Casa Islena Inn
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Not long after day break, the road found me heading west to Cabo Rojo Lighthouse, which was on the south-western most tip of the island. It lay beyond two large salt flats and except for a few tourist trying to beat the morning heat I nearly had the place to myself.
The grass around the paths was quite long so I was very aware there maybe …
... font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Now our Puerto Rico "mainland" road trip is done, and we actually
surrounded the island once in this time. The next 5 days will
hopefully involve a lot of beaches and reading on the islands of
... that the coffee plantation visit was not going to materialise
during the course of these holidays.
Cabo Rojo was stunning, however, and on driving the
gravel Road to our off the grid couch surfing stay, I as the
... Little did we know how extreme this was going to be...
We picked up the balls and putters and tried to find the way to the first hole, only a few steps down and into the jungle. What a surprise, the course was covered with leaves and branches. Getting the ball over and/or thru these was not easy. And Sheila managed to already shoot the ball over the wall on the second hole. Luckily we found ...
... in for breakfast the next morning and had the banana nut pancakes. Delicious!One of the best features of the El Convento was the pool. It was a very small pool but beautifully situated on the 4th floor roof overlooking the city and the sea. Anytime we went to use it, there were few people there and we even ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Islena Inn Rincon
An expensive hotel, but then all hotels seem over priced in Puerto Rico to me (circa $130 per night for 1 person). Service, location are excellent and the hotel is well appointed though.
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