Isla Palomino

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Isla Palomino
Isla Palomino.JPG
View of Isla Palomino from the coast of Fajardo
Geography
Location Caribbean Sea
Coordinates 18°20′55″N 65°34′05″W / 18.34861°N 65.56806°W / 18.34861; -65.56806
Archipelago Puerto Rico Archipielago
Administration
United States
Territory Puerto Rico
Municipality Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Demographics
Population 0
Pop. density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)

Isla Palomino is a small, uninhabited island island located near to the east of Puerto Rico, near the coast of Las Croabas, Fajardo.

Geography[edit]

Isla Palomino is 1.2 km (0.7 mi) long and maximally 525 metres (1,722 ft) wide, measures 102 acres (0.41 km2) in area and reaches a height of 165 feet (50 m).[citation needed] Coral reefs, seagrass beds, and rocky coast species are among the natural attractions found in Palomino Island and tiny Isla Palominito, the latter being located about 600 meters south of Palomino Island.[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

Palomino Island is the largest of three private islands near Puerto Rico, the other two being Isla de Ramos and Isla de Lobos. The island is owned by the descendants of Alberto Bachman Glauser, the Fuertes Family. Most of the island is rented to El Conquistador Resort for their beach and water activities.[citation needed] A ferry is used to get guests to the island.[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puerto Rico Water Taxi". Retrieved December 25, 2015. 

Coordinates: 18°20′55″N 65°34′05″W / 18.34861°N 65.56806°W / 18.34861; -65.56806