Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Mayaguez is one of the largest cities on the West side of the island of Puerto Rico. The city itself is centered around the impressive Spanish-style Plaza Colon, a tribute to Christopher Columbus.

Among Mayagüez's main attractions you will find the Yagüez Theater and Mayagüez Post Office, which are considered historic landmark buildings, both located on McKinley Street. Mayagüez is also home to the only Zoo on the island, Juan A. Rivero Zoo (commonly known as Mayagüez Zoo), home of numerous birds, mammals and reptiles.

Things to see and do

* "Baudilio Vega Berríos" Municipal Cultural Center
* Casa Grande Museum
* Cristóbal Colón Square
* El Malecón (Waterfront Area)
* Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – United States dollar (USD)
Language – Spanish and Englislh
Population – 105,000 approx
Land Area – 709.89 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 34

Port Location – The main port is located northwest of the central business district.

Transport Links – Mayaguez also has a local airport - which has daily flights to and from San Juan operated by American Eagle / American Airlines.

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