Location: Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in the town of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Season of Operation: Year round.
Description: Located on the northwest tip of the island, approximately 75 miles northwest of San Juan. This tropical island has an average temperature of 80 degrees with low amounts of rainfall. The south/central part of the island plays host to El Yunque, a beautiful rain forest, and is home to the Cordillera Mountain Range. The west coast boasts beautiful snorkeling and diving beaches while the southwest coast is noted for beautiful sand beaches and the quaint, historical city of Ponce.
Facilities: Facilities include tennis court, basketball, swimming pool, volleyball, picnic areas, playgrounds, recreational gear rentals, theater, and a Coast Guard Exchange.
Activities: Snorkeling, diving, and sight-seeing.
General Information: 33, 3-bedroom units equipped to accommodate up to 6 people. 2, 2-bedroom deluxe lighthouse cottages equipped to accommodate up to 4 people. 1, 5-bedroom house equipped to accommodate up to 13 people. 5 individual rooms with private baths equipped to accommodate up to 4 people. Each guesthouse has cable TV, range, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, dishes, utensils, linens, towels, and other household items.
Reservations: Reservations are required. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Reservations may be made by active duty families up to 60 days in advance. All others may make reservations up to 45 days in advance. Reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card or paid in full at least one week prior to the reservation date. Maximum stay is 2 weeks. Cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance of your arrival date may be made without penalty. Cancellations made 24 to 72 hours in advance of your arrival date may be assessed a $25 service fee, and cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance or a no show will be charged for one night lodging. Smoking and Pets are not allowed. For reservations or other information, contact the MWR Office at (787) 890-8492, or visit the Air Station Borinquen MWR web site.
Check-In: Time: 2:00 PM
Check-Out: Time: 11:00 AM
Place: MWR Guest House Office, La Plaza room #227
USCG Air Station Borinquen
Ramey, PR 00603
Phone: (787) 890-8492
Fax: (787) 890-8493
Driving Instructions: From San Juan Airport. Take Hwy 26 toward Bayamon/San Juan. Watch for signs for Hwy 22 toward Bayamon/Arecibo (approx. 45-60 minutes). Follow Hwy 22 until it turns into PR 2. Stay on PR 2 toward Aguadilla/Mayaguez (approx. 45 minutes). Turn right on PR 110. At end of road, turn right, make first right, then second left, and at end of street turn right again. Continue approximately 1/2 mile, make a right at Banco Popular. This will take you to the front gate.
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