The keys are
located south of La Parguera, in the
pristine waters of the Caribbean Sea.
The most famous is Caracoles,
a natural swimming pool. The shallow waters
that surround it, bathers enjoy their day,
barbecuing in the boats since there are no
beaches to picnic on.
The small canal that runs
through it filters new water constantly to
the area used by bathers. In this small
canal we find a vast variety of sea life,
from that pertaining to this ecosystem to a
nice sample of tropical fish.
Media Luna Key is known for the herds of
manatees that seasonally visit its waters
and that make possible a close encounter
with one of this friendly mammals. Dolphins
and sea turtles are also frequent visitors of
Mata de la
Gata, Májimo, Collado, Enrique, Laurel
and San Cristóbal are the rest of the
keys. They are all frequented by local
and international tourists and by the
Keys Enrique, Media Luna
and Májimo are perfect for camping and
spend the night under a starry sky, with
shooting stars crossing the sideral
vastness to fall in the sea or dissolve
in the night.
Caracoles Island Sunset
a tourist village began. In those days the amount of 'pargos'
was so inmense that when shoals of them came near the
coast, the bay was blackened and the sandy bottom