TOWN OF SQUATTERS
KNOW ABOUT THEIR UNIQUENESS
Welcome to Vega Alta
North of Puerto Rico, "El Pueblo de los Ñangotaos"
Vega Alta is a perfect place to spend a day at the beach. Visit the lovely beach Balneario de Cerro Gordo and in a few steps the trails to discover Vega Alta Natural Reserve
The Vega Alta Forest is a treasure chest of sinkholes, caves, walkways, hiking trails and a spectacular range of fauna and flora. There are recreational facilities available within the forest. Many visitors love the Cerro Gordo Beach where they can enjoy a great day with the family or just getting a tang, also you can do snorkeling in the shore. The Iglesia Catolica Inmaculada Conception de Maria is an astounding 18th century Catholic Church that is as spectacular today as it was the day construction was completed in 1813.
Learn About Vega Alta History
Vega Alta was founded in 1775 by Francisco de los Olivos. Vega Alta is known as "El Pueblo de los Ñangotaos" (town of squaters). Vega Alta has an important agricultural sector that produces sugar cane, fruit, dairy products, meat, poultry, and pork. They also have a softer side to their agricultural industry since they supply many other towns and cities with a large variety flowers and beautiful ornamental plants.
FIND NEW TREASURES
There is always something to celebrate in Puerto Rico and each city have their own unique celebrations during the year. This is the list of celebrations for the city of Vega Alta
Kite Festival - July
Fiestas Patronales de La Inmaculada Concepcion de María - December
Vega Alta is very well known for their beaches, state forest, agriculture and history. Visit the most Iconic attractions in Vega Alta city of Puerto Rico
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