles east of Puerto Rico
, 12 miles west of St. Thomas
and 9 miles north of Vieques
. Its total area, including surrounding Cays
, is 7,000 acres.
Culebra's rainy season is from May to November, with the most rain in September, October and November, temperatures are generally in the 75-95 degree range. The main harbor is Ensenada Honda, the highest hill is Mount Resaca at 650 ft.
Culebra is home to four species of turtle the Hawksbill the Leather Back, the Loggerhead and the Green sea turtles; and a half dozen or so species of oceanic birds, including Laughing Gulls, Sooty Terns, Bridled Terns and Noddy Terns.
There are about 2 dozen hotels on the island with prices from $10 to $100 per day. There are also twenty or so restaurants offering pizza, seafood, chinese, Puerto Rican, American, and Mexican, style meals with prices ranging from $3 to $25.
You can get to Culebra via ferry from Fajardo, and via air from Fajardo, Vieques, and San Juan.