Porta Caribe is a tourism region in southern Puerto Rico. It consists of 12 municipalities in the south central zone: , Arroyo, Coamo, Guayama, Guayanilla, Juana Diaz, Patillas, Peñuelas, Ponce, Salinas, Santa Isabel, Villaba, Yauco.
Porta Caribe was established in 2003 by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, an agency of the Government of Puerto Rico.
The name translates to “Doorway to the Caribbean.”
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This is a list of the top attractions in Porta Caribe
“Charco Azul” – Carite State Forest, Coamo
Caja de Muertos Island, Ponce
Casa Cautiño Museum, Guayama
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Taino Village in Ponce
La Cruceta del Vigía & Japanese Garden, Ponce
La Guancha Boardwalk, Ponce
Hacienda Buena Vista, Ponce
Historic Firehouse, Ponce
Castillo Serrallés, Ponce
Tibes – Native Indian Museum, Ponce
Puerto Rico’s South Region is European Styled … especially the architecture.
Ponce, Puerto Rico’s second-largest city, was founded in the late 17th century.
The city experienced a commercial boom in the 19th, then declined so quickly that no one had time to tear anything down. The center of town is crowded with wedding-cake colonial mansions, arrayed in a procession of balconies, balustrades, and bas-relief.