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Eastern Region, Puerto Rico

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From Fajardo: Full-Day Culebra Islands Catamaran Tour

1. From Fajardo: Full-Day Culebra Islands Catamaran Tour

Discover an area off the beaten path on this full-day catamaran tour to the Cordillera Islands. Departing from Puerto Del Rey Marina in Fajardo, the 50-55 minute journey on the high-speed catamaran will take you to the beautiful Cordillera Islands, off the coast of Fajardo. Upon arriving at the Cordillera Islands, the captain will decide which beach will have the best conditions for the day, usually Flamenco or Culebrita Beach are the preferred locations but Culebra has other beautiful options, all depending on water conditions. Spend the afternoon swimming, snorkeling, beachcombing, sunbathing, or relaxing on the roof deck. Throughout the day, the bar onboard the catamaran is open for all guests with Piña Coladas, Rum Punch, sodas, iced teas, and juices. A sumptuous lunch is served on board, including fresh fruit, cold cuts, fresh bread, salads, and chips.

Carabalí Rainforest Park: Rainforest Horseback Riding Tour

2. Carabalí Rainforest Park: Rainforest Horseback Riding Tour

Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the Carabalí Rainforest Park. Admire the stunning flora and fauna of a unique ecosystem on a guided family-friendly horseback tour, suitable for all abilities. Upon arrival, meet your ideal horse who will be matched with you according to your height, weight, and riding ability. Have a short safety briefing for a safe and fun excursion, before departing on your adventure through the lush natural surroundings. Ride through the beautiful landscape of the rainforest, admiring the vibrant colors of various plant species around you. Explore the foothills of El Yunque National Forest and ride along the banks of the Mameyes River. Learn a little bit about the natural history of the area, as well as the organization of the park itself. Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour riding tour and enjoy a relaxing day in a serene natural retreat.

From San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Waterslide Tour

3. From San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Waterslide Tour

Go on an adventure to the rainforest and learn about different natural gems and waterslide on this guided day trip with courtesy transportation included. Our experience starts in the Norte Shopping center, San Juan where we pick up all guest. Experience the stunning El Yunque Rainforest, just outside of San Juan, during this exciting group excursion. Spend the day exploring the rainforest: -swim in 2 waterfalls -watering holes -natural rock slides to swim -free dive -multiple cliff jumps -enjoy natural landscape -nature hike We end the trip by having lunch at a local small family owned restaurant spot next to the beach that serves authentic home-style food (Not Included In Price). Good physical condition required as hike is in pure nature, muddy & fun. Our team of local guides focus on showing the best of the island for an unique local experience. We do Small Group size to provide high quality service and safety for all participants. Life Jacket and safety equipment provided. We are a 100% locally owned company where all my is team is of local guides that love Puerto Rico. Be part of our award winning tour experience.

Old San Juan: Sunset Cruise with Drinks and Hotel Pickup

4. Old San Juan: Sunset Cruise with Drinks and Hotel Pickup

Gaze at a beautiful sunset on this cruise through Old San Juan from San Juan or Carolina. Sip delicious cool drinks and a variety of appetizers while relaxing aboard the boat, and absortbing the views from the harbor as the Old City's day turns to night. Be picked up from your hotel or accomodation and travel to the boat's launch site. Hop aboard the San Juan Harbor cruise and relax on board a comfortable boat and take in beautiful views of the city from the water. Watch as the sun shines a soft glow on the 500 year old Fort walls and enjoy a view that can only be seen from the water. Ride through the harbor and listen to mystical tales about the old city while absorbing the sights of the city from a new perspective on the water. See beautiful landmarks like Paseo La Princesa, the Governors Mansion, the bacardi Distillery, and the impressive San Juan Fortified City Walls. Capture unique photos from the harbor while savoring the warm Caribbean breezes blowing across the water. See the same view of the islands that pirates and conquerors saw hundreds of years ago. Finish the tour when the boat docks at the harbour and be returned to your hotel or accommodation.

Fajardo: El Yunque Rainforest Hike and Waterslide Adventure

5. Fajardo: El Yunque Rainforest Hike and Waterslide Adventure

Immerse yourself in the spectacular El Yunque Rainforest as you enjoy a day of guided hiking. Encounter watering holes, rope swinging, and climb a rock water slide. Meet your guide at the meeting point and follow them into the rainforest in your own vehicle. Start your experience with a 30-minute hike in pure forest to the first mineral water watering hole. Enjoy the landscape, swim in the water, rope swing, or free dive from multiple heights. The highlight is a natural waterslide and the end of the rainforest hike. Next, embark on a second hike for a different watering hole. At this stop, climb up a natural water slide and feel the thrill of jumping off a 20-foot cliff into the river. Learn all about the rainforest as you go from your guide as you get to know it as a local. Hear historical facts and information about the ecosystem as you go about your trip. Expect an adventure full of very muddy trail and pure nature. Flip flops and crocs not allowed. You meet your tour guide at La Vereda by Mojito's in Fajardo. From there you will do a short drive to the hike area. No Uber/Taxi allowed. Bring shoes you don't mind getting completely muddy and wet.

