Mask Requirement (updated 18 Apr 2022)
😷 Masks are not required, neither indoors (with some execptions) nor outdoors. Masks are recommended in indoor situations where you cannot be certain of the vaccination status of other people
😷 Masks are required inside airports, per Federal/CDC mandates
😷 Masks are required at events/activities where 1000 or more people are gathered, effective 18 Apr 2022
😷 Masks are required indoors in places like hospitals, emergency rooms, nursing homes, medical offices, health centers, clinics, labs, pharmacies, and on public transportation (including taxis and buses). The Department of Health may make masks mandetory in other situations where their use is deemed necessary.
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks.
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Restaurants, Bars & other Food Establishments (updated 08 Mar 2022)
👪 The capacity limit has been removed, as has the requirment to check for vaccination card or negative test result
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Hotels, Resorts & other Lodging (updated 08 Mar 2022)
👪 The requirment to check for vaccination card or negative test result has been eliminated
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Tours & Excursions (updated 08 Mar 2022)
⛵ Tour operators may require proof of vaccination or negative test results to participate. Check with the operator to make sure you have what they require.
Events, Stadiums & Theaters (updated 18 Apr 2022)
👪 The capacity limit has been removed, as has the requirement to wear a mask (if less than 1000 people are gathered)
😷 Masks are required at events/activities where 1000 or more people are gathered, effective 18 Apr 2022
🏟️ All attendees at group activities of 1000 or more people at facilities that encourage crowding — indoor or outdoor — must show proof of vaccination with booster (if eligible), OR negative test (molecular or antigen) results of test administered by an authorized health provider no more than 72 hours prior to arrival at the event. Facilities include theaters, amphitheaters, stadiums, conference and activity centers, and any other place where events are held. Effective 10 Mar 2022, per executive order EO-2022-019 and administrative order OA-2022-533
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Cruise Ship Passengers (updated 08 Mar 2022)
🚢 All cruise ship passengers and crew who wish to disembark in Puerto Rico must be fully vaccinated, OR must have a negative molecular or antigen COVID test performed within 48 hours before disembarking in PR. All passengers and crew who test positive, or have been in close contact to someone who has tested positive, will not be permitted to disembark in Puerto Rico, regarless of vaccination status.
Air Travelers Arriving in Puerto Rico (updated 08 Mar 2022)
📄 The requirement to complete the travel declaration has been eliminated for ALL travelers arriving in Puerto Rico
✈️ DOMESTIC TRAVELERS (effective 10 Mar 2022, per EO-2022-019)
• The requirement to present a vaccination card or negative test results has been eliminated for DOMESTIC travelers
✈️ INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS (effective 06 Dec 2021, per CDC)
• All INTERNATIONAL air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show (before boarding flight to the US) a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the US. This applies to all travelers, 2 years old and up, flying from INTERNATIONAL (outside of the US) destinations. Flights between Puerto Rico and the States are domestic flights, so this does not apply to travelers arriving in Puerto Rico from the States.

Family Fun at Aguadilla Treehouse and Park

Aguadilla Treehouse Park

If you are looking for a fun place that the whole family can enjoy, head to Columbus Park (Parque de Colón) on the waterfront in Aguadilla. This little park has something for everyone in the family — a wooden boardwalk overlooking a small beach, playground equipment, and a big wooden treehouse for the kids.

The treehouse (Casa del Arbol) is really nice. It is a large wooden structure built around a huge Banyan tree (a type of Ficus tree).

There are stairs, walkways, overlooks, and benches. All along the route there are signs (in Spanish) describing the tree itself, and other ecological and historical things — all written from the tree’s point of view.

I really liked this tree house — it brings out the kid in everyone. But watch your head on the walkways, the tree branches go where they want!

Besides the treehouse, there are a number of grassy/sandy areas with playground equipment and picnic tables.

Aguadilla Treehouse Park

This park is all oceanfront. There is a wooden boardwalk right along the waterfront, and with benches where you can relax and watch the sunset. For beach lovers, there is a nice little beach area here also — though there are no life guards on duty, so be careful.

We also saw bathrooms and food kiosks, but these were not open when we visited. Those are probably open on weekends and in the summer.

The cross monument (Cruz de Colón), which marks the spot where Columbus supposedly landed on/claimed Puerto Rico in 1493, is here, too. Although, this historical “fact” is disputed by a few of the other western towns.

Aguadilla Treehouse Park

There was also a small, but nice looking, river boardwalk that is currently closed for repairs. I hope they repair and reopen this area, as it looked very pretty, and it would probably be a good place to watch birds and other wildlife in the mangroves along the river.

While you are in the area, you might want to check out the Aguadilla Ice Skating Rink, or the Skate Park.

Details

There is no charge to use the park, beach, nor treehouse.

Aguadilla Treehouse Park

The treehouse is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 3:30pm, and 8am to 5pm on weekends.

Driving directions once in Aguadilla — Follow Road 440 south along the ocean. Road 440 becomes Road 442 or Paseo Colón. Continue south on Paseo Colón until it ends in the park.

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