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CAMUY

Founded in 1807 by Petrolina Matos, the town derives its name from the Taino word "Camuy", which means Sun. Patron Saint: San José.  Camuy is known as: "La Ciudad Romántica", and "La Ciudad del Sol Taíno".

Camuy is part of Arecibo's Senatorial District, covers approximately 46.49 square miles and is situated on the north  coast near Arecibo. Camuy's principal economic activities are: tourism, industry and agriculture.

Situated on the northwest coast of the island Camuy's reef-lined Atlantic beaches (Peñon Brussi, Peñon Amador, etc.) are ideal for surfing, fishing, snorkeling and diving and other water sports.

Camuy is best known for its world-famous, Rio Camuy Caverns, a 268 acre ecosystem that is part of this hemisphere's most impressive subterranean cave network, carved by the mighty Rio Camuy. Visitors board trams that take them  through dense tropical vegetation down into Cueva Clara. At this awe-inspiring underground cave park you can experience a magical ambiance created by nature.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Zip Code: 00627
Population: 28,917 (1990 Census)
Patron Saint: San José

ALCALDE: / MAYOR:
William Rosales Pérez

ALCALDÍA / CITY HALL
Municipio de Camuy
Calle Iguina # 6
Camuy , P.R. 00627

Phone: (787) 898-2160

Mail Address:
Municipio de Camuy
Apartado 539
Camuy , P.R. 00627

POLICÍA: / POLICE: (787) 898-2020
BOMBEROS: / FIRE DEPT: (787) 898-2040
DEFENSA CIVIL: / CIVIL DEFENSE: (787) 823-1066
EMERGENCIAS MÉDICAS: / EMS: (787) 898-5400

SITES TO SEE

Antiguo Casino
Hacienda Marell
Peñon Brussi Beach
La Cueva De Camuy
Ron Palo Viejo Distillery

Guajataca Lake
Arecibo Observatory
Camuy Caverns (CNN)
Puerto Rico - The Caves

HOTELS


Brusilandia
Peñón Brusi Resort

Posada El Palomar

Isabela Ocean Front Rental
     
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3 Bedrooms - 2 Baths

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RESTAURANTS

El Taíno
Las Cavernas
El Fogón De Abuela
Cafetería Parque de las Cavernas

FESTIVALES

Velorio de los Reyes - Jan.
Carnaval Camuyano - Feb.
Fiestas Patronales San José - March
Festival Playero Peña Brusi - July
Feria de la Cultura - Sep

LINKS

Camuy - Yumac
Camuy - Jose A. Serrano


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