Saturday, January 26, 2013

Camping Information: Flamenco Beach Campground, Culebra, Puerto Rico

Flamenco Beach campground is the most popular camping area in Puerto Rico, and with good reason.  Hundreds of spots for tents exist next to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  Coconut palms line the campground and beach area, offering shade and a barrier from the wind to those who are visiting Flamenco Beach. 

Flamenco Beach campsite offers an excellent change in pace for a traveler to Puerto Rico.  Even if you do not consider yourself to be much of a camper, there is something for everyone here.  So why  not slow down and unwind for a while at Flamenco Beach?  You will be glad you did.

Nearby kiosks rent out camping gear and sell food and every supply one may need for a successful and comfortable camping experience.  Mother nature's beauty is on full display.  There are plenty of things to do at the beach, whether it is relaxing under a palm tree, swimming, or snorkeling at nearby Carlos Rosario Beach.  If you are interested in photography, there are few places as stunning as Flamenco Beach and the surrounding area.  If you want to lay in a hammock and read a book, there are places to purchase a hammock right on the beach (or purchase your own good inexpensive hammock before visiting the island).

Taxi service will take you to and from the island via the ferry terminal, so renting a car is not necessary.   Bike rentals are available through a variety of shops located on the island.  Renting a bike while on Culebra is highly recommended.  Some bike rental outfitters also offer snorkeling equipment and tours. 



For more information on camping in Culebra, contact the Flamenco Campground Office below:

Flamenco Campground Office:
(787) 742-0700

Daily rate to pitch a tent: $20
Maximum occupants per tent: 6 people
Check in time: from 8:00 am
Check out time: before 4:00 pm

Also See: Where to Rent a Tent on Culebra

22 comments:

  1. I plan on camping there midweek in late March. Can't wait! Do you suggest I make a reservation for this time of year?

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  2. A reservation is probably not necessary for March.

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  3. How about Mid January 2014? Reservations necessary?

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  4. Some friends and I will be going in late February 2014 (around the 20th). Would making reservations be necessary then?

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  5. We're taking a 4:30 pm flight over to Culebra on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 from San Juan. Will the tent kiosk be open when we get to the campground? I'd rather rent a tent that have to bring one with us, but I don't want to spend the first night on the ground if the tent rental is closed. Thanks!

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    1. To be honest, the kiosk has sporadic hours, especially at the end of the day.

      Here is some information I found on how to rent a tent on Culebra/Flamenco Beach.

      "Tent City is one of the kiosks located right at Flamenco Beach. They rent tents and other camping gear like mattresses, flashlights, and propane stoves. They also sell fuel for camping stoves. They charge $20/night for a tent, plus a $50 deposit. Their phone number is 787-226-0232."

      This information may be old and outdated, however.

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    2. Another idea is to bring a hammock with you and sleep in that the first night. I have slept in a hammock in Puerto Rico many times during the month of January and it is often pleasant enough. Just make sure to bring a tarp in case of rain and a blanket of some kind for warmth. You may find you enjoy the hammock more than the tent (I know this is the case with many campers).

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    3. Thanks for the info. I called Tent City and got their answering machine so that's a good sign that they're still in operation.

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  6. Can you sleep on the Flamenco beach or is it prohibited? For example having a couple blankets on the actual beach, not the camping grounds and just sleeping there for one or maybe two nights. If it is allowed, do you have to pay?
    Thanks.

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  7. We're planning to camp at Culebra Camping in December 2014 from the 15th to… about a week or longer. Is it necessary to do a reservation? If yes, we can't find an email address. Thanks for answering. :)

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  8. If you go over via your own small boat can it be anchored off the beach here?

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  9. do I have to make a reservation, when I plan to stay there two nights in the end of january?

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  10. We are planning to come to Culebra Camping during the first week of April 2015. We would be sharing one or two tents. How can we make a reservation from the US at this camping please??

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  11. wow! thank's for review. This is great post.I like this post. Many many thanks for this post.Really this post is so helpful for the Camping. Thank's for tips.

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  12. Buenos días,
    Me gustaría visitar el camping de Playa Flamenco algún fin de semana entre enero y febrero. ¿Es necesario reservar para estas fechas? ¿El alquiler de la tienda de campaña incluye sacos de dormir?
    Muchas gracias por toda la información,

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  13. Fishing is prohibited, vacationers commonly visit for the waist-high waters and outstanding snorkeling conditions. Thanks for sharing this beautiful place.

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  14. Some of the most helpful information that an experienced or recent convert to the joys of camping may require are contained in the camping catalogs and though, the main purpose of these booklets is to generate sales, there's a wealth of handy info you can use, contained in the sales literature.

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  15. We are planning to stay at your campside from june 11 and checkout on 14th. Do we need to make a reservation? We are with 2 people and bring our own tent. Johnny en Jessie from the Netherlands

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  16. Estoy planeando acampar en Playa Flamenco agosto 31. Necesito reservacion?

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  17. Is there electricity for charging devices?

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