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San Juan: Half-Day Afro-Puerto Rican Heritage Tour

Product ID: 180338
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Experience the beautiful roots of Puerto Rico on this 5-hour combination tour. Swim at deserted beaches, enjoy scenic views, visit an open cave in the historical park, and learn about the Folklore Bomba dance and music.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Guests staying in San Juan Metropolitan area will depart from their accommodation.

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  • Learn all about the Afro-Puerto Rican Heritage
  • Enjoy beautiful scenic views and tropical beaches
  • Get to know the Folklore Bomba music and dance
  • Experience a small group, unique experience
  • Visit a historical park, its cave and local restaurant
Full description
After pick-up from your accommodation, drive to Loiza Pinones area to explore the African heritage, including the music, dance, art, and food deeply rooted in African tradition. See how the locals live here and prepare their food on woodfire barbecues.

Drive to the Historical Park Maria de la Cruz in Loiza to see its beautiful cave. At 50 meters wide, 25 meters deep, and 30 meters high, it is of great historical value to the area with lots of interesting facts to discover. Learn a little bit about the Folklore Bomba music and dance through a short presentation and workshop.

Your next stop is at the beautiful tropical beach Vacia Talega, where you will be able to swim in the deep blue waters and cool down. Take a short 10-minute hike through the bush to a scenic view, overlooking the cliffs, beach and the ocean. Finally, sit down for lunch at one of the local beachfront restaurants in the area and try out the local Puerto Rican cuisine, before you head back to your accommodation.
  • Informative and bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Pick-up and drop off from accommodation
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring the following: comfortable shoes/sandals, towel, swimwear, money, water, protection against rain/sun, camera, extra spending money
• There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements (min. 2p). In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Product ID: 180338