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Desecheo Island National Wildlife Refuge. Desecheo Island, 14 miles from the coast, is not open to visitors; however, diving, snorkeling and fishing around the island is allowed. Taino Divers offers daily snorkeling and scuba diving trips.

Rincón Lighthouse Park. Route 4413, just off Route 413. Tel: 787 823-2244. Recreation site with beautiful views of Desecheo Island. It’s also a vantage point to see the whales and surfers. The park has a gift shop and snack bar that “usually opens at 10:30,” according to a sign on the door.

Rincón Nuclear Power Plant. Route 4413, just off Route 413. Decommissioned in the 1960s, it is currently being converted into a museum.

Whale Watching. Usually December-March, February being the peak season. While impossible to predict what time whales will show up, before 10AM and in the evenings are the best time. The Rincón Lighthouse is a great place to whale watch.