Heal Yourself in Culebra

A trip to Culebra is all about getting away from it all, so grab your best friend, a book and your iPod to take advantage of the year-round 80°F days!

Fly into Luis Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Then take a 30-minute flight from San Juan, via one of these airlines: Air Flamenco (787.724.1818), Isla Nena (877.812.5144), Island Birds (284.495.1988) or Vieques Air Link (787.741.8331).

Or get a car to Fajardo; try John's Publico car service, email him here , then take the 90 minute ferry ride. Schedule and fares here.

Bahia Marina Condo Resort
One of the top-rated hotels on the island, this property boasts amazing customer service and is just 7-minute drive from Playa Flamenco. On-site car rental is also a plus. http://www.bahiamarina.net/787.278.5200

Casita Tropical
Traveling with a large group? This super-clean bed and breakfast has large efficiency apartments that comfortably hold six, and it’s cheaper than a hotel. Bonus: DVD players and screened porches with BBQ grills! http://www.casitatropical.net/412.519.7896

Playa Flamenco
The most popular beach on the island—and recently voted one of the top ten beaches in the world—Playa Flamenco offers food huts, public showers and excellent people watching.

Playa Zoni
Quieter and more remote than Playa Flamenco, this beach is all about relaxation.

Playa Malena
Part of the Nature Reserve, this small bay is great for snorkeling and hiking through the low brush.

Ashtanga 8 Yoga
Owner and instructor Anthony Scott gives private lessons and holds 5-day retreats that include lodging on his yacht. http://www.ashtanga8.com/787.556.6659

Massage Therapy
Want a rubdown on the beach? Call Edwin Falcon, Jr., a registered massage therapist who does it all, from hot stone therapy to foot reflexology.

—Kenrya M. Rankin

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Mariela Rosario,

I'm a raging opinionista and I love to share my ramblings on everything from pop culture to food to stuff that makes me laugh & cry! I've worked in all types of media (TV, film, print) and was previously the online editor at Latina magazine before joining Mamás Latinas. On most nights you can find me working my way through my library of cookbooks or playing with my puppy Lola (my only child so far). I have a wonderful hubby who shares my passion for any and all kinds of travel. Together, we've formed a semi-professional wine drinking team.

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