Cabo Rojo


The town of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico is located in the south-west of the west coast of the Valle de Puerto Rico. The town of Cabo Rojo is the administrative center of the region. Probably the name may come from the red color of its salt, which turns red when there is a lot of concentration of salt. It can also be called like this by the red color of its promontories and headlands that formed in the coastal zone.

Tourism is a major economic sources of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.They developed marinas and hotels. This development brings concern for locals. According to them, these changes could damage the beautiful beaches and natural beauty of the place and thebeautiful sunsets. Cabo Rojo is also known for its fishing village andmany seafood restaurants. Many tourists come to fish and eat at these restaurants.

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico has the famous lighthouse, the Faro de Los Morrillos. It is a beacon of two hundred meters high and built in 1881.Is electrically charged and is automated since 1967. Here you can enjoy the most breathtaking views of the ocean. The site also has salt mines where salt is extracted steadily since the early days. This is the reason why these mines are considered the oldest in the industry worldwide.

Cabo Rojo is famous for its beautiful beaches, caves, and festivities. Feasts that celebrate throughout the year are the festivals Pescao, Years, Chiguero, Betances, Oyster, Boqueron, watermelon, Return tothe Arena, Patron, The Pool and Le The Lai. These colorful and funfestivals take place between March and December.