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Isabela is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the north-western region of the island, north of San Sebastián; west of Quebradillas; and east of Aguadilla and Moca. Isabela is spread over 13 wards and Isabela Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).
The town is known as the "Jardín del Noroeste," the "Garden of the Northwest," because of the many wild flowers in its landscape. It is also knowns as el "Pueblo de los Quesitos de Hoja", the "town of Leaf Cheeses," for its production of this typical fresh white cheese wrapped in banana plant leaves, reputed to be the best. It is also known as la Ciudad de los Gallitos or the "City of the Fighting Cocks." Since the 18th century, cock fighting was very common throughout the island, and the town became famous and well known for the quality of its fighting cocks and special breeding and training techniques used by its people.
How to Get There Isabela is easily reached via Route #2 towards Mayaguez, Aguadilla. From San
Juan, take road #22 towards Mayaguez.
What to Expect Isabela is a unique town filled with lots of beaches and sea front
accommodations. It is also a very accessible and complimented city. Isabela has
it all: beaches, and commercial facilities to make it a perfect vacation spot.