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Rincón and the Porta del Sol Sights

Palacete Los Moreau

  • Rte. 2, Km 115.9 Map It
  • Isabela
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 04/22/2014

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In the fields south of Isabela toward the town of Moca, a French family settled on a coffee and sugar plantation in the 1800s. The grand two-story house, trimmed with gables, columns, and stained-glass windows, was immortalized in the novel La Llamarada, written in 1935 by Puerto Rican novelist Enrique A. Laguerre. In Laguerre's novel about conditions in the sugarcane industry, the house belonged to his fictional family, the Moreaus. Although it doesn't have many furnishings, you can walk through the house and also visit Laguerre's personal library in the mansion's basement. On the grounds is an old steam engine once used to transport sugarcane.

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Rte. 2, Km 115.9, Isabela, 00676, Puerto Rico

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  • Free
  • 9–5; No tours Tue. or Wed.

Updated 04/22/2014


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