Poza de las Mujeres Beach
Manatí, Puerto Rico
Poza de las Mujeres is a beach that belongs to the Hacienda la Esperanza nature reserve in Manati, it bears that name because in the years 1600 to 1700, when Puerto Rico was a colony of Spain, only women of high society bathed in it. The beach is hidden among a mangrove and to get there you must pass a slightly swampy road. Its waters are crystal clear and the sand is very soft, it has a rock formation which prevents the waves from crashing, it is a very beautiful landscape, which is why it has been considered one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico.
The pool is separated by a body of sand from Las Palmas, a beach visited by surfers. Therefore, the necessary precautions must be taken since at times the waves are strong. This beach is perfect for snorkeling during the summer months.
The Pozo de las Mujeres Beach is really beautiful. The best water conditions can be seen from late spring to early fall, the water is more beautiful and calm during the summer months. Nearby you can visit the Cueva de las Golondrinas Beach.
There are no sanitary facilities on these beaches, so you must bring what is necessary for the day (water, sunscreen, etc.). And remember to take your trash with you when you’re done.