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Isla Culebra (IPA: [ku ˈle brə]) (Snake Island) is an island-municipality of Puerto Rico originally called Isla Pasaje and Isla de San Ildefonso. It is located approximately 17 miles east of the Puerto Rican mainland, 12 miles west of St. Thomas and 9 miles north of Vieques. Culebra is spread over 5 wards and Culebra (Dewey) Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). The island is also known as Isla Chiquita (Little Island) and Ultima Virgen (Last Virgin). Residents of the island are known as Culebrenses.
How to Get There
You will need to travel via the Vieques and Culebra Ferry, if not via your own
maritime transportation. Some air charters also offer transport to the Island.
What to Expect Culebra is a small island, filled with lots and lots of places to explore
the natural beauty of the secluded and undisturbed island municipality, so there
are plenty of places for diving and fishing enthusiasts. Please make note at all
times of the Ferry schedule.