While the Trust’s over 80 acres are among the most scenic on earth, the land is more treasured for its ecological significance. Framed by cliffs and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Guajataca River, the land provides varied, lush habitats for Puerto Rico’s unique flora and fauna.
Located within the Subtropical Zone, the Trust sits on coastal plains comprised of limestone outcrops of marine origin dating from 38 million years ago. The lifting of the earth’s crust and its exposure to erosive processes formed karst topography, a landscape characterized by sinkholes, mogotes and caves. The land features very distinctive microhabitats, including: