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    Welcome to Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

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    Home to La Playuela Beach “Playa Sucia”, voted one of the best beaches in the Caribbean…

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Family & Budget Friendly…Authentic Laid Back Island Life…Excellent Destination for Nature Lovers

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La Playuela Beach / Playa Sucia - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Cabo Rojo is a municipality of Puerto Rico situated on the south west corner of the island; about 1.45 minutes from the capital city of San Juan.  Ask any Puerto Rican about Cabo Rojo and they’ll most likely tell you that this beach town is a favorite family vacation destination.   Cabo Rojo offers great beaches, affordable family owned restaurants with fresh seafood served daily, golf, excellent tarpon and deep sea fishing, a natural reserve with educational attractions for the whole family, and scenic hiking / bicycling trails.

Due to it’s large wildlife reserve many areas are still green and free of development, giving residents and visitors various places to enjoy fun outdoor activities while connecting with nature.  Cabo Rojo is home to three popular places in Puerto Rico: La Playuela (Playa Sucia), one of the best beaches in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico, Boqueron Beach, one the most family friendly and best swimming beaches in Puerto Rico and Los Morrillos Lighthouse, the most scenic spot on the entire island.

The “Pueblo of Cabo Rojo” (center town) is a colorful, lively and inviting place that has retained a very traditional feel.  At the center of the town you can visit the active plaza (square), where friends gather to play dominoes, have a cup of coffee, and have dinner al fresco to the sounds of salsa, old ballads and jazz.

Cabo Rojo is a great central location to explore all the attractions and things to do on the west coast region.  From here you can take a scenic drive along the country roads to the coastal towns of Lajas & Guanica.  If you’re a history buff you can visit the neighboring town of San German.   High tourism season is during the summer months, making Cabo Rojo a nice escape for relaxation and fun without crowds.



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Cabo Rojo is quickly becoming one of the preferred locations to purchase an investment / vacation home due to reasonable real estate prices, low crime, it’s beaches, and services.  Caborrojeños (locals) are warm, friendly, and helpful, you’ll feel right at home here.

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Basic Facts

escudo-cabo-rojo-puerto-ricoCabo Rojo FlagThe original name of Cabo Rojo was Los Cabos Rojos, Tierras de Los Morillos. Cabo Rojo is known as “El Pueblo de Cofresí”. Cabo Rojo was founded in 1771 by Nicolás Ramírez de Arellano who was also Cabo Rojo’s first mayor.

  • Mayor of Cabo Rojo: Hon. Roberto (Bobby) Ramírez Kurtz
  • Slogan: Capital of Tourism
  • Population: About 47,000 residents
  • Locals are known as: Caborrojeños
  • Currency: U.S. Dollars.
  • Language: Spanish is the preferred language but most locals around tourist areas speak English.
  • Temperature: Average of 79-82 F.
  • Electric: Current is 110 volts AC, same as the United States.
  • Tourism Information Office: Muñoz Rivera Street, Ruiz Rivera #43, La Campana Building Tel. (787) 255-1560

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10 day Weather Forecast for Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

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Thursday - February 11, 20160%
High 84° / Low 70°
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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
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Friday - February 12, 20160%
High 86° / Low 70°
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A few clouds from time to time. High 86F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph.
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Saturday - February 13, 201620%
High 84° / Low 69°
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Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 84F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph.
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Sunday - February 14, 201640%
High 83° / Low 69°
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Overcast with showers at times. High 83F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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Monday - February 15, 201630%
High 84° / Low 72°
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Sunny skies early. A few showers developing later in the day. High 84F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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Tuesday - February 16, 20160%
High 85° / Low 72°
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Sunny. High around 85F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph.
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Wednesday - February 17, 201620%
High 85° / Low 71°
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Sunny skies. High around 85F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph.
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Thursday - February 18, 201660%
High 84° / Low 71°
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Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High 84F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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Friday - February 19, 201650%
High 84° / Low 70°
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Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 84F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday - February 20, 201650%
High 84° / Low 70°
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico is located directly in the center of the radar map box below in the southwest corner of the island.

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