Fajardo: Culebra Boat Trip with Snorkeling, Lunch and Drinks

6. Fajardo: Culebra Boat Trip with Snorkeling, Lunch and Drinks

Leave Fajardo and set sail to explore the beauty of Culebra on a Newton power boat. Relax with some drinks, tuck into a buffet and enjoy snorkelling in the crystal clear waters before visiting Flamenco Beach. Meet your captain at the dock at Villa Marina to begin your trip. Jump aboard the boat, relax and enjoy the ride to Culebra's beautiful reefs. Stop at the beautiful coral reef, and soak in the stunning views.  Splash into the clear waters to swim or snorkel if you like. Look out for sea turtles, stingrays, and other sea life like starfish and sea urchins that lurk underneath the turquoise waters. Visit Luis Peña, Carlos Rosario, Melones, or Punta Soldado and marvel at these stunning Caribbean islands. Then, enjoy swimming or just relaxing and sunbathing at your leisure. Continue sailing to your next beach stop, the iconic Flamenco Beach. Walk along the pristine sandy beach that stretches miles, and make sure you get that picture-perfect Instagram photo that will get you hundreds of likes. Feeling hungry? Don't worry; you can tuck into a buffet of cold meats, cheeses and other delicious foods accompanied by fresh seasonal fruitand tropical rum to clench your thirst. 

From Fajardo: Icacos Island Full-Day Catamaran Trip

7. From Fajardo: Icacos Island Full-Day Catamaran Trip

Spend a day in the sun with lunch and specialty drinks includes, taking you out on the clear waters of the Caribbean and along the Fajardo coastline aboard a catamaran. Set sail in the morning from Puerto del Rey Marina, the largest and best-kept marina in the Caribbean. On board the catamaran's deck you will enjoy beautiful views of the mountains in the El Yunque National Forest, as well as the beaches along the Fajardo coastline. After a comfortable sail of about 45 minutes, you will anchor at one of the small deserted islands and cays off the northeast coast of Puerto Rico. Normally it is the island of Icacos, but the captain will sometimes head to Cayo Lobo or Palominos if the conditions are better for the day. Once you arrive, step off into shallow water and spend the next 1.5 hours walking on the beach, beachcombing, and swimming in the crystal clear waters. Return on board to enjoy your pre-packed lunch. Sodas, water, and juices are also available, and those with a taste for the sweeter things in life will want to sample the specialty piña coladas and tropical rum punch. When you have eaten your fill, the boat will head a short distance out and anchor over the reef for another 1 or 2 hours of swimming or relaxing. A leisurely sail back to Marina Puerto del Rey will bring you back to the dock, with plenty of time to enjoy your afternoon and evening in Fajardo.

San Juan: Bioluminescent Bay Kayak Adventure by Night

8. San Juan: Bioluminescent Bay Kayak Adventure by Night

Embark on a nighttime adventure into the waters of Laguna Grande and see millions of glowing plankton. Paddle on this guided evening tour. Make your way through mesmerizing mangrove channels and learn about the wonders of bioluminescence. After getting picked up from your San Juan accommodation we will head to the town of Fajardo. After check-in, you will receive a quick overview and safety briefing from your guide before setting out. Then, paddle in a two-person kayak through the mangrove channels leading to the natural reserve of the Laguna Grande. Then, see the microscopic plankton capable of producing natural light at the touch of your hand. Explore these amazing organisms up close as your professional guide takes you on a journey to discover all their secrets. Finally, learn how this fragile and unique ecosystem maintains a perfect balance of life, and what you can do to protect such a special place. Paddle in this safe and closed environment, and watch as the water comes alive with millions of glowing plankton (like fireflies).

Carabalí Rainforest Park: UTV Adventure Tour

9. Carabalí Rainforest Park: UTV Adventure Tour

Embark on a UTV adventure through the Carabalí Rainforest Park near the El Yunque National Forest. Admire the spectacular scenery in the area as you get off-road using the power of your 4×4 vehicle. Upon arrival, receive a safety introduction and instructions on how to correctly operate your vehicle. Gear up with helmets before speeding off on this offroad adventure. Set off on either a Honda Pioneer or Can Am Maverick UTV and begin to explore this special part of Puerto Rico's east coast. Take in panoramic views of the island's lush scenery as you discover the El Yunque Forest.

Fajardo: Culebra Island Guided Snorkeling Boat Tour

10. Fajardo: Culebra Island Guided Snorkeling Boat Tour

Explore the underwater world off Culebra Island in the company of professional guides. After check-in at the meeting point, receive your snorkeling gear and hop on the boat. Then, head out toward Culebra Island on an approximately 1-hour boat trip. Once there, jump into the water with your guides and take a guided snorkeling tour of the reef. Discover all the cool spots and admire the marine life in the crystal clear waters. After snorkeling, stop at the selected beach for the day for some fun in the sun and time to relax. Here lunch is served with some complimentary drinks. Enjoy the ocean, reefs, and beautiful scenery before returning to Puerto Rico.

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4.8 / 5

based on 2,394 reviews

Such a great experience! The crew were friendly & attentive. The whole trip was just easy & fun. We weren’t able to go to Culebra because of the conditions however Vieques was amazing! We’re not sad about that AT ALL. It was like we had the beach to ourselves!

Totally worth the experience and memories. Top of the line and very friendly guides. Very knowledgeable of the terrain and willingness to be of dervice

Hannah was a great tour guide. We had lots of fun! Highly recommend

Such a great crew and experience- delicious food too!

I had an amazing time. Our tour guide was excellent.