There’s no shortage of things to do in Ciales, including Toro Negro State Forest, Doña Juana Waterfall, and numerous other outdoor activities. Ciales may be a rural town, but it has a wide variety of restaurants where you can practice what Puerto Ricans call chinchorreo — kiosk-hopping to taste different hors d'oeuvres, local cuisine, and craft beverages such as beers and cocktails. It's a great way to try Puerto Rican specialties, meet friendly locals, and experience the Island.

But, you’ll also need a place to stay in Ciales:

Hacienda Negrón is an epic place to stay in the middle of nature.

Hacienda Negrón is an epic place to stay in the middle of nature. 

Hacienda Negrón

Ciales is home to one of the Island’s truly unique and fun accommodations: Hacienda Negrón. At this family-friendly complex, you’ll find picturesque mountain views surrounded by everything you need for a good time: swimming pools, water slides, gazebos for family picnics, bars, pool tables, and more. Visitors can choose to stay in the camping area or rent one of the apartments, for those who are more comfortable indoors.

Hacienda Negrón is very popular among locals in search of a getaway, and is known for its excellent customer service. It's an ideal place for travelers who want to disconnect from the outside world and reconnect with nature. There is electricity and drinking water in the camping area, along with a nearby river and, of course, the stunning mountain views.

Casona Bella Vista has 7 cozy guest rooms, each with stunning views.

Casona Bella Vista has seven cozy guest rooms, each with stunning views. 

Casona Bella Vista

Another lodging option in Ciales is Casona Bella Vista. This cozy, seven-room guesthouse is located at the top of a mountain where there is also a restaurant with panoramic views. The guesthouse has recreational facilities spread across four acres of land including a bar, swimming pool, children's play area, pool tables, and more. Guests can enjoy activities such as hiking, fishing, and mountain biking in close proximity to the property. Casona Bella Vista can be reserved through several online booking sites.

Accommodations Near Ciales

You can find more lodging options a short drive from Ciales in neighboring towns of the Central Mountains as well as Manatí in the north region. For one, Hyatt Place Manatí is less than 20 minutes from both Ciales to the south and beautiful beaches to the north. The town of Orocovis (about 40 minutes away) offers several campgrounds, villas, and small inns.

To find more places to stay near Ciales, explore Puerto Rico hotels, vacation rentals, paradores and small inns, and bed & breakfasts.

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