Puerto Rico extends through three parallel valleys or ravines that flow into the Atlantic Ocean; From east to west: Agua de la Perra, Puerto Rico and Amadores. It has two artificial beaches (Puerto Rico and Amadores), two marinas (Puerto Base and Puerto de Escala), parks, walks, shopping centers and numerous leisure and sports facilities. Puerto Rico was created in the 1960s as a tourist resort whose main attraction was the island's first artificial beach sheltered from a marina, taking the name of the developer, who decided to take advantage of the exceptional conditions of the local microclimate. This, particularly in the stretch of coast between Veneguera and Arguineguín, is considered among the best in the world for its stable temperature and humidity, as well as protection against the constant winds typical of the island that provides the surrounding orography.