Many of Puerto Rico Island’s key attractions can be found close to Maricao, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The La Torre de Piedra and the Church of Porta Coeli are just two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other worthy points of interest that are located within a short distance of Maricao are Mayaguez Zoo and Plaza Colon.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the local natural destinations. Unwind and relax, skim rocks in the shallows and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Boqueron Beach in Boqueron and Buye Beach. To see the native flora and fauna, drive out to Gilligan's Island in Guanica, the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge in Cabo Rojo and the Guanica Dry Forest Reserve.
Maricao is a place steeped in sporting history. Cheer along with local sports nuts at Vicens Coliseum, Ponce, home to the Leones de Ponce basketball team in summer and the Leonas de Ponce volleyball team. When the full-time siren sounds, follow the throngs of local sports fans to a nearby pub and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
When it’s time to rest up after a day spent exploring the many charms of Maricao, check in to one of the area’s numerous accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Aquarius Vacation Club at Boqueron Beach Resort, the Rincon Beach Resort, Anasco, or the Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, Guanica.